is news, information, and guides to literary magazines, independent publishers, creative writing programs, alternative periodicals, indie bookstores, writing contests, and more.

November 16, 2021

Write to Ignite

Additional Info

  • Blurb fiction, nonfiction, poetry, publishing
    workshops, craft seminars
  • Dates June 4, 2022 (virtual)
November 22, 2021

Seattle - Drink Books

Additional Info

  • Address 1 5817 Phinney Ave. N.
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
November 22, 2021

Orlando - Joybird Books

Joybird Books is Orlando’s very own used-bookseller, focused on bringing together local artists and authors to share their work and celebrate the spirit of art, literacy, and community in a collaborative space.

Additional Info

  • City Title Orlando
  • Address 1 3018 Corrine Dr.
  • Phone (407) 951-5436
  • Type Used books
  • Specialty General Interest
November 23, 2021

Rusk - Small Town Books

We carry books, homeschool curriculum, school supplies, board games, movies, video games, sports cards, and so much more.

Additional Info

  • City Title Rusk
  • Address 1 152 S. Main St.
  • Phone (903) 393-6933
  • Type Primarily new with some used books
  • Specialty General Interest, Educational
  • Sidelines Toys/Games

Additional Info

A bookshop in downtown Saline focused on building an inclusive community which fosters a love of reading.

Additional Info

  • City Title Saline
  • Address 1 109 E Michigan Ave
  • Phone (734) 470-6525
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest
November 24, 2021

Dothan - Downtown Books

Additional Info

  • City Title Dothan
  • Address 1 150 N. Foster St.
  • Phone (334) 305-2599
  • Type New books
  • Specialty General Interest

Broken Butterfly Wings: Alas de mariposa rotas, Carrie Salazar, Pinata Books

Josefina's Habichuelas: Las habichuelas de Josefina, Flor De Vita, Pinata Books

La Llorona Can't Scare Me: La Llorona no me asusta, Xavier Garza, Pinata Books

Little John Crow, Ziggy & Orly Marley, Akashic Books

Breaking Points, Chelsea Stickle, Black Lawrence Press

Cosmogramma, Courttia Newland, Akashic Books

Forum, Josh Wardrip, Tailwinds Press

God of Mercy, Okezie Nwọka, Astra House

The New Existence, Michael Collins, University of Iowa Press

Pity the Beast, Robin McLean, And Other Stories

Policing the City: An Ethno-graphic, Didier Fassin with Frédéric Debomy, Other Press

Rose Royal: A Love Story, Nicolas Mathieu, Other Press

Township, Jamie Lynn Smith, Cornerstone Press

Virgil Kills, Ronald V. Wilson, Nightboat Books

You Never Get It Back, Cara Blue Adams, University of Iowa Press

Bloody Crossroads 2020: Art, Entertainment, and Resistance to Trump, Danny Goldberg, Akashic Books

Borealis, Aisha Sabatini Sloan, Coffee House Press

The Child is the Teacher: A Life of Maria Montessori, Christine De Stefano, Other Press

Green Chili and Other Impostors, Nina Mukerjee Furstenau, University of Iowa Press

Heir to the Crescent Moon, Sufiya Abdur-Rahman, University of Iowa Press

Indigo, Padgett Powell, Catapult

The Kindness of Strangers, Tom Lutz, University of Iowa Press

Trace and Aura: The Recurring Livs of St. Ambrose of Milan, Patrick Boucheron, Other Press

We Heard It When We Were Young: Tales of Growing Up Mexican American in Small-Town Iowa, Chuy Renteria, University of Iowa Press

Aerial Concave Without Cloud, Sueyeun Juliette Lee, Nightboat Books

And Those Ashen Heaps That Cantilevered Vase of Moonlight, Lynn Xu, Wave Books

Copy, Dolores Dorantes, Wave Books

Dark Harvest: New & Selected Poems, 2001-2020, Joseph Miller, Carnegie Mellon University Press

Everything I Don't Know, Jerzy Ficowski, World Poetry Books

Flame in a Stable, Martin Edmunds, Arrowsmith Books

Home.Girl.Hood., Ebony Stewart, Button Poetry

I Wore This Dress Today for You, Mom, Kim Dower, Red Hen Press

Multiverse, Celia Lisset Alvarez, Finishing Line Press

Plans for Sentences, Renee Gladman, Wave Books

Revenge Body, Rachel Wiley, Button Poetry

Shreela Ray: On the Life and Work of an American Master, Ed. Kazim Ali & Rohan Chhetri, Pleiades Press

The Stones to Keep Watch, John Whitney Steele, Kelsay Books

That Salt on the Tongue to Say Mangrove, Silvina Lopez Medin, word

Tolstoy Killed Anna Karenina, Dara Barrois/Dixon, Wave Books

Translation for the Lilies Back into Lists, Laynie Browne, Wave Books

Yes and No, John Skoyles, Carnegie Mellon University Press

You Better Be Lightning, Andrea Gibson, Button Poetry

Every human being has an epic story, according to the late Pulitzer Prize–winning writer Alex Tizon, who spent his career telling the epic stories of marginalized people—from lonely immigrants struggling to forge a new American identity to a high school custodian who penned a New Yorker short story. Invisible People collects the best of Tizon’s rich, empathetic accounts—including the Atlantic magazine cover story about the woman who raised him and his siblings under conditions that amounted to indentured servitude, “My Family’s Slave.” Order online at and mention offer code T30P for 30% professional discount.

Additional Info

  • Image Image
  • Book Type Nonfiction
  • by Alex Tizon
  • Date Published October 2021
  • ISBN-13 978-1-4399-1831-9
  • Format Paperback
  • Pages 264pp
  • Price $17.95
November 24, 2021

You Never Get It Back

The linked stories in Cara Blue Adams's precise and observant collection offer elegantly constructed glimpses of the life of Kate. Place is a palpable presence: Boston in winter, Maine in summer, Virginia’s hillsides, the New Mexico sky. Along the way, we meet Kate’s difficult bohemian mother and younger sister, her privileged college roommate, and the various men Kate dates as she struggles to define what she wants from the world. Wryly funny and shot through with surprising flashes of anger, these smart, dreamy, searching stories show us a young woman grappling with social class, gender, ambition, violence, and the distance between longing and having.

Additional Info

  • Image Image
  • Book Type Fiction
  • by Cara Blue Adams
  • Date Published December 2021
  • ISBN-13 978-1-60938-813-3
  • Format Paperback
  • Pages 186pp
  • Price $16.00
November 24, 2021

You Better Be Lightning

You Better Be Lightning by Andrea Gibson is a queer, political, and feminist collection guided by self-reflection. The poems range from close examination of the deeply personal to the vastness of the world, exploring the expansiveness of the human experience from love to illness, from space to climate change, and so much more in between. One of the most celebrated poets and performers of the last two decades, Andrea Gibson’s trademark honesty and vulnerability are on full display in You Better Be Lightning, welcoming and inviting readers to be just as they are.

Additional Info

  • Image Image
  • Book Type Poetry
  • by Andrea Gibson
  • Date Published November 2021
  • ISBN-13 978-1-943735-99-0
  • Format Paperback
  • Pages 136pp
  • Price $25.00
Page 345 of 345

We welcome any/all Feedback.