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Posted February 25, 2021

  • Fiction Posted February 25, 2021

    The Alleged Woman: A True Tale of Ballot Intrigue, Joe Taylor, Livingston Press

    Come On Up, Jordi Nopca, Bellevue Literary Press

    How Not to Drown, Jaimee Wriston, Alcove Press

    How Other People Make Love, Thisbe Nissen, Wayne State University Press

    The Man Who Loved His Wife, Jennifer Anne Moses, Mayapple Press

    Minor Characters, Jaime Clarke, Roundabout

    Nesting Habits of Flightless Birds, Chris Haven, Tailwinds Press

    Remember My Face: A Willie Cuesta Mystery, John Lantigua, Arte Publico Press

    The Remnants of Summer, Dawn Newton, Apprentice House Press

    The Root of Everything & Lightning, Scott Alexander Hess, Rebel Satori Press

    Strange Children, Sadie Hoagland, Red Hen Press

    To Live and Die in El Valle, Oscar Mancinas, Arte Publico Press

    The Ways We Get By, Joe Dornich, Black Lawrence Press

  • Nonfiction Posted February 25, 2021

    A Mano / By Hand, Nicole Cecilia Delgado, Ugly Duckling Presse

    Electric Sarcasm, Dimitra Ioannou, Ugly Duckling Presse

    Glamour Ghoul: The Passions and Pains of the Real Vampira, Maila Nurmi, Feral House Press

    Invisible Horizon: A Religious Pamphlet, Sibyl Kempson, Ugly Duckling Presse

    Letters: The classroom is burning, let's dream about a School of Improper Education, KUNCI Study Forum & Collective, Ugly Duckling Presse

    Of Forest and of Farms: On Faculty and Failure, Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves, Ugly Duckling Presse

    Please Plant This Book Coast to Coast, Susan Kay Anderson, Finishing Line Press

    Say Translation Is Art, Sawako Nakayasu, Ugly Duckling Presse

    The Semblable, Chantal Maillard, Ugly Duckling Presse

    Slow Down and Walk: A Conversation, Nadine George-Graves & Okwui Okpokwasili, Ugly Duckling Presse

    Sound Like Trapped Thunder, Lind Peterson, Seneca Review Books

  • Poetry Posted February 25, 2021

    Abracadabra Sunshine, Dexter L. Booth, Red Hen Press

    American Quasar, David Camps, Red Hen Press

    Anything That Happens, Cheryl Wilder, Press 53

    Are You Somebody I Should Know?, Dell Lemmon, Box Turtle Press

    Arsenal with Praise Song, Rodney Gomez, Orison Books

    Bewildered by All This Broken Sky, Anna Scotti, Lightscatter Press

    Birds of New Jersey, Susan Rothbard, The Broadkill River Press

    A Camera Obscura, Carl Marcum, Red Hen Press

    Cleave, Darla Himeles, Get Fresh Books

    The Definition of Empty, Bill O'Neill, University of New Mexico Press

    Duende de Burque: Alburquerque Poems and Musings, Manuel González, University of New Mexico Press

    The Dust, J.R. Solonche, Dos Madres Press

    The Era of Discontent, Brianna Noll, Elixir Press

    Extremely Lightweight Guns, Nikki Moustaki, Red Hen Press

    Ghost in a Black Girl's Throat, Khalisa Rae, Red Hen Press

    Glorious Veils of Diane, Rainie Oet, Carnegie Mellon University Press

    God Is a Bitch Too, María Paz Guerrero, Ugly Duckling Presse

    Gone to Earth: Early and Uncollected Poems 1963-1975, Eleanor Wilner, Red Hen Press

    Guilty Prayer, Steve Henn, Main Street Rag

    How to Feed a Horse, Jeanice Dewey, Red Hen Press

    Imagine Us, The Swarm, Muriel Leung, Nightboat Books

    Kaputniks, Peter Jay Shippy, Saturnalia Books

    The Knives We Need, Nava EtShalom, Carnegie Mellon University Press

    The Lamps of History, Michael Sandler, FutureCycle Press

    Lexicon, Allison Joseph, Red Hen Press

    Liberamerica, Monchoachi, Ugly Duckling Presse

    The Lyme Letters, C. R. Grimmer, Texas Tech University Press

    Mother Body, Diamond Forde, Saturnalia Books

    No Knowledge Is Complete Until It Passes Through My Body, Asiya Wadud, Nightboat Books

    Oh You Robot Saints!, Rebecca Morgan Frank, Carnegie Mellon University Press

    The One Certain Thing, Peter Cooley, Carnegie Mellon University Press

    Original Grace, Gary Lemons, Red Hen Press

    Permanent Volta, Rosie Stockton, Nightboat Books

    Singer Come from Afar, Kim Stafford, Red Hen Press

    A Slow Green Sleep, Jonathan Weinert, Saturnalia Books

    A Theory for What Just Happened, Laurie Blauner, FutureCycle Press

    Velroy and the Madischie Mafia, Sy Hoahwah, University of New Mexico Press

    Words Like Love, Tanaya Winder, University of New Mexico Press

  • Children's Lit Posted February 25, 2021

    The Rising Tide: Book 2 of The Fiery Spiral, Helen Brain, Catalyst Press

    Tuck-a-tuck Dragon, JL Morin, Harvard Square Editions

    Young Blood, Sifiso Mzobe, Catalyst Press

    You're a Star, Lolo, Niki Daly, Catalyst Press


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