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Where I Am Now

Stories

By Robert Day

  ForeWord Reviews Award, silver, stories Eric Hoffer Award, winner in academic press ca...

Garbage Night at the Opera

Winner of the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Jacquelyn Mitchard

By Valerie Fioravanti

  Independent Publisher Book Awards, bronze, stories ...

Secret Wounds

Poems

By Richard M. Berlin

  Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, Selected by Gary Young Winner, USABookNews.com Best Book ...

Living Arrangements

Fiction

By Laura Walter

  Winner of the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Robert Olen Butler ...

We Are Taking Only What We Need

Stories

By Stephanie Powell Watts

  Also available by phone order at 816-235-2558   Winner, Ernest J. Gaines Award ...

Mapmaking

Poems

By Megan Harlan

  Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, selected by Sidney Wade Winner, USABookNews.com Best Book Award ...

Post

A Fable

By Hilary Masters

Winner, USABookNews.com Best Book Awards   Manhattan has been turned into the Perpetual Parking Plaza in an effort to thwart terrorism. The culprit is Kimball Lyon, New Y...

Georgic

Stories

By Mariko Nagai

  Winner, G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Jonis Agee ...

Beauties

A Novel

By Mary Troy

  Winner, USABookNews.com Best Book Award Finalist, Foreword Reviews Book of the year   Ficti...

Marriage of Convenience

Stories

By Andrew Plattner

  Finalist, Dr. Tony Davis Award For Best Book on Thoroughbred Horseracing ...

Tongue of War

From Pearl Harbor to Nagasaki

By Tony Barnstone

  Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, selected by B.H Fairchild Silver Award, Independent Pusblisher Book Awards...

Girl in a Library

On Women Writers and the Writing Life

By Kelly Cherry

  Finalist, Library of Virginia People's Choice Awards Finalist, ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year ...

Dream Lives of Butterflies

Stories

By Jaimee Wriston Colbert

  Gold Award, Independent Publisher Book Awards Finalist, ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year   ...

Cleaning a Rainbow

Poems

By Gary Gildner

In this engaging collection, Gildner observes the endangered wonders of the natural world amid the Clearwater Mountains of Idaho where he lives. He also considers life through the eyes of his young daughter, and he remembers his own parents, refle...

Dangerous Places

Stories

By Perry Glasser

  Winner of the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Gary Gildner Winner, USABookNews.com Best Book Award   In these stories, f...

Homicide Survivors Picnic

Stories

By Lorraine M. López

  Finalist, PEN/Faulkner Award Winner, Writers Leagu...

Concise Biography of Original Sin, A

Poems

By John Samuel Tieman

  Winner, USABookNews.com Best Book Awards 1st runner up, Eric Hoffer Award   These poems exp...

Days Like This Are Necessary

New & Selected Poems

By Walter Bargen

  Honorable Mention, Eric Hoffer Award Days Like This Are Necessary" includes new poems as well as highlights from the 13-book career of Walter Bargen, first poet laureat...

Tea & Other Ayama Na Tales

Stories

By Eleanor Bluestein

  Winner of the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, Selected by Marly Swick Finalist, ForeWord Reviews Book of the year ...

Airs & Voices

Poems

By Bonnell, Paula

   Winner of John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, Selected by Mark Jarman    Book Description Publication Date: Jun...

Our People

Stories

By MacMillan, Ian

    Silver Award, For the Independent Publisher Book Awards Runner up, For the John Gardner Award for Fiction...

Black Tupelo Country

Poems

By Ramspeck, Doug

  Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, Selected by Leslie Adrienne Miller Winner, Eric Hoffer Award ...

Portable Famine

Poems

By Arroyo, Rane

  Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, Selected by Robin Beacker   The Portable Famine offers poems from Rane Arroyo's years of being an "interior exi...

Love Letters from a Fat Man

Stories

By Benaron, Naomi

  Winner of the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, selected by Stuart Dybek Honorable Mention, Eric Hoffer Award...

Who Taught Me to Swim

Stories

By McKinley, James

Fiction. "These are stories that Hemingway himself would envy," writes Cary C. Holladay. These fourteen short stories capture James McKinley at his best, featuring characters who travel from Nebraska to Spain and Kenya as they search for fulfillme...

Garden Amid Fire, A

Stories

By Swan, Gladys

    Finalist, For the Eric Hoffer Award   Nine stories...skillfully track time's toll on the ability to live and love fully. -- Publishers Weekl...

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