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Cover of Tomboy by Lisa Selin Davis
The Surprising History and Future of Girls Who Dare to Be Different
Lisa Selin Davis

A heartfelt celebration and exploration of the tomboy phenomenon and the future of girlhood, based on the author's viral New York Times 


Cover of Weird Westerns co-edited by Kerry Fine
Race, Gender, Genre
Edited by Kerry Fine, Michael K. Johnson, Rebecca M. Lush, Sara L. Spurgeon

"Weird Westerns" is an exploration of the hybrid western genre — an increasingly popular and visible form that mixes western themes, iconography, ...

Cover of Postcolonial Love Poem (U.K. edition) by Natalie Diaz
Natalie Diaz

Shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best Collection and a Poetry Book Society Recommendation.

"Postcolonial Love Poem" is a thunderous ...

Cover of Celestial Night Light by Austin Davis
Austin Davis

This poetry micro-chapbook is a part of the 2020 Ghost City Press Summer Micro-Chap Series. All donations made for this title will go directly to ...

Cover of Transformer by Kathleen Winter
Kathleen Winter

"Transformer" was chosen by judge Maggie Smith as the 2020 publication in The Word Works Press's Hilary Tham Collection imprint. About the ...

Cover of U.S. edition of Radical Wordsworth by Sir Jonathan Bate
The Poet Who Changed the World
Jonathan Bate

Published in time for the 250th anniversary of William Wordsworth’s birth, this is the biography of a great poetic genius, a ...

Cover of Not Go Away Is My Name by Alberto Ríos
Alberto Ríos

Resistance and persistence collide in Alberto Rios’s sixteenth book, "Not Go Away Is My Name," a book about past and present, changing ...

Cover of In These States by T.R. Hummer
T.R. Hummer

"In These States" is a partial road atlas of the contemporary U.S. soul.

Each of us has various existences, only a few of them ...


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