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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 ...

Book cover for "An Unintentional Accomplice" with photos of the author at different points in her life
A Personal Perspective on White Responsibility
Carolyn L. Baker

What happens when you are a 62-year-old white woman who discovers the story of how Emmett TIll, a 14-year black boy was beaten beyond recognition ...

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 ...

book cover illustrating plastic water bottle in water
Illustrated by: Griffin Finke
Rolf Halden
Edited by Ian Bogost, Christopher Schaberg

What is the environment, this elusive object that impacts us so profoundly — our odds to be born; the way we look, feel and function; and how long ...

Book cover of "Me and the Cottonwood Tree" with a vintage photo on it
Illustrated by: Anna Curtis, book cover
An Untethered Boyhood
Herb Bryce

Chock-full of unbelievable stories, "Me and the Cottonwood Tree" will enchant readers with the hilarious misadventures of young Herb growing up ...

Fifth Wave book cover
The Evolution of American Higher Education
Michael M. Crow

In "The Fifth Wave," Michael M. Crow and William B. Dabars argue that colleges and universities need to be comprehensively redesigned in order to ...


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