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Fall 2017 catalog book list

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Abortion with Gun Barrel

by Jan Beatty



Published poetry authors can now submit manuscripts online! Visit our Poetry Authors Page for information




Our Latest Titles
  • Butterflies of Pennsylvania / Monroe & Wright
  • The Slide / Richard & Stephen Peterson
  • Instill & Inspire / Grace Stanislaus
  • Living with Lead / Bradley Snow
  • The Hernandez Brothers / Enrique Garcia
  • Picturing the Barrio / David William Foster
  • Colonialism and Modern Architecture in Germany / Itohan Osayimwese
  • Science Museums in Transition / Berkowitz & Lightman, eds.
  • Anti-Literature / Adam Shellhorse
  • Human and Animal Cognition in Early Modern Philosophy and Medicine / Buchenau & Lo Presti, es.
  • Living Language in Kazakhstan / Eva-Marie Dubuisson
  • The Foundations of Scientific Inference: 50th Anniv. Ed. / Wesley Salmon
  • Making Citizens in Argentina / Bryce & Sheinin, eds.
  • Adjusting the Lens / Schiwy & Weber, eds.
  • Exile as Home / Jordan Finkin


Author Events


Martha Rhodes

The Thin Wall

August 29, 7 p.m.
Thomaston Public Library
Annual Poetry Reading
60 Main St.
Thomaston, ME 04861

September 8, 7 p.m.
Pete’s Candy Store
709 Lorimer St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211

September 28, 5 p.m.
Plutzik Reading Series
with Miranda Field & Panio Gianopoulos
University of Rochester
Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library
755 Library Road
Rochester, NY 14627

November 17, 6 p.m.
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
58 W. 10th St.
New York, NY 10003


Denise Duhamel


September 2, 5:30 p.m.
Decatur Book Festival
with Ashley Jones
Decatur Recreation Center Studio
231 Sycamore St.
Decatur, GA 30030

September 30, 4 p.m.
Literary Youngstown
with Nin Andrews
St. John’s Episcopal Church
323 Wick Ave.
Youngtown, OH 44503

October 16, 7 p.m.
with Nin Andrews
85 E. 4th St.
New York, NY 10003


Aaron Smith


September 12, 5 p.m.
Mass Poetry
Prudential Center
800 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02199


Patricia DeMarco

Pathways to Our Sustainable Future

Book Launch
(By invitation only)
September 19, 6:30 p.m.
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
1 Schenley Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

September 26, 7 p.m.
Peters Twp. Library
616 E. McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317

October 19, 6:30 p.m.
Carnegie Library-Main Branch
4400 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

October 24, 7 p.m.
Mt. Lebanon Public Library
16 Castle Shannon Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15228

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Congratulations to Ed Roberson, who has received the ACADEMY OF AMERICAN POETS FELLOWSHIP. Established in 1936 and given in memory of James Ingram Merrill, this prize recognizes distinguished poetic achievement and carries with it a stipend of $25,000. Two of Roberson's books, When Thy King is a Boy and Etai-Eken were published by University of Pittsburgh Press.

Congratulations to Christina Ezrahi, author of Swans of the Kremlin: Ballet and Power in Soviet Russia. The Professional Association of Critics for Theater, Music, and Dance in France recently awarded her the 2017 prize for best dance book published in France for the French edition.

Congratulations to Iswari Pandey, whose book South Asian in the Mid-South won the 2017 CCCC Advancement of Knowledge Award.

Congratulations to William Wall, winner of the 2017 Drue Heinz Literature Prize for his short story collection The Islands, which will be published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Fall 2017. Read the Press Release.

Congratulations to Nate Marshall, winner of the 2017 Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award (poetry category) for his collection Wild Hundreds. Read the GLCA press release.

Congratulations to Erin Adair-Hodges of Albuquerque, New Mexico, winner of the 2016 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize for her collection, Let’s All Die Happy. It will be published next fall by the University of Pittsburgh Press. Read the Press Release.

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