Bookshelf

Members are invited to list their new titles in our online Bookshelf. Listings will also appear in the Bookshelf column of the Writer's Chronicle. To have your book listed in the Writer’s Chronicle Bookshelf, submit title, author, press, and price information using the contact information at right.

Reprinted from the May/Summer 2014 issue of the Writer's Chronicle

  • Scouting for the Reaper: Stories, by Jacob M. Appel. Black Lawrence: $16.00 paper.

  • The Promise of Hope: New and Selected Poems, 1964-2013, by Kofi Awoonor. University of Nebraska Press: $19.95 paper.

  • Moonbook and Sunbook, poems by Willis Barnstone. Tupelo Press: $16.95  paper.

  • Sestinas in the Twenty-First Century, edited by Carolyn Beard Whitlow and Marilyn Krysl. Dartmouth College: $27.95 paper.

  • Tiger Heron, poems by Robin Becker. University of Pittsburgh Press: $15.95 paper.

  • A Berkshire Boyhood: Confessions and Reflections of a Baby Boomer, memoir by Robert J. Begiebing. Anaphora Literary Press: $20.00 paper.

  • Just Three Minutes, Please: Thinking Out Loud on Public Radio, essays by Michael Blumenthal. West Virginia University Press: $16.99 paper.

  • Writing Historical Fiction: A Writers’ & Artists’ Companion, by Celia Brayfield and Duncan Sprott. Bloomsbury: $24.95 paper.

  • Dear Stranger, poems by Jenny Browne. University of Tampa Press: $14.00 paper.

  • Darkened Rooms of Summer: New and Selected Poems, by Jared Carter. University of Nebraska: $18.95 paper.

  • Revising the Storm, poems by Geffrey Davis. BOA Editions: $16.00 paper.

  • Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education, edited by Jennifer De Leon. University of Nebraska Press: $25.00 paper.

  • How to Write & Give a Speech: A Practical Guide for Anyone Who Has to Make Every Word Count, by Joan Detz. St. Martin’s Press: $15.99 paper.

  • All You Ask for is Longing: New and Selected Poems, by Sean Thomas Dougherty. BOA Editions: $16.00 paper.

  • Pathways, poems by Madelyn Edelson and photography by Dency Kane. Beech Wind Press: $35.00 hardcover.

  • Hibernate, stories by Elizabeth Eslami. The Ohio State University Press: $24.95 paper.

  • Determinant, chapbook of poems by Alex Fabrizio. Kent State University Press: $7.00 paper.

  • The Blue Buick: New and Selected Poems, by B.H. Fairchild. W.W. Norton & Company. $26.95 cloth.

  • Madman at Kilifi, poems by Clifton Gachagua. University of Nebraska Press: $14.95 paper.

  • Living Color: Painting, Writing, And the Bones of Seeing, memoir/essay by Natalie Goldberg. STC Craft: $24.95 hardcover.

  • The True Secret of Writing: Connecting Life with Language, by Natalie Goldberg. Atria Books: $16.00 paper.

  • Pirates You Don’t Know, and Other Adventures in the Examined Life, collected essays by John Griswold. The University of Georgia Press: $19.95 paper.

  • Somewhere Near Defiance, poems by Jeff Gundy. Anhinga Press: $20.00 paper.

  • Into Daylight, poems by Jeffrey Harrison. Tupelo Press: $16.95 paper.

  • A Deeper Cut, novel by Sheri Wren Haymore. Wisdom House Books: $12.99 paper.

  • The Tulip-Flame, poems by Chloe Honum. Cleveland State University Poetry Center: $15.95 paper.

  • until the moon has its say, poems by Conrad Hilberry. Wayne State University Press: $15.99 paper.

  • Understanding Steven Millhauser, by Earl G. Ingersoll. University of South Carolina Press: $39.95 hardcover.

  • Out of Place, poems by Richard Jackson. Ashland Poetry Press: $15.95 paper.

  • Albedo, poems by Kathleen Jesme. Ahsahta Press: $18.00 paper.

  • Traceries, poems by Jean A. Kingsley. ABZ Books: $20.00 paper.

  • You Will Never See Any God, stories by Ervin D. Krause, ed. by Timothy Schaffert. University of Nebraska Press: $17.95 paper.

  • The Keys to the Jail, poems by Keetje Kuipers. BOA Editions: $16.00 paper.

  • NOW WRITE!: Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror, edited by Laurie Lamson. Tarcher/Penguin: $15.95 paper.

  • Last Call, poems by David Lee. Wings Press: $16.00 paper.

  • Bloom in Reverse, poems by Teresa Leo. University of Pittsburgh Press: $15.95 paper.

  • The South Carolina Encyclopedia Guide to South Carolina Writers, edited by Tom Mack. University of South Carolina Press: $49.95 hardcover, $24.95 paper.

  • Hustle, poems by David Tomas Martinez. Sarabande Books: $14.95 paper.

  • The Dismal Science, novel by Peter Mountford. Tin House Books: $15.95 paper.

  • Know the Night: A Memoir of Survival in the Small Hours, by Maria Mutch. Simon & Schuster: $25.00 hardcover.

  • Mariguano, novel by Juan Ochoa. Texas Review Press: $16.95 paper.

  • Whose Flesh Is Flame, Whose Bone Is Time, poems by V. Penelope Pelizzon. Waywiser Press: $17.95 paper.

  • Limber, essays by Angela Pelster. Sarabande Books: $15.95 paper.

  • The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon, poems by Willie Perdomo. Penguin: $18.00 paper.

  • Ten Thousand Waves, poems by Wang Ping. Wings Press: $16.00 paper.

  • The Far Edges of the Fourth Genre: An Anthology of Explorations in Creative Nonfiction, edited by Sean Prentiss and Joe Wilkins. Michigan State University Press: $22.95 paper.

  • Live in Love and Leave in Peace, how-to by Ram Ramakrishnan. Outskirts Press: $13.95 paper.

  • Big Bend, stories by Bill Roorbach. The University of Georgia Press: $19.95 paper.

  • Family Feeling: a novella & five stories, by Jean Ross Justice. Prairie Lights Books: $18.00 paper.

  • Between A and Z, poems by Mo H Saidi. Wings Press: $16.00 paper.

  • Second Line Home: New Orleans Poems, by Mona Lisa Saloy. Truman State University Press: $16.95 paper.

  • I Left My Wings on a Chair, chapbook of poems by Karen Schubert. Kent State University Press: $7.00 paper.

  • Beyond Fairy Tales: Poems in Concrete & Flesh, by Maureen A. Sherbondy. Main Street Rag: $14.00 paper.

  • You Animal Machine (The Golden Greek), an essay by Eleni Sikelianos. Coffee House Press: $16.95 paper.

  • How to Write a Chiller Thriller, by Sally Spedding. Compass Books: $24.95 paper.

  • The World Shared: Poems by Dariusz Sosnicki, translated by Piotr Florczyk and Boris Dralyuk. BOA Editions: $16.00 paper.

  • Creative Writing in the Community: A Guide, by Terry Ann Thaxton. Bloomsbury: $29.95 paper.

  • Elise Cowen: Poems and Fragments, edited by Tony Trigilio. Ahsahta Books: $28.00 paper.

  • Marta Oulie: A Novel of Betrayal, by Sigrid Undset and translated by Tiina Nunnally. University of Minnesota Press: $15.95 paper.

  • The Tao of Humiliation, stories by Lee Upton. BOA Editions: $16.00 paper.

  • Elsewhere, poetry anthology by Eliot Weinberger. Open Letter: $12.95 paper.

  • Sound of the Ax: Aphorisms and Poems by William Stafford, edited by Vincent Wixon and Paul Merchant. University of Pittsburgh Press: $15.95 paper.

  • Abide, poems by Jake Adam York. Southern Illinois University Press: $15.95 paper.

  • Into the Woods: A Five-Act Journey Into Story, on screenwriting by John Yorke. The Overlook Press: $28.95 hardcover.

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