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The Book of Literary Terms

The Genres of Fiction, Drama, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism, and Scholarship
Second Edition
By Lewis Turco

Chapters covering fiction, drama, nonfiction, and literary criticism and scholarship offer readers a comprehensive guide to all forms of prose and their many sub-genres.

The Book of Dialogue

How to Write Effective Conversation in Fiction, Screenplays, Drama, and Poetry
By Lewis Turco

The Book of Dialogue is an invaluable resource for writers and students of narrative seeking to master the art of effective dialogue.

The Book of Forms

A Handbook of Poetics
Fifth Edition
By Lewis Turco

Filled with both common and rarely heard of forms and prosodies, Turco’s engaging style and apt examples invite writers to try their hands at exploring forms in ways that challenge and enrich their work.

Abiquiu

The Geologic History of O'Keeffe Country
By Kirt KempterDick Huelster

With stunning photographs, timelines, and a regional geologic map, noted geologist Kirt Kempter explains the geologic story and landscape evolution of the region for travelers, hikers, and armchair geologists.

Subjects: GeologySouthwest

Feel Puma

Poems
By Ray Gonzalez

In Feel Puma, Ray Gonzalez traces his love of reading, philosophy, and learning with poems constantly in conversation—with each other, with texts by other writers and the writers themselves, with world history and his personal history and people he has encountered.

Subjects: PoetryVSM20

Grief Land

Poems
By Carrie Shipers

In Grief Land Carrie Shipers explores the paradoxical nature of bereavement as both a universal human experience and an intensely personal one.

Subjects: PoetryVSM20

Poetry and Global Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

In the third volume of his series of poems on compassion, Professor Pietroni focuses specifically on the concept of global compassion.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Poetry and the Science of Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

Professor Pietroni outlines how science, especially neuroscience, has allowed us to begin to understand the biological, chemical, and physical nature of compassion.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

LEGEND

The Complete Facsimile in Context
By Bruce AndrewsCharles BernsteinRay DiPalmaSteve McCafferyRon Silliman
Edited by Matthew HoferMichael Golston

Conceived in 1976 and published in 1980, LEGEND exemplifies the political and linguistic commitments of then-nascent Language writing.

Querencia

Reflections on the New Mexico Homeland
Edited by Vanessa Fonseca-ChávezLevi RomeroSpencer R. Herrera

This collection of both deeply personal reflections and carefully researched studies explores the New Mexico homeland through the experiences and perspectives of Chicanx and indigenous/Genízaro writers and scholars from across the state.

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