New Releases

Duende de Burque

Alburquerque Poems and Musings
By Manuel González

At its center, Duende de Burque is a love letter to Alburquerque and its surroundings—the Sandia Mountains, the Rio Grande Bosque, and all the people whose spirits fill these spaces.

Bosque

Poems
By Michelle Otero

In her debut poetry collection, Bosque, Otero celebrates the importance of water and the bosque to the people of Albuquerque.

Velroy and the Madischie Mafia

Poems
By Sy Hoahwah

Hoahwah relays this story with a distinctive narrative flair, honed syntax, wild imagery, and a splash of lyricism.

Subjects: PoetryAWP21

Ancestral Demon of a Grieving Bride

Poems
By Sy Hoahwah

Fierce, visceral, sometimes funny, and wholly original, Hoahwah’s poems will linger in a reader’s dreams long after she’s closed the book.

The Definition of Empty

Poems
By Bill O'Neill

The Definition of Empty is the story of a dedicated advocate trying to help adolescents facing incarceration and newly released parolees navigate imperfect and seemingly indifferent legal systems and societies.

The Poetry and the Evolution of Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

This particular volume focuses on the evolution of compassion and tries to bring together two of the most contested subjects in academia.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Poetry of Morality, the Religions, and Compassion

By Patrick C Pietroni

This particular volume focuses on the emergence of the major religions in human societies and explores how these religions agree that compassion is among the highest of human virtues.

Subjects: PoetryPhilosophy

Momentous Inconclusions

The Life and Work of Larry Eigner
Edited by Jennifer BartlettGeorge Hart

The essays in this collection examine the breadth of Eigner’s interests and influence, considering issues pertaining to ecopoetics, race and ethnicity, disability, technology, media, soundscapes, phenomenology, and popular culture.

Colonial Kinship

Guaraní, Spaniards, and Africans in Paraguay
By Shawn Michael Austin

In Colonial Kinship: Guaraní, Spaniards, and Africans in Paraguay, historian Shawn Michael Austin traces the history of conquest and colonization in Paraguay during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

The Conquest of the Desert

Argentina’s Indigenous Peoples and the Battle for History
Edited by Carolyne R. Larson

This collection explores issues of settler colonialism, Indigenous-state relations, genocide, borderlands, and Indigenous cultures and land rights through essays that reexamine one of Argentina’s most important historical periods.

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