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The King of Taos

A Novel
By Max Evans

Max Evans, the beloved New Mexican writer of such enduring classics of Western fiction as The Rounders and The Hi-Lo Country, returns to form with The King of Taos.

The Shadowgraph

Poems
By James Cihlar

In The Shadowgraph James Cihlar explores the ways images, performances, and memories shape and inform LGBTQ+ identity.

Subjects: PoetryAWP21

Crosscut

Poems
By Sean Prentiss

In this memoir-in-poems, Prentiss shares a music most of us will never experience, set to tools swung and sharpened, backdropped by rain and snow and sun, as individuals transform into crew.

Subjects: PoetryAWP21

Try to Get Lost

Essays on Travel and Place
By Joan Frank

Try to Get Lost is a bold, engaging disquisition on the perils and promises of travel: both cranky and wise, worldly and cultivated, humorous and rueful, its every sentence sparkles. All in all, it is thoroughly entertaining, a sophisticated pleasure.”—Phillip Lopate, author of A Mother’s Tale

River Teeth

Twenty Years of Creative Nonfiction
Edited by Joe MackallDaniel W. Lehman

To celebrate twenty years of introducing talented new writers to readers and publishing great nonfiction, the founding editors, Joe Mackall and Daniel W. Lehman, have selected their all-time favorite essays published in River Teeth in this stunning collection.

Take Daily as Needed

A Novel in Stories
By Kathryn Trueblood

“Never a false note, never a line of dialogue that didn’t feel heartbreakingly real, the work seems to open a seam in the experience of parenting that has never been pulled open before.”—Ashley Shelby, author of South Pole Station: A Novel

Subjects: FictionAWP21

The Way to Rainy Mountain

50th Anniversary Edition
By N. Scott Momaday
Illustrations by Al Momaday

Celebrating fifty years since its 1969 release, this new edition offers a moving new preface and invites a new generation of readers to explore the Kiowa myths, legends, and history with Pulitzer Prize–winning author N. Scott Momaday.

The Music of Her Rivers

Poems
By Renny Golden

“Her rivers are urgent witnesses; her rivers sing truths, shimmer in the darkness. Here are songs pure as water to nourish and cleanse us in the season of lies.”—Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on Mango Street

Subjects: PoetryAWP21

to cleave

poems
By Barbara Rockman

In this stunning collection Rockman explores the themes of aging; our relationships to our bodies; marriage; and the surprises, griefs, and joys of motherhood.

Subjects: PoetryAWP21

Reckless Steps toward Sanity

A Memoir
By Judith Sara Gelt

Throughout her memoir Gelt reflects upon how risk taking has shaped her relationships with and her attitudes toward men and sex, her daughter, Judaism, and her own eventual diagnosis of major depressive disorder.

Subjects: MemoirAWP21

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