AWP21

Sawbill

A Search for Place
By Jennifer Case

By chronicling her migratory adulthood alongside the similarly unpredictable history of Sawbill Lodge, this memoir offers a resonant meditation on home, family, environment, and the human desire for place in the inherently mobile twenty-first century.

Rain Scald

Poems
By Tacey M. Atsitty

In this innovative debut collection, Tacey M. Atsitty employs traditional, lyric, and experimental verse to create an intricate landscape she invites readers to explore.

Subjects: PoetryAWP21

Found Documents from the Life of Nell Johnson Doerr

A Novel
By Thomas Fox Averill

Not just epistolary, this novel is archival, told entirely through journals, letters, photos, drawings, notes, and clippings left behind by Nell Doerr, who lived in Lawrence, Kansas, between 1854 and 1889.

Subjects: FictionAWP21

An Open Map

The Correspondence of Robert Duncan and Charles Olson
Edited by Robert J. BertholfDale M. Smith

The 130 letters collected in this volume begin in 1947 just after Robert Duncan and Charles Olson first meet in Berkeley, California, and continue to Olson’s death in January 1970.

Lock and Load

Armed Fiction
Edited by Deirdra McAfeeBettyJoyce Nash

This masterful and thought-provoking collection moves beyond the polarized rhetoric surrounding firearms to spark genuine discussion.

Critical Assembly

Poems of the Manhattan Project
By John Canaday

With technical mastery and remarkable empathy, Canaday introduces readers to the people involved in the creation and testing of the first atomic bomb, from initial theoretical conversations to the secretive work at Los Alamos.

Subjects: PoetryAWP21

MEAN/TIME

Poems
By Grace Bauer

“Grace Bauer’s MEAN/TIME crackles with intelligence and heart. Reading this book is fuel for anyone’s imagination. It does what poetry can do—it takes your mind where it hasn’t gone before.”—Dara Wier, author of You Good Thing

Subjects: PoetryAWP21

Ground, Wind, This Body

Poems
By Tina Carlson

“In this book a brilliant new voice commands our attention. Tina Carlson’s poems take us by surprise, root us in their authenticity, and haunt us with their power.”—Margaret Randall, author of She Becomes Time

Subjects: PoetryAWP21

Letters Like the Day

On Reading Georgia O'Keeffe
By Jennifer Sinor

Taking O’Keeffe’s letters as a touchstone, Sinor experiments with the limits of language using the same aesthetic that drove O’Keeffe’s art.

Fight Like a Man and Other Stories We Tell Our Children

By Christine Granados

“Like her characters, Christine Granados is not afraid to step up and in. It doesn’t matter who, what man or woman, Chicano or Chicana, she’s fighting to win.”—Dagoberto Gilb, author of Before the End, After the Beginning: Stories

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