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América invertida

An Anthology of Emerging Uruguayan Poets
Edited by Jesse Lee Kercheval

América invertida presents Spanish poems and their English translations side by side to give readers an introduction to Uruguay’s vibrant literary scene.

Untrussed

Poems
By Christine Stewart-Nuñez

Stewart-Nuñez draws upon a number of styles—persona, ekphrastic, lyrical, formal—to create a collection that explores the promises of love and loss.

Subjects: PoetryAWP21

The Girls in My Town

Essays
By Angela Morales

The Girls in My Town creates an unforgettable portrait of a family in Los Angeles. Reaching back to her grandmother’s childhood and navigating through her own girlhood and on to the present, Angela Morales contemplates moments of loss and longing, truth and beauty, motherhood and daughterhood.

The Woman Who Married a Bear

Poems
By Tiffany Midge

The Woman Who Married a Bear showcases the wholly individual voice of a talented poet.

Subjects: PoetryAWP21

Family Resemblances

Poems
By Carrie Shipers

The poems in Family Resemblances unfold in a series of overlapping narratives in which characters struggle with injury and healing, violence and fear, courage and forgiveness.

Subjects: PoetryAWP21

Canícula

Snapshots of a Girlhood en la Frontera
Updated Edition
By Norma Elia Cantú

In celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the original publication, this updated edition includes newly written pieces as well as never-before-published images—culled from hundreds of the author’s family photos—adding further depth and insight into this unique contribution to Chicana literature.

Heresies

Poems
By Orlando Ricardo Menes

The poems incorporate history, legend, and magical realism to create a cross-cultural baroque feeling.

Subjects: PoetryAWP21

Crossing Over

Poems
By Priscilla Long

“Priscilla Long would take a bridge anywhere to reach her lost sister, and these poems are replete with bridges literal and metaphoric. In her quest and resolve, these words resonate from ‘Kaddish for Susanne’: ‘All praise to all that is.’”—Carole Simmons Oles, author of A Selected History of Her Heart: Poems

Subjects: PoetryAWP21

Finding Abbey

The Search for Edward Abbey and His Hidden Desert Grave
By Sean Prentiss

“Prentiss reveals the power of Ed Abbey’s lasting call to action, not just as a Monkey Wrencher, but also as an ethicist who lives by Ed’s own motto, ‘Follow the truth no matter where it leads.’”—Jack Loeffler, author of Adventures with Ed: A Portrait of Abbey

Report to the Department of the Interior

Poems
By Diane Glancy

Constructed as a series of reports to the Department of the Interior, these poems of grief, anger, defiance, and resistance focus on the oppressive educational system adopted by Indian boarding schools and the struggle Native Americans experienced to retain and honor traditional ways of life and culture.

Subjects: PoetryAWP21

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