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Approaches to Literature: A Practical Handbook for Beginners

Approaches to Literature: A Practical Handbook for Beginners
November 8, 2020

Drawing on Gilbert Vaughan's years of experience teaching literature, Approaches to Literature is written for students taking their first literature courses. The text prepares students to analyze literature...

First Pony Out by Samuel Stenger Renken

First Pony Out by Samuel Stenger Renken
November 6, 2020

First Pony Out takes us on a journey across the dry landscape of the past and present-day West, from poems paying homage to the Natives who once inhabited this land, their conflicts with whites, stories...

Of Bone, of Ash, of Ordinary Saints: A Nevada Gospel by Gailmarie Pahmeier

Of Bone, of Ash, of Ordinary Saints: A Nevada Gospel by Gailmarie Pahmeier
September 3, 2020

"This book should be mandatory reading for every visitor to and resident of Nevada. A brilliant celebration of Nevada’s state park system, a travelogue of Nevada’s beauty, the rangers keeping it so,...

In a Good Time by Mark Sanders

In a Good Time by Mark Sanders
September 2, 2020

Sanders is a poet attuned to the sustaining mysteries of the places we call home, as well as the graces and frailties of the human heart, and In a Good Time only extends his considerable range. It...

Points of Entry by Amy Plettner

Points of Entry by Amy Plettner
February 4, 2019

These poems by Amy Plettner are unique in the root sense of that word, which is to say they could only have been written by her. The vocabulary is simple and direct, the subject matter widely varied, the...

The Flat Water Rises: An Anthology of Short Fiction by Emerging Nebraska Writers

The Flat Water Rises: An Anthology of Short Fiction by Emerging Nebraska Writers
December 16, 2018

The Flat Water Rises: An Anthology of Short Fiction by Emerging Nebraska Writers was envisioned by a team of Wayne State College students and their faculty advisor, Dr. Stephanie Marcellus. The anthology...

What Bob Says (Some More) by Barbara Schmitz

What Bob Says (Some More) by Barbara Schmitz
April 11, 2018

What Bob Says (Some More) is about pleasure and delight, talking and listening/not listening, sex on the porch, being right, giving up, God, hearts and wings, yogurt, books, sirens, red/blue ambulance...

The Flat Water Stirs: An Anthology of Emerging Nebraska Poets

The Flat Water Stirs: An Anthology of Emerging Nebraska Poets
December 1, 2017

The Flat Water Stirs: An Anthology of Emerging Nebraska Poets celebrates emerging poets for their talents, especially at the time of Nebraska’s sesquicentennial. This collection contains poems of various...

Gathering Place by David Wyatt

Gathering Place by David Wyatt
November 28, 2016

The poet Charles Simic has a notion on the order of whatever pops into your head is thought materializing. David Wyatt s poems, though not experimental, rely on autobiography, collage, non sequitur,...

It’s as Good Here as it Gets Anywhere by Greg Kosmicki

It's as Good Here as it Gets Anywhere by Greg Kosmicki
November 21, 2016

"I am grateful for the small moments and big questions in Greg Kosmicki's poems. His voice amiable, celebrating, sorrowing speaks the truths we need to hear. A poet who writes, I can hear the cars...

Waterborne by Janet Joyner

Waterborne by Janet Joyner
January 2, 2016

Janet Joyner's varied poems include lyrical descriptions of the natural world and draw deft portraits of people and the complicated connections between us. Waterborne is threaded with vivid images...

Plunk by Tom C. Hunley

Plunk by Tom C. Hunley
April 23, 2015

Tom C. Hunley is a professor of English at Western Kentucky University, the director of Steel Toe Books, and the vocalist/rhythm guitarist for Dr. Tom and the Cartoons He is the author of three previous...

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