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2020 Arab American Book Award

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The first new volume of fiction in more than a decade by beloved Arkansas writer Donald Harington.

 More than a retelling of the origin story of a democracy born from an intimate connection with the land, this book wagers that socially responsible agrarian mythmaking should be a vital part of a food ethic of resistance.

“Gonzales … proves himself a chronicler par excellence of nature—including of the human variety—in this excellent essay collection.”
Publishers Weekly

“This book sparkles with insights about the Emerald City.
A fun and lively must-read.”
—Ryan Swanson

Celebrating forty years of publishing great books.

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Now Available: Migratory Sound by Sara Lupita Olivares

Now Available: Migratory Sound by Sara Lupita Olivares

Sara Lupita Olivares’s Migratory Sound, winner of the 2020 CantoMundo Poetry Prize, looks back to generational narratives of Mexican American migration, examining linguistic and geographic boundaries as it journeys north along routes of seasonal fieldwork and factory labor.

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Now Available: Strip: Poems by Jessica Abughattas

Now Available: Strip: Poems by Jessica Abughattas

Winner of the 2020 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize, Jessica Abughattas’s Strip is a captivating debut about desire and dispossession and that tireless poetic metaphor—the body. Audacious and clear-eyed, plainspoken and brassy, Abughattas’s poems are songs that break free from confinement as they span the globe from Hollywood to Palestine.

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Read “Mount Washington” by Laurence Gonzales

Read “Mount Washington” by Laurence Gonzales

They could have easily calculated that they no longer had the time to make the climb and descend before dark. They could have seen the weather moving in, as Comeau had. They could have recognized that leaving your rope behind is a sign of mental impairment.   And...

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Now Available! Donald Harington’s Double Toil and Trouble

Now Available! Donald Harington’s Double Toil and Trouble

“Louie may have told you of his Grand Scheme for licking the jinx that hovers over me. As a result, I’m now writing a ‘deliberately unambitious divertissement,’ a thriller. The critics won’t know what to make of it. Neither will I, for that matter.”—Donald Harington,...

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A Theory of Birds Wins Arab American Book Award

A Theory of Birds Wins Arab American Book Award

A Theory of Birds: Poems by Zaina Alsous has won the 2020 George Ellenbogen Poetry Award from the Arab American National Museum, part of the Arab American Book Awards. The Arab American National Museum (AANM) is the first and only museum in the United States devoted...

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The submission deadline for the 2022 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize is 15 April 2021.

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The submission deadline for the 2022 Miller Williams Poetry Prize is 30 Sep 2020.
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