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Pushcart Prize XLIV: Best of the Small Presses

 Each work shines in its own way throughout this new compilation, which upholds the standards set by preceding volumes in the series beautifully. Required reading for students, writers, and seekers of fine literature.


Coventry: Essays

These 17 essays are sassy, honest, and memorable. Readers will come away with numerous “aha” moments.

Words and Worlds: From Autobiography to Zippers

Highly recommended for Lurie's fans and admirers of the essay genre.


Regardless of their opinions about social media, readers will be captivated by these provocative essays and then move on to rereading Less Than Zero and American Psycho.

Pushcart Prize XLIII: Best of the Small Presses 2019

Once again, the Pushcart collection captures the candid dismay of life, presenting a literary snapshot of humanity.

Unmasked by the Marquess

Sebastian (It Takes Two To Tumble) provides fans with another original read full of hints that the story of Alistair and Robin is not over yet. What will she wear?

See What Can Be Done: Essays, Criticism, and Commentary

Writers and readers will be impressed with Moore's astuteness and reach. The collection is an impressive review of one writer's nonfiction compendium. [See Prepub Alert, 10/9/17.]

Up Up, Down Down: Essays

Knapp is a smart writer using the power of his pen to come to terms with no longer being a 20-year-old.

The Wolf at the Door

Adhara's debut novel is an old-fashioned thriller with a few twists that fans of shifter romances will enjoy.

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