Artists' Recent and
HENRI COLE, a poetry collection, Nothing to Declare, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, March, 2015.
DIANE COOK, a story collection, Man V. Nature, HarperCollins Publishers, October, 2014.
CYNTHIA CRUZ, a poetry collection, Wunderkammer, Four Way Books, October, 2014.
OLENA KALYTIAK DAVIS, a poetry collection, The Poem She Didn't Write and Other Poems, Copper Canyon Press, October, 2014. Davis's 2003 collection Shattered Sonnets, Love Cards, and Other Off and Back Handed Importunities is being reissued alongside this collection.
ALISON HAWTHORNE DEMING, a collection of linked essays, Zoologies: On Animals and the Human Spirit, Milkweed Editions, October, 2014. An excerpt from this book appears in the fall 2014 edition of Eleven Eleven (Issue 17).
BRIAN EVENSON, fiction, "Maternity", Ploughshares, Vol. 40, Nos. 2 and 3, Fall, 2014.
ALICE FULTON, a poetry collection, Barely Composed, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., February, 2015.
MARTIN GALVIN, poetry, "Fingering a Way to Count", Poet Lore, Vol. 109, No. 3/4, Fall, 2014.
ERIC GAMALINDA, a novel, The Descartes Highlands, Akashic, November, 2014.
DONALD HALL, an essay collection, Essays After Eighty, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, December, 2014.
TONY HOAGLAND, a collection of essays, Twenty Poems That Could Save America and Other Essays, Graywolf Press, November, 2014.
ROD JELLEMA, an essay, "Finding the Undercurrent: Three Reflections on the Reading, Writing, and Teaching of Poetry", Poet Lore, Vol. 109, No. 3/4, Fall, 2014.
ANNA JOURNEY, commentary, "Earn the Vomit: Employing the Grotesque in Contemporary Poetry", The American Poetry Review, Vol. 43, No. 5, October, 2014.
MIRANDA JULY, a novel, The First Bad Man, Scribner, January, 2015.
DONNA KAZ, poetry included in an anthology, "Big Horn Passover", Even Cowboys Carry Cell Phones, Western Press Books, October, 2014.
SUKI KIM, nonfiction, Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite, Crown, October, 2014. In this book, the South Korean-born Kim, who emigrated with her family to America at age 13, chronicles the two semesters she spent teaching English to North Korean teens at a Christian missionary school in Pyongyang.
KATHRYN MARIS, poetry, "Singles Cruise" and "The X Man", Poetry, Vol. CCV, No. I, October, 2014.
AZAR NAFISI, nonfiction, The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books, Viking, October, 2014. In this book, the author mixes memoir, literary criticism, and social critique to advance her belief that imaginative literature is essential to good citizenship.
FLANNERY O'CONNOR, a journal, edited and with an introduction by W.A. Sessions, A Prayer Journal, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, November, 2014. This spiritual journal was recently discovered among the late author's papers in Georgia.
ANDREW O'HAGAN, a novel, The Illuminations, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, March, 2015.
DANIEL POPPICK, an essay, "A Theory for Poetic Contagion: Dana Ward, Aaron Kunin, Ariana Reines, and CAConrad", West Branch, No. 76, Fall, 2014.
KIRSTIN VALDEZ QUADE, a story collection, Night at the Fiestas, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., March, 2015.
DAVID SAMUELS, an essay, "Justin Timberlake Has a Cold: Nine Rules of Hit Songwriting", n + 1, No. 20, Fall, 2014.
JASON SCHNEIDERMAN, commentary, "The Loved One Always Leaves - The Poetic Friendship of Agha Shahid Ali and James Merrill", The American Poetry Review, Vol. 43, No. 5, October, 2014.
ALI SMITH, a double novel, How To Be Both, Pantheon, December, 2014.
MARK STRAND, a poetry collection, Collected Poems, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, October, 2014. This is the first collected edition for Strand, the former U.S. Poet Laureate and winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry.
COLM TÓIBÍN, a novel, Nora Webster, Scribner, October, 2014.
BRUCE WEIGL, an essay, "Learning to Hear the Spirits Rumble: My Four Years with Poet Lore", Poet Lore, Vol. 109, No. 3/4, Fall, 2014.
PAULA WHYMAN, fiction, "Self Report", Ploughshares, Vol. 40, Nos. 2 and 3, Fall, 2014. "Self Report" is from a novel-in-stories.