I Will Not Leave You Comfortless
Nonfiction
By 
Jeremy Jackson

In 1984, the eleventh year of his life, the author experienced his first love, the loss of his grandmother, and his sister’s departure for collegeseemingly ordinary events that eroded his innocence in a way that was never to be fully repaired. At once elegiac and startlingly direct, this memoir evokes the pain and beauty that mingle within even a happy childhood.

Sillhouette of a Sparrow
Young Readers
By 
Molly Beth Griffin
Finalist for the Lambda Literary Award

Growing up in the 1920s, Garnet Richardson watches the birds outside her window, admiring their freedom and beauty. When Garnet is sent away to a lakeside resort town for the summer, she discovers a chance to finally spread her wings, and her explorations land her where she least expects—enthralled with a beautiful and daring flapper, Isabella. 

Visiting Hours at the Color Line
Poetry
By 
Ed Pavlić

Often the most recognized, even brutal, events in American history are segregated by a politicized, racially divided “Color Line.” But where—asks this intense and ambitious National Poetry Series winner—is the Color Line in the mind, in the body, between bodies, between human beings?

Dan Beachy-Quick is the author of three collections of essays and meditations, including A Whaler’s Dictionary and, most recently, Of Silence and Song. He is also the author of six collections of poems, a novel, and other projects. He directs the MFA program at Colorado State University and lives in Fort Collins.

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