New & Featured Books
Coming February 2019
“A beautiful, charming, funny, and philosophical book about the mad gamble of love.”*
“Are we the sum of our beloveds—how we choose them, how we leave them, how we are abandoned? One Another is a young wife’s clear-eyed, witty look back on her twelve great loves: an album of memory and desire…. Written with fervent honesty. Lit deeply from within.” —Dylan Landis
“Schwitter is a miraculously gifted writer, and it’s pure pleasure to ricochet around in her roomy, vibrant universe…. old flames burn bright again, rekindled by the narrator’s powerful imagination….
A true delight.” —Karen Russell*
“Monique Schwitter has the gentlest gaze and the hardest kick.” —Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Shortlisted for the German Book Prize
Winner of the Swiss Book Prize
A witty, daring meta-fiction, from a bold new voice in world literature.
Read an interview with Monique Schwitter.
Congratulations to Patrick Rosal, author of Brooklyn Antediluvian, 2017 winner of the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets. In celebration of this happy news, enjoy Pat reading at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis last fall.
Now Accepting Submissions To the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize
We are currently accepting manuscript submissions via Submittable to the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize, open to female-identifying poets who have yet to publish a full-length poetry collection. The winner receives publication, $1,000.00, and the option of an expenses-paid, six-week residency at the spectacular Civitella Ranieri Foundation in Italy.
For more information, click here!
That's What I Thought
By Gary Young
2017 Winner of the Lexi Rudnitsky Editor's Choice Award
Gary Young builds on his remarkable oeuvre with this heartening volume, his seventh. His new poems, full of the pleasures and concerns of everyday life, brim with subtle wit and wisdom. Set implicitly along the coastal landscape of northern California, Young’s longtime home, they are latest achievements of a poet renown for “the capturing of small, daily miracles” (Dorianne Laux) in his masterful prose poems.
“...a unique combination of wisdom and terror, engendering a kind of sad calm, a hard-earned acceptance of life’s difficulty and openness toits beauty.”
—Publishers Weekly, starred review for Even So
Gary Young is a poet, artist, and translator. He teaches creative writing and directs the Cowell Press at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
From the archives
Considered by many to be Connolly's most enduring work, The Unquiet Grave is a highly personal journal, written during the devastation of the Second World War and filled with reflections on aging, the break-up of his marriage, and the horrors of the world around him. Dazzlingly original in both form and content, this book has continued to influence generations of writers and readers.
“A book which, no matter how many readers it will ever have, will never have enough.”
Cyril Connolly (1903-1974) was one of the most influential book reviewers and critics in England, contributing regularly to The New Statesmen, The Observer, and The Sunday Times. His essays have been collected in book form and published to wide acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic.