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Aesop Lake

Aesop Lake

by Ward, Sarah L.

Seventeen-year-old Leda Keogh is present when her boyfriend, David, commits a hate crime against a gay couple at the town reservoir on a warm May night. When David threatens to narc on her mother’s drug dealing if Leda confesses to what she’s seen, Leda tries to escape the consequences, by taking a summer job out of town. Jonathan Eales is one of the victims...

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An American Harvest

An American Harvest

by Raper, Cardy

Green Writers Press is proud to announce the first book in our place-based history series, An American Harvest: How One Family Moved from Dirt-Poor Farming to a Better Life in the Early 1900s, by Vermont writer and University of Vermont professor emerita, Cardy Raper, PhD...

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The Beatitudes of Ekaterina

The Beatitudes of Ekaterina

by Jarrette, Richard

Unable to cease their conversation that became Beso the Donkey (MSU Press, 2010), and A Hundred Million Years of Nectar Dances (Green Writers Press, 2015), Jarrette found himself addressing Ekaterina in a series of love poems after she suddenly died in 2014...

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The Beavers of Popple's Pond

The Beavers of Popple's Pond

by Smith, Patti

Tucked away in a remote stream valley in Vermont, a dynasty of beavers has nearly completed the restoration of the meadows and ponds that adorned this stream in the days before the beavers of a continent were turned into top hats...

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The Bird Book

The Bird Book

by Eames, Holiday

The Bird Book is a children's alphabet book by artist and educator, Brian D. Cohen, with rhyming couplets written by Holiday Eames. Created for their son, David, each letter of the alphabet in both uppercase and lowercase, corresponds to the bird illustrated on each page. The description can be read aloud to especially inquisitive children, or be enjoyed by an adult reader alike...

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Blackberries and Cream

Blackberries and Cream

by Rivver, Leslie

Have you ever had the feeling you weren’t loved by the momma God gave you?  Lucky for Gracie, she has two mommas.  One cares for her every day while the other goes off to work.  One is happy, strong and free while the other is sad, dark and depressed.  One is black.  The other is white.  One Gracie must leave...

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The Bodies of Mothers

The Bodies of Mothers

by Beall, Jade

A Beautiful Body Project: The Bodies of Mothers    First in a series of books with a strong media platform of truthful photographs and stories to celebrate the irreplaceable beauty of women and the body positive movement happening all over the world...

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Broken Wing

Broken Wing

by Budbill, David

Broken Wing is the story of one man’s love for birds and efforts to save a rusty blackbird that can’t fly south for the winter. The author, David Budbill, worked closely with Cummings in order to finish the book before he died in October of this year...

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Chicago Heat and Other Stories

Chicago Heat and Other Stories

by Major, Clarence

Having written more than eight novels, including My Amputations and Dirty Bird Blues, alongside a dozen books of poetry, Chicago Heat and Other Stories is Clarence Major’s second work of short fiction and first book with Green Writers Press...

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Clothesline Religion

Clothesline Religion

by Buchanan, Megan

Clothesline Religion chronicles twenty years worth of adventures in the life of an artist as young single mother. Megan Buchanan, a poet and professional dancer, gave birth to a daughter at 22, lived abroad in Ireland and France, and came back home again to Southern California and the mountains of the Southwest...

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Contemporary Vermont Fiction

Contemporary Vermont Fiction

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Contemporary Vermont Fiction: An Anthology is a 244-page collection of short fiction by established Vermont-based writers, each rendering their own unique and diverse perspectives on the cultural and physical landscape of the Green Mountain State.   Featuring stories by Howard Frank Mosher, Annie Proulx, Wallace Stegner, Megan Mayhew Bergman, Castle Freeman, Jr...

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The Dark Edge of the Bluff

The Dark Edge of the Bluff

by Glenn Moore, Ellene

The Dark Edge of the Bluff engages with the mutable nature of memory and its instantiations: memory as artifact, memory as place, memory as story, memory as compulsion. The poems tackle a vast geography of recollection—from Fiesole to the Okefenokee to the turnings and obsessions of the author’s mind itself...

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Did Tiger Take the Rain?

Did Tiger Take the Rain?

by Norris-Brown, Charles

In a Tharu village in the Nepal terai, it has been uncommonly hot and dry. One day, a tiger comes. People run away in fear. The villagers think it is a bad omen and that the tiger has taken the rain. Best friends Usha and Anjali decide to ask Tiger herself why she has taken the rain. They set out for the jungle. Entering the forest, they meet Jackal who wants to know why they are there...

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A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing

A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing

by Weed, Tim

A high mountain lake in the Colorado Rockies is the point of departure for these stories of dark adventure, in which vividly drawn landscapes provide an immersive setting for narratives about coming of age, altered states, moral slippage, romantic love, sexual jealousy, and impenetrable loneliness...

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The Full Vermonty

The Full Vermonty

by Mares, Bill

What were you thinking?  Donald Trump as our president?  You’re kidding, right? Vermont has withstood the Revolution, a New York invasion and the New Hampshire Land Grants and will assuredly survive the next few years under the Washington axis of evil, a.k.a. the Trump Administration, Congress and Supreme Court.
We are a small state with a history of making a large impact...

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Galvanized

Galvanized

by Kinsey, Leland

Leland Kinsey's much-anticipated new and selected poetry collection, Galvanized, ranges from Kinsey's home in the rugged mountains of northern Vermont to the towering stone lighthouses and highland shielings of his ancestors' Scotland...

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The Hatcheck Girl

The Hatcheck Girl

by Whedon, Tony

Tony Whedon’s new book The Hatcheck Girl vividly describes border crossings where language, culture and states of consciousness collide. In these richly layered poems about jazz most of the musicians we meet are sidemen: few are famous, most are notorious...

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The Hidden Forest

The Hidden Forest

by Jensen, Daintry

Nantucket Island in the summertime— a dream come true, right?  Not for twelve year old Adelaide, whose father died a year earlier and now has one ambition in life: to be a great explorer and adventuress like her idol, Amelia Earhart. Adelaide loves fantasizing about the future exotic places she’ll travel to, to help her escape what’s really going on...

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Hidden View

Hidden View

by Stanciu, Brett Ann

Hidden View is a short novel set in the Vermont agrarian landscape, a story of Fern Hartshorn, unworldly, and unexpectedly pregnant at nineteen. Marrying an older man she barely knows, Fern begins her adult life on an isolated and hardscrabble farm named Hidden View...

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Holding the Net

Holding the Net

by Merriman, Melanie P.

In this poignant and timely memoir, Melanie Merriman shares her struggle to care for her fiercely independent aging mother. When her father dies, Melanie commits herself to making the rest of her mother’s life the best it can be...

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The Hopper

The Hopper

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The Hopper is a lively environmental literary magazine, along with stunning visual art, from Green Writers Press that strives towards an invigorated understanding of nature's place in human life. The annual publication in a series is part of a new phase in nature writing that seeks to include a modern consciousness in narratives of place...

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The Hopper

The Hopper

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The Hopper is a lively environmental literary magazine, along with stunning visual art, from Green Writers Press that strives towards an invigorated understanding of nature's place in human life. The annual publication in a series is part of a new phase in nature writing that seeks to include a modern consciousness in narratives of place...

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Horse Drawn Yogurt

Horse Drawn Yogurt

by Gould, Peter

Horse Drawn Yogurt is a book of stories about Peter Gould's decade on Total Loss Farm in Vermont. Peter moved to Vermont in the back to the land movement and turned all the living, eating, smoking, dancing, and loving, and gardening into fiction: his first novel Burnt Toast (Alfred A. Knopf, 1972) brought all that together...

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A Hundred Million Years of Nectar Dances

A Hundred Million Years of Nectar Dances

by Jarrette, Richard

A Hundred Million Years of Nectar Dances is a poetry cycle of singular beauty in nature and reveals an inherent Buddhist quality. Jarrette’s poems are clear and meditative, unfailingly beautiful. They are self-aware but not self-obsessed, singing with the ecstatic humility of a mystic or shaman as they join all the subjects of a life well lived within nature that is ever present...

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Josie and the Fourth Grade Bike Brigade

Josie and the Fourth Grade Bike Brigade

by Bruno, Kenny

Nine year old Josie Garcia is a feisty and optimistic girl from Brooklyn who becomes a crusader for preventing disastrous climate change and other environmental threats. In each book, Josie takes simple, ingenious actions that bring real changes to her neighborhood and the world. As the protagonist in the series, she will inspire young readers to understand environmental issues and take action...

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Josie and the Trouble with Trash

Josie and the Trouble with Trash

by Handman, Beth

Will Josie Win the War on Waste? Trash is piling up all over Brooklyn. Where does all this trash come from? And where does it all go? Josie and the gang become trash detectives. But this time, they have to organize their teachers too...

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Josie Meets a Jaguar

Josie Meets a Jaguar

by Bruno, Kenny

When Josie Meets a Jaguar in the Amazon rainforest, she and her new friend Lucia discover a secret: The forest is in big trouble. Back in Brooklyn, Josie and her gang are ready for action. To save the Amazon, they create a solar company, award-winning photographs, a new dance and the funnest night ever. Will that be enough to save the forest and the jaguar? Josie is going nuts waiting to find...

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KABOOM

KABOOM

by Adams, Brian

KABOOM!, an expertly crafted coming to age and activism novel, is Brian Adams’ most recent foray into Young Adult Romantic Climate-Fiction. Cyndie and Ashley, two spunky and spirited teens from coal country West Virginia, become activists overnight when their beloved mountain is threatened by Big Coal...

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Kinds of Snow

Kinds of Snow

by Smallen, Su

Nature provides the lexicon of Kinds of Snow. The poems in Kinds of Snow negotiate many kinds of loss, metaphorically represented as kinds of snow. Classifications of snow, such as prisms, cups, columns, dendrites, and scrolls, mark places among the poems as when, in a weaving, the warp becomes visible. The title poem frames presence, meaning, memory, and erasure...

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Last Correspondence

Last Correspondence

by Kinsey, Leland

Leland Kinsey, often referred to as the poet laureate of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, died of cancer on September 14, 2016.  He was sixty-six years old...

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The Last Goodbye

The Last Goodbye

by Pan, Yuan

The Last Goodbye is a semi-autobiographical, children's picture book, for all ages, that tells a story about loss and offers a nostalgic reminiscence of childhood told using richly illustrated charcoal drawings that have been reproduced in a deep sepia tone. The son sets off for boarding school over the years and later makes the long trip overseas to begin his career...

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Lasting Words

Lasting Words

by Willis, Claire

Faced with the ultimate challenge of life-confronting your death-how would you want to be remembered? Are there stories you want to tell? Experiences you want to relay? Explanations about how you felt and why? Maybe you wish to ensure that future generations know your family lore. Perhaps you seek meaning and purpose and don't know how to access them...

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Similar Titles

  • An American Harvest
  • The Beatitudes of Ekaterina
  • The Beavers of Popple's Pond
  • The Bird Book
  • Blackberries and Cream
  • The Bodies of Mothers
  • Broken Wing
  • Chicago Heat and Other Stories
  • Clothesline Religion
  • Contemporary Vermont Fiction
  • The Dark Edge of the Bluff
  • Did Tiger Take the Rain?
  • A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing
  • The Full Vermonty
  • Galvanized
  • The Hatcheck Girl
  • The Hidden Forest
  • Hidden View
  • Holding the Net
  • The Hopper
  • The Hopper
  • Horse Drawn Yogurt
  • A Hundred Million Years of Nectar Dances
  • Josie and the Fourth Grade Bike Brigade
  • Josie and the Trouble with Trash
  • Josie Meets a Jaguar
  • KABOOM
  • Kinds of Snow
  • Last Correspondence
  • The Last Goodbye
  • Lasting Words
  • Aesop Lake
 

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