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Aesop Lake

Aesop Lake

by Ward, Sarah L.

One warm May night at the town reservoir, seventeen-year-old Leda Keogh sees her boyfriend do something awful. She wants to forget it ever happened, but David needs her to be his alibi—and is willing to destroy her family if she refuses. Trapped, Leda must choose between the truth, her boyfriend, and her family. Jonathan Tanner-Eales feels like an outsider...

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After June

After June

by Gingerich, Charity

The Hopper Literary Magazine 2018 Poetry Prize Winner After June is written with a musician’s affinity for and attention to pattern, rooted in the author’s experience as a choral singer since the age of 14. The collection engages complexly with religion, loss, and womanhood...

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All One Breath

All One Breath

by Pack, Robert

GWP is honored to publish a new collection of poems from Robert Pack, entitled All One Breath, whose underlying theme is humankind’s kinship with the other inhabitants of the Earth...

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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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At the Far End of Nowhere

At the Far End of Nowhere

by Davis Merriman, Christine

In this hauntingly unconventional novel, young Lissa Power challenges the imagination and captures the heart as she struggles to grow up under the guidance of her father, Stouten—a watchmaker, inventor, and mechanical wizard—who is easily old enough to be her grandfather...

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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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Bloom and Laceration

Bloom and Laceration

by Black, Ralph

At a time when the human ravages on the planet seem to be reaching a crescendo, the poems in Bloom and Laceration offer lamentations to a fragmented world and celebrations of beauty’s fierce persistence. Here are lyric poems on the vicissitudes of family played out against wild (and domesticated) nature...

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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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Clay

Clay

by Meola, Frank

Clay might be best described as an unconventional coming-of-age story, based in character but with a narrative that opens out toward the larger society and with elements of comedy and satire...

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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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The Coffeehouse Resistance: Brewing Hope in Desperate Times

The Coffeehouse Resistance: Brewing Hope in Desperate Times

by Prabasi, Sarina

Part coming-to-America story, part lyrical memoir, and yet another part activist’s call to action, The Coffeehouse Resistance: Brewing Hope in Desperate Times is timely, funny, and poignant. Writing as a mother, immigrant, new American, coffeehouse owner, and international nonprofit leader, Prabasi’s story weaves between Nepal, Ethiopia, and the United States...

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Come Together

Come Together

by Simson, Dana

This is an engaging handbook to launch a movement of individuals to tackle global warming by simply retooling our daily actions. Easy proactive steps develop a long term perspective based in civility, integrity and an invigorating love for our earth. Save money, lose clutter, live well, feel happy and healthier as you pull for the planet...

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Coming of Age: My Journey to the Eighties

Coming of Age: My Journey to the Eighties

by Kunin, Madeleine May

Many readers are already familiar with Madeleine Kunin, the former three-term governor of Vermont, who served as the deputy secretary of education and ambassador to Switzerland under President Bill Clinton. In her newest book, a memoir entitled Coming of Age: My Journey to the Eighties, the topic is aging, but she looks well beyond the physical tolls and explores the emotional ones as...

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A Common Name for Everything

A Common Name for Everything

by Wolfson, Sarah

The poems in A Common Name for Everything are concerned primarily with the holiness of rural spaces. They build idiosyncratic worlds around the themes of nature, home, parenting, and naming. They can be both poignant and absurd: a professional namer of lakes explains his standards; new mothers are given gifts of mammoths; the rural gods are given names; a study of sheep results in loneliness...

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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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Dirt and Honey

Dirt and Honey

by Vasquez Gilliland, Raquel

The retelling of Mexican family folktales, feminist reclamations of ancient myths, and new motherhood: Raquel Vasquez Gilliland’s debut collection, Dirt and Honey, unearths the connection of these experiences with innovative language...

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Don't Eat the Plastic

Don't Eat the Plastic

by Herman Zierlein, Dara

Little Alligator is waking up from a peaceful slumber and goes through his morning routine
of brushing his teeth, combing his hair, showering and stretching his body before he is off to get his big breakfast to start off his day...

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Drunk in the Woods

Drunk in the Woods

by Whedon, Tony

“Sometimes,” Tony Whedon tells us in his brilliant new book, Drunk in the Woods, “I think there's such a thing as an alcoholic landscape...

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Eleven Miles to June

Eleven Miles to June

by Chau, Ha Kiet

Eleven Miles to June, a debut poetry collection from Oakland, California author, Ha Kiet Chau, focuses on a woman’s journey from childhood to adulthood—her movements, her nuances in black and white, in technicolor and sound. The poems explore themes such as self-identity, gender, assimilation, culture, women’s issues, and social challenges.

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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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A Forest Days Handbook: Program Design for School Days Outside

A Forest Days Handbook: Program Design for School Days Outside

by Minnucci, Eliza

Written by Eliza Minnucci with Meghan Teachout The Forest Days Handbook answers the frequently asked questions about choosing an outdoor classroom space, developing routines, building light infrastructure, and offers narrative examples of what a kindergarten Forest Day might look like...

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Frost Heaves

Frost Heaves

by Stores, T.

In southern Vermont, the annual freezing and thawing of the earth forces stones to the surface, breaking asphalt, disrupting civilized life. This is the setting for the stories in Frost Heaves, a physically harsh and rural place within a few hours’ drive of Boston and New York...

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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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Goldens Are Here

Goldens Are Here

by Furman, Andrew

It’s 1961, and everything is changing in Florida. Jim Crow strains to maintain its hold, the Cold War escalates, the US space program hits its stride, and the Jewish Goldens—determined to begin a new pastoral life along Florida’s central east coast—are just trying to hold on to their small orange grove near the excitement of Cape Canaveral...

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Growing Old in Poetry

Growing Old in Poetry

by Lea, Sydney

Sydney Lea and Fleda Brown, past poets laureate of their respective states and both nationally recognized writers who’ve given their lives to their art, have conspired to write an unusual book of essays. They’ve picked a wide variety of topics and headed out as they wished with each, covering a lot of territory, both artistic and memoiristic...

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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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Healing the Divide

Healing the Divide

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This anthology features poems by Mark Doty, Ross Gay, Donald Hall, Marie Howe, Naomi Shihab Nye and many others. These poets, from all walks of life, and from all over America, prove to us the possibility of creating in our lives what Dr. Martin Luther King called the "beloved community," a place where we see each other as the neighbors we already are...

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  • After June
  • All One Breath
  • An American Harvest
  • At the Far End of Nowhere
  • The Beatitudes of Ekaterina
  • The Beavers of Popple's Pond
  • The Bird Book
  • Blackberries and Cream
  • Bloom and Laceration
  • Chicago Heat and Other Stories
  • Clay
  • Clothesline Religion
  • The Coffeehouse Resistance: Brewing Hope in Desperate Times
  • Come Together
  • Coming of Age: My Journey to the Eighties
  • A Common Name for Everything
  • Contemporary Vermont Fiction
  • The Dark Edge of the Bluff
  • Dirt and Honey
  • Don't Eat the Plastic
  • Drunk in the Woods
  • Eleven Miles to June
  • A Field Guide to Murder & Fly Fishing
  • A Forest Days Handbook: Program Design for School Days Outside
  • Frost Heaves
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  • Galvanized
  • Goldens Are Here
  • Growing Old in Poetry
  • The Hatcheck Girl
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