This is where I unabashedly promote my friends’ books:
King of the Animals, a short story collection by Josh Russell from LSU press.
All Heathens, a poetry collection by Marianne Chan from Sarabande.
Hey Y’all Watch This, a book of poetry by Chris Hayes from Barrow Street.
Atopia, a book of poetry by Sandra Simonds from Wesleyan University Press.
The Rock Eaters, a short story collection by Brenda Peynado from Penguin.
The Man in the (Rearview) Mirror, a collection of essays by LaRue Cook from Woodhall Press
Break the Bodies, Haunt the Bones, a novel by Micah Dean Hicks from John Joseph Adams/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Blood Vinyls, a book of poetry by Yolanda Franklin from Anhinga Press.
The Emperor of Shoes by Spencer Wise from Hanover Square Press.
What Counts as Love, a short story collection by Marian Crotty from the University of Iowa Press.
When Hollywood Comes to You, a book of poetry by Vincent Guerra from Four Way Books.
Marriage of a Thousand Lies, a novel by SJ Sindu from Soho Press.
Barnburner, a book of poetry by Erin Hoover from Elixir Press
Cutting Loose in Paradise, a murder mystery by Mary Jane Ryals from Pineapple Press.
Prayer Book for the Anxious, a book of poetry by Josephine Yu from Elixir Press.
History of Art, a book of short stories by Margaret Luongo, published in LSU Press’s Yellow Shoe Fiction series.
Revenge of the Radioactive Lady, a novel by Elizabeth Stuckey French from Doubleday.
Visitations, a book of short stories by Lee Upton, published in LSU Press’s Yellow Shoe Fiction series.
Miss Portland, a novel by David Ebenbach, winner of the 2016 Orison book prize.
A Book So Red, a novel in flash by Ray Levy, winner of the 2014 Cake Train Competition.
Pink Museum, a book of poetry by Caroline Crew from Nomadic Press.
Bangalore, a book of poetry by Kerry James Evans from Copper Canyon.
Crazy in Your History, a long poem chapbook by Alicia Casey from Finishing Line Press.
Electricity and Other Dreams, a book of magical short fiction by Micah Dean Hicks from the New American Press.
Tomorrowland, a book of short fiction by Joseph Bates from Curbside Splendor.
Any Psalm You Want, a book of poetry by Khary Jackson from Write Bloody.
Necessary Objects, a chapbook of short fiction by Ray Levy from Treelight.
How We Light, a book of poetry by Nick Sturm from H_ngm_n.
The Blood of Heaven, a novel by Kent Wascom from Grove.
Romeo Bones, a book of poetry by Ron Paul Salutsky from Steel Toe Books.
Yell Hound Blues, a book of poetry by Anne Barngrover from Shipwrekt.
Book of Duels, a book of short fiction by Michael Garriga from Milkweed Editions.
About Crows, a book of poetry by Craig Blais from the University of Wisconsin Press.
This is where I proudly present my friends’ literary magazines and journals.
The Dylan Review, from Editors Paul Haney and Rafael Falco.
Juked, from Editor John Wang
Dreginald, from Editors Ray Levy and Lily Duffy
The Yoke, from Editors Ray Levy and Evan Steuber
The Apalachee Review, from Editors Michael Trammell and Jenn Bronson