Award Winners

Donkey Gospel

Poems
Tony Hoagland

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1998

Tony Hoagland's breakout second poetry collection, winner of the James Laughlin Award

Duende

Poems
Tracy K. Smith

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2007
The second poetry collection by Tracy K. Smith, author of Life on Mars, winner of the Pulitzer Prize


The Empathy Exams

Essays
Leslie Jamison

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2014
From personal loss to phantom diseases, a bold and brilliant collection, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize

The End

A novel
Salvatore Scibona

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2008
* Finalist for the 2008 National Book Award *

A brilliant debut novel about a single day in 1953 as lived by six people in a carnival crowd in Ohio

Essays from the Nick of Time

Reflections and Refutations
Mark Slouka

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2010

A new collection of prophetic essays from one of the sharpest practitioners of the form

Except by Nature

Sandra Alcosser

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1998

Winner of the James Laughlin Award of The Academy of American Poets

Four-Legged Girl

Poems
Diane Seuss

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2015

FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE IN POETRY

Frantic Transmissions to and from Los Angeles

An Accidental Memoir
Kate Braverman

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2006

"Braverman's talent, uncorked, is as bold and brave and beautiful as anything we see from writers of her generation."--Alan Cheuse, San Francisco Chronicle

The Game of Boxes

Poems
Catherine Barnett

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2012
Winner of the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets

The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld

A Memoir
Justin Hocking

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2014

Surfing in Far Rockaway, romantic obsession, and Moby-Dick converge in this winning and refreshing memoir

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