AWP Event: Neon Lit Alumni Reading

Neon Lit Alumni Reading @ The Twig Book Shop

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The Loneliest Band in France: A Novella Cover Image
ISBN: 9781680032123
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Published: Texas Review Press - March 2nd, 2020

Mistaking an ad to join the titular The Loneliest Band in France for one to sell his blood, Migara de Silva, the novella’s narrator — a Sri Lankan student, new to Montpellier — finds himself, instead, under the sway of the band, drinking heavily and being recruited to play a battle-of-the-bands-esque concert (that night) at the local Café Bovary with its four members: N

All Heathens Cover Image
ISBN: 9781946448521
Availability: Special Order
Published: Sarabande Books - March 24th, 2020

"Marianne Chan's brilliant debut collection masterfully develops themes of identity and the long-term effects of colonization."
--Largehearted Boy

The 26-Hour Day Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781936970360
Published: New Issues Poetry and Prose - September 22nd, 2015

Disasters in the First World: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802126610
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Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - June 6th, 2017

Olivia Clare's delightfully strange and tender debut collection traces the impact of larger-than-life forces on everyday people.

Best Worst American: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9781618731241
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Published: Small Beer Press - February 28th, 2017

Winner of the inaugural Neukom Institute Literary Arts Award

These are the best Americans, the worst Americans. In these stories (these cities, these people) there are labyrinths, rivers, wildernesses. Voices sound slightly different than expected. There's humor, but it's going to hurt.

CANCELLED: AWP Event: Sidney Wade, David Huddle & Marth Collins

This event has been cancelled.

Deep Gossip: New and Selected Poems (Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781421437873
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Published: Johns Hopkins University Press - April 7th, 2020

A great and frequently subversive book by a lyric poet at the height of her craft.

My Surly Heart: Poems (Southern Messenger Poets) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807170724
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Published: LSU Press - October 2nd, 2019

In My Surly Heart, the prolific poet and novelist David Huddle reflects on turning seventy-six years of age and records his aghast reactions to changes brought about by the current president of the United States. Huddle avoids the pitfalls of speechifying, pseudo-philosophizing, or indulging in unmitigated complaint.

Because What Else Could I Do: Poems (Pitt Poetry Series) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780822965916
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Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - October 1st, 2019

Winner of the 2020 Poetry Society of America's William Carlos Williams Award

Because What Else Could I Do is a sequence of fifty-five untitled short poems, almost all of them addressed to the poet’s husband during the six months following his sudden and shocking death.

AWP Reading Voices from the Working-Class

Voices from the Working-Class: A Reading Sponsored by Goliad Review

Goliad Review will sponsor an author reading at the Twig Book Shop on March 6th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.  The reading will feature a diverse lineup of writers who have published novels, short story collections, essays, and poetry.

Though Goliad Review has published major literary figures like Marjorie Perloff, William Logan, Rae Armantrout, Richard Burgin and others, the journal has also been a showcase for working-class writers.


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