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  • West, fire, archive: poems 

    Author(s):Dunkle, Iris Jamahl
    Date Issued:2021
    Format:born digital; books
    West : Fire : Archive is a poetry collection that challenges preconceived, androcentric ideas about biography, autobiography, and history fueled by the western myth of progress presented in Frederick Jackson Turner's ...
  • Dears, beloveds: poems 

    Author(s):Phan, Kevin
    Date Issued:2020
    Format:born digital; books
    The prose poetry in Kevin Phan's first collection, Dears, Beloveds, offers a fine-grained meditation on grief-personal, familial, ecological, and political. Informed by the author's engagement with Buddhism & mindfulness, ...
  • Night burial: poems 

    Author(s):Bonnici, Kate Bolton
    Date Issued:2020
    Format:born digital; books
    In Night Burial, Kate Bolton Bonnici mourns her mother's death from ovarian cancer by tracing the composition, decomposition, and recomposition of the maternal body. Opening with an epigraph from Julia Kristeva's "Stabat ...
  • Minuses: poems, The 

    Author(s):Macarty, Jami
    Date Issued:2020
    Format:born digital; books
    The Minuses invites us into borderlands battlegrounds between the myriad forms of domination and resistance. Desert, coasts, and interpersonal boundaries provide both context and figure. Destructive nor'easters pummel ...
  • Magnifier: poems 

    Author(s):Krieg, Brandon
    Date Issued:2019
    Format:born digital; books
    A magnifier praises what's larger and a magnifier concentrates poisons. Brandon Krieg's Magnifier is a book of spirits invoked by destroyers. It trains its gaze on the deep dependencies we are urged daily to hide from ...
  • Objects of survivance: a material history of the American Indian school experience 

    Author(s):Montgomery, Lindsay, M.; Colwell, Chip
    Date Issued:2019
    Format:born digital; books
    Reframes the Bratley collection showing how tribal members have embraced it as their past and reclaimed it as contemporary identity. Bratley was an Indian school teacher charged with forcibly assimilating Native Americans. ...
  • Letters from the headwaters 

    Author(s):Abeyta, Aaron A.
    Date Issued:2014
    Format:born digital; books
  • Hungry moon: poems 

    Author(s):Goodman, Henrietta
    Date Issued:2013
    Format:born digital; books
  • Manifest west: even cowboys carry cell phones 

    Date Issued:2013
    Format:born digital; books
    A literary anthology: 2013.
  • Verging cities: poems, The 

    Author(s):Scenters-Zapico, Natalie
    Date Issued:2015
    Format:born digital; books
    "From undocumented men named Angel, to angels falling from the sky, Natalie Scenters-Zapico's gripping debut collection, The Verging Cities, is filled with explorations of immigration and marriage, narco-violence and ...
  • Furthest ecology: poems 

    Author(s):Fagin, Adam
    Date Issued:2019
    Format:born digital; books
    Furthest Ecology takes up the life and labor of Abbott Thayer, the prickly, irrepressible American painter and naturalist nicknamed "the father of camouflage." In 1896, Thayer discovered countershading, also known as ...
  • Owl was a baker's daughter: poems, The 

    Author(s):Cummings, Gillian
    Date Issued:2018
    Format:born digital; books
    In The Owl Was a Baker's Daughter, Gillian Cummings gives voice to her version of Ophelia, a young woman shattered by unbearable losses, and questions what makes a mind unwind till the outcome is deemed a suicide. Ophelia's ...
  • Manifest west: transitions and transformations 

    Author(s):Todd, Mark
    Date Issued:2018
    Format:born digital; books
    Volume 7, Manifest West Series, Western Press Books What changes, alters, undergoes renewal or metamorphosis in the West? The space shared and sparred-over in urban Oregon versus remote Colorado casts doubt on the concept ...
  • Lapidary's nosegay: poems, The 

    Author(s):Candland, Lara
    Date Issued:2018
    Format:born digital; books
    The Lapidary's Nosegay, Lara Candland's primer of poems, presents to readers a bouquet of resplendent poems that Candland has created, collaged, curated, and re-imagined by using the rich floral and gem imagery in the ...
  • We remain traditional: poems 

    Author(s):Chan, Sylvia
    Date Issued:2018
    Format:born digital; books
    In We Remain Traditional, Sylvia Chan juxtaposes the elegy, the conflict, and the brashness of a relationship that summons wild musicality in its love and frustration. Through the speaker and Adam, the beloveds offer ...
  • Instead of dying: poems 

    Author(s):Haldeman, Lauren
    Date Issued:2017
    Format:born digital; books
    Invoking spiders and senators, physicists and aliens, Lauren Haldeman's second book, Instead of Dying, decodes the world of death with a powerful mix of humor, epiphany, and agonizing grief. In the spirit of Calvino's ...
  • Navajo textiles: the Crane Collection at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science 

    Author(s):Webster, Laurie D.; Stiver, Louise; Begay, D. Y.; Teller Pete, Lynda
    Date Issued:2017
    Format:born digital; books
    An account of the historical context of Navajo weavings in the Crane Collection at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science--one of the largest collections in the world. Anthropologists and indigenous artists explore the ...
  • Manifest West: women of the West 

    Date Issued:2017
    Format:born digital; books
    The editorial term of Manifest West is proud to offer a diversity of voices in this volume that celebrates Western women as an inclusive category, not a stark label. Both female and male authors and poets share their ...
  • Beautiful flesh: a body of essays 

    Date Issued:2017
    Format:born digital; books
    Selected from among the country's leading literary publications--Colorado Review, Crazyhorse, Creative Nonfiction, the Georgia Review, the Normal School, Prairie Schooner, and others--Beautiful Flesh gathers nineteen works ...
  • Escape velocity: poems 

    Author(s):Arning, Bonnie
    Date Issued:2017
    Format:born digital; books
    From the moment of a marriage's heated inception to its period of luminous crowding and onward into distance and darkness, Bonnie Arning's Escape Velocity asks if it's possible to exist outside the only universe we've ever ...

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