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  • Furthest ecology : poems 

    Contributor:Fagin, Adam
    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 

    Contributor:Cummings, Gillian
    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 

    Contributor:Todd, Mark
    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 

    Contributor:Candland, Lara
    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 

    Contributor:Chan, Sylvia
    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 

    Contributor:Haldeman, Lauren
    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 ...
  • Manifest West : women of the West 

    Contributor:Seeling, Caleb
    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 ...
  • Navajo textiles : the Crane Collection at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science 

    Contributor:Webster, Laurie D.; Stiver, Louise; Begay, D. Y.; Teller Pete, Lynda
    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 ...
  • Beautiful flesh : a body of essays 

    Contributor:Stephanie G'Schwind
    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 

    Contributor:Arning, Bonnie
    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 ...
  • Exit theater 

    Contributor:Lala, Mike
    Selected by Tyrone Williams for the 2016 Colorado Prize for Poetry, Exit Theater casts classical elegy, with dazzling formal innovation, into a staggering work of contemporary, political polyphony. Through monologues, ...
  • &luckier : poems 

    Contributor:Johnson, Christopher J.
    In his first collection of poems, &luckier, Christopher J Johnson explores the depths to which we can know our most intimate friends, habits, and--even more so--selves. From a mosaic of coffee cups, dinner engagements, ...
  • House of sugar, house of stone : poems 

    Contributor:Pérez, Emily
    These poems are suggested by themes and characters found in Grimm's Fairy Tales.
  • Serenity and severity 

    Contributor:Seeling, Caleb
    Serenity and severity form a classic Western dichotomy with many manifestations. Beautiful growth and renewal follow a terrifying and destructive forest fire. Rain upon a hayfield can be interpreted as grace or judgment ...
  • Denver Artists Guild : its founding members : an illustrated history, The 

    Contributor:Cuba, Stan
    In 1928, the newly organized Denver Artists Guild held its inaugural exhibition in downtown Denver. Little did the participants realize that their initial effort would survive the Great Depression and World War II--and ...
  • Manifest West : western weird 

    Contributor:Todd, Mark
    The 2015 theme for Manifest West's annual anthology is "Western Weird." The works in this collection reflect both myths and suspected truths about the part of the United States we call "the West." But this year's edition ...
  • Business : poems, The 

    Contributor:Lenox, Stephanie
  • Lamp brighter than foxfire : poems, A 

    Contributor:Nicholson, Andrew S.
    Opening the space between the ordinary and the visionary, the poems in A Lamp Brighter than Foxfire uncover an intimate relationship with the world around them, from Las Vegas to Italy to the American Midwest. From a lime ...
  • Verging cities : poems, The 

    Contributor:Scenters-Zapico, Natalie
    "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 ...
  • Denver inside & out 

    Contributor:Colorado Historical Society

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