MFA Alumni Bookshelf | Department of English

MFA Alumni Bookshelf

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Albergotti, Dan

Of Air and Earth Book Cover

Of Air and Earth
(Unicorn Press, 2019)

Millennial Teeth Book Cover

Millennial Teeth
(Southern Illinois University Press, 2014)

The Use of the World Book Cover

The Use of the World
(Unicorn Press, 2014)

The Boatloads Book Cover

The Boatloads
(BOA Editions, 2008)

Almond, Steve

All the Secrets of the World Book Cover

All the Secrets of the World
(Zando, 2021)

William Stoner and the Battle for the Inner Life: Bookmarked Book Cover

William Stoner and the Battle for the Inner Life: Bookmarked
(Ig Publishing, 2019)

Bad Stories: What the Hell Just Happened to Our Country Book Cover

Bad Stories: What the Hell Just Happened to Our Country
(Red Hen Press, 2018)

Against Football: One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto Book Cover

Against Football: One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto
(Melville House, 2015)

God Bless America Book Cover

God Bless America
(Lookout Books, 2011)

Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life Book Cover

Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life
(Random House , 2010)

(Not That You Asked): Rants, Exploits, and Obsessions Book Cover

(Not That You Asked): Rants, Exploits, and Obsessions
(Random House, 2007)

The Evil B.B. Chow and Other Stories Book Cover

The Evil B.B. Chow and Other Stories
(Algonquin Books, 2005)

Candyfreak: A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America Book Cover

Candyfreak: A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America
(Algonquin Books, 2004)

My Life in Heavy Metal Book Cover

My Life in Heavy Metal
(Grove Press, 2003)

Armstrong, M.C.

American Delphi Book Cover

American Delphi
(Family of Light Books, 2022)

The Mysteries of Haditha Book Cover

The Mysteries of Haditha
(Potomac Books, 2020)

Arnold, Martin

Earthquake Owner’s Manual Book Cover

Earthquake Owner’s Manual
(Unicorn Press, 2014)

Baggott, Julianna

Instructions, Abject & Fuming Book Cover

Instructions, Abject & Fuming
(Southern Illinois University Press, 2017)

Harriet Wolf’s Seventh Book of Wonders Book Cover

Harriet Wolf’s Seventh Book of Wonders
(Little, Brown and Company, 2015)

Burn (The Pure Trilogy #3) Book Cover

Burn (The Pure Trilogy #3)
(Grand Central Publishing, 2014)

Fuse (The Pure Trilogy #2) Book Cover

Fuse (The Pure Trilogy #2)
(Grand Central Publishing, 2013)

Pure (The Pure Trilogy #1) Book Cover

Pure (The Pure Trilogy #1)
(Grand Central Publishing, 2012)

The Ever Breath Book Cover

The Ever Breath
(Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2009)

The Prince of Fenway Park Book Cover

The Prince of Fenway Park
(HarperCollins, 2009)

Compulsions of Silkworms and Bees Book Cover

Compulsions of Silkworms and Bees
(LSU Press, 2007)

Lizzie Borden in Love: Poems in Women’s Voices Book Cover

Lizzie Borden in Love: Poems in Women’s Voices
(Southern Illinois University Press, 2006)

The Madam Book Cover

The Madam
(Atria, 2003)

Barrett, Lynne

Magpies Book Cover

Magpies
(Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2011)

Blair, David

Barbarian Seasons Book Cover

Barbarian Seasons
(Madhat, Inc., 2020)

Walk Around Book Cover

Walk Around
(Madhat, Inc., 2019)

Arsonville Book Cover

Arsonville
(New Issues Poetry and Prose, 2016)

Boykin, James Jabar

Whatever Happened to Black Boys? Book Cover

Whatever Happened to Black Boys?
(Texas Review Press, 2020)

Carr, Cathy

365 Days to Alaska Book Cover

365 Days to Alaska
(Amulet Books, 2021)

Cherry, Kelly

Somewhere Was a Man Who Loved His Wife Book Cover

Somewhere Was a Man Who Loved His Wife
(Unicorn Press, 2019)

Rising Venus Book Cover

Rising Venus
(LSU Press, 2002)

Couch, Leigh Anne

Every Lash Book Cover

Every Lash
(University of North Texas Press, 2021)

Houses Fly Away Book Cover

Houses Fly Away
(Zone 3 Press, 2007)

Crenshaw, Paul

This One Will Hurt You Book Cover

This One Will Hurt You
(Mad Creek Books, 2019)

Cure, Logen

Welcome to Midland Book Cover

Welcome to Midland
(Deep Vellum Publishing, 2021)

Dalton, Quinn

Midnight Bowling Book Cover

Midnight Bowling
(Blair, 2016)

Dickey, Ruth

Mud Blooms Book Cover

Mud Blooms
(Harbor Mountain Press, 2019)

Driskell, Kathleen

Blue Etiquette Book Cover

Blue Etiquette
(Red Hen Press, 2016)

Dungy, Camille

Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood, and History Book Cover

Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood, and History
(W. W. Norton & Company, 2017)

Trophic Cascade Book Cover

Trophic Cascade
(Wesleyan University Press, 2017)

Smith Blue Book Cover

Smith Blue
(Southern Illinois University Press, 2011)

Suck on the Marrow Book Cover

Suck on the Marrow
(Red Hen Press, 2010)

What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison Book Cover

What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison
(Red Hen Press, 2006)

Elkins, Anna

Hope of Stones Book Cover

Hope of Stones
(Press 53, 2020)

Elkins, Ansel

Blue Yodel Book Cover

Blue Yodel
(Yale University Press, 2015)

Emerson, Claudia

Claude Before Time and Space Book Cover

Claude Before Time and Space
(LSU Press, 2018)

Impossible Bottle Book Cover

Impossible Bottle
(LSU Press, 2015)

The Opposite House Book Cover

The Opposite House
(LSU Press, 2015)

Secure the Shadow Book Cover

Secure the Shadow
(LSU Press, 2012)

Figure Studies Book Cover

Figure Studies
(LSU Press, 2008)

Late Wife Book Cover

Late Wife
(LSU Press, 2005)

Pinion: An Elegy Book Cover

Pinion: An Elegy
(LSU Press, 2002)

Pharaoh, Pharaoh Book Cover

Pharaoh, Pharaoh
(LSU Press, 1997)

Flann, Kathy

Write on: Secrets to Crafting Better Stories Book Cover

Write on: Secrets to Crafting Better Stories
(Stay Thirsty Press, 2021)

How to Survive a Human Attack: A Guide for Werewolves, Mummies, Cyborgs, Ghosts, Nuclear Mutants, and Other Movie Monsters Book Cover

How to Survive a Human Attack: A Guide for Werewolves, Mummies, Cyborgs, Ghosts, Nuclear Mutants, and Other Movie Monsters
(Running Press Adult, 2021)

Get a Grip Book Cover

Get a Grip
(Texas Review Press, 2015)

French, Kerri

Every Room in the Body Book Cover

Every Room in the Body
(Moon City Press, 2017)

Funderburk, Julie

The Door That Always Opens Book Cover

The Door That Always Opens
(LSU Press, 2016)

Thoughts to Fold into Birds Book Cover

Thoughts to Fold into Birds
(Unicorn Press, 2014)

Garren, Christine

The Piercing Book Cover

The Piercing
(LSU Press, 2006)

Among the Monarchs Book Cover

Among the Monarchs
(University of Chicago Press, 2000)

Afterworld Book Cover

Afterworld
(University of Chicago Press, 1993)

Gills, Michael

New Harmony Book Cover

New Harmony
(Raw Dog Screaming Press, 2022)

Finisterre Book Cover

Finisterre
(Raw Dog Screaming Press, 2021)

West Book Cover

West
(Raw Dog Screaming Press, 2019)

Emergency Instructions Book Cover

Emergency Instructions
(Raw Dog Screaming Press, 2017)

The House Across from the Deaf School Book Cover

The House Across from the Deaf School
(Texas Review Press, 2016)

White Indians Book Cover

White Indians
(Raw Dog Screaming Press, 2013)

The Death of Bonnie and Clyde and Other Stories Book Cover

The Death of Bonnie and Clyde and Other Stories
(Texas Review Press, 2011)

Go Love Book Cover

Go Love
(Raw Dog Screaming Press, 2011)

Why I Lie Book Cover

Why I Lie
( University of Nevada Press, 2002)

Gingher, Marianne

Adventures in Pen Land: One Writer’s Journey from Inklings to Ink Book Cover

Adventures in Pen Land: One Writer’s Journey from Inklings to Ink
(University of Missouri Press, 2008)

A Girl’s Life: Horses, Boys, Weddings, & Luck Book Cover

A Girl’s Life: Horses, Boys, Weddings, & Luck
(LSU Press, 2001)

Bobby Rex’s Greatest Hit Book Cover

Bobby Rex’s Greatest Hit
(Atheneum Books, 1986)

Graham, Aaron

Blood Stripes Book Cover

Blood Stripes
(Sundress Publications, 2019)

Hill, James Tate

Blind Man’s Bluff Book Cover

Blind Man’s Bluff
(W. W. Norton & Company, 2021)

Academy Gothic Book Cover

Academy Gothic
(Southeast Missouri State Univ Press, 2015)

Hummel, Maria

Lesson In Red Book Cover

Lesson In Red
(Counterpoint, 2021)

Still Lives Book Cover

Still Lives
(Counterpoint, 2018)

Motherland Book Cover

Motherland
(Counterpoint, 2014)

House and Fire Book Cover

House and Fire
(Copper Canyon Press, 2013)

Jacobsen, Rowan

Truffle Hound: On the Trail of the World’s Most Seductive Scent, with Dreamers, Schemers, and Some Extraordinary Dogs Book Cover

Truffle Hound: On the Trail of the World’s Most Seductive Scent, with Dreamers, Schemers, and Some Extraordinary Dogs
(Bloomsbury Publishing, 2021)

The Essential Oyster: A Salty Appreciation of Taste and Temptation Book Cover

The Essential Oyster: A Salty Appreciation of Taste and Temptation
(Bloomsbury USA, 2016)

Apples of Uncommon Character: Heirlooms, Modern Classics, and Little-Known Wonders Book Cover

Apples of Uncommon Character: Heirlooms, Modern Classics, and Little-Known Wonders
(Bloomsbury USA, 2014)

Shadows on the Gulf: A Journey through Our Last Great Wetland Book Cover

Shadows on the Gulf: A Journey through Our Last Great Wetland
(Bloomsbury USA, 2011)

American Terroir: Savoring the Flavors of Our Woods, Waters, and Fields Book Cover

American Terroir: Savoring the Flavors of Our Woods, Waters, and Fields
(Bloomsbury Publishing, 2010)

The Living Shore: Rediscovering a Lost World Book Cover

The Living Shore: Rediscovering a Lost World
(Bloomsbury USA, 2009)

Fruitless Fall: The Collapse of the Honey Bee and the Coming Agricultural Crisis Book Cover

Fruitless Fall: The Collapse of the Honey Bee and the Coming Agricultural Crisis
(Bloomsbury USA, 2008)

A Geography of Oysters: The Connoisseur’s Guide to Oyster Eating in North America Book Cover

A Geography of Oysters: The Connoisseur’s Guide to Oyster Eating in North America
(Bloomsbury USA, 2007)

Jones, Rodney

Imaginary Logic Book Cover

Imaginary Logic
(Ecco , 2018)

Kennedy, Terry L.

New River Breakdown Book Cover

New River Breakdown
(Unicorn Press, 2013)

Lewis, Trudy

The Empire Rolls Book Cover

The Empire Rolls
(Moon City Press, 2014)

Lindsay, Sarah

Debt to the Bone-Eating Snotflower Book Cover

Debt to the Bone-Eating Snotflower
(Copper Canyon Press, https://www.scuppernongbooks.com/book/9781556594465)

Link, Kelly

Get in Trouble Book Cover

Get in Trouble
(Random House, 2015)

Pretty Monsters Book Cover

Pretty Monsters
(Viking Juvenile, 2008)

Magic for Beginners Book Cover

Magic for Beginners
(Small Beer Press, 2005)

Stranger Things Happen Book Cover

Stranger Things Happen
(Small Beer Press, 2001)

Meads, Kat

Dear DeeDee Book Cover

Dear DeeDee
( Regal House Publishing, 2020)

Miss Jane: The Lost Years Book Cover

Miss Jane: The Lost Years
(Livingston Press, 2019)

In This Season of Rage and Melancholy Such Irrevocable Acts as These Book Cover

In This Season of Rage and Melancholy Such Irrevocable Acts as These
(Mongrel Empire Press, 2016)

2:12 a.m. Book Cover

2:12 a.m.
(Stephen F. Austin University Press, 2013)

Meredith, Andrew

The Removers: A Memoir Book Cover

The Removers: A Memoir
(Scribner, 2014)

Militello, Jennifer

The Pact Book Cover

The Pact
(Tupelo Press, 2021)

A Camouflage of Specimens and Garments Book Cover

A Camouflage of Specimens and Garments
(Tupelo Press, 2016)

Body Thesaurus Book Cover

Body Thesaurus
(Tupelo Press, 2013)

Flinch of Song Book Cover

Flinch of Song
(Tupelo Press, 2009)

Morgan, Robert

The Oratorio That Was Time Book Cover

The Oratorio That Was Time
(Audubon Terrace Press, 2022)

Mulhauser, Travis

Sweetgirl Book Cover

Sweetgirl
(Ecco, 2016)

Nordgren, Sarah Rose

Darwin’s Mother Book Cover

Darwin’s Mother
(University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017)

Best Bones Book Cover

Best Bones
(University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014)

Owens, Scott

Sky Full of Stars and Dreaming Book Cover

Sky Full of Stars and Dreaming
(Redhawk Publications, 2021)

Plante, Ösel Jessica

Waveland Book Cover

Waveland
(Black Lawrence Press, 2021)

Reed, Michelle

I Don’t Need to Make a Pretty Thing Book Cover

I Don’t Need to Make a Pretty Thing
(Black Lawrence Press, 2016)

Riggs, Jack

The Fireman’s Wife Book Cover

The Fireman’s Wife
(Ballantine Books, 2008)

Rochelle, Warren

The Wicked Stepbrother and Other Stories Book Cover

The Wicked Stepbrother and Other Stories
(JMS Books, 2021)

The Werewolf and His Boy Book Cover

The Werewolf and His Boy
(Samhain Publishing, 2016)

The Called Book Cover

The Called
(Golden Gryphon Press, 2010)

Harvest of Changelings Book Cover

Harvest of Changelings
(Golden Gryphon Press, 2007)

The Wild Boy Book Cover

The Wild Boy
(Golden Gryphon Press, 2001)

Rogers, Stephanie

Fat Girl Forms Book Cover

Fat Girl Forms
(Saturnalia Books, 2021)

Plucking the Stinger Book Cover

Plucking the Stinger
(Saturnalia Books, 2016)

Shemkovitz, Greg

Remind Book Cover

Remind
(Spaceboy Books, 2019)

Lot Boy Book Cover

Lot Boy
(sunnyoutside, 2015)

Singleton, George

You Want More: Selected Stories of George Singleton Book Cover

You Want More: Selected Stories of George Singleton
(Hub City Press, 2020)

Sink, Alice E.

Growing Up in the Piedmont Triad: Boomer Memories From Krispy Kreme to Coca-Cola Parties Book Cover

Growing Up in the Piedmont Triad: Boomer Memories From Krispy Kreme to Coca-Cola Parties
(The History Press, 2012)

Ain’t No Bears Out Tonight Book Cover

Ain’t No Bears Out Tonight
(Alabaster Books, 2010)

The Way We Were
(Alabaster Book Publishing, 2015)

Wicked Greensboro Book Cover

Wicked Greensboro
(The History Press, 2011)

Wicked Winston-Salem Book Cover

Wicked Winston-Salem
(The History Press, 2011)

On This Day in Piedmont Triad History Book Cover

On This Day in Piedmont Triad History
(The History Press, 2013)

Wicked High Point Book Cover

Wicked High Point
(The History Press, 2011)

Kernersville (Images of America) Book Cover

Kernersville (Images of America)
(Arcadia Publishing, 2005)

Wicked Lexington, North Carolina Book Cover

Wicked Lexington, North Carolina
(The History Press, 2011)

I Don’t Feel Like No Walking Miracle Book Cover

I Don’t Feel Like No Walking Miracle
(Alabaster Books, 2012)

Slease, Marcus

Never Mind The Beasts Book Cover

Never Mind The Beasts
(Dostoyevsky Wannabe, 2020)

Spera, Gabriel

The Ridgid Body Book Cover

The Ridgid Body
(Ashland Poetry Press, 2012)

The Standing Wave Book Cover

The Standing Wave
(Harper Perennial, 2003)

Stockburger, Nicole

Nowhere Beulah Book Cover

Nowhere Beulah
(Unicorn Press, 2019)

Trull, Rhett Iseman

The Real Warnings Book Cover

The Real Warnings
(Anhinga Press, 2009)

Underwood, Susan O'Dell

Genesis Road Book Cover

Genesis Road
(Madville Publishing, 2022)

The Book of Awe Book Cover

The Book of Awe
(Iris Press, 2018)

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America Book Cover

Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America
(Albert Whitman & Company, 2023)

Birmingham, 1963 Book Cover

Birmingham, 1963
(Wordsong, 2023)

You Are My Pride: A Love Letter from Your Motherland Book Cover

You Are My Pride: A Love Letter from Your Motherland
(Astra Young Readers, 2023)

A Song for the Unsung: Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the 1963 March on Washington Book Cover

A Song for the Unsung: Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the 1963 March on Washington
(Henry Holt and Co., 2022)

Standing in the Need of Prayer Book Cover

Standing in the Need of Prayer
(Crown Books for Young Readers, 2022)

Call Me Miss Hamilton: One Woman’s Case for Equality and Respect Book Cover

Call Me Miss Hamilton: One Woman’s Case for Equality and Respect
(Millbrook Press, 2022)

The Faith of Elijah Cummings: The North Star of Equal Justice Book Cover

The Faith of Elijah Cummings: The North Star of Equal Justice
(Random House Studio, 2022)

Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi Calls the House to Order Book Cover

Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi Calls the House to Order
(little bee books, 2021)

Dreams for a Daughter Book Cover

Dreams for a Daughter
(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2021)

Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre Book Cover

Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre
(Carolrhoda Books, 2021)

Weise, Jillian

Cyborg Detective Book Cover

Cyborg Detective
(BOA Editions, 2019)

The Book of Goodbyes Book Cover

The Book of Goodbyes
(BOA Editions, 2013)

The Colony Book Cover

The Colony
(Soft Skull , 2010)

The Amputee’s Guide to Sex Book Cover

The Amputee’s Guide to Sex
(Soft Skull Press, 2007)

White, Corrie Lynn

Gold Hill Family Audio Book Cover

Gold Hill Family Audio
(Southeast Missouri State Univ Press, 2022)

Wiley, Melissa

Inch and Roly and the Sunny Day Scare Book Cover

Inch and Roly and the Sunny Day Scare
(Simon Spotlight, 2014)

Inch and Roly and the Very Small Hiding Place Book Cover

Inch and Roly and the Very Small Hiding Place
(Turtleback Books, 2013)

The Prairie Thief Book Cover

The Prairie Thief
(Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2012)

Inch and Roly Make a Wish Book Cover

Inch and Roly Make a Wish
(Simon Spotlight, 2012)

Fox and Crow Are Not Friends Book Cover

Fox and Crow Are Not Friends
(Turtleback Books, 2012)

Little House by Boston Bay Book Cover

Little House by Boston Bay
(HarperCollins, 2007)

Across the Puddingstone Dam Book Cover

Across the Puddingstone Dam
(HarperCollins, 2004)

York, John Thomas

Cold Spring Rising Book Cover

Cold Spring Rising
(Press 53, 2012)

Naming the Constellations Book Cover

Naming the Constellations
(Spring Street Editions, 2010)

Youngblood, Leslie

Forever This Summer Book Cover

Forever This Summer
(Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2021)

Love Like Sky Book Cover

Love Like Sky
(Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2018)