MFA Alumni Bookshelf | Department of English

MFA Alumni Bookshelf

We are in the process of building our virtual Greensboro bookshelf. If you have a new book out or would like to let us know about a recent alum publication, please contact us at mfa@uncg.edu!


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.

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)

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)

Cure, Logen

Welcome to Midland Book Cover

Welcome to Midland
(Deep Vellum Publishing, 2021)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Stockburger, Nicole

Nowhere Beulah Book Cover

Nowhere Beulah
(Unicorn Press, 2019)

Weatherford, Carole Boston

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)

Beauty Mark: A Verse Novel of Marilyn Monroe Book Cover

Beauty Mark: A Verse Novel of Marilyn Monroe
(Candlewick, 2020)

RESPECT: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul Book Cover

RESPECT: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul
(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2020)

BOX: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom Book Cover

BOX: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom
(Candlewick, 2020)

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)

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)