Books by Alumni and Students - Creative Writing

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In This World of Ultraviolet Light: Stories

Raul Palma

Indiana University Press (2023)

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Taste: A Book of Small Bites

Jehanne Dubrow

Columbia University Press (2022)

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Blackout: A Thriller

Erin Flanagan

Thomas & Mercer (2022)

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Sugar Work

Katie Marya

Alice James (2022)

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From Your Friend, Carey Dean: Letters from Nebraska's Death Row

Lisa Knopp

Cascade Books (2022)

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New to Liberty

DeMisty D. Bellinger

Unnamed Press (2022)

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MFA Thesis Novel

Ian M. Rogers

Vine Leaves Press (2022)

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Velorio: A Novel

Xavier Navarro Aquino

HarperCollins (2022)

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Blue-Skinned Gods

SJ Sindu

Soho Press (2021)

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Deer Season

Erin Flanagan

University of Nebraska Press (2021)

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Peculiar Heritage

DeMisty D. Bellinger

Mason Jar Press (2021)

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Afterwards

Reagan Myers

Button Poetry (2021)

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Nowhere: Poems

Katie Schmid Henson

University of New Mexico Press (2021)

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I Have Always Been Me: A Memoir

Precious Brady-Davis

TOPPLE Books & Little A (2021)

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Bloodwater Parish

Arden Eli Hill

Seven Kitchens Press (2021)

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Tuntuni and Other Jungle Tales from Bengal

Upendrakishore Ray Chowdhury. Translated by Madhumita Gupta.

Mango Books (2021)

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How to Love the World: Poems of Gratitude and Hope

Edited by James Crews

Workman Press (2021)

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Your Crib, My Qibla: African Poetry Book Series

University of Nebraska Press (2021)

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More in Time: A Tribute to Ted Kooser

Jessica Poli, Marco Abel, and Timothy Schaffert, eds.

University of Nebraska Press (2021)

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The Other Names of Grief

Rasaq Malik

Konya Shamsrumi (2021)

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Pickard County Atlas: A Novel

Chris Harding Thornton

MCD (2021)

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Big Life

Sam Dodson

Black Mountain Press (2021)

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Wild Kingdom: Poems

Jehanne Dubrow

Louisiana State University Press (2021)

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100 Miles of Baseball: Fifty Games, One Summer

Dale Jacobs and Heidi LM Jacobs

Biblioasis Press (2021)

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Love in Seven Easy Steps

Gayathri Prabhu

Magic Mongrel Publishers (2021)

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Plain Bad Heroines: A Novel

emily m. danforth

William Morrow (2020)

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Sky Songs: Meditations on Loving a Broken World

Jennifer Sinor

University of Nebraska Press (2020)

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A Mouthful of Home

Tryphena L. Yeboah

Akashic Books (2020)

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Aria Viscera

April Gloaming (2020)

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The Poison Flood

Jordan Farmer

G.P. Putnam's Sons (2020)

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Forever War

Kate Gaskin

YesYes Books (2020)

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All My Mother's Lovers: A Novel

Ilana Masad

Dutton (2020)

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In Our Other Lives: A Novel

Theodore Wheeler

Little A (2020)

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Bone Chalk

Jim Reese

Stephen F. Austin University Press (2020)

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The Sacrifice of Darkness

Roxane Gay

Archaia (2020)

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What Magick May Not Alter

JC Reilly

Madville Publishing (2020)

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The World Out There

John Duncan Talbird

Madville Publishing (2020)

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Staten Island Stories

Johns Hopkins University Press (2019)

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The Banks

Roxane Gay

TKO Studios (2019)

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Opera on TV

James Lowell Brunton

The Operating System Press (2019)

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All the Wild Hungers: A Season of Cooking and Cancer

Karen Babine

Milkweed Editions (2019)

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throughsmoke: an essay in notes

Jehanne Dubrow

New River Press (2019)

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Lost on Purpose

Karen Head

Iris Press (2019)

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Molly of the Mall: Literary Lass and Purveyor of Fine Footwear

Heidi LM Jacobs

NeWest Press (2019)

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Teeth Never Sleep: Poems

Ángel Garcia

University of Arkansas Press (2018)

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Hillary, Made Up

Marianne Kunkel

Stephen F. Austin University Press (2018)

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Quite Mad: An American Pharma Memoir

Sarah Fawn Montgomery

The Ohio State University Press (2018)

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Mass for Shut-Ins

Todd Robinson

The Backwaters Press (2018)

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You or a Loved One

Gabriel Houck

Orison Books (2018)

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Red and Vast

Dancing Girl Press (2018)

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Sweet and Low: Stories

Nick White

Penguin (2018)

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Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture

Roxane Gay

Harper Perennial (2018)

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Inside the Flower Room

Saddiq Dzukogi

Akashic Books (2018)

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No Home in This Land: New-Generation African Poets: Tano

Rasaq Malik

Akashic Books (2018)

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Flight

Chaun Ballard

Tupelo Press (2018)

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Difficult Women

Roxane Gay

Grove Press (2018)

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Daughter Shaman Sings Blood Anthem

Porkbelly Press (2017)

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The Man On High: Essays on Skateboarding, Hip-hop, Poetry and The Notorious B.I.G.

Jeff Alessandrelli

Eyewear Publishing (2017)

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The New Nudity

Hadara Bar-Nadav

Saturnalia Books (2017)

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Telling My Father

James Crews

Southeast Missouri State University Press (2017)

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The Afterlife of Holly Chase

Cynthia Hand

HarperTeen (2017)

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Telling Stories: The Craft of Narrative and the Writing Life

Lee Martin

University of Nebraska Press (2017)

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The Lost Prayers of Ricky Graves

James Han Mattson

Little A (2017)

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The Boy Who Really, Really Wanted to Have Sex: The Memoir of a Fat Kid

John McNally

Elephant Rock Books (2017)

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Beating the Bounds: Poems

Liz Ahl

Hobblebush Books (2017)

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Rubbing Elbows

DeMisty D. Bellinger

Finishing Line Press (2017)

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We Are All Shipwrecks

Kelly Grey Carlisle

Sourcebooks (2017)

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Cosmovore

Aqueduct Press (2017)

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Hands that Break and Scar

Sarah A. Chavez

Sundress Publications (2017)

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The Boat Runner

Devin Murphy

Harper Perennial (2017)

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Mammother

Zachary Schomburg

Featherproof Books (2017)

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Kings of Broken Things

Theodore Wheeler

Little A (2017)

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Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

Roxane Gay

HarperCollins (2017)

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Marriage of a Thousand Lies

SJ Sindu

Soho Press (2017)

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How to Survive a Summer

Nick White

Blue Rider Press (2017)

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Through a Certain Forest

Laura Madeline Wiseman

BlazeVOX (2017)

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The Spoils: Stories

Casey Pycior

Switchgrass Books / Northern Illinois University Press (2017)

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As I Stand Living

Christopher Higgs

Civil Coping Mechanisms (2017)

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Three Days with the Long Moon

Adrian Koesters

BrickHouse Books (2017)

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The Widow's Guide to Edible Mushrooms

Chauna Craig

Press 53 (2017)

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Dots & Dashes: Poems

Jehanne Dubrow

Southern Illinois University Press (2017)

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Leaves Surface Like Skin

Michelle Menting

Terrapin Books (2017)

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Blind Girl Grunt: The Selected Blues Lyrics and Other Poems

Constance Merritt

Headmistress Press (2017)

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Leaving Tracks: A Prairie Guide

Sarah Fawn Montgomery

Finishing Line Press (2017)

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Incognito

Biljana Obradovic

Wordtech Communications LLC (2017)

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If I Had to Tell It Again: A Memoir

Gayathri Prabhu

HarperCollins (2017)

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Bread: A Memoir of Hunger

Lisa Knopp

University of Missouri Press (2016)

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Fountain and Furnace

Hadara Bar-Nadav

Tupelo Press (2016)

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House of the Night Watch

Tara Ballard

New Rivers Press (2016)

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Black Panther: World of Wakanda

Roxane Gay

Marvel (2016)

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Bad Faith

Theodore Wheeler

Queen's Ferry Press (2016)

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The Arranged Marriage: Poems

Jehanne Dubrow

University of New Mexico Press (2015)

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Alexia

Jessica Poli

Sixth Finch (2015)

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The Future Is a Faint Song

James (Jaime) Brunton & Russell Evatt

Dream Horse Press (2014)

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All Day, Talking

Sarah A. Chavez

dancing girl press (2014)

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Bad Feminist: Essays

Roxane Gay

HarperCollins (2014)

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Down from the Mountaintop: From Belief to Belonging

Joshua Doležal

University of Iowa Press (2014)

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An Untamed State

Roxane Gay

Grove Press (2014)

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On Occasion: Four Poets, One Year

Karen Head, Blake Leland, JC Reilly, and Robert E. Wood

Poetry Atlanta Press (2014)

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Regenerate: Poems of Mad Women

Sarah Fawn Montgomery

dancing girl press (2014)

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The Astronaut Checks His Watch

Sarah Fawn Montgomery

Finishing Line Press (2014)

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It's Not Going to Kill You, and Other Stories

Erin Flanagan

University of Nebraska Press (2013)

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Weeds: A Farm Daughter's Lament

Evelyn I. Funda

University of Nebraska Press (2013)

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Safe House

Ava Winter

Thrush Press (2013)

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Afterimage

Benjamin Vogt

Stephen F. Austin University Press (2013)

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Lullaby (with Exit Sign)

Hadara Bar-Nadav

Saturnalia Books (2013)

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The Egg Mistress

Jessica Poli

Gold Line Press (2013)

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The Runaway Note

Tyrone Jaeger

Shakespeare and Company, Toad Suck (2012)

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What the River Carries: Encounters with the Mississippi, Missouri, and Platte

Lisa Knopp

University of Missouri Press (2012)

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The Miseducation of Cameron Post

emily m. danforth

Balzer + Bray / HarperCollins (2012)

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The Laughing Game

Marianne Kunkel

Finishing Line Press (2012)

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The Frame Called Ruin

Hadara Bar-Nadav

New Issues (2012)

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Red Army Red: Poems

Jehanne Dubrow

Northwestern University Press (2012)

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Ayiti

Roxane Gay

Artistically Declined Press / Grove Press (2011)

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Stateside: Poems

Jehanne Dubrow

Northwestern University Press (2010)

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Two Rooms

Constance Merritt

Louisiana State University Press (2009)

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Damas, Dramas, and Ana Ruiz: A Quinceañera Club Novel

Belinda Acosta

Grand Central Publishing (2009)

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Sassing

Karen Head

WordTech Editions (2009)

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My Paris Year

Karen Head

All Nations Press (2009)

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Interior Places

Lisa Knopp

Bison Books (2008)

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Blessings and Inclemencies

Constance Merritt

Louisiana State University Press (2007)

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A Glass of Milk to Kiss Goodnight

Hadara Bar-Nadav

Margie/Intuit House (2007)

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The Bright Forever

Lee Martin

Broadway (2006)

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The Usual Mistakes

Erin Flanagan

University of Nebraska Press (2005)

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The Nature of Home: A Lexicon and Essays

Lisa Knopp

Bison Books (2004)

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Shadow Boxes: Poems and Prose Poems

Karen Head

All Nations Press (2003)

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A Protocol for Touch

Constance Merritt

University of North Texas Press (2000)

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Flight Dreams: A Life in the Midwestern Landscape

Lisa Knopp

University of Iowa Press (1998)

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Field of Vision

Lisa Knopp

University of Iowa Press (1996)

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