SEPTEMBER 29, 2017    
Announcing our new authors for 2018!

The Word Works editors are pleased to bring you more spectacular books, chosen at last from our pool of May Reading Period submissions. In 2018, we will publish these titles in addition to those previously announced*:

Willa CarrollNerve Chorus
Abby ChewA Bear Approaches from the Sky
Akua Lezli HopeThem Gone
Joanne McFarlandIdentifying the Body
Leslie McGrathFeminists Are Passing from Our Lives
Kevin McLellanOrnitheology
Miles WaggenerSuperstition Freeway

Congratulations to these remarkable poets and also to the many whose outstanding submissions made the May Reading Period pool an extraordinary place to swim. 

2018 will be a busy and thrilling year!

*In case you forgot, the titles above will join these marvelous books already on our production table:

Our International Editions imprint will bring forth a bilingual edition of Jeannette L. Clariond's  Faint Blood , translated by Curtis Bauer.

The Hilary Tham Capital Collection introduces two first books: Thomas March's Aftermath and Donald Illich's Chance Bodies

And we're so pleased with our two prize-winners:  Zoom by Susan Lewis (The Washington Prize) and Taxonomy of the Missing by Lisa Lewis (The Tenth Gate Prize).

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