Books by Workshop Writers


Each year, Writers' Workshop alumni and faculty publish nearly 100 books across genres. The Glenn Schaeffer Library and Archives houses a full collection of alumni and faculty books. The most recent of these publications are represented here, organized by publication year and then alphabetically by author. We are always updating this list.

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Black Sunday, by Tola Rotimi Abraham

Black Sunday 
Tola Rotimi Abraham 
February 4, 2020 | Fiction

The Clearing, by Addison Adair

The Clearing 
Allison Adair 
June 9, 2020 | Poetry

The Heap, by Sean Adams

The Heap 
Sean Adams 
January 7, 2020 | Fiction

Exodus, by ‘Gbenga Adeoba

‘Gbenga Adeoba 
March 3, 2020 | Poetry

Antigone Without Antigone and Other Plays, by Toby Altman

Antigone Without Antigone and Other Plays 
Toby Altman 
May 5, 2020 | Plays

The Galleons, by Rick Barot

The Galleons 
Rick Barot 
February 11, 2020 | Poetry

After the Hunger, by MaryEllen Beveridge

After the Hunger 
MaryEllen Beveridge 
February 20, 2020 | Fiction

Asylum, by Jill Bialosky

Jill Bialosky 
August 4, 2020 | Poetry

Quilt Life: Poems, by Cindy Bosley

Quilt Life: Poems 
Cindy Bosley 
August 4, 2020 | Poetry

A Month’s Worth of Instructional Poems, Rebecca Bridge

A Month’s Worth of Instructional Poems 
Rebecca Bridge 
January 11, 2020 | Poetry

The Ghost Variations, by Kevin Brockmeier

The Ghost Variations 
Kevin Brockmeier 
October 6, 2020 | Fiction

Ordinary Hazards, by Anna Bruno

Ordinary Hazards 
Anna Bruno 
August 18, 2020 | Fiction

Likes, Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum

Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum 
September 1, 2020 | Fiction

How a Woman Becomes a Lake, by Marjorie Celona

How a Woman Becomes a Lake 
Marjorie Celona 
March 3, 2020 | Fiction

These Doors, by Marian Matthews Clark

These Doors 
Marian Matthews Clark 
December 9, 2020 | Fiction

Skim Deep, by Max Allan Collins

Skim Deep 
Max Allan Collins 
December 8, 2020 | Fiction

The Ongoing Mystery of the Disappearing Self, by Martin Corless-Smith

The Ongoing Mystery of the Disappearing Self 
Martin Corless-Smith 
September 28, 2020 | Poetry

Guillotine, by Eduardo C. Corral

Eduardo C. Corral 
August 4, 2020 | Poetry

Natch, by Sophia Dahlin

Sophia Dahlin 
September 1, 2020 | Poetry

In My Unknowing, by Chard deNiord

In My Unknowing 
Chard deNiord 
February 1, 2020 | Poetry

Sisyphusina, by Shira Dentz

Shira Dentz 
March 3, 2020 | Poetry, Art

Blackspace: On the Poetics of an Afrofuture, by Anaïs Duplan

Blackspace: On the Poetics of an Afrofuture 
Anaïs Duplan 
September 8, 2020 | Criticism

American Gospel, by Lin Enger

American Gospel 
Lin Enger 
October 1, 2020 | Fiction

The Office of Historical Corrections, by Danielle Evans

The Office of Historical Corrections 
Danielle Evans 
November 10, 2020 | Fiction

Choose Your Own Adventure SPIES: Harry Houdini, by Katherine Factor

Choose Your Own Adventure SPIES: Harry Houdini 
Katherine Factor 
May 1, 2020 | Fiction

How to Pack for the End of the World, by Michelle Falkoff

How to Pack for the End of the World 
Michelle Falkoff 
November 10, 2020 | Fiction

Atomic Love, by Jennie Fields

Atomic Love 
Jennie Fields 
August 18, 2020 | Fiction

Frozen Fire, by Pam Fox

Frozen Fire 
Pam Fox 
February 27, 2020 | Fiction

Sea Wife, by Amity Gaige

Sea Wife 
Amity Gaige 
April 28, 2020 | Fiction

Old Lovegood Girls, by Gail Godwin

Old Lovegood Girls 
Gail Godwin 
May 5, 2020 | Fiction

The Needle, by Regan Good

The Needle 
Regan Good 
January 1, 2020 | Poetry

Cleanness, by Garth Greenwell

Garth Greenwell 
January 14, 2020 | Fiction

Transcendent Kingdom, by Yaa Gyasi

Transcendent Kingdom 
Yaa Gyasi 
September 15, 2020 | Fiction

They Aren't Your Ducks, by Sally McGreevey Hannay

They Aren’t Your Ducks 
Sally McGreevey Hannay 
March 23, 2020 | Poetry

The Audible and the Evident, by Julie Hanson

The Audible and the Evident 
Julie Hanson 
February 20, 2020 | Poetry

White Poison, by Michael Harris

White Poison 
Michael Harris 
March 31, 2020 | Fiction

Between Lakes, by Jeffrey Harrison

Between Lakes 
Jeffrey Harrison 
September 1, 2020 | Poetry

Lost in Waste, by Catherine Haustein

Lost in Waste 
Catherine Haustein 
February 2, 2020 | Fiction

Borderline Citizen: Dispatches from the Outskirts of Nationhood/, by Robin Hemley

Borderline Citizen: Dispatches from the Outskirts of Nationhood/ 
Robin Hemley 
March 1, 2020 | Essay, Memoir

Every Day We Get More Illegal, by Juan Felipe Herrera

Every Day We Get More Illegal 
Juan Felipe Herrera 
September 2, 2020 | Poetry

28 Summers, by Elin Hilderbrand

28 Summers 
Elin Hilderbrand 
June 16, 2020 | Fiction

Agitprop for Bedtime, by Charles Holdefer

Agitprop for Bedtime 
Charles Holdefer 
October 15, 2020 | Fiction

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning

Minor Feelings : An Asian American Reckoning 
Cathy Park Hong 
February 25, 2020 | Essay, Memoir

sundaey, by Kirsten Ihns

Kirsten Ihns 
February 25, 2020 | Poetry

You Again, by Debra Jo Immergut

You Again 
Debra Jo Immergut 
July 7, 2020 | Fiction

I've Been Wrong Before, by Evan James

I've Been Wrong Before 
Evan James 
March 3, 2020 | Essay

Czech Techno, by Mark Jarman

Czech Techno 
Mark Anthony Jarman 
November 1, 2020 | Fiction

Dailiness: Essays on Poetry

Dailiness: Essays on Poetry 
Mark Jarman 
February 18, 2020 | Craft

The Resisters, by Gish Jen

The Resisters 
Gish Jen 
February 4, 2020 | Fiction

Romance or The End: Poems, by Elaine Kahn

Romance or The End: Poems 
Elaine Kahn 
February 4, 2020 | Poetry

(aviary), by Genevieve Kaplan

Genevieve Kaplan 
March 1, 2020 | Poetry

Blood Feather, by Karla Kelsey

Blood Feather 
Karla Kelsey 
October 1, 2020 | Poetry

Universe of Two, by Stephen Kiernan

Universe of Two 
Stephen Kiernan 
May 5, 2020 | Fiction

Maria Tallchief: Woman of Two Worlds, by Cinnamon Spear Kills First

Maria Tallchief: Woman of Two Worlds 
Cinnamon Spear Kills First 
November 1, 2020 | Fiction

Go Dance! by Cinnamon Spear Kills First

Go Dance! 
Cinnamon Spear Kills First 
November 1, 2020 | Fiction

NEUTRAL EVIL ))), by Lee Klein

Lee Klein 
March 1, 2020 | Fiction

The Nightfields, by Joanna Klink

The Nightfields 
Joanna Klink 
July 7, 2020 | Poetry

Glaring, by Benjamin Krusling

Benjamin Krusling 
December 3, 2020 | Poetry

The Poets and Writers Complete Guide to Being a Writer, by Kevin Larimer and Mary Gannon

The Poets & Writers Complete Guide to Being a Writer 
Kevin Larimer and Mary Gannon 
April 21, 2020 | Craft

Must I Go, by Yiyun Li

Must I Go 
Yiyun Li 
July 28, 2020 | Fiction

Mesmerizingly Sadly Beautiful, by Matthew Lippman

Mesmerizingly Sadly Beautiful 
Matthew Lippman 
March 2, 2020 | Poetry

Later: My Life at the Edge of the World

Later : My Life at the Edge of the World 
Paul Lisicky 
March 17, 2020 | Memoir

The Boy in the Field, by Margot Livesey

The Boy in the Field 
Margot Livesey 
August 11, 2020 | Fiction

After Troy, by Taban Lo Liyong

After Troy 
Taban Lo Liyong 
November 27, 2020 | Poetry

Fractal Shores, by Diane Louie

Fractal Shores 
Diane Louie 
October 15, 2020 | Poetry

Flourish, by Dora Malech

Dora Malech 
February 18, 2020 | Poetry

Things to Do in Hell, by Chris Martin

Things to Do in Hell 
Chris Martin 
October 6, 2020 | Poetry

Gold Cure, by Ted Mathys

Gold Cure 
Ted Mathys 
September 15, 2020 | Poetry

Everyone Knows How Much I Love You, by Kyle McCarthy

Everyone Knows How Much I Love You 
Kyle McCarthy 
January 6, 2020 | Fiction

Sometimes I Never Suffered, by Shane McCrae

Sometimes I Never Suffered 
Shane McCrae 
June 2, 2020 | Poetry

The Fear of Everything, by John McNally

The Fear of Everything 
John McNally 
September 1, 2020 | Fiction

Toxicon and Arachne, by Joyelle McSweeney

Toxicon and Arachne 
Joyelle McSweeney 
April 7, 2020 | Poetry

Lull, by Nora Claire Miller

Nora Claire Miller 
February 1, 2020 | Poetry

More Miracle than Bird, by Alice Miller

More Miracle than Bird 
Alice Miller 
June 2, 2020 | Fiction

The Brightest Place in the World, by David Philip Mullins

The Brightest Place in the World 
David Philip Mullins 
April 20, 2020 | Fiction

afFect theory, by Julianne Neely

afFect theory 
Julianne Neely 
June 15, 2020 | Poetry

Methods Body [AUDIO LP], by John Niekrasz

Methods Body [AUDIO LP] 
John Niekrasz 
August 28, 2020 | Music

Fraternity, by Benjamin Nugent

Benjamin Nugent 
July 7, 2020 | Fiction

My Red Heaven, by Lance Olsen

My Red Heaven 
Lance Olsen 
January 21, 2020 | Fiction

Sacrament of Bodies, by Romeo Oriogun

Sacrament of Bodies 
Romeo Oriogun 
March 3, 2020 | Poetry

Out of Nowhere Into Nothing, by Caryl Pagel

Out of Nowhere Into Nothing 
Caryl Pagel 
September 15, 2020 | Nonfiction, Essay

True North and Untrue You, by Sam Pereira

True North and Untrue You [eBook] 
Sam Pereira 
December 10, 2020 | Poetry

White Blood, by Kiki Petrosino

White Blood 
Kiki Petrosino 
May 5, 2020 | Poetry

Dead South, by Charles Lamar Phillips

Dead South 
Charles Lamar Phillips 
February 10, 2020 | Fiction

Atlas T, by D.A. Powell

Atlas T 
D.A. Powell 
April 1, 2020 | Poetry

Gravity Well, by Marc Rahe

Gravity Well 
Marc Rahe 
October 20, 2020 | Poetry

Underworld Lit, by Srikanth Reddy

Underworld Lit 
Srikanth Reddy 
August 4, 2020 | Poetry

Jack, by Marilynne Robinson

Marilynne Robinson 
September 29, 2020 | Fiction

Father Guards the Sheep, by Sari Rosenblatt

Father Guards the Sheep 
Sari Rosenblatt 
October 2, 2020 | Fiction

Scat Jyze, by G.P. Sandefjord (pen name)

Jyze of the Heavenly Year 
G.P. Sandefjord (pen name) 
June 22, 2020 | Fiction

Scat Jyze, by G.P. Sandefjord (pen name)

Scat Jyze 
G.P. Sandefjord (pen name) 
August 19, 2020 | Fiction

The Heartbeat as an Ancient Instrument, by David Schloss

The Heartbeat as an Ancient Instrument 
David Schloss 
September 1, 2020 | Poetry

Arena, by Laren Shapiro

Laren Shapiro 
October 15, 2020 | Poetry

Rodham, by Curtis Sittenfeld

Curtis Sittenfeld 
May 19, 2020 | Fiction

Perestroika in Paris, by Jane Smiley

Perestroika in Paris 
Jane Smiley 
December 1, 2020 | Fiction

Demo, by Charlie Smith

Charlie Smith 
April 7, 2020 | Poetry

Little Black Train, by Jordan Smith

Little Black Train 
Jordan Smith 
March 4, 2020 | Poetry

Last One Out Shut Off the Lights, by Stephanie Soileau

Last One Out Shut Off the Lights 
Stephanie Soileau 
July 1, 2020 | Fiction

The Book of V., by Anna Solomon

The Book of V. 
Anna Solomon 
May 5, 2020 | Fiction

And Then Something Happened, by Debra Spark

And Then Something Happened 
Debra Spark 
August 11, 2020 | Essay

Instrument/Traveler’s Ode, by Dao Strom

Instrument/Traveler’s Ode 
Dao Strom 
November 3, 2023 | Poetry, Music, Art

All That I Have Not Made, by Robert Sward

All That I Have Not Made 
Robert Sward 
June 1, 2020 | Poetry

Real Life, by Brandon Taylor

Real Life 
Brandon Taylor 
February 18, 2020 | Fiction

The Ancestor, by Danielle Trussoni

The Ancestor 
Danielle Trussoni 
April 7, 2020 | Fiction

After Life as a Human, by Laura Valeri

After Life as a Human 
Laura Valeri 
November 1, 2020 | Nonfiction, Memoir

L'Isola del Silenzio, by Laura Valeri

L'Isola del Silenzio 
Laura Valeri 
July 4, 2020 | Fiction

Rare Earth, by Kelsi Vanada

Rare Earth 
Kelsi Vanada 
March 6, 2020 | Poetry

How to Make a Slave and Other Essays, by Jerald Walker

How to Make a Slave and Other Essays 
Jerald Walker 
November 2, 2020 | Essay

Come To the X, by Julia Wendell

Come To the X 
Julia Wendell 
April 15, 2020 | Poetry

Five Principles of Green Witchcraft, by Asa West

Five Principles of Green Witchcraft 
Asa West 
September 15, 2020 | Handbooks and Guides

Valentine, by Elizabeth Wetmore

Elizabeth Wetmore 
March 31, 2020 | Fiction

Processed Cheese, by Stephen Wright

Processed Cheese 
Stephen Wright 
January 21, 2020 | Fiction

Death Industrial Complex, by Candice Wuehle

Death Industrial Complex 
Candice Wuehle 
April 1, 2020 | Poetry

How Much of These Hills is Gold, by C Pam Zhang

How Much of These Hills is Gold 
C Pam Zhang 
April 7, 2020 | Fiction

My Baby First Birthday, by Jenny Zhang

My Baby First Birthday 
Jenny Zhang 
May 12, 2020 | Poetry