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Abridged List of Recent Books and Awards

Author Title Publisher/Award Year
Katie Gutierrez MORE THAN YOU’LL EVER KNOW William Morrow U.S./Penguin Michael Joseph U.K. 2022
Diana Lopez Los Monstruos Kokila Books 2022
Stacy Swann Olympus, TX Doubleday 2021
Samantha Jayne Allen Pay Dirt Road Tony Hillerman Prize 2019, Minotaur 2021
James Henry Knippen Would We Still Be New Issues Press/New Issues Poetry Prize 2020 2021
Diana López Sing with Me: The Story of Selena Quintanilla Dial Books 2021
Meg E. Griffitts Hallucinating a Homestead Two Sylvias Press Chapbook Prize 2020
SG Huerta The Things We Bring with Us: Travel Poems Headmistress Press/Charlotte Mew Chapbook Contest 2020
Erin Pringle Hezada! I Miss You Awst Press 2020
Emily Beyda The Body Double Doubleday 2020
Richard Santos Trust Me Arte Público Press 2020
Danielle Zaccagnino Suppose Muscle, Suppose Night, Suppose This In August Mason Jar Press 2020
Claudia Cardona What Remains Host Publications/Host Publications Chapbook Prize 2020
Jon Marc Smith Make Them Cry Publisher/Award 2020
Sara Lupita Olivares Migratory Sound University of Arkansas Press/CantoMundo Poetry Prize 2020
Tomás Morin Let Me Count the Ways University of Nebraska Press 2020
Mark Barr Watershed: A Novel Hub City Press 2019
Colin Pope Why I Didn't Go to Your Funeral Tolsun Books 2019
Vanessa Couto Johnson pungent dins concentric Tolsun Books 2018
Michael Noll The Writer’s Field Guide to the Craft of Fiction A Strange Object 2018
JR Helton Bad Jobs and Poor Decisions W.W. Norton 2018
Levis Keltner Into That Good Night Arcade 2018
David Norman South of Hannah Impress Books 2018
Luisa Muradyan American Radiance Prairie Schooner Prize/ University of Nebraska Press 2018
Melissa Stephenson Driven Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018
Elizabeth Threadgill Tangled in the Light Finishing Line Press 2018
Ray Robertson 1979 Biblioasis 2018
James Deitz Still Seeing a Dead Soldier TurningPoint 2018
John Fry With Dogstar as My Witness Orison Books 2018
Amelia Gray Isadora Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017
Sarah Rafael García SanTana’s Fairy Tales Raspa Magazine, Digitus Indie Publishers 2017
John Andrews Colin Is Changing His Name Sibling Rivalry Press 2017
Allison Grace Myers "Perfume Poured Out" Image; Honorable Mention Best American Essays 2017 2017
Michaela Hansen "The Devil in the Barn" American Short Fiction Prize (selected by Lauren Groff) 2017
Will Jensen Cities of Men Turner 2017
Tomás Q. Morín Patient Zero Copper Canyon Press 2017
Ram Hinojosa   NEA Military Fellowship 2017