Faculty and Alumni Books

Faculty & Alumni Books by Author

Liz Ahl
  • Beating the Bounds. Hobblebush Books 2017
Eve Alexandra
  • The Drowned Girl. Kent State Press 2003. Winner of the 2002 Wick Poetry Prize
Rane Arroyo
  • The Sky’s Weight. Turning Point Press 2009
  • The Buried Sea: New & Selected Poems. University of Arizona Press 2008
Cameron Barnett
  • The Drowning Boy's Guide to Water. Autumn House Press 2017. Winner of the 2017 Rising Writer Prize
Joseph Bathanti
  • The High Heart. Eastern Washington University Press 2007
  • They Changed the State: The Legacy of North Carolina’s Visiting Artists (1971-1995). North Carolina Arts Council 2007
  • Coventry. Novello Festival Press 2006
  • Anson County. Parkway Publishers 2005
  • East Liberty. Banks Channel Books 2001
  • This Metal. St. Andrews Press 1996. Nominated for The National Book Award
Peter Beagle
  • Sweet Lightning. Tachyon 2009
  • We Never Talk About My Brother. Tachyon 2008
  • The Line Between. Tachyon 2006
  • A Dance for Emilia. Roc 2000
  • Tamsin. Roc 1999
  • The Rhinoceros Who Quoted Nietzsche and Other Odd Acquaintances. Tachyon 1997
  • Giant Bones. Roc 1997
  • The Unicorn Sonata. Turner 1996
  • In the Presence of Elephants. Capra Press 1995
  • The Inkeeper's Song. Roc 1993
  • The Folk of the Air. Ballantine Books/Del Rey 1986
  • The Garden of Early Delights. Nonfiction 1982
  • The Lady and Her Tiger. Dutton 1976
  • The California Feeling. Doubleday 1969
  • The Last Unicorn. Viking 1968
  • I See By My Outfit. Viking 1965
  • A Fine and Private Place. Viking 196
Jan Beatty
  • Jackknife. University of Pittsburgh Press 2017
  • The Switching/Yard. University of Pittsburgh Press 2013
  • Red Sugar. University of Pittsburgh Press 2008
  • Boneshaker. University of Pittsburgh Press 2002
  • Mad River. University of Pittsburgh Press 1994 Winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize
Craig Bernier
  • Your Life Idyllic: Stories. Black Lawrence 2014. St. Lawrence Book Award
CM Burroughs
  • The Vital System. Tupelo Press 2012
Karen Rose Cercone
  • Coal Bones. Berkeley 1999
  • Blood Tracks. Berkeley 1998
  • Steel Ashes. Berkeley 1997
Michael Chabon
  • Moonglow. Harper 2016. Finalist for the 2016 National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction; ALA Carnegie Medal Finalist for Excellence in Fiction; Winner of the Sophie Brody Medal; Wall Street Journal's Best Novel of the Year; New York Times Notable Book of the Year
  • Telegraph Avenue: A Novel. Harper 2012
  • Maps and Legends. McSweeney’s 2008
  • Gentlemen of the Road. Del Rey 2007
  • The Yiddish Policeman’s Union: A Novel. HarperCollins 2007
  • The Final Solution. The Fourth Estate 2004. Winner of the 2005 National Jewish Book Award
  • Summerland. Miramax/Hyperion 2002. Winner of the 2003 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award
  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. Picador 2001. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2001
  • Werewolves in Their Youth. Picador 2000
  • Wonder Boys. Villard 1995
  • A Model World and Other Stories. William Morrow & Co. 1991
  • Mysteries of Pittsburgh. Harper Perenial 1989
Kazumi Chin
  • Having a Coke with Godzilla. Sibling Rivalry Press 2017
Robin Clarke
  • Lines the Quarry. Omnidawn 2013
Garnett Kilberg Cohen
  • Lost Women, Banished Souls. University of Missouri Press 1996
Kristofer Collins
  • The Liturgy of Streets. Six Gallery Press 2009
  • King Everything. Six Gallery Press 2007
Katie Coyle
  • Vivian Apple At the End Of the World. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015
  • Vivian Apple Needs a Miracle. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015
Angie Cruz
  • Dominicana. Flatiron Books 2019
  • Let It Rain Coffee: A Novel. Simon & Schuster 2005
  • Soledad. Simon & Schuster 2001
Jennifer Kwon Dobbs
  • Paper Pavilion. White Pine Press 2007
Patricia Dobler
  • Collected Poems. Autumn House Press 2005
  • UXB. Mill Hunk Books 1991
Gwen Ebert
  • The Little Bat Trainer. University Press of New England 2002. Winner of the Four Way Books Intro Prize in Poetry.
Barbara Edelman
  • Dream of the Gone-From City. Carnegie Mellon University Press 2017
Kelly Forsythe
  • Perennial. Coffee House Press 2018
Kathleen George
  • A Measure of Blood. Open Road 2014
  • Afterimage. St. Martin's 2007
  • Fallen. Dell 2004
  • Taken. Delacorte 2001
  • The Man in the Buick. BKMK Press 1999
Lester Goran
  • Outlaws of the Purple Cow, and Other Stories. Kent State University Press 1999
  • Bing Crosby’s Last Song. Picador 1998
  • She Loved Me Once, and Other Stories. Kent State University Press 1997
  • Tales from the Irish Club: A Collection of Short Stories. Kent State University Press 1996
  • The Bright Streets of Surfside: the Memoir of a Friendship with Isaac Bashevis Singer. Kent State University Press 1994
  • Mrs. Beautiful. New Horizons Press 1985
  • The Keeper of Secrets. McCall 1971
  • The Demon in the Sun Parlor. New American Library 1968
  • The Stranger in the Snow. New American Library 1966
  • The Candy Butcher’s Farewell. McGraw-Hill 1964
  • Maria Light. Houghton Mifflin 1962
  • The Paratrooper of Mechanic Avenue. Houghton Mifflin 1961
Miriam Bird Greenburg
  • In the Volcano's Mouth. University of Pittsburgh Press 2016. Winner of the 2015 Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize
Dave Griffith
  • A Good War Is Hard to Find: The Art of Violence in America. Soft Skull Press 2006
Piotr Gwiazda
  • Aspects of Strangers. Moria Books 2015
  • Messages. Pond Road Press 2012
  • Gargarin Street. Washington Writers' Publishing House 2006
Kathryn Miller Haines
  • The Winter of Her Discontent. Harper 2008
  • The War Against Miss Winter. Harper 2007
J.C. Hallman
  • In Utopia: Six Kinds of Eden and the Search for a Better Paradise. St. Martin’s 2010
  • The Hospital for Bad Poets. Milkweed Editions 2009
  • The Devil is a Gentleman. Random House 2006
  • The Chess Artist. St. Martin’s Griffin 2004
Linda Lee Harper
  • Kiss Kiss. Cleveland State University Poetry Center 2007. Winner of the Cleveland State University Poetry Center Open Competition
  • Toward Desire. Word Works 1996. Winner of the 1995 Washington Prize for Poetry
Lizzie Harris
  • Stop Wanting. Cleveland State University Poetry Center 2014
Bob Hartley
  • North and Central. Tortoise Books 2017
  • Following Tommy. Červená Barva Press 2012
Yona Harvey
  • You Don't Have to Go to Mars for Love. Four Way Books 2020
  • Hemming the Water. Four Way Books 2013
Terrance Hayes
  • How to Be Drawn. Penguin Poets 2015. NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Poetry; Nominated for the National Book Award for Poetry
Tonya Cherie Hegamin
  • M+O 4EVR. Houghton Mifflin 2008
Aubrey Hirsch
  • Why We Never Talk About Sugar. Braddock Avenue Books 2012
Lori Jakiela
  • Portrait of the Artist as a Bingo Worker: On Work and the Writing Life. Bottom Dog Press 2017
  • Belief Is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe. Atticus Books 2015
  • Miss New York Has Everything. Warner Books 2006
Amy Andrews and Jessica Mesman Griffith
  • Love and Salt: A Spiritual Friendship Shared in Letters. Loyola Press 2012
Geeta Kothari
  • I Brake for Moose and Other Stories. Braddock Avenue Books 2017
  • ‘Did My Mama Like to Dance?’ and Other Stories about Mothers and Daughters. Quill 1994
Mark Kramer
  • Dispossessed: Life in Our World’s Urban Slums . Orbis Books 2006
Nancy Krygowski
  • Velocity. University of Pittsburgh Press 2007. Winner of the 2006 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize
Jeanne Marie Laskas
  • To Obama: With Love, Joy, Anger, and Hope. Random House 2018
  • Concussion. Random House 2015
  • Hidden America: From Coal Miners to Cowboys, an Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People Who Make This Country Work. Putnam 2012
  • Growing Girls. Bantam Dell 2006
  • The Exact Same Moon. Bantam Dell 2003
  • Fifty Acres and a Poodle. Bantam Dell 2000
Gregory Lawless
  • Far Away. Red Mountain Press 2015
  • I Thought I Was New Here. BlazeVOX 2009
Li-Young Lee
  • Behind My Eyes. Norton 2008
  • Book of My Nights. BOA Editions Ltd. 2001. Winner of the 2002 William Carlos Williams Award
  • The Winged Seed: A Remembrance. Simon and Schuster 1995. Recipient of the American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation
  • The City in Which I Love You. BOA Editions Ltd. 1990. 1990 Lamont Poetry Selection
  • Rose. 1986. Winner of the Delmore Schwartz Memorial Poetry Award
Lawrence Lenhardt
  • The Well-Stocked and Gilded Cage. Outpost19 2016
Anne Leonard
  • Moth and Spark. Viking 2014
Michelle Lin
  • A House Made of Water. Sibling Rivalry Pres 2017
Karin Lin-Greenberg
  • Faulty Predictions. University of Georgia Press 2014. 2013 Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction
Thomas Lipinski
  • Death in the Steel City. Avon 2000
  • Steel City Confessions. Twilight 1999
  • A Picture of Her Tombstone. St. Martin's 1996
  • The Fall Down Artist. St. Martin's 1994
William Lychack
  • Cargill Falls. Braddock Avenue Books 2020
  • The Architect of Flowers. Mariner Books 2011
  • The Wasp Eater. Mariner Books 2005
Sam MacDonald
  • The Urban Hermit: A Memoir. St. Martin's 2008
  • The Agony of an American Wilderness. Rowman & Littlefield 2005
Sangeeta Mall
  • Flight of the Flamingo. Westland 2013
Dawn Lundy Martin
  • GOOD STOCK, STRANGE BLOOD. Coffee House Press 2017
  • Life in a Box is a Pretty Life. Nightboat Books 2014
  • Discipline. Nightboat 2011 selected by Fanny Howe for the Nightboat Books Poetry Prize
  • A Gathering of Matter / A Matter of Gathering. University of Georgia Press. 2007 winner of the Cave Canem Prize
Jennifer Matesa
  • Sex In Recovery: A Meeting Between the Covers. Hazelden Publishing 2016
  • The Recovering Body: Physical and Spiritual Fitness for Living Clean and Sober. Hazelden Publishing 2014
  • Knowing Stephanie. University of Pittsburgh Press 2003
  • Navel-Gazing: The Days and Nights of a Mother in the Making. Three Rivers Press 2001
Jane McCafferty
  • Thank You for the Music. Tandem Library 2004
Mia McKenzie
  • The Summer We Got Free. Black Girl Dangerous Press 2012
Sarah Menkedick
  • Homing Instincts: Early Motherhood on a Midwestern Farm. Pantheon 2017
Michael Meyer
  • The Road to Sleeping Dragon: Learning China from the Ground Up. Bloomsbury USA 2017
  • In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China. Bloomsbury Press 2015
  • The Last Days of Old Beijing: Life in the Vanishing Backstreets of a City Transformed. Walker & Company 2008
Dinty Moore
  • Dear Mr. Essay Writer Guy: Advice and Confessions on Love, Life, and Cannibals. Random House 2015
  • The Mindful Writer: Noble Truths of the Writing Life. Wisdom Publications 201
  • 2Between Panic and Desire. University of Nebraska Press 2008
Stephen Murabito
  • Lowering the Body. Star Cloud Press 2008 Communion of Asiago. Star Cloud Press 2006
  • The Oswego Fugues. Star Cloud Press 2005
Micki Myers
  • Trigger Finger. Pearl Editions 2003. Winner of the Pearl Prize for Poetry, judged by Jim Daniels
Kristin Naca
  • Bird Eating Bird. Harper Collins 2009. Winner of the National Poetry Series Contest, judged by Yusef Komunyakaa
Rachel Nagelberg
  • The Fifth Wall. Black Sparrow Press 2017
Diana Khoi Nguyen
  • Ghost Of. Omnidawn 2018
Ron Nyswaner
  • Blue Days, Black Nights: A Memoir. Advocate Books 2004
Jeff Oaks
  • Little What. Lily Poetry Review 2019
Peter Oresick
  • Warhol-O-Rama!. Carnegie Mellon University Press 2008
  • Definitions: Poems. West End Press 1990
Dennis Palumbo
  • From Crime to Crime. Tallfellow Press 2008
  • Writing From the Inside Out. John Wiley & Sons 2000 City Wars. Bantam 1973
Salvatore Pane
  • Last Call in the City of Bridges. Braddock Avenue Books 2012
Elena Passarello
  • Animals Strike Curious Poses. Sarabande Books 2017
  • Let Me Clear My Throat: Essays. Sarabande Books 2012
Craig Paulenich
  • Drift of the Hunt. Nobodaddies Press 2006
Lisa Phillips
  • Public Radio: Behind the Voices. CDS Books/Perseus 2006
Adriana Ramirez
  • The Violence. Scribner 2018
Nancy Reddy
  • Double Jinx. Milkweed Editions 2015
Shannon Reed
  • Why Did I Get a B?: And Other Mysteries We're Discussing in the Faculty Lounge. Atria Books 2020
John Repp
  • Gratitude. Cherry Grove 2005
  • The Fertile Crescent. Cherry Grove 2004. Winner of the 2003 Lyre Prize
  • Thirst Like This. University of Missouri Press 1990 Winner of the Devins Award
Irina Reyn
  • Mother Country. Thomas Dunn Books 2019
  • What Happened to Anna K. Touchstone 2008
  • Living on the Edge of the World: New Jersey Writers Take on the Garden State. Touchstone/Simon & Schuster 2007
Priscilla Rodd
  • Surviving Mae West. Vandalia Press 2006
Leslie Rubinkowski
  • Impersonating Elvis. Faber & Faber 1997
Anjali Sachdeva
  • All the Names They Used for God. Penguin Random House 2018
Mike Scalise
  • The Brand New Catastrophe: A Memoir. Sarabande 2017
Paul Siegell
  • Poemergency Room. Otoliths Books 2008
Scott Silsbe
  • Muskrat Friday Dinner. White Gorilla Press 2017
  • Unattended Fire. Six Gallery Press 2012
Rebecca Skloot
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Crown/Random House 2010
Aaron Smith
  • Blue on Blue Ground. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press 2005. Winner of 2004 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize
Brandon Som
  • The Tribute Horse. Nightboat Books 2015. Winner of Kate Tufts Discovery Award
Ed Steck
  • The Garden: Synthetic Environment for Analysis and Simulation. Ugly Duckling Presse 2013
Gerald Stern
  • Save the Last Dance. Norton 2008
  • Everything Is Burning. Norton 2005
  • American Sonnets. Norton 2002
  • Last Blue: Poems. Norton 2000
  • This Time: New and Selected Poems. Norton 1998. Winner of the 1998 National Book Award for Poetry
  • Odd Mercy. Norton 1995
  • Bread Without Sugar. Norton. 1992 Winner of the Patterson Poetry Prize
  • Leaving Another Kingdom: Selected Poems. HarperCollins 1990
Robert Stevens
  • Tiny Heroes, Tiny Villains. Sarabande Books 2019
Doug Swanson
  • Cult of Glory: The Bold and Brutal History of the Texas Rangers. Viking 2020
John Temple
  • American Pain: How a Young Felon and His Ring of Doctors Unleashed America’s Deadliest Drug Epidemic. Lyons Press 2015
  • Deadhouse: Life in a Coroner’s Office. University Press of Mississippi 2005
Robert L. Tonsetic
  • Days of Valor: An Inside Account of the Bloodiest Six Months of the Vietnam War. Casemate 2007
  • Warriors: An Infantryman’s Memoir of Vietnam. Random House 2004
Christopher Torockio
  • The Truth at Daybreak. Carnegie Mellon University Press 2008
  • Floating Holidays. Black Lawrence Press 2007
  • Presence. Saint Andrews Press 1999
Peter Trachtenberg
  • Another Insane Devotion: On the Love of Cats and Persons. Da Capo Press 2013
  • The Book of Calamities: Five Questions About Suffering and Its Meaning. Little, Brown and Company 2008
  • Seven Tattoos: A Memoir in the Flesh. Crown 1997
Sandy Tseng
  • Sediment. Four Way Books 2009. Winner of the The Nation/Discovery Award
Judith Vollmer
  • The Apollonia Poems. University of Wisconsin Press 2017
  • Reactor. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press 2004
  • The Door Open to the Fire. Cleveland State University Press 1998
  • Black Butterfly. Center for the Book Arts 1997
  • Level Green. University of Wisconsin Press 1990. Winner of the Brittingham Prize in Poetry
Julie Marie Wade
  • Catechism: A Love Story. Noctuary Press 2016
  • Six. Red Hen Press 2016
  • When I Was Straight. A Midsummer Night's Press 2014
Lynn Wagner
  • No Blues This Raucous Song. Slapering Hol Press 2009
Stacey Waite
  • Teaching Queer. University of Pittsburgh Press 2017
  • Butch Geography. Tupelo Press 2014
Carole Waterhouse
  • The Paradise Ranch. PublishAmerica 2002
  • Without Wings. PublishAmerica 2001
Kellie Wells
  • Fat Girl, Terrestrial. Fiction Collective 2 2012
  • Skin. University of Nebraska Press 2006
  • Compression Scars. University of Georgia Press 2002. Winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award; Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers’ Award
Sarah Wexler
  • Awful First Dates: Hysterical, True, and Heartbreakingly Bad. Sourcebooks Casablanca 2012
  • Living Large. St. Martin's 2010

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