Books By Graduates

Continual Guidance of Air (H_NGM_N Books, 2016)

Tony Ardizzone

The Whale Chaser (Academy Chicago Publishers, 2010)
In the Garden of Papa Santuzzu (Picador, 1999)
Taking It Home: Stories from the Neighborhood (University of Illinois Press, 1996)
Larabi's Ox: Stories of Morocco (Milkweed Editions, 1992). Recipient, Milkweed National Fiction Prize.
Heart of the Order (Holt, 1986)
The Evening News (University of Georgia Press, 1986). Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.
In the Name of the Father (Doubleday, 1978)

Strobe Life (Electron Press, 20001; print version, 2015).

Water and What We Know: Following the Roots of a Northern Life (University of Minnesota Press, 2015)

Magic for Unlucky Girls (SFWP Press, 2016). Winner of SFWP’s 2015 Literary Awards Program.

Go Life! (Another New Calligraphy Press).

Brazil, Indiana: A Folk Poem (Kelsay Books, 2016)

Ellen Behrens
None but the Dead and Dying (Baskerville, 1996)

A Tree or a Person or a Wall: Stories (Soho 2016)
Scrapper (Soho, 2016)
Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn (Boss Fight Books, 2015)
In the House upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods (Soho, 2013)
Cataclysm Baby (Mud Luscious Press, 2012)
How They Were Found (Keyhole Press, 2010)

Aviary (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2017). With Bradford Wolfenden II. Winner, Artistically Declined Twin Antlers Prize
Muted Lines From Someone Else's Memory (Dark Sky Press, 2010). Winner, 2009 Dark Sky Press Book Contest

An Introduction to Hedge Funds (Risk Books, 2007)
A Practitioner's Guide to SEC Regulation Outside the United States (City and Financial Publishing, 1998)

Geography Lessons and Other Poems (Fulcourt Press, 1973)

Stutter (University of Geogia Press, 2011). Winner, 2010 National Poetry Series Open Book Competition.

The Czar Paperback (Black Lawrence Press, 2016). With Jay Robinson.
A Sunny Place with Adequate Water (Black Lawrence Books, 2014)
O Holy Insurgency (Black Lawrence Books, 2012)
Prairie Fever (Steel Toe Books, 2007)

The Ways of the Wolfe (Grove/Atlantic, 2017)
The House of Wolfe (Grove/Atlantic, 2015)
The Rules of Wolfe (Grove/Atlantic, 2013)
Country of the Bad Wolfes (Cinco Puntos, 2012)
The Killings of Stanley Ketchel (William Morrow, 2005)
Handsome Harry (William Morrow, 2004)
Under the Skin (William Morrow, 2003). Winner of the 2007 Maltese Falcon Award (Japan) for crime novel in translation.
A World of Thieves (William Morrow, 2002)
Wildwood Boys (William Morrow 2000)
Borderlands: Short Fictions (Avon, 1999). Winner of the Southwest Book Award.
Red Grass River (Avon, 1998). Winner of the Chautaqua South Fiction Award and French Gran Prix du Roman Noir Étranger (2013).
In the Rogue Blood (Avon, 1997). Winner of the LA Times Book Prize for Fiction.
The Friends of Pancho Villa (Berkley Books, 1996)
The Pistoleer: A Novel of John Wesley Hardin (Berkley Books, 1995)

The Conversationalist and Other Dark Tales (Booktrope, 2015).
Hark--A Christmas Collection (Booktrope, 2014).
Sandcastle and Other Stories (Green Darner Press, 2014). Winner, Best Suspense Anthology 2013  sponsored by Suspense Magazine.

Glitz (Viking, 2011)
Little Divas (Amistad, 2006)
In the Paint (Amistad, 2005)
Blame It on Eve (Random House, 2002)

You Don't Know What You Don't Know (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2010). Winner, CSU Poetry Center Open Competition.
War on Words (BlazeVOX, 2007)
Terrestrial Music (Curbstone, 2006)
Love-In-Idleness: The Poetry of Roberto Zingarello (Word Works Press, 1989)

Tell this to Girls: The Panic Annie Poems (Through The Split Window Press, 2013)
A Wife Is a Hope Chest (Brain Mill Press, 2017). Winner, Mineral Point Poetry Series. 

Truth Poker (Autumn House Press, 2016). Winner, Autumn House Press Fiction Competition.
Julio & Rodrigo (Gival Press, 2013). Winner of the 2012 Gival Press Novel Award.
The Incurables (University of Notre Dame Press, 2012). Winner of the 2012 Richard Sullivan Prize.
The Other Language (ABZ Press, 2008). Winner of the ABZ Press First Book Prize.
An American Affair: Stories (Texas Review Press, 2006). Winner of the George Garrett Fiction Prize.
Steal My Heart: A Novel (Van Neste Books, 2001)
The River of Lost Voices: Stories from Guatemala (University of Iowa Press, 1998). Recipient of the Iowa Short Fiction Award.

Snakeskin Road: A Novel (Bantam, 2009)
Birmingham, 35 Miles (Bantam, 2008)

illegible address (Luquer Street Press, 2003)
Mechanical Birds (St. Andrews College Press, 2001)
triptych (The Commoner Press, 1999)

Slow Pilgrim: The Collected Poems (Paraclete Poetry Press, 2015)
Idiot Psalms: New Poems (Paraclete Poetry, 2014)
Short Trip to the Edge: Where Earth Meets Heaven--A Pligrimage (Harper San Francisco, 2007)
Love's Immensity: Mystics on the Endless Life (Paraclete Press, 2007)
Compass of Affection: Poems New & Selected (Paraclete Press, 2006)
Philokalia: New & Selected Poems (Zoo Press, 2002)
Recovered Body (Braziller, 1998)
Figures for the Ghost (University of Georgia Press, 1994)
The Translation of Babel (University of Georgia Press, 1990)
The Theology of Doubt (Poetry Center, Cleveland State University, 1985)

Rising Fire: Volcanoes and Our Inner Lives (Lyons Press, 2004)
101 Questions About Volcanoes (Southwest Parks & Mounuments Association, 1994)
Writing from Scratch: Freelancing (Rowman & Littlefield, 1990)

Inperfect Prayers (Steel Toe Books, 2012)
Dead Wendy (Future Cycle Press, 2012)
One Sleeve (Evening Street Press, 2011)
Ace (Word Works Press, 2009). Winner of Washington Prize.
Steet Portraits (Backwaters Press, 2009)
Honey (Gival Press, 2008). Gival Press Poetry Award.
Mister Martini (University of North Texas Press, 2008). Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry.

Little Reef and Other Stories (University of Wisconsin Press, 2014)

Brazos (Belle Point Press, 2024)

Reckless Constellations (Cider Press Review, 2018)
The Trouble with Rivers (Foothills, 2012)

The Coyot. Inca Texts (New Rivers Press, 1979)
The Conquistador Dog Texts (New Rivers Press, 1976)

Sylph (Pleiades/LSU Press, 2014). Winner, Lena-Miles Wever Todd Poetry Prize.

In The Grass (Vietnam Generation & Burning Cities Press, 1995)
Between A Rock & A Hard Place (BKMK Press, 1977)

Lives of Mapmakers (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2006)

A Red Witch, Every Which Way (Hysterical Books, 2016). With J. J. Hastain.

Mary's House: New and Selected Poems (Idylls Press, 2007)
Mercy's Face: New and Selected Poems, 1980-2000 (Franciscan University Press, 2001)
Luggage Labels (Chronicle Books, 1988)
Peter Maurin and Other Poems (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 1985)
The Sandaled Foot (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 1980)

Passing Through Humansville (Sundress, 2018)
No More Milk (Sundress Publications, 2016)

I Will Love You for the Rest of My Life: Breakup Stories (Curbside Splendor, 2015)
Chicago Stories (Curbside Splendor Press, 2012)
Elephants in Our Bedroom (Dzanc Books, 2009)

Nurtz, Nutrz (Jelm Mountain Publications, 1989)
A Cure for Optimism: Poems (Sky & Sage Books)
Medi-phoria: Poems (Pariah Press)

RESPECT: The Poetry of Detroit Music. Eds. Jim Daniels & M.L. Liebler. Michigan State University Press, 2019.
I Just Want to Testify: Poems on the Music of Detroit
. Eds. Jim Daniels & M.L. Liebler. Michigan State University Press, 2019.
The Perp Walk, fiction, East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2019.
The Middle Ages, poetry, Santa Fe: Red Mountain Press, 2018.
Rowing Inland
(Wayne State University Press, 2017)
Street Calligraphy (Steel Toe Books, 2017)
Eight Mile High (Stories) (Michigan State University Press, 2014)
Birth Marks (BOA Editions, 2013)
In Line for the Exterminator (Wayne State University Press, 2007)
Mr. Pleasant (stories) (Michigan State University Press, 2007)
Revolt of the Crash-Test Dummies (Eastern Washington University Press, 2007)
Street (Bottom Dog Press, 2005)
Detroit Tales (stories) (Michigan State University Press, 2003)
Show and Tell (University of Wisconsin Press, 2003)
Night with Drive-By Shooting Stars (New Issues Press, 2002)
Blue Jesus (Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 2000)
No Pets: Stories (Bottom Dog Press, 1999)
Blessing the House (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1997)
Niagara Falls (Adastra Press, 1994)
M-80 (poems) (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1993)
Punching Out (Wayne State University Press, 1990)
Places/Everyone (University of Wisconsin Press, 1985)

Dugan Under Ground: A Novel (Metropolitan Books, 2002). Recipient of the 5th Annual Library of Virginia Fiction Award.
The Orphan's Tent (Atheneum, 1996)
Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies: A Novel (Metropolitan Books, 1996). Winner of an American Book Award in 1996.
Green Candles (Paradox Press, 1995)
The Last Human (Bantam Books, 1992)
Chronicle of the King's Tramp (Doubleday/Foundation, 1990/1991)
Pixie Meat (Water Row Press, 1990)
Sunburn Lake: A Trilogy (Viking, 1988)
Joe Gosh (Walker Millennium, 1988)
U.S.S.A., Book 1 (Avon, 1987)
Funny Papers (Viking, 1985)
Jersey Luck (Harper, 1980)
Freaks' Amour (Morrow, 1978)

Blood: Collected Stories (Ethos Books Singapore, 2016)

All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel (Scribner, 2014). Winner, 2015 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction; Finalist, National Book Award.
Memory Wall (Scribner, 2010). Winner, Story Prize.
Four Seasons in Rome: On Twins, Insomnia, and the Biggest Funeral in the History of the World (Scribner 2007)
About Grace: A Novel (Scribner, 2004)
The Shell Collector: Stories (Scribner, 2001). Winner, Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers; New York Public Library's Young Lions Award.

Grace Street (2016, Cayuga Lake Books)
Everyday Objects (2015, Plain View Press)
Part Darkness, Part Breath (2008, Plain View Press)
Pilgrimage to a Gingko Tree (WordTech, 2008)

The Helena Orbit (Lillicat Publishers, 2017)

A Time of Madness (Graham, 1977)
Powers and Domination (Houghton, 1975)
The Jealous Ear (Houghton, 1973)

The Outside Groove (Houghton Mifflin / Walter Lorraine, 2006)
Offsides (Houghton Mifflin / Walter Lorraine, 2004)
The Last Mall Rat (Houghton Mifflin / Walter Lorraine, 2003)

Are You There (Bad Betty Press, 2024)

Musica de Caballo Triste (Cicada Editora, 2024)

sad horse music (The Daily Drunk, 2021)

Coughing Up Planets (VA Press, 2021)

Making Love While Levitating Three Feet in the Air (Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2016)

Heart of the Assassin (Scribners, 2009)
Sins of the Assassin (Scribners, 2008)
Prayers for the Assassin (Scribners, 2007)
The Wake Up (Pantheon, 2004)
Scavenger Hunt (Pantheon, 2003)
Flinch (Pantheon, 2001)
Heartbreaker (Pantheon, 2000)
Cheshire Moon (Morrow, 1996)
Dead Silent (Putnam, 1996)
Dead Man's Dance (Putnam, 1995)
The Horse Latitudes (Morrow, 1990)

Signals from the Heartland (Walker and Co., New York, 1993). Cited among best books of creative nonfiction of 1993 by Library Journal.

Brother of Leaving (Antonin Artaud Publications, 2014)

Blue Hour: Poems (HarperCollins, 2003)
 [by Claribel Alegria]. Translator. (Curbstone Press, 1999)
Colors Come from God-Just Like Me! (Abingdon Press, 1995)
The Angel of History (HarperCollins, 1995). Los Angeles Times Book Award for Poetry.
Selected Poems of Robert Desnos (Ecco Press, 1991). Translator with William Kulik.
Flowers From the Volcano [by Claribel Alegria]. Translator. (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1983)
The Country Between Us (Copper Canyon, 1981)
Gathering the Tribes (Yale University Press, 1976). Recipient of Yale Series of Younger Poets Award.

Mrs. Belladonna's Supper Club Waltz: New and Selected Prose Poems (Backwaters Press, 2012)
We Did Not Fear The Father: New & Selected Poems (Red Hen Press, 2012)
Frankenstein Was A Negro (Morris Pub, 2002)
The Town Clock Burning (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1997)
Darvil (St. Andrew's Press, 1993)

Glory Days (University of Nebraska Press, 2017)
The Longest Pregnancy (Livingston Press, 2006). Winner of the Tartt First Fiction Award.

An Angel in the Street (Ramble House Press, 2005)

Bliss: 33 Simple Ways to Awaken Your Spiritual Self (1999)
Spiritual Revolution: A Seeker's Guide (1998)

Hudson. Images of Modern America Series. (Arcadia Publishing, 2015)
Running with a Police Escort: Tales from the Back of the Pack (Skyhorse Publishing, 2017)

Poema (Camino del Sol) (University of Arizona Press, 2009)
Autobiography of So-And-So: Poems in Prose (New Issues Press, 2001)
Poems of the River Spirit (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996)
Postmortem: Poems (University of Georgia Press, 1994)

You Should Pity Us Instead: Stories (Sarabande Books, 2016)

Certain Dawn, Inevitable Dawn (Woodley Press, 2011)

The Physics of Imaginary Objects (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010). Winner of the Drue Heinz Award.

Power, Passion, Honor and Glory: Five Heroes of Modern Golf (Sports Poetry in Motion, 1999)
The Soul of Golf (Fawcett Books, 1998)
The Rub of the Green (Ballantine, 1998)

Growing Season: The Life of a Migrant Community (Kents State University Press, 2006). Prose and photo essays with Gary Harwood. Ohioana Book Award, the Carter G. Woodson Honor Book Award.
Red Kimono, Yellow Barn (Cloudbank Books, 2005). Ohio Poet of the Year Award 2006.

The Self as Constellation: Poems (University of North Texas Press, 2002). Recipient, Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry.
Motherhouse: A Novel (Hyperion, 1993)

A Kind of Redemption (Louisiana State University Press, 1991)

My Kind of River: Love and the Mississippi (Center for American Places, 2009)
Field Guide to Ticks (Globe Pequot Press, 2008)
Outside After Dark: New & Selected Poems (Loonfeather Press, 2002)
You Can Write a Memoir (Writer's Digest Books, 2001)
Wild Rice Cooking: Harvesting, History, Natural History, Lore, and Recipes (Lyons, 2000)
Sugartime: The Hidden Pleasures of Making Maple Syrup with a Primer for the Nove Sugarer (Lyons, 1997)
Full Moon: Reflections on Turning Fifty (Papier-Mache Press, 1996)
Nature's Revenge: The Secrets of Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Poison Sumac, and Their Remedies (Lyons & Burford, 1996)
Girl to Woman: A Gathering of Images (Astarte Shell, 1992)
Which Way to Look, (Loonfeather Press, 1992)
Redpoll on a Broken Branch (Same Name Press, 1992)
Meant to Be Read out Loud (Loonfeather Press, 1988)

VOLT (Graywolf, 2011). Winner of the Whiting Prize.

The Lucky Clover (Shotgun Honey Press, 2018)

Father's Mechanical Universe (BkMk Press, 2001)
The Automotive History of Lucky Kellerman (Chelsea Green, 1987; 2nd ed. Anchor/Doubleday Books, 1989)
The Man Who Drank a Thousand Beers (Chariton Review Press, 1984)

Letters (1855). Burlington, VT: Ra Press, 2019.
. Prose Poems. Chicago, IL: Another New Calligraphy, 2015. [116 pages, handmade and numbered.] ANC026.
. Kenmore, NY: BlazeVOX[Books], 2008.
Lucy's Eggs: Short Stories & A Novella.
 Syracuse, NY: Syracuse UP, 2006.
Sidewalk Portrait: Fifty-Fourth Floor and Falling
. Kenmore, NY: BlazeVOX[Books], 2006. Print Publication.
Pretending and Meaning: Toward a Pragmatic Theory of Fictional Discourse
. Contributions in Philosophy, vol. 57. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1996.
Snow Fleas.
 Prose. Chicago, IL: Another New Calligraphy, 2017. [44 pages, handmade and numbered.] ANC044. Chapbook.
The Blueline Anthology. 
Ed. with Anthony O. Tyler, Stephanie Coyne-DeGhett, Myra Gann, Alan Steinberg, and Alice Wolf Gilborn. Syracuse: Syracuse UP, 2004.

One-Hundred-Knuckled Fist: Stories (University of Nebraska Press, 2016). Winner, Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction.

Foreign Correspondent (Counterpath Press, 2013)
On the Winding Stair (BOA Editions Ltd., 2009)

The Clockwork Man (Medallion Press, 2010)
The Indestructible Man: Stories (Livingston Press, 2005)

The Anthropologist's Daughter (Barking Rain Press, 2014)
The Revolving Year (Barking Rain Press, 2013). 
Small Displacements (Livingston Press, 2010). Winner, the PEN Texas 2011 Southwest Award for Fiction.
What I Cannot Say to You: Stories (University of Missouri Press, 2003)

Songs of the Gypsy Women (New Rivers Press, 1979)

The Red Book or Operation Iraqi Freedom is My Fault (Little Presque Books, 2017)
Battle Rattle and Other Stories (Alas Books, 2016)

Calamity at the Circus (Victor Books, 1996)
The Secret of Whispering Woods (Victor Books, 1996)
Danger at the Outlaw Creek (Victor Books, 1995)
My Father the Horse Thief (Victor Books, 1995)
The Long Way Home (Victor Books, 1995)
Phantom of the Pueblo (Victor Books, 1995)

Beyond Good & Evil (Fifth World Books, 1999)

Bird-Self Accumulated (New York University Press, 2002). Winner of the NYU Press Award for Fiction.

Folding a River (Marick Press, 2007)

Pig Iron (Burnt Bridge Books, 2015)
The Last Projector (Broken River Books, 2014)
Fish Bites Cop!: Stories To Bash Authorities (Comet Press, 2013). Winner, This Is Horror Short Story Collection of the Year Award.

Tyrants (W.W. Norton, 2008)
The Cottagers (W.W. Norton, 2006)

The Flash Effect (Morrow, 1994)
Easy Money (Morrow, 1982)
Hot Stuff (Dutton,1978)
Westchester Bull (Simon & Schuster, 1976)

Words to Die For (New Pulp Press, 2015)
Late Rain (Tyrus Books, 2010). First-ranked among Ten Best Mystery / Crime Novels of 2010 by Spinetingler Magazine.
The Long Fall (Carroll & Graf, 2003)
A Choice of Nightmares (Crown, 1991)

Homing (Bluestem Press, 2002). Recipient of the Bluestem National Prize.

The Dynamite Fiend: The Chilling Tale of a Confederate Agent, Con Artist and Mass Murderer (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2005)
Decade of Disaster (University of Illinois Press, 1999)

The Number of Names: Poems (Sunstone Press, 2012)
Whose Body (Sunstone Press, 2007)
Horsetail (Woodley Press, 2000)
Mister Ubiquity (Pudding House, 1997)
Outcroppings from Navajoland (Navajo Community College Press, 1985)

Jump Rope Queen and Other Stories (New Rivers Press, 1993). Minnesota Voices Project Winner.

Meditations Before the Windows Fail (Lost Horse Press, 2015)
Structures the Wind Sings Through (Crescent Press, 2014)
Monks Beginning to Waltz (Truman State University Press, 2012)
A Short Bestiary of Love and Madness (Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2011)
Open Between Us (Turning Point, 2010)
The Precarious Rhetoric of Angels (White Pine Press, 2005). Winner of the White Pine Press Poetry Prize.
Attendant Ghosts (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2000)
Animals Housed in the Pleasure of Flesh (Bluestem Press, 1995). Recipient of the Bluestem National Prize.

Serious Living (Viking, 1988)
Guys Like Us (Viking, 1980)

Plain Secrets: An Outsider Among the Amish (Beacon Press, 2007)
The Last Street Before Cleveland: An Accidental Pilgrimage (University of Nebraska Press, 2006)

Firebird (Hachette Preess, 2016)
Prose of the World: Modernism and the Banality of Empire (Columbia University Press, 2013)
Silverfish (HarperCollins India, 2007)
Diminuendo (Calcutta Writers' Workshop, 1997)
Happy Birthday to You (Calcutta Writers' Workshop, 1996)
Hello Goodbye (Calcutta Writers' Workshop, 1996)
Infinitum Archipelago (Calcutta Writers' Workshop, 1994)

Dad's Bald Head (Walker and Company, 2007)
Walk Away Home (Walker and Company, 2002)
The Great Pancake Escape (Walker and Company, 2002). Named one of the "Best Children's Books of 2002" by the Los Angeles Times book editors.
My Life, Take Two (Walker and Company, 2000)
These Are the Rules (Walker and Company, 1997)

Lungs Full of Noise (University of Iowa Press, 2014). Winner, Iowa Short Fiction Award.

The Larissa Stories (Pressgang, 2014)
The Odyssey of the Cyclops (Boxfire Press, 2013)
Bearded Women: Stories (ChiZine Publications, 2011)

Walt Whitman's Mimetic Prosody: Free-Bound and Full Circle (Edwin Mellen Press, 2004)
Moon-Time: The Country Born in November (Mellen Poetry Press, 2004)

Mysteries in a World that Thinks There Are None (Burnside Review Press, 2016). Winner of the 2014 Burnside Review Book Prize.
Weeping at a Stranger's Funeral (Dream Horse Press, 2014)
American Amen (Dream Horse Press, 2010). Winner, 2009 Orphic Poetry Book Prize.

Bright Shards of Somewhere Else (University of Georgia Press, 2014). Winner, Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.

Let's Do (University of North Texas Press, 2004). Winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction and selected for Barnes & Noble's "Discover Great New Writers" program.

Everyone at This Party Has Two Names (Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2016). Winner Cowles Prize.

O Body Swayed (Cherry Grove Collections, 2009)
Dissolution of Ghosts (Cherry Grove Collections, 2005)

Final Fort  (Brighthill Press, 2016). Winner, Brighthill Press Book Competition.

Pirate Hunter (Bethany House, 2012)
In High Places (Bethany House, 2007)
Dark Fathom (Zondervan, 2005)
Deep Blue (Zondervan, 2005)
Turn Four (Zondervan, 2004)
Yucatan Deep (Zondervan, 2002)
Wild by Nature: True Stories of Adventure and Faith (Baker Book House, 2001)

How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky: A Novel  (St. Martin's Press, 2014)
Everybody's Baby (St. Martin's Press 2014)
Shine Shine Shine (St. Martin's Press 2012)

Butler's Big Dance: The Team, the Tournament, and Basketball Fever (Indiana University Press, 2010)
Fabrication: Essays on Making Things and Making Meaning (MacMurray & Beck, 2001)
In the House of Blue Lights (University of Notre Dame Press, 1998). Winner, Richard Sullivan Prize for Short Fiction.
Indiana Winter (Indiana University Press, 1994)
Teaching and Learning: A Guide for Therapists (Butterworth-Heinemann, 1994). With Sally French and Jo Laing.
The Invention of Flight (University of Georgia Press, 1974)

Highway 61--Heart of the Delta (University of Tennessee Press, 2007)
Women of Coal (University Press of Kentucky, 1997)

Coal Mountain Elementary (Coffee House Press, 2009)
Shut Up Shut Down (Coffee House Press, 2004)
Revenants (Coffee House Press, 2000)

The Indian Agent: A Novel (The Lyons Press, 2004)
Buffalo for the Broken Heart: Restoring Life to a Black Hills Ranch (Random House, 2001)
The Contact Surgeon (The Lyons Press, 1999)
Equinox: Life, Love, and Birds of Prey (The Lyons Press, 1997)
Brendan Prairie (Scribner, 1997)
In the Center of the Nation (Atlantic Monthly Press, 1991)
Spirit of the Hills (Crown, 1988)
Eminent Domain (University of Iowa Press, 1987). Winner, Iowa Short Fiction Award.

The Bitch Posse (St. Martin's, 2005)

Passion Seeds (Little Red Tree Publishing, 2014). Winner, the Vernice Quebodeaux Pathways Poetry Prize.

William Page Greatest Hits: 1970-2000 (Puddinghouse Publications, 2001)
Bodies Not Our Own (Memphis State University Press, 1986)
The Gatekeeper (St. Luke's Press, 1982)
Clutch Plates (Branden Press, 1976)

Quietus [Angry Robot Books, 2018].

Super America (University of Georgia Press, 2007). Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Prize for Fiction.
The Price of Eggs (Coffee House Press, 1992)

Wrath of the Dragonfather (Skull Island eXpeditions, 2016)

St. Vitus Dance (Cervena Barva Press, 2012)
Blood Will Tell (Blaze Vox Books, 2009)
Drift of the Hunt (Nobodaddies Press, 2006)

How to Fly: Stories (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2004). Winner, Best Book Award for Fiction by the Center for Great Lakes Culture at Michigan State University.

The Age of Krypton (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1989)
The Naturalized Citizen (New Rivers Press, 1981)

Breath Test (Nine Muses, 2007)
When a Flying City Falls (Nine Muses, 2003)
Showing Light a Good Time (Jazz Police, 2001)
Molecular Jam (Jazz Police, 1996)
Bop Grit, Storm Cafe (Xerox Sutra, 1985)
Energumen (Cherry Valley, 1976)

The Construction of Selves in the Contemporary Creative Writing Workshop (Edwin Mellen Press, 2008).

A Thousand Vessels: Poems (Wordfarm, 2011)
Simple Weight (FutureCycle Press, 2010). Finalist for the 2010 FutureCycle Poetry Book Prize.

The Dream Life of Astronauts: Stories (The Dial Press, 2016)
Gemini Bites (Scholastic, 2011)
In Mike We Trust (Harper Collins, 2009)
Saints of Augustine (Harper Collins, 2007)
Send Me (Dial Press/Random House, 2006)

Divination Machine (Free Verse Editions / Parlor Press, 2009)
Neck of the World (University of Utah Press, 2007). Winner, May Swenson Poetry Prize.

Acid Creek (Bottom Dog Press, 1997)
Little-Dog-Of-Iron (Ahsahta Press, 1985)
Acid Creek (Ahsahta Press, 1984)

Altars of Ordinary Light (Plain View Press, 2007)

Three Miles from Luckey (Bottom Dog Press, 2002)
Needles and Needs (Bottom Dog Press, 1994)
The Discovery of Fire (Bottom Dog Press, 1988)

The Unauthorized Audubon (Michigan State University Press, 2014)
Never the Whole Story (Michigan State University Press, 2011)
The Resurrection of the Animals: Poems (Michigan State University Press, 2002)
Outside the Fold, Outside the Frame (Michigan State University Press, 1999)
Each Hand a Map (Naiad, 1986)

El Cerro De la Estrella (Logan Elm Press, 1991)

Change Baby (Riverhead Books, 2004)
Missing Women and Others (Riverhead Books, 1999). Winner of the Willa Cather Fiction Prize.

Ghost Walking (Moonshine Cove Publishing, 2016)
Trespassers: Stories (Mainstreet Rag, 2014)
A Haunted Love Story: The Ghost of the Allen House (Llewellyn Press, 2012)
The Weary Motel (Backwaters Press, 2000). Winner of the Omaha Prize for the Novel and The Faulkner Society Faulkner Award for Fiction.
Love and Reruns in Adams County (Random House, 1994)
Wedlock (Watermark Press, 1990)
Spying on Lovers (Amelia Press, 1988)

My Father's Gloves (Sol Press, 2009)

The Things of This World (Heartsblood Press, 1985)
Glass Hat (Louisiana State University Press, 1979)
Don't Forget to Wind up the Moon (C.A.P.P. Books, 1978)

Negative Space (Counterpoint, 2010)
The Catastrophe (Sun and Moon, 1996)
Broadway Melody Nineteen Ninety-Nine (FC2/Black Ice Books, 1993)
Matinee: A Novel (FC2/Black Ice Books, 1989)
Dread (Sun and Moon, 1987)
The Bathers (New Directions, 1980)

In Which Brief Stories Are Told (Wayne State University Press, 2011)
Mutual Shores (New Issues, 2000)

Window on the River (Antrim, 2011)

A Bad Day for Voodoo (Sourcebooks Fire, 2012)
Dweller (Leisure Books, 2010)
Benjamin's Parasite (Delirium Books, 2009)
Gleefully Macabre Tales (Delirium Books, 2008)
Disposal (Delirium Books 2007)
Elrod McBugle On The Loose (Hard Shell Word Factory, 2007)
Haunted Forest Tour (Delirium Books 2007). With James A. Moore.
How to Rescue a Dead Princess (Mundania Press, 2006)
Pressure (Dorchester Publishing, 2009; Earthling Publications, 2006)
Casket for Sale (Only Used Once) (Mundania Press, 2005)
Graverobbers Wanted (No Experience Necessary) (Mundania Press, 2005)
Single White Psychopath Seeks Same (Mundania Press, 2005)
Out of Whack (Hard Shell Word Factory, 2004)
Mandibles (Mundania Press, 2003)

The World According to Thor (Insight Legends, 2015)
The World According to Iron Man (Insight Legends, 2015)
All-Ghoul School (IDW Publishing, 2011)
Franklin Richards: Son of a Genius Ultimate Collection--Book 2 (Marvel, 2010)
Franklin Richards: Son of a Genius Ultimate Collection--Book 1 (Marvel, 2010)
Dark Reign: The Sinister Spider-man (Marvel, 2010)
Wolverine: Tales of the Weapon (Marvel, 2009)
Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man -- Identity Crisis (Marvel, 2008)
Spider-Man J: Turning Japanese (Marvel, 2008)
Marvel Adventures: Avengers -- Mighty Marvels (Marvel, 2008)
Iron Man & Power Pack: Armored and Dangerous (Marvel, 2008)
Franklin Richards: Collected Chaos (Marvel, 2008)
Franklin Richards: Son of a Genius--Lab Brat (Marvel, 2007)
Hulk & Power Pack: Pack Smash! (Marvel, 2007)
Power Pack [Volume 1, Hardcover] (Marvel, 2007)
Spider-Man & Power Pack: Big-City Super Heroes (Marvel, 2007)
Avengers & Power Pack Assembled! (Marvel, 2006)
X-Men & Power Pack: The Power of X (Marvel, 2006)
Machine Teen: History 101001 (Marvel, 2005)
Marvel Age Fantastic Four: The Return of Doom (Marvel, 2005)
Ororo: Before the Storm (Marvel, 2005)
Power Pack: Pack Attack! (Marvel, 2005)
Marvel Age Fantastic Four: Doom (Marvel, 2004)

Clanbook: Salubri (Vampire, The Dark Ages) (White Wolf Publishing, 1999)
Laws of the Hunt Players Guide (White Wolf Publishing, 1999). With Coranth Gryphon and Jess Heinig.
Dark Ages Clanbook (Libellus Sanguinis II) (White Wolf Publishing, 1998)
The Book of Ghouls (Mind's Eye Theater) (White Wolf Publishing, 1997). With Glenys Ngaire McGhee.

Shake Hands (Pavement Saw Press, 2001)
Poems from Naltsus Bichidin (Skanky Possum Press, 2000)
The Providings (Sumac Press, 1971)

Film and the American Moral Vision of Nature: Theodore Roosevelt to Walt Disney(Michigan State University Press, 2011)
The Insider's Guide to Writing for Screen and Television (Writer's Digest Books, 1997)
20 Master Plots (and How to Build Them) (Writer's Digest Books, 1993)
Theme and Strategy (Writers Digest Books, 1989)
Kings and Desperate Men (Beyond Baroque Press, 1985)
Terror in the Embassy (Editorial Norma [Bogota], 1984). With D. Asencio.
Our Man is Inside: Outmaneuvering the Terrorists. (Little, Brown, 1983). With Diego C. and Nancy Asencio.
They Shoot to Kill: A Psychological Survey of Criminal Sniping (Paladin Press, 1981)

The Year We Left Home: A Novel (Simon and Schuster, 2011)
Do Not Deny Me: Stories (Simon & Schuster, 2009)
Throw Like a Girl: Stories (Simon & Schuster, 2007)
City Boy: A Novel (Simon & Schuster, 2004)
Wide Blue Yonder (Scribner, 2002)
Who Do You Love (Scribner, 2000; Harcourt Brace, 1999). National Book Award Finalist.
The Woman Driver (F. Watts, 1985)
"Little Face" and Other Stories (F. Watts, 1984)
My Wisdom (F. Watts, 1982)
The Gasoline Wars: Stories (University of Illinois Press, 1979)

Our Hearts Will Burn Us Down (William Morrow/Harper Collins 2017).
By Light We Knew Our Names: Stories (Dzanc 2014). Winner, 2011 Dzanc Books Short Story Collection Competition.

The Alphabet Not Unlike the World  [Milkweed Editions, 2012)
Atlas (Milkweed Editions, 2004)

Traveling Through Glass: Poems (Bright Hill Press, 2000). Recipient, National Bright Hill Press Poetry Book Award.

Noah's Woods (Alice James Books, 2018). Winner, Alice James Award.

Tehano (Southern Methodist University Press, 2006)
A Place For Outlaws (Harper & Row, 1989)
Departing As Air (Simon & Schuster, 1983)
Blanco (Louisiana State University Press, 1978)
Things About to Disappear: Stories (Louisiana State University Press, 1978)

Selected Poems (Wave Books, 2009)
Remnants of Hannah (Wave Books, 2006)
Reverse Rapture (Verse Press, 2005). Winner, American Poetry Archives and Poetry Book Award, San Francisco State University.
Voyages in English (Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 2001)
Hat on a Pond (Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 2001)
Our Master Plan (Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 1999)
Blue for the Plough (Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 1992)
The Book of Knowledge (Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 1988)
All You Have in Common (Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 1984)
Eight-Step Grapevine (Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 1980)
Blood, Hook, and Eye (University of Texas Press, 1977)

Four Secrets (Carolrhoda Books, 2012)
A Summer of Silk Moths (Flux, 2009)
The 3 Bears and Goldilocks (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2008)
Clever Beatrice (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001 ). Winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award for outstanding writing in a picture book.
Thanksgiving With Me (Laura Geringer Books, 1998)
Facing the Music (Delacorte, 1996)
The Melinda Zone (Bantam, 1993)
If Not for You (Harper, 1988)
Finding David Dolores (Harper, 1986)
The Bigger Book of Lydia (Harper, 1983)
Saving Lenny (Bantam, 1983)

The Secret of Hurricanes: A Novel (MacAdam/Cage Publishing, 2002)

Sing, Ronnie Blue (Rager Media, 2007)

Aviary (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2017). With Seth Berg.

Cocaine and Blue Eyes (Putnam, 1983; re-released, Point Blank, 2006)
Cinderella After Midnight (Coward McCann, 1980)

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