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Anthology

SELECTED BACKLIST :: ANTHOLOGY

12 Short Stories and Their Making: An Anthology with Interviews
Paul Mandelbaum (Editor)

Twelve spellbinding stories, followed by interviews with the authors about inspiration and craft.
ISBN 978-089255-312-9
$18.95
12 Short Stories and Their Making: An Anthology with Interviews
A Walk in My World: International Short Stories about Youth
Anne Mazer (Editor)

Sixteen stories by some of the world's best writers transport readers around the globe to meet kindred spirits on their journeys to adulthood.
ISBN 978-0-89255-249-8
$12.95 U.S.
A Walk in My World: International Short Stories about Youth
America Street: A Multicultural Anthology of Stories
Anne Mazer (Editor)

A timeless treasury of multicultural stories by some of America's most renowned writers.
ISBN 978-0-89255-191-0
$11.95 ($15.95 Canada)
America Street: A Multicultural Anthology of Stories
Big City Cool: Short Stories about Urban Youth
M. Jerry Weiss & Helen S. Weiss (Editors)

Fourteen short stories about what it's like to grow up in the city—the glamour, the mean streets, and the neighborhood.
ISBN 978-0-89255-278-8
$9.95
Big City Cool: Short Stories about Urban Youth
Fishing for Chickens
Jim Heynen (Editor)

Sixteen poignant short stories portray the special experience of growing up in rural America.
ISBN 978-0-89255-265-8
$9.95
Fishing for Chickens
From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great
Camille T. Dungy, Matt O'Donnell, & Jeffrey Thomson (editors), Gerald Stern (Foreword)

A compilation of verse from the revolutionary poetry archive.
ISBN 978-089255-348-8
$25.95 (Can. $28.50)
From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great
Going Where I'm Coming From: Memoirs of American Youth
Anne Mazer (Editor)

ISBN 978-0-89255-206-1
$10.95 (Can $13.00)
Going Where I'm Coming From: Memoirs of American Youth
Heart of the Order
Gabriel Fried, editor; Foreword by Daniel Okrent

A collection of some of the finest poems written on baseball from the past seventy-five years.
ISBN 978-089255-435-5
$17.95 ($19.00 Canada)
Heart of the Order
Imagining America: Stories from the Promised Land
Wesley Brown and Amy Ling (Editors)

The acclaimed multicultural of thirty-seven short stories from 1900 to the present, updated to include recent writers.
ISBN 978-0-89255-277-1
$18.95
Imagining America: Stories from the Promised Land
Living on the Margins: Women Writers on Breast Cancer
Hilda Raz (Editor)

A powerful collection of nonfiction on the experience of breast cancer by accomplished women writers.
ISBN 978-0-89255-270-2
$15.95 (Can. $17.00)
Living on the Margins:  Women Writers on Breast Cancer
Of Leaf and Flower: Stories and Poems for Gardeners
Charles Dean and Clyde Wachsberger (editors)

An illustrated literary anthology that summons up the profound passions and wild obsessions of gardening.
ISBN 978-0-89255-269-6
$21.95 (Can. $24.00)
Of Leaf and Flower: Stories and Poems for Gardeners
Old Glory: American War Poems from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terrorism
Robert Hedin (Editor)

More than two hundred poems about the American experience of war—narratives, meditations, elegies, lamentations, odes, and battle hymns.
ISBN 978-0-89255-310-5
$22.50 (Can. $24.50)
Old Glory: American War Poems from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terrorism
Open Field: 30 Contemporary Canadian Poets
Sina Queyras (Editor), Molly Peacock (Foreword)

An unparalleled compilation of innovative poets, selected from the dazzling panorama of contemporary Canadian verse.
ISBN 978-0-89255-314-3
$18.95 (Can. $26.50)
Open Field: 30 Contemporary Canadian Poets
Outside Rules: Short Stories About Nonconformist Youth
Claire Robson (Editor)

Fourteen compellingly readable and compassionate stories about "outsider" teens focus on the vulnerability and resilience of adolescents.
ISBN 978-0-89255-316-7
$9.95 (US & Can.)
Outside Rules: Short Stories About Nonconformist Youth
Poetry in Medicine: An Anthology of Poems About Doctors, Patients, Illness and Healing
Michael Salcman (Editor)

A selection of the greatest poems on doctors and patients, remedies and procedures, and illness and recovery from antiquity to the present.
ISBN 978-0-89255-449-2
$24.95 (Can. $26.50)
Poetry in Medicine: An Anthology of Poems About Doctors, Patients, Illness and Healing
Scribblers on the Roof: Contemporary American Jewish Fiction
Melvin Jules Bukiet and David G. Roskies (Editors)

Fiction from participants in the renowned rooftop reading series at Ansche Chesed, a synagogue on the Upper West Side in New York City.
ISBN 978-0-89255-326-6
$15.95 (Can. $21.00)
Scribblers on the Roof: Contemporary American Jewish Fiction
Short: An International Anthology of Five Centuries of Short-Short Stories, Prose Poems, Brief Essays, & Other Short Prose Forms
Alan Ziegler, editor

A gathering of shorts by some of the world’s most imaginative writers, "essential. . .for anyone interested in the short form."—Gary Shteyngart
ISBN 978-0-89255-432-4
$18.95
Short: An International Anthology of Five Centuries of Short-Short Stories, Prose Poems, Brief Essays, & Other Short Prose Forms
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Youth Communication, Andrea Estepa & Philip Kay (Editors), Edwidge Danticat (Foreword)

Thirty-five frank essays by young authors on serious issues like violence and racism, and milestones like first jobs and starting college.
ISBN 978-0-89255-228-3
$15.95
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Sudden Flash Youth: 65 Short-Short Stories
Christine Perkins-Hazuka, Tom Hazuka, Mark Budman (Editors)

The only existing anthology of short-short stories to focus on youth.
ISBN 978-089255-371-6
$13.95
Sudden Flash Youth: 65 Short-Short Stories
The Eloquent Essay: An Anthology of Classic & Creative Nonfiction
John Loughery (Editor)

An anthology of seventeen modern essays, which show the form at its most varied and dramatic.
ISBN 978-0-89255-241-2
$14.95
The Eloquent Essay: An Anthology of Classic & Creative Nonfiction
The Eloquent Short Story: An Anthology of Narrative Forms
Lucy Rosenthal (Editor)

Twenty-four short stories by acclaimed authors that show the richness and vitality of the form.
ISBN 978-0-89255-292-4
$14.95 (Can. $16.50)
The Eloquent Short Story: An Anthology of Narrative Forms
The Music Lover’s Poetry Anthology
Helen Handley Houghton and Maureen McCarthy Draper (Editors), J. D. McClatchy (Foreword)

A celebration, in over 150 poems, of the power of music to enthrall, evoke, and inspire.
ISBN 978-0-89255-333-4
$22.95 (Can. $28.50)
The Music Lover’s Poetry Anthology
Visions of America: Personal Narratives from the Promised Land
Wesley Brown and Amy Ling (Editors)

Thirty-six noted contemporary writers respond to a hundred years of American life from perspectives of "semi-otherness." A classroom classic!
ISBN 978-0892551743
$20.00
Visions of America: Personal Narratives from the Promised Land

 

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