University of Pittsburgh


Faculty & Alumni Books

Eve Alexandra

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    The Drowned Girl. Kent State Press 2003
    Winner of the 2002 Wick Poetry Prize

Rane Arroyo

  • The Sky’s Weight. Turning Point Press 2009
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    The Buried Sea: New & Selected Poems. University of Arizona Press 2008
  • The Roswell Poems. WordFarm Press 2008
  • The Portable Famine. BkMk Press/University of Missouri 2005
  • How to Name a Hurricane. University of Arizona Press 2005
  • Home Movies of Narcissus. University of Arizona Press 2002
  • Pale Ramon. Zoland Books 1998
  • The Singing Shark. Bilingual Press/Arizona State University 1996
  • Columbus' Orphan. JVC Press 1993
  • Same-Sex Seances. New Sins Press

Joseph Bathanti

  • Land of Amnesia. Press 53 2009
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    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
  • The Feast of All Saints. Nightshade Press 1994
  • Communion Partners. Briarpatch Press 1986

Peter Beagle

  • Sweet Lightning. Tachyon 2009
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    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
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    The Last Unicorn. Viking 1968
  • I See By My Outfit. Viking 1965
  • A Fine and Private Place. Viking 1960

Jan Beatty

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    The Switching/Yard. University of Pittsburgh Press 2013
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    Red Sugar. University of Pittsburgh Press 2008
  • Boneshaker. University of Pittsburgh Press 2002
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    Mad River. University of Pittsburgh Press 1994
    Winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize

Craig Bernier

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    Your Life Idyllic: Stories. Black Lawrence 2014
    St. Lawrence Book Award

Karen Rose Cercone

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    Coal Bones. Berkeley 1999
  • Blood Tracks. Berkeley 1998
  • Steel Ashes. Berkeley 1997

Michael Chabon

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    Telegraph Avenue: A Novel. Harper 2012
  • Maps and Legends. McSweeney’s 2008
  • Gentlemen of the Road. Del Rey 2007
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    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
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    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

Fiona Cheong

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    Shadow Theatre. Soho 2002
  • The Scent of the Gods. W.W. Norton 1991

Garnett Kilberg Cohen

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    Lost Women, Banished Souls. University of Missouri Press 1996

Angie Cruz

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    Let It Rain Coffee: A Novel. Simon & Schuster 2005
  • Soledad. Simon & Schuster 2001

Jennifer Kwon Dobbs

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    Paper Pavilion. White Pine Press 2007

Patricia Dobler

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    Collected Poems. Autumn House Press 2005
  • UXB. Mill Hunk Books 1991
  • Talking to Strangers. University of Wisconsin Press 1986
    Winner of the Brittingham Prize in Poetry, selected by Maxine Kumin
  • Forget Your Life. University of Nebraska Press 1982

Gwen Ebert

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    The Little Bat Trainer. University Press of New England 2002
    Winner of the Four Way Books Intro Prize in Poetry.

Lynn Emanuel

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    The Nerve of It: Poems New and Selected. Pitt Poetry Series 2015
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    Noose and Hook. University of Pittsburgh Press 2010
  • Then, Suddenly—. University of Pittsburgh Press 1999
  • The Dig. University of Illinois Press 1992
    1992 National Poetry Series Open Competition
  • Hotel Fiesta. University of Georgia Press 1984

Kathleen George

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    A Measure of Blood. Open Road 2014
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    Afterimage. St. Martin's 2007
  • Fallen. Dell 2004
  • Taken. Delacorte 2001
  • The Man in the Buick. BKMK Press 1999

Lester Goran

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    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

Dave Griffith

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    A Good War Is Hard to Find: The Art of Violence in America. Soft Skull Press 2006

Kathryn Miller Haines

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    The Winter of Her Discontent. Harper 2008
  • The War Against Miss Winter. Harper 2007

J.C. Hallman

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    In Utopia: Six Kinds of Eden and the Search for a Better Paradise. St. Martin’s 2010
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    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

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    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

Yona Harvey

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    Hemming the Water. Four Way Books 2013

Terrance Hayes

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    Lighthead . Penguin 2010
    National Book Award for Poetry
  • Wind in a Box. Penguin 2002
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    Hip Logic. Penguin 2002
    2001 National Poetry Series
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    Muscular Music. Tia Chucha Press 1999
    Winner of Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Tonya Cherie Hegamin

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    M+O 4EVR. Houghton Mifflin 2008

Aubrey Hirsch

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    Why We Never Talk About Sugar. Braddock Avenue Books 2012

Lori Jakiela

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    Miss New York Has Everything. Warner Books 2006

Amy Andrews and Jessica Mesman Griffith

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    Love and Salt: A Spiritual Friendship Shared in Letters. Loyola Press 2012

Geeta Kothari

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    ‘Did My Mama Like to Dance?’ and Other Stories about Mothers and Daughters. Quill 1994

Mark Kramer

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    Dispossessed: Life in Our World’s Urban Slums . Orbis Books 2006

Nancy Krygowski

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    Velocity. University of Pittsburgh Press 2007
    Winner of the 2006 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize

Jeanne Marie Laskas

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    Hidden America: From Coal Miners to Cowboys, an Extraordinary Exploration of the Unseen People Who Make This Country Work. Putnam 2012
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    Growing Girls. Bantam Dell 2006
  • The Exact Same Moon. Bantam Dell 2003
  • Fifty Acres and a Poodle. Bantam Dell 2000

Gregory Lawless

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    I Thought I Was New Here. BlazeVOX 2009

Li-Young Lee

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    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

Anne Leonard

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    Moth and Spark. Viking 2014

Karin Lin-Greenberg

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    Faulty Predictions. University of Georgia Press 2014
    2013 Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction

Thomas Lipinski

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    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

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    The Architect of Flowers. Mariner Books 2011
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    The Wasp Eater. Mariner Books 2005

Sam MacDonald

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    The Urban Hermit: A Memoir. St. Martin's 2008
  • The Agony of an American Wilderness. Rowman & Littlefield 2005

Sangeeta Mall

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    Flight of the Flamingo. Westland 2013

Dawn Lundy Martin

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    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

Jane McCafferty

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    Thank You for the Music. Tandem Library 2004

Mia McKenzie

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    The Summer We Got Free. Black Girl Dangerous Press 2012

Michael Meyer

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    The Last Days of Old Beijing: Life in the Vanishing Backstreets of a City Transformed. Walker & Company 2008

Dinty Moore

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    Between Panic and Desire. University of Nebraska Press 2008

Stephen Murabito

  • Lowering the Body. Star Cloud Press 2008
  • Communion of Asiago. Star Cloud Press 2006
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    The Oswego Fugues. Star Cloud Press 2005

Micki Myers

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    Trigger Finger. Pearl Editions 2003
    Winner of the Pearl Prize for Poetry, judged by Jim Daniels

Kristin Naca

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    Bird Eating Bird. Harper Collins 2009
    Winner of the National Poetry Series Contest, judged by Yusef Komunyakaa

Ron Nyswaner

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    Blue Days, Black Nights: A Memoir. Advocate Books 2004

Peter Oresick

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    Warhol-O-Rama!. Carnegie Mellon University Press 2008
  • Definitions: Poems. West End Press 1990

Dennis Palumbo

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    From Crime to Crime. Tallfellow Press 2008
  • Writing From the Inside Out. John Wiley & Sons 2000
  • City Wars. Bantam 1973

Salvatore Pane

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    Last Call in the City of Bridges. Braddock Avenue Books 2012

Craig Paulenich

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    Drift of the Hunt. Nobodaddies Press 2006

Lisa Phillips

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    Public Radio: Behind the Voices. CDS Books/Perseus 2006

John Repp

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    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

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    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

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    Surviving Mae West. Vandalia Press 2006

Leslie Rubinkowski

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    Impersonating Elvis. Faber & Faber 1997

Paul Siegell

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    Poemergency Room. Otoliths Books 2008

Rebecca Skloot

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    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Crown/Random House 2010

Cindy Skrzycki

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    The Regulators: Anonymous Power Brokers in American Politics. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003

Aaron Smith

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    Lines the Quarry. Omnidawn 2013
    Selected by Brenda Hillman as winner of the 2012 1st/2nd Book Poetry Prize
    One of Verse's 2013 Recommended Books
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    Blue on Blue Ground. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press 2005
    Winner of 2004 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize

Gerald Stern

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    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
  • Two Long Poems. CMU 1990
  • Lovesick. HarperCollins 1987
  • Paradise Poems. Knopf 1984
  • The Red Coal. Houghton Mifflin 1981
    Winner of the Melville Caine Award from the Poetry Society of America
  • Lucky Life. Houghton Mifflin 1977
    The 1977 Lamont Poetry Selection of the Academy of American Poets
  • Rejoicings. Metro Book 1973

Robert Stevens

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    Eighty Days of Sunlight. Thought Catalog/Prospecta 2005

John Temple

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    Deadhouse: Life in a Coroner’s Office. University Press of Mississippi 2005

Robert L. Tonsetic

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    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

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    The Truth at Daybreak. Carnegie Mellon University Press 2008
  • Floating Holidays. Black Lawrence Press 2007
  • Presence. Saint Andrews Press 1999

Sandy Tseng

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    Sediment. Four Way Books 2009
    Winner of the The Nation/Discovery Award

Judith Vollmer

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    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

Lynn Wagner

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    No Blues This Raucous Song. Slapering Hol Press 2009

Carole Waterhouse

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    The Paradise Ranch. PublishAmerica 2002
  • Without Wings. PublishAmerica 2001

Kellie Wells

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    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

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    Awful First Dates: Hysterical, True, and Heartbreakingly Bad. Sourcebooks Casblanca 2012
  • Living Large. St. Martin's 2010
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