New and Upcoming Releases

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Asylum on the Hill · History of a Healing Landscape · By Katherine Ziff · Foreword by Samuel T. Gladding · Afterword by Joseph Shields and Shawna Bolin

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Dolores Huerta Stands Strong · The Woman Who Demanded Justice · By Marlene Targ Brill

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Marta · A Novel · By Eliza Orzeszkowa · Translation by Anna Gąsienica Byrcyn and Stephanie Kraft · Introduction by Grażyna J. Kozaczka

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Peoples of the Inland Sea · Native Americans and Newcomers in the Great Lakes Region, 1600–1870 · By David Andrew Nichols

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Amy Biehl’s Last Home · A Bright Life, a Tragic Death, and a Journey of Reconciliation in South Africa · By Steven D. Gish

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Literature and Resistance in Guatemala · Textual Modes and Cultural Politics from El Señor Presidente to Rigoberta Menchú · By Marc Zimmerman

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Hollis Summers Poetry Prize

Named for the distinguished poet who taught for many years at Ohio University and made Athens, Ohio, the subject of many of his poems, the Hollis Summers Poetry Prize invites writers to submit unpublished collections of original poems.

The competition is open to both those who have not published a book-length collection and those who have.

Congratulations to Joe Capista, winner of the 2018 Hollis Summers Poetry Prize for Intrusive Beauty, selected by Sherrod Santos.

Doubtful Harbor, by Idris Anderson — the 2017 Hollis Summers Poetry Prize winner — has just come out.

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New in African Studies

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Hip-Hop in Africa · Prophets of the City and Dustyfoot Philosophers · By Msia Kibona Clark · Foreword by Quentin Williams · Afterword by Akosua Adomako Ampofo

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Buying Time · Debt and Mobility in the Western Indian Ocean · By Thomas F. McDow

New Trade Titles

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Count the Wings · The Life and Art of Charley Harper · By Michelle Houts

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Amy Biehl’s Last Home · A Bright Life, a Tragic Death, and a Journey of Reconciliation in South Africa · By Steven D. Gish

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