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Birding While Indian

A Mixed-Blood Memoir

Thomas C. Gannon

“A much-needed and much-appreciated addition to Native literature. Birding While Indian is all that and a bag of tobacco.” —Tiffany Midge, author of Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese’s

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Everything I Never Wanted to Know

Christine Hume

“Provocative and intelligent … A thoughtfully disturbing, sharp sociological study.” —Kirkus

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Safe in a Midwife’s Hands

Birthing Traditions from Africa to the American South

Linda Janet Holmes

“Weaves together the histories of African and African American midwives to share an undertold story of birthing traditions and justice.” —Linda Villarosa, author of Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation

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Mistaken for an Empire

A Memoir in Tongues

Christine Imperial

“Drop everything and read this searing debut.” —Gabrielle Civil, author of the déjà vu: black dreams & black time

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Twenty Square Feet of Skin

Megan Baxter

“These essays wrestle with what it means to be radically alive.” —Joni Tevis, author of The World Is on Fire

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SEX DEPRESSION ANIMALS

Poems

Mag Gabbert

“Mag Gabbert announces herself as a new force in American poetry.” —Matthew Zapruder

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The Fertile Earth and the Ordered Cosmos

Reflections on the Newark Earthworks and World Heritage

M. Elizabeth Weiser, Timothy R. W. Jordan, and Richard D. Shiels, Eds.

“Whether the Newark Earthworks are in your backyard or a globe away, these essays will illuminate their extraordinary human story, made of earth, one basket at a time.” —Megan Wood, executive director and CEO, Ohio History Connection

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New & Forthcoming Titles:

The Fertile Earth and the Ordered Cosmos: Reflections on the Newark Earthworks and World Heritage cover

The Fertile Earth and the Ordered Cosmos: Reflections on the Newark Earthworks and World Heritage

M. Elizabeth Weiser, Timothy R. W. Jordan, and Richard D. Shiels, Editors

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Decolonial Conversations in Posthuman and New Material Rhetorics

Edited by Jennifer Clary-Lemon and David M. Grant

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Gendered Defenders: Marvel’s Heroines in Transmedia Spaces

Bryan J. Carr and Meta G. Carstarphen, Eds.

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About the Ohio State University Press:

The Ohio State University Press was established in 1957 and currently publishes 50-60 new books a year. We specialize in literary and cultural studies, (including comics, narrative theory, Victorian studies, and medieval studies) American studies, rhetoric and communication, gender and sexuality studies, and race and ethnic studies (including Black studies and Latinx studies). We also acquire books in regional studies on our Trillium imprint, creative works, on our Mad Creek imprint, and linguistics, and publish the annual winners of The Journal’s non/fiction and poetry prizes.

In addition to its books, the Press publishes a distinguished group of journals including Inks, the journal of the Comics Studies Society, Adoption & Culture, American Periodicals, Victorians, North American Journal of Celtic Studies, and Narrative.


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