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Recent Award Winners:

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Like Love

Michele Morano
Longlisted, 2021 PEN America Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay

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How to Make a Slave and Other Essays

Jerald Walker
Finalist, 2020 National Book Award in Nonfiction


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The Guild of the Infant Saviour: An Adopted Child’s Memory Book

Series: Machete

Megan Culhane Galbraith
Forthcoming May 2021

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Art for the Ladylike: An Autobiography through Other Lives

Series: 21st Century Essays

Whitney Otto

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The Terrible Unlikelihood of Our Being Here

Series: 21st Century Essays

Susanne Paola Antonetta

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How to Make a Slave and Other Essays

Series: 21st Century Essays

Jerald Walker
Finalist, 2020 National Book Award in Nonfiction

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Warhol’s Mother’s Pantry: Art, America, and the Mom in Pop

Series: 21st Century Essays

M. I. Devine
Winner of the Gournay Prize

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Don’t Look Now: Things We Wish We Hadn’t Seen

Series: 21st Century Essays

Kristen Iversen and David Lazar, Eds.

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Like Love

Series: Machete

Michele Morano
Longlisted, 2021 PEN America Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay

Sign Here If You Exist book cover

Sign Here If You Exist and Other Essays

Jill Sisson Quinn
Winner of the Journal Non/Fiction Prize

My Private Lennon book cover

My Private Lennon: Explorations from a Fan Who Never Screamed

Series: 21st Century Essays

Sibbie O’Sullivan

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Just an Ordinary Woman Breathing

Series: 21st Century Essays

Julie Marie Wade

On Our Way Home from the Revolution book cover

On Our Way Home from the Revolution: Reflections on Ukraine

Series: 21st Century Essays

Sonya Bilocerkowycz
Winner of the Gournay Prize

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Echo’s Fugue

Series: 21st Century Essays

Desirae Matherly

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This One Will Hurt You

Series: 21st Century Essays

Paul Crenshaw

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Fear Icons: Essays

Series: 21st Century Essays

Kisha Lewellyn Schlegel
Winner of the Gournay Prize

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Quite Mad: An American Pharma Memoir

Series: Machete

Sarah Fawn Montgomery

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Sustainability: A Love Story

Series: 21st Century Essays

Nicole Walker

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Out of Step

Anthony Moll
Winner of The JournalNon/Fiction Prize

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Hummingbirds Between the Pages

Series: 21st Century Essays

Chris Arthur

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Apocalypse, Darling

Series: Machete

Barrie Jean Borich

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The Real Life of the Parthenon

Series: 21st Century Essays

Patricia Vigderman

You, Me, and the Violence book cover

You, Me, and the Violence

Series: 21st Century Essays

Catherine Taylor

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Curiouser and Curiouser: Essays

Series: 21st Century Essays

Nicholas Delbanco

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Brief Interviews with the Romantic Past

Kathryn Nuernberger
Winner of The Journal Non/Fiction Prize

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A Mother’s Tale

Phillip Lopate

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Don’t Come Back

Series: 21st Century Essays

Lina Maria Ferriera Cabeza-Vanegas


The Age of Discovery and Other Stories book cover

The Age of Discovery and Other Stories

Becky Hagenston
Winner of The Journal Non/Fiction Prize
Forthcoming August 2021

When book cover

When

Katherine Zlabek
Winner of The Journal Non/Fiction Prize

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Quakertown

Lee Martin


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a more perfect Union

Teri Ellen Cross Davis
Winner of the Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize

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Praying Naked

Katie Condon
Winner of the Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize

Lethal Theater book cover

Lethal Theater

Susannah Nevison
Winner of the Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize

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Radioapocrypha

BK Fischer
Winner of the Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize

June in Eden book cover

June in Eden

Rosalie Moffett
Winner of the Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize


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