New and Forthcoming Titles by Wings Press

  1. Bluebonnets, Firewheels, and Brown-Eyed Susans, or, Poems New and Used From the Bandera Rag and Bone Shop

    Bluebonnets, Firewheels, and Brown-Eyed Susans, or, Poems New and Used From the Bandera Rag and Bone Shop (David Lee)

    ISBN: 9781609405205 || || Published 2017

    David Lee — the original "organic intellectual — focuses his latest collection on the women of mid-20th century rural Texas: frontier survivors and the daughters of frontier survivors, indomitable women with tastes that run from Baptist preaching to bourbon-and-branchwater. No element of hypocrisy escapes the poet's lethal attention.


  2. Durations: A memoir and personal essays

    Durations: A memoir and personal essays (Carolyn Osborn)

    ISBN: 978-1-60940-544-1 || || Published 2017

    A memoir and personal essays by "one of Texas's best writers" (Laura Furman), Durations explores the life of the author, from her World War II-era childhood in Tennessee to her adolescence as a small town cheerleader to life as an author, traveler and rancher.


  3. Far Out: Poems of the '60s

    Far Out: Poems of the '60s (Wendy Barker and Dave Parsons)

    ISBN: 978-1-60940-501-4 || 9781609405014 || Published 2016

    Poems by over 80 poets who remember the tumultuous decade of the 1960s from a wide range of vantage points. Far Out examines the link between generational revolt and poetic expression, and the visionary tradition of nonconformist literature.


  4. Fractals: New and Selected Poems/Translations, 1980-2015

    Fractals: New and Selected Poems/Translations, 1980-2015 (Sudeep Sen)

    ISBN: 978-0-930324-98-8 || 9780930324988 || Published 2016

    Fractals includes a wide swath of Sudeep Sen's poetry, from 1980 to the present, as well as a representative collection of his translations into English of other poets writing in Bengali, Hindu, Urdu and other languages.


  5. The Heart's Many Doors: American Poets Respond to Metka Krašovec's Images  Responding to Emily Dickinson

    The Heart's Many Doors: American Poets Respond to Metka Krašovec's Images Responding to Emily Dickinson (Richard Jackson and Metka Krašovec)

    ISBN: 978-1-60940-536-6 || 9781609405366 || Published 2017

    Poems by 41 American poets in response to drawings created by Metka Krašovec, who was inspired by Emily Dickinson.


  6. HOLY LITERARY  LICENSE:  The Almighty Chooses Fallible Mortals  to Write, Edit, and Translate GodStory

    HOLY LITERARY LICENSE: The Almighty Chooses Fallible Mortals to Write, Edit, and Translate GodStory (Robert Flynn)

    ISBN: 978-1-60940-465-9 || || Published 2016

    Novelist Robert Flynn writes a spiritual autobiography unlike any other. With a deep sense of the irony of his project, he sets out to explain how the Bible came to be, delving into misconceptions, errors in translation, biases, as well as the editorial failings of the Bible's many authors — and yet, he arrives at a place of ultimate faith.


  7. Latin@ Rising: An Anthology of Latin@ Science Fiction and Fantasy

    Latin@ Rising: An Anthology of Latin@ Science Fiction and Fantasy (Matthew David Goodwin)

    ISBN: 978-1-60940-524-3 || || Published 2017

    The first-ever all-Latin@ anthology of science fiction and fantasy!


  8. The Magic of Mariachi / La Magia del Mariachi

    The Magic of Mariachi / La Magia del Mariachi (Steven and Reefka Schneider)

    ISBN: 978-1-60940-505-2 || || Published 2016

    Another fascinating, cross-cultural, ekphrastic treasure of lyrical poetry and strikingly beautiful paintings by Steven and Reefka Schneider. Schneider's paintings and drawings, done in pastel, watercolor, and charcoal, were inspired over the course of several years by her close association with both student and professional mariachi musicians.


  9. Mahogany Blues (broadside)

    Mahogany Blues (broadside) (Bryce Milligan)

    ISBN: 0000000000000 || || Published 2016

    "Mahogany Blues" is a poem by Bryce Milligan. This broadside, approximately 10.5 by 15 inches, was printed by letterpress on handmade paper at the School by the River Press, Southwest School of Art.


  10. The Moncalvos

    The Moncalvos (Enrico Castelnuovo)

    ISBN: 978-1-60940-532-8 || || Published 2017

    Castelnuovo's The Moncalvos was originally published in 1908 in Italian. This is the first English translation of this famous novelist's most controversial title, focused on the Jewish community of fin de si├Ęcle Italy.


  11. The Morning After: Poetry and Prose in a Post-Truth World

    The Morning After: Poetry and Prose in a Post-Truth World (Margaret Randall)

    ISBN: 978-1-60940-540-3 || || Published 2017

    Randall's poetry and prose recount a life of resistance, the life of a literary and political revolutionary. If ever there were a time for the words of Margaret Randall, it is now. Read this book. Howl this book!


  12. Outcasts: A Novel of Mary Shelley

    Outcasts: A Novel of Mary Shelley (Sarah Stegall)

    ISBN: 978-1-60940-517-5 || 9781609405175 || Published 2016

    EDITOR'S CHOICE (Historical Novels Review) — On a dark and stormy night in 1816, an 18-year-old unwed mother sat down and invented science fiction. To be precise, on June 16, 1816, Mary Shelley began to write Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus, a novel that would never go out of print. Outcasts takes readers behind the scenes, to reveal the surprisingly contemporary thoughts and feelings of Mary and Percy Shelley, their friend Lord Byron, and the other guests at the "most famous literary party in history."


  13. Palm Up, Palm Down

    Palm Up, Palm Down (David Taylor)

    ISBN: 978-1-60940-552-6 || || Published 2017

    Carefully crafted, highly observational, environmentally sensitive poems that push the pause button on our current chaos.


  14. She Becomes Time: New Poems

    She Becomes Time: New Poems (Margaret Randall)

    ISBN: 978-1-60940-509-0 || || Published 2016

    She Becomes Time continues Margaret Randall's legacy of poetry that combines the intimate with the global, with the world we touch and see, showing — always in surprising ways — how these impact and intersect each other. Certainly a book for our time!


  15. Take to the Highway: Arabesques for Travelers

    Take to the Highway: Arabesques for Travelers (Bryce Milligan)

    ISBN: 978-0-9970353-0-8 || || Published 2016

    Milligan's eighth collection of poetry is a book about journeys and the intricate memory map of human consciousness. "An extraordinary collection." —Huffington Post. Recipient of the Notable Writers Book Award. Published by West End Press, September 2016.


  16. Three Tides: Writing at the Edge of Being

    Three Tides: Writing at the Edge of Being (Cecile Pineda)

    ISBN: 978-0-930324-92-6 || || Published 2016

    A "writer's writer" lets readers peer over her shoulder as she talks about writing, revealing the process that allows her to stumble, crawl and run.


  17. West: Poems of a Place

    West: Poems of a Place (Jim LaVilla-Havelin)

    ISBN: 978-1-60940-548-9 || || Published 2017

    LaVilla-Havelin's poems skip and leap across the page in a sophisticated and subtly humorous dance, celebrating country life as only an urban poet can.