'When She Woke' by Hillary Jordan

When She Woke (Algonquin Books) is compelling as a feminist reader from the first page to the last. In a moment where women’s bodies and our access to reproductive control are fodder for political and religious aggrandizement, When She Woke is a chilling reminder of what could happen, if we don’t speak out….. read more

'What You See in the Dark' by Manuel Muñoz

It is difficult to casually categorise Manuel Muñoz’s first novel. Mystery? Noir thriller? Romance? Literary fiction? Historical fiction? Meta-fiction? The answer, as it turns out, is all of the above. … read more

23 Highly Anticipated* Books of 2011

AWP 2011 was abuzz with old friends and new friends alike. In between the lectures, panels, readings, and receptions we compiled this list of new and forthcoming books that authors, publishers, editors and readers are already buzzing about. What books are you most excited about? Let us know in the comments section below…. read more