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Las Biuty Queens
Las Biuty Queens

A dazzling collection of stories based on the author's life.


An illuminating novel about the impact of violence and the power of solidarity in our contemporary societies.

The Rock Eaters

A story collection spanning worlds and dimensions, using strange and speculative elements to tackle issues ranging from…

Echo Tree

Henry Dumas's stories form a vivid, expansive portrait of Black life in America.

Taking a Long Look

One of our most vital writers on literature, feminism and knowing one's self.

Excuse Me While I Disappear

Asks what remains of our stories—as individuals and civilizations—after we are gone.

Why Didn't You Just Do What You Were Told?

A collective interrogation of the universal experience from a very particular psyche.

Are You Enjoying?

Disarmingly original stories that upend traditional notions of identity and family, and peer into the vulnerable workings…


Twenty-four single-subject essays on a startling miscellany of topics.

Everything Like Before

A collection of spare, biting stories of people caught between reality and expectation, hope and despair, love and…

Terminal Boredom

Short stories that borrow themes and subjects familiar to readers of Philip K. Dick fused with a conflicted, tortured,…

Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing

Essays that interrogate our notions of ecstasy, queerness, and what it means to live freely.


A tale that captures the shifting meanings of the past and how our experience colors those meanings.

Eat the Mouth That Feeds You

A stunningly original collection of stories that illuminates a spectrum of Latinx, Chicanx, and immigrant women's voices…

Night Rooms

Lovers of the personal essay will be thrilled by this innovative collection.


A young author escapes her downward spiral of drugs and erotic detours in California only to find a fresh hell at an…

Love in Color

The most beautiful love stories from history and mythology told with incredible new detail and vivacity.

Land of Big Numbers

Stories that trace the journeys of the diverse and legion Chinese people, history and government.

Poetics of Work

As a state of emergency is declared, a poet engages her father in an exploration of the push to be employed and the pull…

100 Boyfriends

A revelatory spiral into the imperfect lives of queer men desperately fighting the urge to self-sabotage.

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