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Alumni and Their Books

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Corey Andrews

  • Literary Nationalism in Eighteenth-Century Scottish Club Poetry (Edwin Mellen Press, 2004)

Sandra Agricola

  • Master Bedroom Poems (Ohio Review Books)
  • White Mercedes (Ohio Review Books)

Edward Allen

  • Mustang Sally: A Novel (WW Norton & Co, 1994)
  • Straight Through the Night (Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1990)

David Axelrod

  • Jerusalem of Grass (1992)
  • The Man Who Fell in Love with a Chicken (Cross-Cultural Review Chapbook 2: American Poetry 1, 1980)
  • A Dream of Feet (Poetry Series, 1976)
  • Myths, Dreams, and Dances: Poems, 1968-1973

Roy Bentley

  • Any One Man (Midwest Writers Series, Bottom Dog Press, 1992)
  • Boy in a Boat (U of Alabama Press, 1986)

Kevin Bezner

  • The Wilderness of Vision: On the Poetry of John Haines, Editor, with Kevin Walzer (Story Line Press, 1996)

Jill Bialoski

  • Wanting a Child Editor (Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1998)
  • The End of Desire: Poems (Knopf, 1997)

Joe Bonomo

  • Vanishings from that Neighborhood (Wick Chapbook Series)

Michelle Boisseau

  • Understory (The Morse Poetry Prize, 1996)
  • Writing Poems (Robert Wallace, Michelle Boisseau, 1996)
  • No Private Life: Poems (1992)

Paula Closson Buck

  • The Acquiescent Villa (Louisianna State University Press, 1999)

David Citino

Poetry

  • The News and Other Poems. University of Notre Dame Press, 2002.
  • The Invention of Secrecy. Ohio State University (OSU) Press, 2001.
  • The Book of Appassionata: Collected Poems. OSU Press, 1998.
  • Broken Symmetry. OSU Press, 1997.
  • The Weight of the Heart. Quarterly Review of Literature Poetry Series, 1996.
  • The Discipline: New and Selected Poems, 1980 1992. OSU Press, 1992.
  • The House of Memory. OSU Press, 1990.
  • A Letter of Columbus. Logan Elm Press, 1990.
  • The Gift of Fire. Univ. of Arkansas Press, 1986.
  • The Appassionata Doctrines. Cleveland State Univ. Poetry Center, 1986.
  • The Appassionata Poems. Cleveland State Univ. Poetry Center, 1983.
  • Last Rites and Other Poems. OSU Press, 1980.
  • Poetry Ohio, Art of the State: An Anthology, ed. Cornfield Review Special Issue, 1984.
  • 73 Ohio Poets, ed. Cornfield Review Special Issue, 1978.

Prose

  • Paperwork. Essays. Kent State Univ. Press, 2003.
  • The Eye of the Poet: Six Views of the Art and Craft of Poetry. A book of advice. Contributing ed. Oxford Univ. Press, 2001.

Matthew Cooperman

  • Surge (1999 Wick Chapbook Series)

Vivian Corll

  • Himmarshee (2002).

William Virgil Davis

  • One Way to Reconstruct the Scene (Yale, 1980)

Elizabeth Dodd

  • Like Memory, Caverns: Poems (New York Univ Pr, 1993)
  • The Veiled Mirror and the Woman Poet: H. D., Louise Bogan, Elizabeth Bishop, and Louise Glück (Missouri, 1992)

John Gallaher

  • Gentlemen in Turbans, Ladies in Cauls (Spuyten Duyvil, 2001)

Patricia Goedicke

  • As Earth Begins to End (Copper Canyon, 1999)
  • Invisible Horses (Milkweed Editions, 1996)
  • Paul Bunyan's Bearskin (Milkweed Editions, 1992)
  • The Tongues We Speak: New and Selected Poems(Milkweed Editions, 1989)
  • Listen, Love(Barnwood Press, 1986)
  • The Wind of Our Going (Copper Canyon Press, 1985)
  • The King of Childhood (Confluence Press, 1984)
  • Crossing the Same River (University of Massachusetts Press, 1980)
  • The Dog That Was Barking Yesterday (Lynx House Press, 1980)
  • The Trail That Turns on Itself (Ithaca House, 1978)
  • For the Four Oceans (Ithaca House, 1976)
  • Between Oceans (Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1968)

Karen Harper

  • The Baby Farm (Signet, 1999)
  • Dawn's Early Light (1997)
  • Empty Cradle (1998)
  • Liberty's Lady (1998)
  • The Poyson Garden: An Elizabethan Mystery (1999)
  • River of Sky (1995)
  • The Wings of Morning (1994)
  • Black Orchid (1996)
  • Circle of Gold (1994)
  • Dark Road Home (1996)
  • Promises to Keep (1994)
  • The Tidal Poole: An Elizabethan Mystery (2000)
  • Almost Forever
  • Eden's Gate
  • Emerald Queen (Harper Monogram)
  • The Firelands
  • Island Ecstasy
  • Midnight Mirage
  • One Fervent Fire
  • Passion's Reign
  • Rapture's Crown
  • Sweet Passion's Pain
  • Tame the Wind

William Heyen

  • Crazy Horse in Stillness: Poems (American Poets Continuum, 35, BOA, 1996)
  • Diana, Charles, & the Queen: Poems (American Poets Continuum Series, Vol. 45, BOA, 1998)
  • Pig Notes & Dumb Music: Prose on Poetry (American Readers Series, No 2, BOA, 1998)
  • Stiletto 2: The Disinherited (1992)
  • Erika: Poems of the Holocaust (1991)
  • The Host: Selected Poems 1965-1990 (1994)
  • Pterodactyl Rose: Poems of Ecology ( 1991)
  • Ribbons: The Gulf War: A Poem (1992)
  • The Shore (Stone House Press Chapbook #8, 1991)
  • The Trains (1981)
  • The Chestnut Rain
  • The Children
  • The City Parables
  • Depth of field: poems
  • The Descent
  • Long Island Light: Poems and a Memoir
  • Lord Dragonfly: five sequences
  • Noise in the trees: poems and a memoir
  • The Swastika Poems

Robert Kinsley

  • Endangered Species (Orchisis, 1989)
  • Field Stones (Orchisis, 1997)

Pamela Kircher

  • Whole Sky (Four Way Books, 1996)

John Kachuba

  • Why is this Job Killing Me? (Dell, 1999)
  • How to Write Funny (Writers Digest Books, 2001)
  • Ghosthunting Ohio (Emmis Books, 2004)

Nancy Kuhl

  • In the Arbor, Wick Chapbook Series

Kathy Mangan

  • Above the Tree Line: Poems (Carnegie-Mellon Univ Pr, 1995)

Wendell Mayo

  • B. Horror and Other Stories (Livingston Press, 1999)
  • In Lithuanian Wood (White Pine Press)
  • Centaur of the North (Arte Público Press)

Scott Minar

  • The Body's Fire: Poems (Clarellen Press, Rochester, NY, 2002)

Amy Newman

  • Order, or Disorder (CSU, 1995)
  • Camera Lyrica (Alice James, 1999 Beatrice Hawley Award)

Tom Noyes

  • Beyond Faith and Other Stories (Dufour Editions, 2002)

Anthony Piccione

  • For the Kingdom: Poems (American Poets Continuum, No 32, BOA, 1995)
  • Seeing It Was So (Poems)

Stanley Plumly

  • The Marriage in the Trees (Ecco, 1997)
  • Boy on the Step: Poems (Ecco/Norton, 1989)
  • Summer Celestial (The American Poetry Series, Volume 27, Ecco/Norton, 1983)
  • Out-of-the-Body Travel (Ecco/Viking, 1977)
  • Giraffe; Poems (LSU, 1974)
  • How the Plains Indians Got Horses (Best Cellar Press, 1973)
  • In the Outer Dark; Poems (LSU, 1970)

James Ragan

  • The Hunger Wall: Hladova Zed (1996)
  • Lusions (Grove Press Poetry Series, 1997)
  • Womb-Weary : Poems (1990)
  • In the Talking Hours: Poems

Bin Ramke

  • Wake, University of Iowa Press (April, 1999)
  • Massacre of the Innocents (University of Iowa Press, 1995)
  • The Erotic Light of Gardens (Wesleyan University Press, 1989)
  • The Language Student (Louisiana State University Press, 1986)
  • White Monkeys (University of Georgia Press, 1981)
  • The Difference Between Night and Day (Yale University Press, 1978)

Mary Ann Samyn

  • Purr (New York Issues Press)
  • Captivity Narrative (OSU/The Journal Award, 1999)
  • Rooms by the Sea (Wick Chapbook Series, 1994)

Christopher Sims

  • Tech Anxiety: Artificial Intelligence and Ontological Awakening in Four Science Fiction Novels (McFarland, 2013)

Dave Smith

  • Floating on Solitude: Three Volumes of Poetry (Illinois Poetry Series, 1996)
  • Fate’s Kite: Poems, 1991-1995 (1995)
  • The Fisherman's Whore (1990)
  • Onliness: A Novel (1981)
  • Cuba Night: Poems
  • Cumberland Station: poems
  • Goshawk, Antelope
  • Gray Soldiers: poems
  • Homage to Edgar Allan Poe: poems

Jeffery Smith

  • Where the Roots Reach for Water: a Personal and Natural History of Melancholia (1999)

A.E. Stringer

  • Channel Markers (Wesleyan)

David Swerdlow

  • Small Holes in the Universe (WordTech Editions, 2003)

Robert Love Taylor

  • Lady of Spain (1992)
  • The Lost Sister (1989)

Philip Terman

  • The House of Sages (MAMMOTHbooks, 1998)

Michael Waters

  • Green Ash, Red Maple, Black Gum: New Poems (American Poets Continuum, No 41, BOA, 1997)
  • Anniversary of the Air (1985)
  • The Barn in the Air (1987)
  • Bountiful (1992)
  • Burden Lifters (1989)

William Wells

  • Conversing With the Light (Anhinga Pr, 1988)