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AuthorTitlePublisherPublication YearGenre
Jeffrey BeanGirl Reading a Letter at an Open Window (winner, 2013 Vern Cowles/Copperdome Poetry Chapbook Prize)Southeast Missouri State University Press2014Poetry
Diminished FifthDavid Robert Books2009Poetry
John BenskoVisitationsUniversity of Tampa2014Poetry
Sea DogsGraywolf Press2004Fiction
The Iron CityUniversity of Illinois Press2000Poetry
The Waterman’s Children (winner, Yale Series of Younger Poets)University of Massachusettes Press1994Poetry
Green SoldiersYale University Press1981Poetry
Amy BensonThe Sparkling-Eyed Boy: A Memoir of Love, Grown UpMariner Books2004Nonfiction
Sarah BlackmanMotherbox and Other Tales (winner, FC2 Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Contest)FC2 / The University of Alabama Press2013Fiction
Ryan J. BrowneOutside Come InBright Hill Press2012Poetry
Tom ChiarellaThursday’s Game: Notes from a Golfer with Far to GoEmmis Books2004Nonfiction
Writing DialogueStory Press1998Nonficton
Foley’s Luck: StoriesKnopf1992Fiction
Jill ChristmanBorrowed BabiesShebooks2014Nonfiction
Darkroom: A Family Exposure (winner, Associated Writing Programs Award)University of Georgia Press2011Nonfiction
C. Bard ColeThis is Where My Life Went WrongBlatt Books2009Fiction
Briefly Told LivesSt. Martin’s Press2000Fiction
Cade CollumThe Dogs of HavanaRed Hydra Press2008Poetry
Lion Froth CrownRed Hydra Press2014Poetry
Thomas CotsanasNominal CasesBlack Lawrence Press2016Fiction
Jennifer S. DavisOur Former Lives in ArtRandom House2007Fiction
Her Kind of Want (winner, Iowa Short Fiction Award)Universidy of Iowa Press2002Fiction
Cathy DayComeback SeasonFree Press2008Fiction
The Circus in Winter (finalist, The Story Prize, the Great Lakes Book Award, GLCA New Writer Award )Harcourt2004Fiction
Lynn DominaThe Harlem Renaissance: A Historical Exploration of LiteratureGreenwood2014Nonfiction
Framed in SilenceMain Street Rag2011Poetry
Poets on the Psalms (Ed.)Trinity University Press2008Nonfiction
Understanding Ceremony: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents Greenwood2004Nonfiction
Understanding A Raisin in the Sun: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical DocumentsGreenwood1998Nonfiction
Corporal WorksFour Way1995Poetry
Andy DuncanWakulla Springs (Co-author)Tor Books2013Fiction
The Pottawatomie Giant and Other StoriesPS Publishing2012Fiction
On 20468 PetercookTor Books2012Fiction
Night CacheGlobe Pequot Press2009Fiction
Alabama Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat StuffPS Publishing2009Nonfiction
Crossroads: Tales of the Southern Literary Fantastic (Co-Ed.)Tor Books2005Anthology
Beluthahatchie and Other StoriesGolden Gryphon Press2000Fiction
Tim EarleyPoems Descriptive of Rural Life and Scenery Horse Less Press2014Poetry
The Spooking of MavensCracked Slab Books2010Poetry
BoondoggleMain Street Rag2005Poetry
Tony EarlyMr. TallLittle, Brown and Company2014Fiction
The Blue StarBack Bay Books2009Fiction
Somehow Form a Family: Stories That Are Mostly TrueAlgonquin Books2002Nonfiction
Jim the BoyBack Bay Books2001Fiction
New Stories from the South (Ed.)Algonquin Books for Chapel Hill1999Anthology
Here We Are in Paradise: StoriesBack Bay Books1994Fiction
Brett EvansAfter School SessionSubpress2002Poetry
Andrew FarkasSelf-Titled DebutSubito Press2008Fiction
David FloydThe Sudden Architecture of the DarkWordTech Communications2006Poetry
Timothy GeigerThe Curse of PheromonesMain Street Rag2008Poetry
Blue Light FactorySpoon River Poetry Press1999Poetry
Paul GuestOne More Theory About HappinessEcco2011Nonfiction
My Index of Slightly Horrifying KnowledgeEcco2008Poetry
Notes for My Body Double (winner, Prairie Schooner Book Prize)Bilson Poetry2007Poetry
The Resurrection of the Body and the Ruin of the WorldNew Issues Poetry & Prose2003Poetry
Jeff HardinFall Sanctuary (winner, Nicholas Roerich Prize)Story Line Press2016 (forthcoming)Poetry
Notes for a Praise Book (winner, Jacar Press Book Award)Jacar Press2015Poetry
Restoring the Narrative (winner, Donald Justice Prize)Story Line Press2015Poetry
Until that Yellow Bird ReturnsRed Hydra Press2013Poetry
Small RevolutionAldrich Press2005Poetry
Annie HartnettRabbit CakeTin House Books2017


Joshua R. HelmsMachines Like UsDzanc Books2016Poetry
Jessica HollanderIn These Times the Home is a Tired Place (winner, Katherine Anne Porter Prize)University of North Texas Press2013Fiction
B. J. HollarsDispatches from the Drowning: Reporting the Fiction of NonfictionThe University of New Mexico Press2014Nonfiction
Opening the Doors: The Desegregation of the University of Alabama and the Fight for Civil RightsThe University of Alabama Press2014Nonfiction
Blurring the Boundaries: Exploration to the Fringes of NonfictionUniversity of Nebraska Press2013Nonfiction
Sightings: Stories>Break Away Books/ Indiana University Press2013Fiction
Monsters: A Collection of Literary Sightings (Ed.)Pressgang2012Anthology
 Thirteen Loops: Race, Violence, and the Last Lynching in America (winner, Society of Midland Authors Award; The University of Alabama Award for Excellence in Research by a Master’s Student; The University of Alabama Outstanding Thesis Award)University of Alabama Press2010Nonfiction
You Must Be This Tall to Ride: Contemporary Writers Take You Inside the Story (Ed.)Writer’s Digest Books2009Anthology
J. R. JonesThe Lives of Robert RyanWesleyan University Press2015Nonfiction
Dan KaplanBill’s Formal Complaint (runner-up, 2006 National Poetry Review Book Prize)The National Poetry Review Press2008Poetry
SKINRed Hydra Press2005Poetry
Laura KochmanThe Bone and the BodyBatCat Press2015Poetry
Matthew MahaneyThe Storm that Bears Your Name (winner, Cupboard Pamphlet’s Fourth-Ever Contest)The Cupboard2015Poetry
Your Attraction to Sharp MachinesBatCat Press2013Poetry
Ander MonsonVanishing PointGraywolf Press2010Nonfiction
The Available WorldSarabande Books2010Poetry
Neck Deep and Other Predicaments (winner, Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize)Graywolf Press2007Noncition
VacationlandTupelo Press2005Poetry
Other ElectricitiesSarabande Books2005Fiction
Leah NielsenSide Effects May IncludeThe Chapbook2014Poetry
No MagicWord Press2005Poetry
Alissa NuttingTampaEcco2013Fiction
Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls (winner, Starcherone Prize for Innovative Fiction)Starcherone Books2011Fiction
Brian OliuI/O: A MemoirCivil Coping Mechanisms2015Nonfiction
Enter Your Initials for Record KeepingCobalt Press2015Anthology
Leave Luck to HeavenUncanny Valley Press2014Nonfiction
Liver of Dixie: Stories from Egan’s (Co. Ed)Broken Futon Pres2013Anthology
Tuscaloosa Writes This (Co. Ed.)Slash Pine Press2013Anthology
Tuscaloosa Runs This (Ed.)Broken Futon Pres2012Anthology
Come See for YourselfGoogle Maps2012Nonfiction
Level EndOrigami Zoo Press2012Nonfiction
So You Know It’s MeTiny Hardcore Press2011Nonfiction
Jessica Lee RichardsonIt Had Been Planned and There Were Guides (winner, FC2 Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Contest)FC2 / The University of Alabama Press2013Fiction
Justin RungeHum DecodeGreying Ghost Press2014Poetry
Plainsight New Michigan Press2012Poetry
Rob TrucksTusk (A 33 1/3 Book)Bloomsbury Academic2011Nonfiction
The Catcher: Baseball Behind the SeamsClerisy Press2005Nonfiction
The Starting Pitcher: Baseball Behind the SeamsClerisy Press2005Nonfiction
Cup of Coffee: The Very Short Career of Eighteen Major League PitchersClerisy Press2003Nonfiction
The Pleasure of Influence: A Conversation with American Male Fiction Writers (Ed.)Purdue University Press2002Anthology
Lucas SouthworthEveryone Here Has a Gun (winner, Grace Paley Prize in Short Fiction)University of Massachusetts Press2013Fiction
Brandi WellsThis Boring ApocalypseCivil Coping Mechanisms2015Fiction
PoisonhorseDzanc Books2013Fiction
Please Don’t be UpsetTiny Hardcore Press2011Fiction
Leia Penina Wilsoni built a boat with all the towels in your closet (and will let you drown)Red Hen Press2014Poetry
Tommy ZurhellenArmageddon, Texas Atticus Books2014Fiction
Apostle IslandAtticus Books2012Fiction
Nazareth, North Dakota (winner, 2012 Independent Publisher Book Award Gold Medal for Best Fiction from the U.S. Midwest Region)Atticus Books2011Fiction

Other Projects

Below is a sampling of some projects begun by alums: