From Spark to Fire

An Anthology of Creative Prompts and Responses
Author: Terryl Warnock,Katarina Karjala,Laurie Wilson Fatland,Dave Becker,Keli Becker
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780989469845
Page: 363
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The Sacred Circle is a diverse group of writers who are each fearless, playful, imaginative, kind, irreverent, and sometimes a little twisted. When they syngergetically critique each other's writing the stories become even more compelling and dynamic. These are the first published works from most of these vibrant new voices.

Words of Fire

An Anthology of African-AmericanFeminist Thought
Author: Beverly Guy-Sheftall
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1595587659
Category: Social Science
Page: 577
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"In this pathbreaking collection of articles, Dr. Beverly Guy-Sheftall has taken us from the early 1830s to contemporary times. Only since the seventies have black women used the term "feminism." And yet, it is that concept that she uses to bring into the same frame the ideas and analyses of Maria Stewart, Sojourner Truth, and Frances W.E. Harper of the early nineteenth century, and the work of women such as the late Audre Lorde, Barbara Smith, and bell hooks who stand on the threshold of the twenty-first century... She has refused to cut off contemporary African American women from the long line of sisters who have righteously struggled for the liberation of African American women from the dual oppressions of racism and sexism." —From the epilogue by Johnnetta B. Cole, President, Spelman College "The indefatigable Beverly Guy-Sheftall has put together a breathtaking sweep of African American feminist thought in one indispensable volume." —Elizabeth Spelman, Professor of Philosophy, Smith College


A Creative Anthology
Author: Todd Walton,Margaret Dilloway
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780988807211
Category: Fiction
Page: 242
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A bold revival of the short story format, punctuated with classic and modern poetry forms, Spark: A Creative Anthology features the freshest work from a range of talented writers, from established professionals to newly-emerging authors and poets. Contributors Introduction by Traci L. Gourdine Cover Art by Aaron John Gregory Illustrations by Paul Pederson Todd Walton, Going After Nathan Margaret Dilloway, Ever Since I ve Seen Your Face Hunter Liguore, Momentary Forgiveness Darrell Lindsey, tanka George Wells, Last Rites j.lewis, surgical mass Linda G Hatton, Becoming Katie Stephens, Faceless Melana Plains, Not a Worry, My Lord Alexis A. Hunter, By the Gun D. Laserbeam, Five Hundred Svetlana Kortchik, Forget Me Not Hannah Weverka, Gingerbread Towns Matt Lancaster, Old Age Brian Reeves, Her Fruitful Shore Valentina Cano, Image of a Treasure, as a Negative Stone Showers, His Smile Fixed in Time Kari Castor, Jael Stands Trial for Murder Diana Fu, Confession Scott Warrender, The Littleness of Susan Brauer John Stocks, Vows Peter Wood, The Fig Tree Kaitlin Branch, One Cog Short of Paradise Learn more about Volume I contributors and content at http: //"

Breaking Ice

An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Fiction
Author: Terry McMillan
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780099876502
Category: African Americans
Page: 418
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An anthology of African-American writing, edited by the author of Mama and Disappearing Acts. The collection includes works by both established and emerging authors, including Alice Walker, Gloria Naylor, John Edgar Wideman and J.California Cooper.

Paper Cities

An Anthology of Urban Fantasy
Author: Ekaterina Sedia
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780979624605
Category: Fiction
Page: 271
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A collection of urban fantasy stories featuring cities--whether real or imaginary and throughout history--and how they affect the lives and experiences of their inhabitants.

Speaking Up for Animals

An Anthology of Women's Voices
Author: Lisa Kemmerer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317251636
Category: Social Science
Page: 224
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Speaking Up for Animals highlights eighteen courageous members of a growing international animal advocacy movement that is overwhelmingly powered by women. These remarkable activists take us with them as they lift factory farmed chickens and cows from quagmires of filth, free gigantic sea lions caught in fishing gear and secure undercover footage of dogs crying for mercy on stainless steel vivisection tables. In the process, these dedicated women expose the many ways that most of us are complicit in the suffering and exploitation of animals, and creatively suggest a variety of ways in which we might help bring change.

Flicker and Spark

A Contemporary Queer Anthology of Spoken Word and Poetry
Author: Regie Cabico,Brittany Fonte
Publisher: Lowbrow Press LLC
ISBN: 9780982955390
Category: Gays' writings
Page: 434
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Section Three: Aids Diagnosis - Brandon Teena's Death Poets (1982-1993) -- Jo Bee -- Jay Bernard -- Franny Choi -- Meg Day -- Danielle Evennou -- Camongnhe Felix -- Adele Hampton -- Joanna Hoffman -- David Keali'I -- Suty Komsonkeo -- Sam Laroche -- Dan Lau -- Adam Lowe -- J Mase III -- Colin McGuire -- Katherine McMahon -- Sean Patrick Mulroy -- Alessandra Naccaratto -- Dan Nowak -- Andre Prefontaine -- Sam Sax -- Nathan Say -- Lisa Slater -- Danez Smith -- Max Wallis -- Sophia Walker -- July Westhale -- Kit Yan -- Daniel Zampanelli.

She Is Everywhere!

An Anthology of Writings in Womanist/ Feminist Spirituality
Author: M. a. Annette Lyn Williams,Lucia Chiavola Birnbaum,M. a. Karen Nelson Villanueva,Ph. D. Lucia Chiavola Birnbaum
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595466680
Category: Philosophy
Page: 410
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Splendid, spiritual, and subversive, this anthology offers a sampler of just some of the feminisms emerging in academic seminars, street demonstrations for justice, and places where people are reclaiming their ancestral values. She Is Everywhere! Vol. 2 is comprised of international essays, poems, and works of art from the growing community of women and men who recognize Her and feel Her call to expression in many forms. This unique volume presents a fresh look at women in the Judeo-Christian Bible, in the Koran, and in the kaleidoscopic beauty of the world's women from her signs in caves, cliffs, and forests to her many faces, manifestations, and hidden places. Celebrate woman's spirituality, her colors, her islands and continents, her rages and blessings in weather, her silences, and her surprising epiphanies. She Is Everywhere! Vol. 2 leads the contemporary cultural and political nonviolent revolution for a radically democratic and harmonious world full of compassion, equality, and transformation!

An Anthology of Nineteenth-Century American Science Writing

Author: C. R. Resetarits
Publisher: Anthem Press
ISBN: 1783080620
Category: Science
Page: 320
View: 1937

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This volume is a brief anthology of the most influential writing by American scientists between 1800 and 1900. Arranged thematically and chronologically to highlight the progression of American science throughout the nineteenth century – from its beginnings in self-taught classification and exploration to the movement towards university education and specialization – it is the first collection of its kind. Each section begins with a biography, putting human faces to each time period, and introducing such notable figures as Thomas Jefferson and Louis Agassiz.

A C.S. Rafinesque Anthology

Author: C.S. Rafinesque
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786421479
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 281
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Among American naturalists, C.S. Rafinesque (1783-1840) is second only to Audubon in the popular interest he sustains. This interest is due in part to his colorful life and provocative personality, but he is also remembered for devising Latin scientific names for more plants than any other naturalist who ever lived--and a great number in the animal kingdom, as well. This passion for nomenclature has kept his name memorable (some would say notorious) among naturalists. Yet his taxonomic writings made up only a part of his extensive oeuvre. Rafinesque's restless mind ranged over areas of inquiry from archaeology to zoology. His published writings in these fields have been difficult to lay hands on and have never been collected. Among such essays now gathered into this volume, two were unavailable until 1949, six were listed only in 1982 and four remained unknown until 2001. The recovery and reprinting of these 12 contributions help to broaden the understanding of his achievements over a lifetime. Arranged in nine sections, 25 topics are offered here (several of which are explored in more than one essay), including "the Origin of Native Americans," "Hebrew Studies," "Utopian Society," "Lightning," "The Milky Way," "Sea Serpents" and "Evolution." Editorial introductions are provided for each topic, and period illustrations--some included in the original Rafinesque publications--enhance the text.

New Border Voices

An Anthology
Author: Brandon D Shuler,Robert Earl Johnson,Erika Garza-Johnson
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 1623491630
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 292
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When the “counter-canon” itself becomes canonized, it’s time to reload. This is the notion that animates New Border Voices, an anthology of recent and rarely seen writing by Borderlands artists from El Paso to Brownsville—and a hundred miles on either side. Challenging the assumption that borderlands writing is the privileged product of the 1970s and ’80s, the vibrant community represented in this collection offers tasty bits of regional fare that will appeal to a wide range of readers and students. Among the contributions are: Introduction A “Southern Renaissance” for Texas Letters —José E. Limón The Texas-Mexico Border: This Writer’s Sense of Place —Rolando Hinojosa-Smith The Rain Parade —Paul Pedroza

Science and Society

An Anthology for Readers and Writers
Author: Catherine Nelson-McDermott,Don LePan,Laura Buzzard
Publisher: Broadview Press
ISBN: 1554811929
Category: Science
Page: 536
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Developed for use in college and university courses, Science and Society provides a broad selection of science writing intended to help students think critically about science and related ethical issues, and to write effectively about science in a variety of styles. The anthology combines pieces aimed at a general audience—including essays by Stephen Jay Gould, Elizabeth Kolbert, and Malcolm Gladwell—with a substantial selection of academic writing, including research articles from journals such as The Lancet, Science, and PLOS ONE. The volume is arranged thematically according to discussion topics ranging from climate change and factory farming to gender discrimination in the sciences and corporate involvement in medical research. Special attention is given to controversial works, including Stanley Milgram’s “Behavioral Study of Obedience,” and to examples of science gone wrong, such as Andrew Wakefield’s infamous paper falsely linking the MMR vaccine to autism. The volume’s introduction outlines major issues in contemporary science, such as publication bias and the commercialization of research, as well as introducing writing concepts such as objectivity of tone and active/passive voice. Each article is accompanied by discussion questions and by helpful explanatory footnotes for non-specialist readers.

Against Expression

An Anthology of Conceptual Writing
Author: Craig Dworkin,Kenneth Goldsmith
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 0810127113
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 593
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Charles Bernstein has described conceptual "poetry pregnant with thought." Against Expression, the premier anthology of conceptual writing, presents work that is by turns thoughtful, funny, provocative, and disturbing. Editors Craig Dworkin and Kenneth Goldsmith chart the trajectory of the conceptual aesthetic from early precursors such s Samuel Beckett and Marcel Duchamp through major avant-garde groups of the past century, including Dada, Oulipo, Fluxus, and language poetry, to name just a few. The works of more than a hundred writers from Aasprong to Zykov demonstrate a remarkable variety of new ways of thinking about the nature of texts, information, and art, using found, appropriated, and randomly generated texts to explore the possibilities of non-expressive language.

Magic Unveiled

An Anthology
Author: Alesha Escobar,Devorah Fox,Ronovan Hester
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781539568674
Page: 126
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Either the wondrous or the perilous awaits us when we play a hand at magic. A hard boiled detective chases the supernatural, unveiling a frightening world right alongside modern man's. A mother, able to grant wishes, shows us we must be careful what we wish for. An African Orisha might just pass you in downtown Los Angeles, eager to siphon some of your energy so that he will not fade out of existence. From heart wrenching, ghostly goodbyes to relatives, to discovering sparks of otherworldly magic permeating contemporary society, these nine tales of magical realism and paranormal fantasy come together to form this enchanting and gripping anthology.


A Novel
Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501143107
Category: Fiction
Page: 368
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After an almost fatal car crash, novelist Paul Sheldon finds himself being nursed by a deranged fan who holds him captive.

Welcome Home

Author: Eric Smith
Publisher: North Star Editions, Inc.
ISBN: 1635830052
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 352
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A unique anthology featuring adoption-themed fictional short stories from a diverse range of celebrated Young Adult authors. The all-star roster includes Mindy McGinnis (Not a Drop to Drink, Katherine Tegen Books, 2013), Adi Alsaid (Let’s Get Lost, Harlequin Teen, 2014), Lauren Gibaldi (The Night We Said Yes, Harper Teen, 2015), and many more.

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and Other Stories

Author: Ambrose Bierce
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486114325
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 176
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This modestly priced volume includes 23 stories in all — many of Bierce's best, from the Civil War classic "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" to the renowned horror tale "The Moonlit Road."

Hungry for Your Love

An Anthology of Zombie Romance
Author: Lori Perkins
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781429943475
Category: Fiction
Page: 384
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Romance ain't's undead. In this thrilling zombie anthology, horror fans will finally get their fill of zombie-on-zombie action, zombie-human love, and zombie smut. Because why should vampires have all the fun? This collection of never-before-published short stories includes: --"Revanants Anonymous" by Francesca Lia Block: two zombies meet at a Revanants Anonymous meeting and when sparks fly they wonder how "dead" they really are --"I Heart Brains" by Jaime Saare: a widow and a dead man get a second chance at love --"Captive Hearts" by Brian Keene: zombie plagues can't stop a woman from caring for the man she loves --"Everyone I Love is Dead" by Elizabeth Coldwell: what happens when your true love comes back from the dead--after you've already moved on with a new man? --"Last Times at Ridgemont High" by Kilt Kilpatrick: an electrifying zombie romp --and many more!

Literature and Science in the Nineteenth Century

An Anthology
Author: Laura Otis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019955465X
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 624
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This anthology brings together a generous selection of scientific and literary material to explore the exchanges and interactions between them. It shows how scientists and creative writers alike fed from a common imagination in their language, style, metaphors and imagery. It includes writing by Michael Faraday, Thomas Carlyle, Thomas Hardy, Charles Babbage, Charles Darwin, Louis Pasteur, Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain and many others.