Jenny Shank’s first novel, The Ringer, won the High Plains Book Award, and her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Guardian, The Washington Post and Image. She is on the faculty of the Mile High M.F.A. in creative writing at Regis University in Denver.
In 'How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water' by Angie Cruz and 'Factory Girls' by Michelle Gallen, readers encounter female protagonists who are smart, tough, hilarious survivors.
In 'Monster in the Middle,' Tiphanie Yanique shows how the choice to love is always a leap of faith, a heedless plunge into the unknown.
'Matrix' and 'Agatha of Little Neon' differ in their historical settings, but they both center on women perceiving the ways of the world with absolute clarity, realizing the extent of their power and deciding to use it for the good of others.
Kirstin Valdez Quade’s debut novel explores grace and tension across five generations of a New Mexico Catholic family
In 'The Five Wounds,' Kirstin Valdez Quade depicts a family in which each member embodies human weaknesses yet remains worthy of love. Each finds they are stronger together than any of them is alone.
John Gasaway examines the entire history of Catholic college basketball in the United States. We see just how many different teams, coaches and athletes have contributed to a reputation for basketball excellence, from the University of San Francisco to Georgetown, Gonzaga and Villanova.
This story of a Vietnamese immigrant growing up in the United States is constructed as a series of meditations on the lessons from great books that moved and instructed him.
Castillo writes with gorgeous precision and sensitivity about his experience as a boy growing into a man in a country that will not recognize him, his family split across borders.