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A recently published fourth collection, Palominos Near Tuba City, exemplifies the talents that have earned poet Denise Sweet considerable accolades.

Michael Edmonds’s new book, Taking Flight: A History of Birds and People in the Heart of America, provides an enlightening and well-researched account of our always-evolving relationship with birds.

What can a sixteenth-century philosopher tell us about the rural/urban divide?

A UW Hospital emergency room doctor combines magical realism with coming-of-age romance and swashbuckling adventure in his debut novel.

Milwaukee journalist Dan Egan tell the complex story of the one of the world’s most important freshwater ecosystems.

A new collection by Appleton poet Melissa Range draws from medieval religious manuscripts, Old English literature, and “hillbilly” stories from East Tennessee.

Thomas J. Erickson’s first full-length poetry collection, The Biology of Consciousness, stopped me dead in my tracks, even before I cracked the cover. What on earth could the book or its title poem mean?

My measure of a poem’s quality is often found in the question, “How did the poet think of that?” If that poem should happen to begin an entire collection that has me asking that same question again and again, well, then I know I have something rea

Novelist Nickolas Butler isn’t afraid to tackle big ideas in his writing. His sophomore effort, set in and around the fictional Camp Chippewa in Northern Wisconsin, seeks to understand the weighty subject of its title: The Hearts of Men. 

An Eau Claire poet's wry take on life, death, and love.

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