Our imprint, Alan Squire Publishing, burst onto the scene in 2010. Their growing catalog focuses on poetry, genre fiction, and memoir. Sharing SFWP’s love for great authors and great books, we’re always looking forward to their next adventure. Find out more about them at Alansquirepublishing.com.

Chaos Theories
Elizabeth Hazen

Chaos Theories Product Details: Available April 1st, 2016 Paperback: 72 pages ISBN-13: 9781942892021 About the Book: The poems in Elizabeth Hazen’s debut collection, Chaos Theories, spring from a unique collusion of science and art in one poet’s heart and mind. In these often elegiac poems, Hazen explores many forms of love — between children, parents, siblings, friends, and lovers. In powerful poetic language and structure, loss is explored, and survival becomes another form of understanding, a way of seeing ourselves ...
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The Last Girl
Rose Solari

The Last Girl Product Details: Imprint: Alan Squire Publishing Paperback: 68 pages ISBN-10: 0984832955 ISBN-13: 978-0984832958 About the Book: A shimmering girl who disappears in daylight. A boy who goes to war and comes back forever broken. New landscapes in which old ghosts appear, telling their bits of stories. Lovers and losses, visions and dreams—such are the people, places, and images who fill Rose Solari's third collection of poetry, The Last Girl. Moving beyond the often-narrative constructions of her previous ...
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Difficult Weather
Rose Solari

Difficult Weather Product Details: Imprint: Alan Squire Publishing Paperback: 80 pages ISBN-10: 0984832971 ISBN-13: 978-0984832972 About the Book: This new edition of the first full-length collection of poems by award-winning writer Rose Solari provides an important window into the origins and early influences of this now-established poet and novelist. Though most of these poems are set in Washington, DC, and its less affluent suburbs, their lyrical, often elegiac depictions of family and neighborhood life, first love and first losses, will ...
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That Paris Year
Joanna Biggar

That Paris Year Product Details: Paperback: 480 pages ISBN-10: 0982625103 ISBN-13: 978-0982625101 About the Book: In That Paris Year, five smart, adventurous young women arrive on the banks of the Seine in 1962 for their junior year abroad. What they get is an education of a different sort. As they move from the grueling demands of the Sorbonne by day to late nights of discovery in smoky cafes, the young Americans discover a mythical country shaped not only by the ...
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Roughnecks
James J. Patterson

Roughnecks Product Details: Paperback: 450 pages ISBN-10: 0984832963 ISBN-13: 978-0984832965 About the Book: To his fellow crewmembers on rig number 34 of the Bomac Drilling Company, 27-year-old newcomer Zachary Harper is a mystery. To Marty, the derrick hand, he’s a welcome working body. To Freddy, the chainhand, he’s just another newcomer like himself trying to break out in the oil patch. To Jesse Lancaster, the driller, he’s a “worm”—a risk, taken out of necessity, who just might make it as ...
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A Secret Woman: A Novel
Rose Solari

A Secret Woman Product Details: Paperback: 320 pages ISBN-10: 0982625197 ISBN-13: 978-0982625194 About the Book: Louise Terry is the quintessential, modern American woman; a successful and independent artist, sexually liberated and head strong, she’s determined to carve out a life for herself where her painting comes first and where she can avoid messy romantic entanglements. But when her estranged mother, Margaret, dies, leaving a box of documents, photos, and journals, Louise discovers in its contents a new and very different ...
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The Richard Peabody Reader

The Richard Peabody Reader Product Details: Paperback: 500 pages ISBN-10: 098483298X ISBN-13: 978-0984832989 About the Book: Filling an important gap in the literary world, The Richard Peabody Reader is a wide-ranging selection of this great writer’s poetry and prose. As a publisher, Peabody’s steadfast dedication to that which is new, challenging, innovative, and dynamic has won him a wide reputation among writers whose work he has championed. This volume demonstrates those same values, embodied in nearly four decades of fiercely ...
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Bermuda Shorts
James J. Patterson

Bermuda Shorts Product Details: Paperback: 185 pages ISBN-10: 098262512X ISBN-13: 978-0982625125 About the Book: Patterson writes like the love child of Henry Miller and Mary Karr, with all the contradictions that implies — a philosopher who thinks best over a glass of fine wine; an ex-Catholic still haunted by the image of the Crucifixion; an irreverent political satirist whose patriotism flies the flag of another iconoclast, Thomas Paine. "Bermuda Shorts is a memoir from James J. Patterson, reflecting on his ...
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Billy Christmas
Mark Pritchard

Billy Christmas Product Details: Series: SFWP Literary Award Winners Paperback: 190 pages ISBN-10: 1939650186 ISBN-13: 978-1939650184 About the Book: When Billy’s father mysteriously disappears and his mother responds by becoming more and more reclusive, Billy maintains hope that his father’s absence is not by choice—despite the rumors and taunts of his classmates who believe otherwise. Twelve days before Christmas, Billy acquires a magical tree with a dozen ornaments, each of which holds a clue to finding his father. A beautifully ...
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