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OUTSIDERS

OUTSIDERS

$10
“Pollard presses into the most real and most tender concepts of catch and release. Her speakers are meditative and embodied, imprisoned and craving to be freed. Outsiders is a marvel of persistence, process, and will call on your empathy as it did mine.” — CM Burroughs More info →
Clouds Over Bishop Hill

Clouds Over Bishop Hill

“A meticulous yet delicately restrained imagery of the historical and character complexities of the Swedish prairie colony.” — Robin Throne, author of Her Kind More info →
THE ATLAS 11

THE ATLAS 11

$10.00
Annual literary magazine published by the 2016 Young Emerging Writers, featuring works of poetry, fiction, and hybrid writing. More info →
Meditations in a Helicopter About to Explode Over a Guy Covered in Chum, Surfing Off of Shark Bay Beach

Meditations in a Helicopter About to Explode Over a Guy Covered in Chum, Surfing Off of Shark Bay Beach

$10
"Evil is fantastic, shimmering, totally boring. Devastation is causal, inevitable, photoshopped. Profundity is detached, a parking lot, the B-movie of your most banal, necessary daydreams. Love is all of the above. So fuck death. Send postcards to ghosts. These poems are that carnival’s electric promise: to swallow you in weird, transformative light. But that’s no frivolous escape, it’s the desperate attempt “to make / a retina out of my heart.” What to do when fire breaks out in the fun house? Eat it alive." - Nick Sturm, author of HOW TO LIGHT More info →
The Polychrome Clinic by Caroline Crew

The Polychrome Clinic by Caroline Crew

$10
The 2013 winning chapbook in the MWC Chapbook Competition. More info →
Apple Season by Cindy Hunter Morgan

Apple Season by Cindy Hunter Morgan

$8
The 2012 winning chapbook in the MWC Chapbook Competition. More info →
The Canopy by Sandra Marchetti

The Canopy by Sandra Marchetti

$8
The 2011 winning chapbook in the MWC Chapbook Competition. More info →
Call It A Window by Monica Wendel
The Sinks by Ryan Walsh

The Sinks by Ryan Walsh

$8
The 2010 winning chapbook in the MWC Chapbook Competition. More info →
Broken Plums on the Sidewalk by Meghan Brinson
The Dark Villages of Childhood by Stephen Frech
The Atlas Vol. 10

The Atlas Vol. 10

$10
A collection of poetry and prose by the 2015 Young Emerging Writers interns. More info →
The Atlas Vol. 9

The Atlas Vol. 9

$10
The 2014 collection of stories, poetry, and photographs by Young Emerging Writers interns. More info →
The Atlas Vol. 8

The Atlas Vol. 8

$5
The 2013 collection of stories, poetry, and plays by Young Emerging Writers interns. More info →
The Atlas Vol. 7

The Atlas Vol. 7

$5
The 2012 collection of stories, poetry, and collaborations by Young Emerging Writers interns. More info →
The Atlas Vol. 6

The Atlas Vol. 6

$5
The 2011 collection of stories, poetry, and collaborations by Young Emerging Writers interns. More info →
The Atlas Vol. 5

The Atlas Vol. 5

$5
The 2012 collection of stories, poetry, and collaborations by Young Emerging Writers interns. More info →
The Atlas Vol. 4

The Atlas Vol. 4

$5
The 2009 collection of stories, poetry, and collaborations by Young Emerging Writers interns. More info →
The Atlas Vol. 3

The Atlas Vol. 3

$5
The 2008 collection of stories, poetry, and prose by Young Emerging Writers interns. More info →
The Atlas Vol. 2

The Atlas Vol. 2

$5
The 2007 collection of stories, poetry, and photographs by Young Emerging Writers interns. More info →
Hero of the Titanic by Lilly Setterdahl
Maiden of the Titanic by Lilly Setterdahl
Bix Beiderbecke: Jazz Age Genius

Bix Beiderbecke: Jazz Age Genius

$10.00
Learn about the life of famous Quad Cities USA Jazz musician, Bix Beiderbecke! More info →
Greater Joy Shorter Sorrow Thankful Prayer by Richard Collins
Mr. Farnam’s Guests by Dick Stahl
Black As Caviar by Menno Wigman
Naked Came The Plowman by Midwest Writing Center

Naked Came The Plowman by Midwest Writing Center

$20
A novel written by the 1999 Midwest Writing Center board and employees. More info →
With Pen In Hand

With Pen In Hand

$15
A book by notable Quad-City writers of the past. More info →
Off Channel Vol. 1

Off Channel Vol. 1

$7
An anthology of competition poems from the Mississippi Valley Poetry Contest featuring the winners and finalists, judged by Rebecca Wee and F. Daniel Rzicznek. More info →
Off Channel Vol. 2

Off Channel Vol. 2

$7
An anthology of competition poems from the Mississippi Valley Poetry Contest featuring the winners and finalists, judged by Louise Mathias and Stephen Frech. More info →
Off Channel Vol. 3

Off Channel Vol. 3

$7
An anthology of competition poems from the Mississippi Valley Poetry Contest featuring the winners and finalists, judged by Don Cellini and Brandi Homan. More info →
Off Channel Vol. 4

Off Channel Vol. 4

$7
An anthology of poems from the Mississippi Valley Poetry Contest featuring winners and finalists, judged by Nate Pritts and Chad Paramenter. More info →
Off Channel Vol. 5

Off Channel Vol. 5

$8
An anthology of competition poems from the Mississippi Valley Poetry Contest featuring the winners and finalists, judged by Lisa Zimmerman. More info →
Out Loud Anthology Vol. 1

Out Loud Anthology Vol. 1

$7
A collection of works from the 2006 Out Loud Open Mic participants. More info →
Out Loud Anthology Vol. 2

Out Loud Anthology Vol. 2

$7
A collection of works from the 2007 Out Loud Open Mic participants. More info →
Out Loud Anthology Vol. 3

Out Loud Anthology Vol. 3

$7
The collection of works from the 2009 Out Loud Open Mic participants. More info →
Out Loud Anthology Vol. 5

Out Loud Anthology Vol. 5

$7
The collection of works from the 2012 Out Loud reading series. More info →
Out Loud Anthology Vol. 6

Out Loud Anthology Vol. 6

$7
A collection of works from the 2013 poets at open mics and readings. More info →