Last Updated on December 12, 2022

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Askew, Rilla. Prize for the Fire. U of Oklahoma P, 2022. 369pp. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-8061-9072-3

Baca, Max. Crossing Borders: My Journey in Music. U of New Mexico P, 2021. 184pp. $19.95. ISBN 978-0-8263-6251-3

Bellamy, Hakim. Commissions y Corridos: Poems. U of New Mexico P, 2021. 96pp. $18.95. ISBN 978-0-8263-6317-6

Butler, Robert Olen and Phong Nguyen, eds. The Best Peace Fiction: A Social Justice Anthology. U of New Mexico P, 2021. 224pp. $24.95. ISBN 978-0-8263-6303-9

Fedewa, Marilyn. Dark Eyes, Lady Blue: María of Ágreda. Texas Tech UP, 2020. 172pp. $19.95. ISBN 978-1-68283-056-7

Gale, Kate. The Loneliest Girl: Poems. U of New Mexico P, 2022. 88pp. $18.95. ISBN 978-0-8263-6369-5

González, Manuel. Duende de Burque: Alburquerque Poems and Musings, 2021. 80pp. $18.95. ISBN 978-0-8263-6267-4

Hoahwah, Sy. Ancestral Demon of a Grieving Bride: Poems. U of New Mexico P, 2021. 64pp. $18.95. ISBN 978-0-8263-622-6

Kristofic, Jim. House of Gods: Sustainable Buildings and Renegade Builders. U of New Mexico P, 2022. 240pp. $27.95. ISBN 978-0-8263-6365-7

Lawrence, David. The Interrupted Sky. Cyberwit, 2021. 66pp. $15.00. ISBN 978-93-90601-77-6

Lewis, J. William. The Essence of Nathan Biddle. Greenleaf Book Group Press, 2021. 427pp. $27.95. ISBN 978-1-62634-846-2

Lopez, Jessica Helen. The Blood Poems. U of New Mexico P, 2021. 101pp. $18.95. ISBN 978-0-8263-6325-1

McCarthy, Dennis. The Gospel According to Billy the Kid. U of New Mexico P, 2021. 176pp. $19.95. ISBN 978-0-8263-6235-3

McNeely, Thomas H. Pictures of the Shark: Stories. Texas Review Press, 2022. 205pp. $21.95. ISBN 978-1-6800-3271-0 (ARC)

McDonald, Walt. The Essential Walt McDonald. Texas Tech UP, 2022. 609pp. $39.95. ISBN 978-1-68283-121-2

Nichols, John. I Got Mine: Confessions of a Midlist Writer. U of New Mexico P, 2022. 280pp. $27.95. ISBN 978-0-8263-6379-4

O’Neill, Bill. The Definition of Empty: Poems. University of New Mexico Press, 2021. 80pp. $18.95. ISBN 978-0-8263-6223-0

Otero, Michelle. Bosque: Poems. U of New Mexico P, 2021. 96pp. $18.95. ISBN 978-0-8263-6269-8

Sanderson, Jim. Gambled Dreams. Moonshine Cove Publishing, 2021. 288pp. $16.00. ISBN 978-1-952439-04-9

Schmid, Katie. Nowhere: Poems. U of New Mexico P, 2021. 88pp. $18.95. ISBN 978-0-8263-6307-7

Smith, C.W. Girl Flees the Circus. U of New Mexico P, 2022. 216pp. $19.95. ISBN 978-0-8263-6408-1

Troisi, Gina. The Angle of Flickering Light. Vine Leaves Press, 2021. 225pp. $14.99. ISBN 978-1-925965-48-3

Van Alst Jr., Theodore C. Sacred City. U of New Mexico P, 2021. 175pp. $19.95. ISBN 978-0-8263-6286-5

Wheatcroft-Pardue, Ken. What I Did Not Tell You. Hungry Buzzard Press, 2021. 122pp. $17.00. ISBN 978-1-7350976-0-2

Williams, John Sibley. The Drowning House: Poems. Elixir Press, 2022. 87pp. $12.99. ISBN 978-1-932-41878-1

Williams, John Sibley. Scale Model of a Country at Dawn. Cider Press Review, 2022. 85pp. $18.95. ISBN 978-1-930781-60-3

Yenser, Jon Kelly. Walking Uphill at Noon: Poems. U of New Mexico P, 2022. 96pp. $18.95. ISBN 978-0-8263-6373-2

Zanelli, Alessio. Amalgam. Cyberwit, 2021. 38pp. $10.00. ISBN 978-93-90601-92-9