Toni Cade Bambara
Tales and Stories for Black Folks,
edited, with contributions by Toni Cade Bambara
"In Montgomery," Ebony,
The World of Gwendolyn BrooksErnest J. Gaines
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
The Death of Anna May Wong** Anna May Wong film magazine Michael S. Harper
History is Your Own Heartbeat
Lillian Hellman: The Collected Plays
Before the War
To Stay Alive
The Prisoner of Sex
Afternoon in the Jungle
The Tiger's Daughter
Joyce Carol Oates
The Complete Stories
Why I Am Not a Painter**
Tillie Lerner Olsen
in Best American Short Stories
The Pagan Rabbi, and Other Stories
Miss Muriel and Other Stories
John Crowe Ransom
Beating the Bushes: Selected Essays 1941-1970
The Will to Change
from . . . y no se lo tragó la tierra/And the Earth Did Not Devour Him
Something in the Wind
Robert Penn Warren
Homage to Theodore Dreiser
Meet Me in the Green Glen
James Welch (Blackfeet–Gros Ventre)
Riding the Earthboy 40: Poems
One Time, One Place
A Centenary Ode: Inscribed to Little Crow, Leader of the Sioux Rebellion in Minnesota, 1862**
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