Recent books by Hollins authors

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Forty Thorns

Forty Thorns

Judy Light Ayyildiz ’80, M.A. ’81

Remzi Kitabevi, 2011

“Judy Light Ayyildiz has created an unforgettable portrait of a feisty, patient, and tenacious heroine that evokes the indomitable spirit of Turkish women even under oppression. It takes us into the heart of the Republic Era invoking sepia images of Turkey’s past.”

— Alev Lytle Croutier, author of Harem: the World Behind the Veil and Seven Houses


Danger of Desire






The Danger of Desire

Liz Baldwin ’86 (as Elizabeth Essex)

Brava, 2011


Kincaid's Hope

Kincaid’s Hope

Grace Greene ’76

Turquoise Morning Press, 2012




Axe in Hand

Axe in Hand

Melanie Moro-Huber ’08

NYQ Books, 2011

“Grief, whimsy, friendship, motherhood, freak shows, ’the perpetually present state of poetry’: Axe in Hand offers you compelling understandings of all these, and more. The crafty dazzle of the poems will win you over. Their variety of form and voice and stance, and the emotional intelligence of what gets said here, will reward you hugely. Open this book now. Get  ready for a romp and for a collection you’ll definitely want to keep around.”

—Jeanne Larsen M.A. ’72


Catch a Haiku

Caroline Hughes Neal ’53

Hawthorne Drivers Press, 2011


Lessons Learned from a Poet's Garden

Lessons Learned from a Poet’s Garden, The Restoration of the Historic Garden of Harlem Renaissance Poet Anne Spencer

Jane Baber White ’62

Blackwell Press, 2011


and then entwine

Alysha Wood ’05 (as Jai Arun Ravine)

Tinfish Press, 2011

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