I Am Sausal Creek / Soy El Arroyo Sausal

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Story by Melissa Reyes; Illustrations by Robert Trujillo; Translation by Cinthya Muñoz

A bilingual Spanish and English picture book about the history of Oakland told through the voice of Sausal Creek.

NEWS! NOW UNDER CONSIDERATION FOR THE NEWBERY, CALDECOTT, AND BELPRÉ  AWARDS!

August 2015 • 8.5 x 11 • 40 pp.

$14.95 • Trade Paper • 978-0-9966172-0-8

Published by Little Nomad, the children's book imprint of Nomadic Press.    

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We Shoot Typewriters

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Written by Paul Corman-Roberts; cover illustrations by Arthur Johnstone and Livien Yin; author portraits by Arthur Johnstone; designed by J. K. Fowler

Paul Corman-Roberts brings his dizzying wordplay and emotional anxiety to a fever pitch as he digs into the guts of his community hoping to find the emotional maturity, the vision and the guts to save it.

September 2015 • 4.5 x 5.5 • 60 pp.

WEBSITE PRICE: $12.00 • Trade Paper • 978-0-9966172-1-5

Published by Nomadic Press   

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On Sunday, a Finch

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Written by Cassandra Dallett; cover illustrations by Arthur Johnstone and Livien Yin; author portraits by Arthur Johnstone; designed by J. K. Fowler

Sharp as a razor clam, soft as the animal inside, Dallett’s emotions crystallize in this slim volume to spell out her love experience with a vengeance.

September 2015 • 4.5 x 5.5 • 30 pp.

WEBSITE PRICE: $12.00 • Trade Paper • 978-0-9966172-4-6

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Collective Regeneration and Universal Love

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Written by Dan Shurley; cover illustrations by Arthur Johnstone and Livien Yin; author portraits by Arthur Johnstone; designed by J. K. Fowler

Like a Simonton pancake, Collective Regeneration appears at first weightless and otherworldly. But with each sharply observed encounter, the people and objects inhabiting Shurley’s moonscapes are revealed to be rooted—and none too comfortably—to the same Twilight Zone reality as you and I.

September 2015 • 4.5 x 5.5 • 47 pp.

WEBSITE PRICE: $12.00 • Trade Paper • 978-0-9966172-3-9

Published by Nomadic Press

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And When She Tasted of Knowledge

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Written by Allie Marini; cover illustrations by Arthur Johnstone and Livien Yin; author portraits by Arthur Johnstone; designed by J. K. Fowler

In her tenth poetry collection, Allie Marini explores the stories of women in religion and mythology who challenged the roles and expectations given them by patriarchal society.

September 2015 • 4.5 x 5.5 • 30 pp.

WEBSITE PRICE: $12.00 • Trade Paper • 978-0-9966172-5-3

Published by Nomadic Press

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Cliffdiving

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Written by Allie Marini; cover illustrations by Arthur Johnstone and Livien Yin; author portraits by Arthur Johnstone; designed by J. K. Fowler

In her eleventh book release, Allie Marini explains in her collection of modern love poems how she loves her fiancé more than you do.

September 2015 • 4.5 x 5.5 • 47 pp.

WEBSITE PRICE: $12.00 • Trade Paper • 978-0-9966172-6-0

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A Heart With No Scars

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Written by Brennan "B Deep" DeFrisco; cover illustrations by Arthur Johnstone and Livien Yin; author portraits by Arthur Johnstone; designed by J. K. Fowler

In his debut chapbook-length collection of poetry, Brennan “B Deep” DeFrisco examines change and the spectrum of lenses through which we view it.

September 2015 • 4.5 x 5.5 • 32 pp.

WEBSITE PRICE: $12.00 • Trade Paper • 978-0-9966172-7-7

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Nueva Cuenta

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Written by Freddy Gutierrez; cover illustrations by Arthur Johnstone and Livien Yin; author portraits by Arthur Johnstone; designed by J. K. Fowler

Gutierrez’s poems illuminate parallels between a personal sense of indigenized identity and the legacy of colonialism via the California Mission system and its impact on the local ecology.

September 2015 • 4.5 x 5.5 • 38 pp.

WEBSITE PRICE: $12.00 • Trade Paper • 978-0-9966172-2-2

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Nomadic Journal: Changes

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Contributors include: Dean Preston, Michaela Mullin, Peter Goché, Larry Gomez, James Bonner, Michael Washburn, Stanford Cheung, and Scott Blackwell; art by Heather Simon (cover/insert), Kathranne Knight (insert), Arty Johnstone (contributor images), and Livien Yin (title-facing illustrations). Also featuring book reviews from K. Rose DeSteno, McManus Woodend, Michaela Mullin, Manuel Vargas Ricalde, and Dan Shurley, as well as a color art insert; designed by Britta-Fithian Zurn, edited by J. K. Fowler and Michaela Mullin.

Nomadic Journal: Changes traverses the lyrics of "Changes" by the great David Bowie through the fictional, non-fictional, poetic, and artistic works of myriad talented writers and artists. 

December 2014 • 5.5 x 7.5 • 169 pp.

WEBSITE PRICE: $15.00 • Trade Paper • XXX

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