West End Press

Above the Line

New Poems
By Joseph Bruchac

A hopeful vision of the preservation of culture and the protection of the natural world from noted Abenaki Indian writer Joseph Bruchac.


By Julia Stein

These poems treat the condition of Jewish women in the Bible as a prelude to the trials, misfortunes, and victories of the twentieth century.

Watsonville/Circle in the Dirt

Watsonville: Some Place Not Here and Circle in the Dirt: El Pueblo de East Palo Alto
By Cherríe Moraga

These plays document the incursion of the white world of power and authority into poor, racially mixed communities.

I Hear Men Talking

Revised edition
By Meridel Le Sueur

Penelope, a girl in Depression-era rural Iowa, is witness to the personal and political dramas of her family and neighbors during hard times.

Subjects: FictionWomen

Walker Woman

By Julia Stein

Poems of modern day survival, set in Los Angeles.

Hard Country

By Sharon Doubiago

No Parole Today

By Laura Tohe

In prose and poetry, Tohe describes attending a government school for Indian children and the challenge it presented to her socially, culturally, and expressively.


By Michael Henson

"A first novel almost perfect of its kind."-- Louisville Courier-Journal

Subjects: Fiction

The Smoking Mirror

By Naomi Quiñónez

A Chicana poet who speaks from the heart and embraces the struggles and people she has known since childhood.

What the Fortune Teller Didn't Say

By Shirley Geok-lin Lim

Subjects: Poetry