upcoming events

JANUARY 17, 2014
FRI: 7 pm

BOSWELL BOOK COMPANY - Tanzer

2559 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
www.boswell.indiebound.com
(414) 332-1181

Reading and conservation with Ben Tanzer and others; book signing.

JANUARY 31, 2014
FRI: 7 pm

THE BOOK CELLAR - Tanzer & Peterson

4736-38 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 293-2665
www.bookcellarinc.com

Combined reading and book signing with Ben Tanzer and Joseph G. Peterson reading from Wanted: Elevator Man

awards

Kathryn Born

THE BLUE KIND

2012 Midwest Book Award
Best fiction in the Fantasy/ SciFi/Horror/Paranormal category.

Kevin Cunningham

THE CONSTELLATIONS

2012 Midwest Book Award
Finalist in the arts category.

Anne Panning

BUTTER

2012 Midwest Book Award
Finalist in the Literary Fiction category.

Doug Crandell

THE PECULIAR BOARS OF MALLOY

2010 ForeWord Reviews
Book of the year awards for general fiction.

Kenneth Womack

JOHN DOE NO. 2 AND THE DREAMLAND MOTEL

2010 Midwest Book Award
Bronze Medal in the Literary Fiction category.

Donald Lystra

SEASON OF WATER AND ICE

2010 Michigan Notable Book Award

2010 Midwest Book Award
Best General Fiction.

Mission Statement

Switchgrass Books, an imprint of Northern Illinois University Press, is committed to enhancing the cultural landscape of the Midwest by offering a forum for publishing dynamic, original voices of literary fiction. With its roots in the rich soil of the Midwest, Switchgrass will be the premier publisher for authors and readers of books grounded in the region.

Gideon's Confession

Joseph G. Peterson

Something that Feels like Truth

Stories by Donald Lystra

PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED

Orphans

Ben Tanzer

The Home Jar

Nancy Zafris

Butter

Anne Panning

The Blue Kind

Kathryn Born

The Constellations

Kevin Cunningham

Wanted: Elevator Man

Joseph G. Peterson

They're Calling You Home

Doug Crandell

A Good High Place

L.E. Kimball

Season of Water and Ice

Donald Lystra

Beautiful Piece

Joseph G. Peterson