About Negative Capability Press

Negative Capability Press was founded in Mobile, Alabama and has been publishing award winning books since 1981. We are a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization and are designated by the State of Alabama as a Domestic Nonprofit Corporation. Negative Capability Press is a Member of APSS: Association of Publishers for Special Sales (formerly SPAN) and the Poetry Society of America.

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As an indie press, Negative Capability supports independent bookstores. To request one of our titles at your local bookstore visit Indiebound. Many of our books are also available on Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble.com and other online retailers.

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Published Books*

Alsop, MaureenPalm Springs, CALater, Knives & Trees
Ballam, ShananWellsville, UTPretty Marrow
Bassett, MichaelBluffton, SCHatchery of Tongues
Berry, JoeHuntsville, SCToo Late to Kill Me So
Biggs, Margaret KeyAlabamaThe Plumage of the Sun
Brugaletta, JohnMckinleyville, CAThe Tongue Angles
Brugaletta, JohnMckinleyville, CAWith My Head Rising Out of the Water
Bugeja, MichaelAmes, IowaLittle Dragons
Chambers, JohnAthens, ALCollage: A Tribute to Steven Owen Bailey
Chambers, JohnAthens, ALTaste of Wine and Gentian
Chambers, JohnAthens, ALSuite for Stefano and Luisa-Gatta
Claudel, Calvin AndréNew Orleans, LALouisiana Creole Poems
Davis, JohnWinter Haven, FLMiddle Class American Proverb
Dendinger, LloydMobile, ALAutumn Legacy
Dickson, MelissaNewnan, GASweet Aegis: Medusa Poems
Fowler, Rachel ed.Mobile, ALLiterary Mobile: 10th Anniversary Edition
Fowlkes Jr., VernonMobile, ALThe Sound of Falling
Fusco, TonyNew Haven, CTJessie's Garden
Gandy, MauriceMobile, ALAn Uncharted Inch
Garden, Diane BethMobile, ALMeasures to Movements
Granet, RogerNew York, NYThe World's A Small Town
Gray, RobertMobile, ALDrew: Poems from Blue Water
Gray, RobertMobile, ALI Wish That I Were Langston Hughes
Gray, RobertMobile, ALJesus Walks the Southland
Harkins-Pierre, PatriciaSt. Thomas, U.S. Virgin IslandsProphets of the Morning Light
Kiernan, LissaBrooklyn, NYTwo Faint Lines in the Violet
Kolin, PhilipHattiesburg, MSDepartures
Latham, IreneBirmingham, ALWhat Came Before
Bronze Medalist for 2008
Independent Book Award in Poetry 200
Book of the Year Award, Alabama State Poetry Society
Lewis, CeliaMobile, ALWe Still Live Here
Marks, BarryBirmingham, ALDividing by Zero
Marks, BarryBirmingham, ALSounding
Hoffer Award Finalist
Marriam-Goldberg, CarynLawrence, KSThe World Keeps Turning to Light
McLean, AuthurMobile, ALScotts Bluid by Exilet: Letters in Lallants Verse
Mitchell, MarkSan Francisco, CAThree Visitors
Moore, RichardBelmont, MAThe Mouse Whole
Moran, Mary CarolColima, MexicoEquivocal Blessings
Murphy, JimMontevallo, ALThe Uniform House
Murphy, Mary ElizabethMobile, ALBlama
Myers, HarryMobile, ALLet Your Mind Run Free
Page, CarolynTroy, MaineBarn Flight
Paul, P.T.Spanish Fort, ALTo Live and Write in Dixie
Reed, Clela Athens, GAThe Hero of the Revolution Serves Us Tea
Rinaldi, NicholasFairfield, CTThe Luftwaffe in Chaos
Rodning, Charles and MaryGrand Bay, ALwaitin' round the bend
Saunders, AlexisTampa, FLThe Girl in the Glass
Saunders, AlexisTampa, FLA Place Never Imagined (Chapbook)
Scalf, SuePratville, ALBearing The Print
Schneider, PatAmherst, MAWake Up Laughing
Shipley, VivianNew Haven, CTFair Haven
Shipley, VivianNew Haven, CTDevil's Lane
Slater, GlendaSpanish Fort, ALFooling Around with Shakespeare
Smallwood, VivianChickasaw, ALAnd Finding No Mouse There
Skipper, LouisBirmingham, ALTo Speak This Tongue
Thompson, KathleenBirmingham, ALThe Nights, The Days (Chapbook)
Touster-Reed, Alison Nashville, TNBodies
Walker, JamesMobile, ALDeeper than Monday Night Football
Walker, Sue and John ChambersAlabamaWhatever Remembers Us
Southern Independent Booksellers Finalist in Poetry Books, 2008
Walker, Sue and Kate SeawellMobile, ALRueben's Mobile
Walker, Sue and Rosaly RoffmanAlabamaLife on the Line: Selections on Words & Healing
Walker, Sue B. with Mary M. Riser and John HafnerAlabamaLiterary Mobile
Walker, Sue BrannanMobile, ALTraveling My Shadow
Walker, Sue BrannanMobile, ALSeriously Meeting Karl Shapiro
Walker, Sue Brannan and Gene HamnerAlabamaWays of Knowing: Essays on Marge Piercy
Whitten, JoeOdenville, ALLearning to Tell Time

*Our book list is currently being updated, please check back soon for a complete list with ISBNs and publication date. If you have specific questions about a book please email us.