By Nectar Literary

Books we've had the pleasure to work on!

Odes to Lithium

Shira Erlichman

$17.95 $16.51

“Through her nonlinear narrative of hospitalization, treatment and everyday life, Erlichman turns a confessional self-portrait of crisis into a chemical, chimerical joyride toward self-acceptance. . . These stylistic upheavals reinvigorate the book’s project again and again, allowing the ode form tremendous malleability and verve, all the while destigmatizing bipolar disorder through candor, intimacy and creativity." —Emilia Phillips, The New York Times

Soft Science

Franny Choi

$15.95 $14.67

"A dazzling sequence of poems about a cyborg, using artificial intelligence as a way to explore alienation, queer identity and authenticity." —Nellie Bowles, The New York Times

Last of Her Name

Mimi Lok

$16.95 $15.59

"Last of Her Name doesn't feel at all like a debut book; Lok writes with the self-assuredness of a literary veteran and the insight of someone who's spent a lifetime studying how humans interact. It's a gorgeous collection that urges us to do our best to connect with one another — the alternative, as some of Lok's more unfortunate characters demonstrate, is oblivion." —Michael Schaub, NPR

They Will Drown in Their Mothers' Tears

Saskia Vogel and Johannes Anyuru

$22.95 $20.66

"An ingeniously plotted work . . . Anyuru’s dystopia persuades because it is inextricable from the anxieties of his Muslim characters in contemporary Sweden, from disaffected youths who sell hash and flirt with radicalism to imams preaching forbearance in cramped basement mosques. The grammar of their faith, from its rituals of prayer to its reassurances of eternity, offers a means of orientation beyond precarious circumstances—as well as a counterpoint to the nativist equation of birthplace and belonging.” —Julian Lucas, Harper’s Magazine


Maria Tumarkin

$16.95 $15.59

"The work of a virtuoso . . . Like Maggie Nelson’s, Tumarkin’s is the kind of writing that makes much creative nonfiction seem clumsy and rudimentary, as if everyone else is writing way too many words about smaller, pettier ideas." —Katharine Coldiron, The Believer

The Galleons: Poems

Rick Barot

$16.00 $14.72

In The Galleons, Rick Barot contextualizes the immigrant journey of his Filipino-American family in the larger history and aftermath of colonialism. His powerful collection is engaged in the work of recovery—both in recovering the histories of people whose narratives aren’t often inscribed in official histories and by examining and substantiating personal and communal traumas. “Who knows how many of such stories were lost like foam somewhere along the way? Rick Barot’s The Galleons carries some of these lovingly back to us.” —Luisa A. Igloria, Rhino

The Prettiest Star

Carter Sickels

$26.00 $23.40

"Get ready for your heart to explode into an entire cosmos. Carter Sickels' The Prettiest Star is the story of a young man who must drag his body from the mouth of death back to the 'home' that nearly killed him. The story of a queer desiring body moving through the crucibles of life toward song, toward rewriting family and whatever we mean by home, toward a kind of hope that comes from the dirt up and not the sky down. A heart triumph." —Lidia Yuknavitch, author of The Book of Joan

Little Envelope of Earth Conditions

Cori Winrock

$16.95 $15.59

“In Little Envelope of Earth Conditions, there is a deepness so vast one cannot tell if Winrock speaks from inside a hole she dug through these poems, or the poems speak from a hole dug through Winrock. . . . We need these poems to keep us company while we mourn for everything we’ve ever lost. . . . We need these gorgeous poems more than ever.” —Sabrina Orah Mark

Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions

Valeria Luiselli and Jon Lee Anderson

$12.95 $11.91

Time Is the Thing a Body Moves Through

T Fleischmann

$16.95 $15.59

When Death Takes Something from You Give It Back: Carl's Book

Naja Marie Aidt and Denise Newman

$22.95 $20.66

The Book of Daniel: Poems

Aaron Smith

$17.00 $15.64

Calling a Wolf a Wolf

Kaveh Akbar

$16.95 $15.59

B, Book, and Me

Sagwa Kim and Sunhee Jeong

$16.95 $15.59


Emerson Whitney

$24.00 $21.60

That We May Live: Speculative Chinese Fiction

Enoch Tam, Ge Yan, Dorothy Tse, Cj Evans, Sarah Coolidge, Chan Chi Wa, Si'an Chen, and Hui Zhu

$16.95 $15.59

On Lighthouses

Jazmina Barrera and Christina Macsweeney

$19.95 $18.35

Everything Is Flammable

Gabrielle Bell

$25.95 $23.36

Vanishing Monuments

John Elizabeth Stintzi

$17.95 $16.51

We Had No Rules

Corinne Manning

$15.95 $14.67

Hot with the Bad Things

Lucia Lotempio

$16.95 $15.59

Neck of the Woods

Amy Woolard

$16.95 $15.59

Stay: Threads, Conversations, Collaborations

Nick Flynn

$35.00 $31.50

Lake Like a Mirror

Natascha Bruce and Sok Fong Ho

$16.95 $15.59

Echo on the Bay

Angus Turvill and Masatsugu Ono

$16.95 $15.59