Coming from Ice Cube Press, Fall 2019: Three New Books from K.L. Cook

Marrying Kind Lost SoliloquiesArt of Disobedience


Love Songs for the Quarantined

~Winner of the Spokane Prize for Short Fiction~

“This is a lucid and luminous collection — an extraordinary book.  K. L. Cook works a rare magic.

-Debra Magpie Earling, author of Perma Red,
American Book Award Winner


“Riveting and deeply moving, these intimate stories make it impossible to keep a safe distance.”

-Linda Swanson-Davies, Co-editor,
Glimmer Train Stories


“K. L. Cook knows the landscape of love in modern times perfectly.”

-John Keeble, author of Yellowfish, Broken Ground, and Nocturnal America


K. L. Cook is the author of a novel, The Girl from Charnelle, and two award-winning collections of stories, Love Songs for the Quarantined and Last Call.


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K. L. Cook

~Winner of the Willa Award for Contemporary Fiction~

The Girl from Charnelle is "the story of an entire generation growing up too quickly... impossible to put down until the dramatic and realistic conclusion."

— Library Journal (starred review)

~Winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize~

Last Call depicts "a family's tragic trajectory viewed through the
kaleidoscope of time in stories that make an immensely satisfying whole."

— Kirkus Reviews (starred review)