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The first title from Books by Hippocampus celebrates where we've been and where we're headed.

Memorable Creative Nonfiction.

We're continuing our mission to educate, entertain, and engage readers and writers of creative nonfiction by bringing our online magazine to life through print publications.

Our first title is here.

The first title in our books division celebrates where we've been and where we're headed. Selected Memories features 33 stories, first published in our online creative nonfiction magazine.

More to come.

We’re building our list. Visit our submissions page to learn more about what we’re looking to publish, including calls for submissions for upcoming anthologies.

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"My father was possessed by a trailer. Maybe that’s how it all began, what let the evil in."

from John Yu Branscum's "Things in the Shape of Trailers"

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Readers, on our debut collection

A few early readers share their thoughts on Selected Memories: Five Years of Hippocampus Magazine

J. Michael Lennon Hippocampus is fast becoming one of the best magazines—print and online—for new creative nonfiction. It is a pleasure to see this well-edited journal bring out a range of its finest pieces from previous issues. Two in particular shine brightly: "Lessons in Sign" is a brilliant story told with narrative aplomb, and "Until We Have Loved," which contains a masterful use of biological detail plaited with a moving story of love's labor lost on a tiny creature that most of us would not shed a tear for.
J. Michael Lennon
author of Norman Mailer: A Double Life
Kaylie JonesI continue to be impressed by the work published in Hippocampus. Founder Donna Talarico has built a phenomenal magazine -- and community -- dedicated to creative nonfiction, and I am pleased to see some of Hippocampus' most memorable pieces come to life in this print collection. This moving anthology contains coming-of-age stories; stories that reveal deep, dark secrets; stories of love and loss; and some lighter pieces that show the more absurd and hilarious sides of everyday life. A collection for everyone who has ever felt the sharp pain of life, as well as its great joys. The editor is to be commended on her extraordinary work.
Kaylie Jones
author of the memoir Lies My Mother Never Told Me
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Selected Memories features the work of 33 writers.

Fred M.B. Amram
Stephanie Andersen
Michael Andreoni
Cathy A. E. Bell
John Yu Branscum
Amy Braziller
Dorothy Hodell Brooks
MT Cozzola
Dawn S. Davies
Jennifer Alise Drew
Andrea Fox
Bernard Grant
Jim Gray
Jane Hammons

Ben Jolivet
Mary Killian
Jessica Bryant Klagmann
Tyler Lacoma
Sandra Gail Lambert
Pamela Ramos Langley
Lisa Nikolidakis
Amber K. Peckham
Jeanine Pfeiffer
Kay Marie Porterfield
Trace Ramsey
Susan Rukeyser
Deborah Esther Schifter
Deirdre Sinnott
Carol Smith
Suzanne Farrell Smith
James Stafford
Sean Finucane Toner
Allison K Williams

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