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Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Trying to Grow (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

A Small Thing to Want (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Poetry Collections

Trouble Can Be So Beautiful at the Beginning (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Going and Goodbye: A Memoir (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
52 Things I Wish I Could Have Told Myself When I Was 17 (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Shorts, Volume One(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best of Brevity(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bacopa Literary Review 2021: Writers Alliance of Gainesville(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Shuly Xochitl Cawood is an American published author of fiction and nonfiction.

Shuly originally hails from the state of Ohio but has since moved. She now resides in the South and has been there for some time. How long has she been there? Enough time to know what real sweet tea is and that when people around there say barbecue, they’re referring to pork.

She is an award winning author. She has written such books as her own memoir, The Going and Goodbye. She has also written an advice book, ’52 Things’, a poetry collection that has won the Adrienne Bond Award for Poetry, as well as the books Trying to Grow and A Small Thing to Want.

The author attended Queens University, where she graduated with her MFA. Shuly also attended Ohio State University, studying journalism and graduating with her MA. She grew up writing her own stories using the blue Selectric typewriter owned by her father. She has had her work featured in publications such as The Rumpus, Brevity, and the Cider Press Review.

She has written columns for publications such as The News & Neighbor and Johnson City Press. Besides writing books herself, the author also teaches others how to write memoirs specifically. She also speaks at events and to book clubs.

The Going and Goodbye: A Memoir was published in 2017. If you are a fan of this author or just enjoy reading memoirs, this is a great pick for you!

This memoir examines themes such as leaving and loss as well as a search for meaning that is conducted through remaining memories. This book weaves its way through the rural parts of Ohio as well as the south of the United States and Mexico with its small towns.

Full of stories, this is the recalling of a marriage and how it ended. It is the exploration of fearing mortality, how faith works through loss, and how love has its own power, as does letting go. Go on a road trip through the life and mind of this author by reading this book!

52 Things I Wish I Could Have Told Myself When I Was 17 is an advice book from Shuly Xochitl Cawood. It was published in 2018. There have been many positive reviews for this book. The Dayton Daily News called this book a “must-have” for readers. Courtney LeBlanc praised the author’s advice given on bangs and commends her for exploring topics that are more serious, such as health, love and faith.

This is a great book to read if you are seventeen years old or older. It’s got all of the wisdom and the insight that you wish you could have had when you were that age! Full of good advice and insights, this is a nonfiction book that you’re going to want to read.

Have you ever wished that you could travel back in time so that you could speak to the younger you? You may wish to warn them of something or just give them all of the things that you now know and inform them deeper. You may want to give your younger self advice. Who among us would not want that? We all could benefit off of knowing things that we found out later.

Maybe you wanted to tell yourself that things might get bad but that they will gradually improve. If you want to find out some lessons from life that this author learned, are a young person that wants to get wisdom and save yourself from having to go the long way to find out, or just are intrigued by the thought of a good advice book, be sure to pick up a copy of this book and find out what is written inside!

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