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First Year Experience

What Will Your FYE Read Be?

Workman Academic invites you to discover a wide range of thought-provoking books and authors to inspire and engage your students. Whether you’re looking for fiction that fits a particular theme or nonfiction that generates discussion across multiple academic disciplines, we have an assortment of titles to suit your needs. In fact, several of our titles, including An American Marriage, In the Time of the Butterflies, The Leavers, What Unites Us, and Wrecked, have been used at colleges across the country.

Our catalog of titles is available for immediate access on Edelweiss, and if you would like a desk copy, please fill out this form.

Workman Speakers Bureau will help coordinate campus appearances from authors such as Tayari Jones, Lisa Ko, and Dan Rather, and you can find out more about our authors here.

Our FYE specialist will assist you in selecting and purchasing the right title and in creating customized copies, providing ancillary materials, and facilitating bulk purchases. Email with any questions.

We look forward to offering a unique and satisfying reading experience for you, your students, and your faculty. Thank you!

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All First Year Experience Titles

African American


History & Society

Business & Economics


Jewish Interest

Logic & Rhetoric

Memoir & Biography

Social Change, Leadership & Education

Young Adult