Poetry

Awards

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

New & Noteworthy

Best Selling

New Releases

Our Selection

Awards

 

Language

English (12)

French (3)

German (0)

Spanish (0)

Italian (2)

 

Category

Delete Poetry

 

Audience

Adult (12)

 

Protection

All (12)

DRM Free (0)

DRM (12)

More options

The Perseverance

Folio Prize 2019

by Raymond Antrobus

The Perseverance is the remarkable debut book by British-Jamaican poet Raymond Antrobus. Ranging across history and continents, these poems operate in the spaces in between, their haunting lyrics creating new,...


Mama Amazonica

Ondaatje Prize 2018

by Pascale Petit

Mama Amazonica is set in a psychiatric ward and in the Amazon rainforest, an asylum for animals on the brink of extinction. It reveals the story of Pascale Petit’s mentally ill mother and the consequences...


play dead

Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Poetry 2017

by francine j. harris

"This book talks smack. This book chews with its open mouth full of the juiciest words, the most indigestible images. This book undoes me. . . . francine j. harris brilliantly ransacks the poet's toolkit, assembling...


Thief in the Interior

Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry 2017

by Phillip B. Williams

Inspired by a young man's brutal murder in Brooklyn, these poems bring forth raw racial dialogue essential to today's culture.


My Shoes Are Killing Me

Governor General's Award for Poetry 2015

by Robyn Sarah

Winner of the 2015 Governor General's Award for Poetry

Winner of the 2015 Canadian Jewish Literary Award for Poetry

In My Shoes are Killing Me, poet Robyn Sarah reflects on the passing of time, the fleetingness...


Probably Inevitable

Trillium Book Award for Poetry 2013

by Matthew Tierney

"Matthew Tierney writes poems like a mad boy scientist." – Eye Weekly


Human Resources

Trillium Book Award for Poetry 2008

by Rachel Zolf

Write for buyers. Write for bosses. Think hyper. Think branding. Tell your visitor where to go. Poetry and ‘plain language’ collide in the writing machine that is Human Resources. Here at the intersection...


Fire to Fire

National Book Award for Poetry 2008

by Mark Doty

Mark Doty's Fire to Fire collects the best of his seven books of poetry, along with a generous selection of new work. His signature style encompasses both the plainspoken and the artfully wrought, as one of...


Time and Materials

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2008, National Book Award for Poetry 2007

by Robert Hass

The poems in Robert Hass's new collection—his first to appear in a decade—are grounded in the beauty and energy of the physical world, and in the bafflement of the present moment in American culture. This...


Late Wife: Poems

Delights & Shadows

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2005

by Ted Kooser

"Kooser has written more perfect poems than any poet of his generation." -Dana Gioia, Can Poetry Matter?


The Collected Poems

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1982

by Sylvia Plath

Pulitzer Prize winner Sylvia Plath’s complete poetic works, edited and introduced by Ted Hughes.

By the time of her death on 11, February 1963, Sylvia Plath had written a large bulk of poetry. To my knowledge,...