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Classical Poems by Arab Women

by Abdullah al-Udhari

Arab women poets have been around since the earliest of times, yet their diwans (collected poems) were not given the same consideration as their male counterparts’. Spanning 5,000 years, from the pre-Islamic...


The Daughter of Invention

by Kathryn Ann Young

This collection assembles 49 free-verse poems in three sections: "Blueprints," "Inventions," and "Patents Pending". If necessity is the mother of invention-who is the daughter? Metaphors collide and combust,...


Kora & Ka: Novella with "Mira-Mare" (New Directions Bibelot)

by Hilda Doolittle & Robert Spoo

These two long stories by modernist master H.D. paint the wreckage of post-World War I Europe—both human and civilizational—in bright, vivid detail. Written by H. D. in 1930 and only published in a 100-copy...


Gap Gardening: Selected Poems

by Rosmarie Waldrop

An essential edition of a major avant-garde poet: “Waldrop compels us to seek out new superlatives” (Ben Lerner, Jacket)

Rosmarie Waldrop says Gap Gardening “spans forty years of exploring the language...


Run the Red Lights

by Ed Skoog

Skoog’s poetry is simultaneously minimal and monumental, and his conversational tone invites readers in with open arms


Proensa: An Anthology of Troubadour Poetry

by Paul Blackburn & George Economou

It was out of medieval Provence—Proensa—that the ethos of courtly love emerged, and it was in the poetry of the Provençal troubadours that it found its perfect expression. Their poetry was also a central...


Life on Mars

by Tracy K. Smith

Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize

* A New York Times Notable Book of 2011 and New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice *

* A New Yorker, Library Journal and Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year *

New poetry...


Coming in to Land

by Andrew Motion

From England’s former Poet Laureate, a collection of selected poetry spanning his celebrated career, presented for the first time by an American publisher

 

Andrew Motion has said, “I want my writing to be...


The Abandoned Settlements

by James Sheard

The poems in James Sheard's remarkable third book are about love and leaving, of how the rift of departure brings on a kind of haunting - of the people involved and the places where they lived - an emotional...


Legitimate Dangers: American Poets of the New Century

by Cate Marvin & Michael Dumanis

Definitive, broadly representative anthology of poets born after 1960


Peeling, Dealing, and Healing

by Gloria G Allen & Barbara Deegan

Peeling, Dealing, and Healing is a collection of poems about a journey of self-discovery and emotional growth after a series of failed romantic relationships. It chronicles years of peeling away layers of emotional...


The Analyst: Poems

by Molly Peacock

“Whatever the subject, rich music follows the tap of Molly Peacock’s baton.”—Washington Post

When a psychoanalyst became a painter after surviving a stroke, her longtime patient, distinguished and beloved...


Falling Ill

by C. K. Williams

A capstone to an unforgettable career

Over the past half century, the great shape-shifting poet C. K. Williams took upon himself the poet’s task: to record with candor and ardor “the burden of being alive.”...


Byssus

by Jen Hadfield

Byssus is Jen Hadfield's third collection, and her first after the T.S. Eliot prize-winning Nigh-No-Place. Byssus - pronounced 'bissus', and meaning the mussel's 'beard', the tough fibres which anchor it to...


Red Lamp Black PIano: The Cáca Milis Anthology

by Artists Various, Mulkerns Helena & McCabe Patrick

Roll up, Roll up! Come to where a red lamp glimmers atop a black piano, lit at the beginning of each show to announce an evening of magic. The Cáca Milis Cabaret has been running as a “vaudevillian evening...


Lady Anne: A Chronicle in Verse

by Antjie Krog

This is the first English translation of an award winning book published in Afrikaans in 1989. It engages critically and creatively with a key moment of colonial history—the time Lady Anne Barnard spent at...


Matsu Kaze

by Karen Mireau

Matsu Kaze : The WInd in the Pines is a symphonic poem cycle rooted in the specific eco-scape of the longleaf pine forest of the North Carolina Sandhills. The ancient pines are both witness and healer in this...


The Luminous In Between

by Cynthia Leslie-Bole

The Luminous In-Between by Cynthia-Leslie Bole is a collection of graceful and lyrical poems that invite us to celebrate the radiance of our everyday lives. With uncommon tenderness and courage, these poems...


Almost Complete Poems

by Stanley Moss

Moss is oceanic: his poems rise, crest, crash, and rise again like waves. His voice echoes the boom of the Old Testament, the fluty trill of Greek mythology, and the gongs of Chinese rituals as he writes about...


A Heart that Sings: Poems

by Julie Redwen

 

In Julie Redwen’s debut collection of poetry, she combines her soulful imagination and delivers a stunning collection for the heart and inspiration to the reader.

Julie’s sensual filled images combined...