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The Bonniest Companie

by Kathleen Jamie

In her extraordinary collection, Kathleen Jamie examines her native Scotland - a country at once wild and contained, rural and urban - and her place within it. In the author's own words : '2014 was a year of...


Four-Legged Girl

by Diane Seuss

"Diane Seuss writes with the intensity of a soothsayer." —Laura Kasischke

For, having imagined your body one way I found it to be another way, it was yielding,

but only as the Destroying Angel mushroom yields,...


Erratic Facts

by Kay Ryan

Kay Ryan—"a classic American poet" (John Freeman)—is acclaimed for her highly intelligible, deeply insightful poems. Erratic Facts is her first new collection since the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Best of It...


Sentences and Rain

by Elaine Equi

Equi's poems are under the breath asides from your cleverest friend—witty, thoughtful, and wry.


Berowne's Book

by U.A. Fanthorpe

Berowne’s Book was written by U. A. Fanthorpe before she began to write the poetry that was to make her reputation as one of England's most popular contemporary poets. "In 1974, having found that the way to...


Talking Dead

by Neil Rollinson

Shortlisted for the 2015 Costa Poetry Prize

Like Neil Rollinson’s earlier books, Talking Dead is a refreshment of the senses: lifting the lid on the human condition in a heartfelt celebration of the act of...


Taller When Prone

by Les Murray

"Les Murray has earned his reputation not only as one of Australia's finest writers but as one of the most engaging poets writing in English today." -Kate Kellaway, The Observer (London)

Taller When Prone is...


Subhuman Redneck Poems

by Les Murray

In this collection of poems, farmers, fathers, poverty-stricken pioneers, and people blackened by the grist of the sugar mills are exposed to the blazing midday sun of Murray's linguistic powers. Richly inventive,...


Fredy Neptune

by Les Murray

A riveting, beautiful novel in verse by Australia's greatest contemporary poet, winner of the 1996 T. S. Eliot Prize.

I never learned the old top ropes,

I was always in steam.

Less capstan, less climbing,

more...


Conscious and Verbal

by Les Murray

A wonderful new collection by a wizard of contemporary poetry

Everything widens with distance, in this perspective.

The dog's paws, trotting, rotate his end of infinity

and dam water feels a shiver few willow drapes...


The Biplane Houses

by Les Murray

This is Les Murray's first new volume of poems since Poems the Size of Photographs in 2002. In it we find Murray at his nearmiraculous best. The collection-named for a kind of house distinctive to Murray's native...


Voyage of the Sable Venus: and Other Poems

National Book Award for Poetry 2015

by Robin Coste Lewis

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

A stunning poetry debut: this meditation on the black female figure throughout time introduces us to a brave and penetrating new voice.

 

Robin Coste Lewis’s electrifying...


It Shouldn't Have Been Beautiful

by Lia Purpura

A powerful new collection from poet, essayist, and frequent New Yorker contributor Lia Purpura

 

Lia Purpura has won national acclaim as both a poet and an essayist. The exquisitely rendered poems in this,...


Orbital Paths

by Richard Meyer

Winner of the Robert Frost Farm Prize and the String Poet Prize

In the lyrical tradition of Robert Frost and Emily Dickinson, the finely crafted poems in Richard Meyer’s debut collection Orbital Paths are...


Late in the Day: Poems 2010¿2014

by Ursula K. Le Guin

“There is no writer with an imagination as forceful and delicate as Ursula K. Le Guin's.”  —Grace Paley

 

Late in the Day, Ursula K. Le Guin’s new collection of poems (2010–2014) seeks meaning in...


Spooky Poems

by James Carter & Brian Moses

Spooky Poems is a collection of scary poems about ghosts, ghouls, bats, witches, vampires and all things creepy - by bestselling children's poets Brian Moses and James Carter.

A Good Scary Poem Needs . . .

A haunted...


Inferno

by Dante Alighieri & Clive James

Dante's immortal vision of Hell shines "as it never did before in English verse" (Edward Mendelson) in Clive James's new translation of Inferno. The most captivating part of perhaps the greatest epic poem ever...


Fauxccasional Poems

by Daniel Scott Tysdal

In Fauxccasional Poems, Daniel Scott Tysdal imagines himself into poetic voices not his own, writing to commemorate events that never occurred, for the posterity of alternative universes - and the delight of...


Drought-Adapted Vine

by Donald Revell

Mystical poet Donald Revell expertly questions the interdependence of soul and circumstance, while finding new ways to define nature as testament.


Antidote for Night

by Marsha de la O

This Isabella Gardner Award-winning collection deals with the press of mortality and the violent losses of young men of color.