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Prelude to Bruise

by Saeed Jones

With rootless cosmopolitanism, formal rigor, and the fluidity of slam, Jones explores questions of sexuality, race, and shifting identity.


Black Country

by Liz Berry

WINNER OF THE FORWARD PRIZE BEST FIRST COLLECTION 2014

*PBS Recommendation 2014*

‘When I became a bird, Lord, nothing could not stop me…’

In Black Country, Liz Berry takes flight: to Wrens Nest, Gosty Hill,...


Accepting the Disaster

by Joshua Mehigan

An astonishing new collection from one of our finest emerging poets

A shark’s tooth, the shape-shifting cloud drifting from a smokestack, the smoke detectors that hang, ominous but disregarded, overhead—very...


Into It

by Lawrence Joseph

Strikingly contemporary new work by an acclaimed poet

Into It, Lawrence Joseph's fourth book of poems, is as bold a book as any in American poetry today-an attempt to give voice to the extremes of American reality...


Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals

by Patricia Lockwood

A breathtaking new collection from one of today's boldest and most adventurous poets

Colloquial and incantatory, the poems in Patricia Lockwood's second collection address the most urgent questions of our time,...


Moontide

Saltire Award for Scottish First Book of the Year 2014

by Niall Campbell

Niall Campbell grew up on South Uist in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides, and his first collection, Moontide, is filled with images of the island's seascapes, its myths, its wildlife, and the long dark of its winters....


All One Breath

by John Burnside

Shortlisted for the 2014 T.S. Eliot Prize and the Forward Prize for Best Collection

In this absorbing, brilliant new collection – his first since Black Cat Bone – John Burnside examines our shared experience...


Incarnadine

National Book Award for Poetry 2013

by Mary Szybist

Winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Poetry

* A Publishers Weekly Top Five Poetry Book of 2013 *

* Amazon's Best Book of the Year in Poetry 2013 *

* A Kansas City Star Top Book of the Year *

In Incarnadine...


Stay, Illusion: Poems

by Lucie Brock-Broido

National Book Award Finalist

Stay, Illusion, the much-anticipated volume of poems by Lucie Brock-Broido, illuminates the broken but beautiful world she inhabits. Her poems are lit with magic and stark with truth:...


Division Street

by Helen Mort

*SHORTLISTED FOR THE T.S ELIOT PRIZE 2013*

‘A stone is lobbed in ’84,

hangs like a star over Orgreave.

Welcome to Sheffield. Border-land,

our town of miracles…’

– ‘Scab’

From the clash between striking...


Reversible Monuments: Contemporary Mexican Poetry

by Alastair Reid, Michael Wiegers & Mónica de la Torre

A sweeping and exhaustive overview of contemporary Mexican poetry.


Selected Poems of Ezra Pound

by Ezra Pound

Ezra Pound has been called "the inventor of modern poetry in English." The verse and criticism which he produced during the early years of the twentieth century very largely determined the directions of creative...


The Big Smoke

by Adrian Matejka

A finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in Poetry-a collection that examines the myth and history of the prizefighter Jack Johnson

The legendary Jack Johnson (1878-1946) was a true...


Bury My Clothes

by Roger Bonair-Agard

A stirring meditation on violence, race, and the place in art at which they intersect, by poet Roger Bonair-Agard.


The Autobiography of Red

by Anne Carson

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

National book Critics Circle Award Finalist  

"Anne Carson is, for me, the most exciting poet writing in English today."--Michael Ondaatje

"This book is amazing--I haven't...


Love Poems

by Pablo Neruda & Donald D. Walsh

Sensual, earthy love poems that formed the basis for the popular movie Il Postino, now in a beautiful gift book perfect for weddings, Valentine's Day, anniversaries, or just to say "I love you!" Charged with...


The Selected Poems of Emily Dickinson

by Emily Dickinson & Billy Collins

Emily Dickinson lived as a recluse in Amherst, Massachusetts, dedicating herself to writing a "letter to the world"--the 1,775 poems left unpublished at her death in 1886. Today, Dickinson stands in the front...


Alien vs. Predator

by Michael Robbins

The debut collection of a poet whose savage, hilarious work has already received extraordinary notice.

Since his poems first began to appear in the pages of The New Yorker and Poetry, there has been a lot of...


Jizzen

Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize 2000

by Kathleen Jamie

These poems unfold with a supernatural intensity, alternately dark and celebratory, that set them apart from other treatments of the subject. Through the perspectives of emigrant and native, critic and intimate,...


Tonight No Poetry Will Serve: Poems 2007-2010

by Adrienne Rich

Relationships—partings/reconciliations, solidarities/ruptures, trust/betrayal, exposure/withdrawal—are the deep fabric of this forceful work. In the intimate address of "Axel Avákar," the black humor of...