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Odes

by Sharon Olds

Following the Pulitzer prize-winning collection Stag’s Leap, Sharon Olds gives us a stunning book of odes. Opening with the powerful and tender “Ode to the Hymen,” Olds addresses and embodies, in this...


Shaler's Fish: Poems

by Helen Macdonald

Before Helen Macdonald rose to international acclaim with her "beautiful and nearly feral" (New York Times) bestselling memoir H Is for Hawk, she wrote a collection of poetry, Shaler's Fish.

In robust, lyrical...


War Music

by Christopher Logue & Christopher Reid

A remarkable hybrid of translation, adaptation, and invention

Picture the east Aegean sea by night,

And on a beach aslant its shimmering

Upwards of 50,000 men

Asleep like spoons beside their lethal Fleet.

“Your...


How to Be Drawn

by Terrance Hayes

A finalist for the 2015 National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award

A dazzling new collection of poetry by Terrance Hayes, the National Book Award–winning author of Lighthead

In How to Be...


The Last Two Seconds

by Mary Jo Bang

The eagerly awaited new poetry collection by Mary Jo Bang, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award

We were told that the cloud cover was a blanket

about to settle into the shape of the present

which, if...


Faithful and Virtuous Night

National Book Award for Poetry 2014

by Louise Gluck

Winner of the 2014 National Book Award for Poetry

A luminous, seductive new collection from the "fearless" (The New York Times) Pulitzer Prize–winning poet

Louise Glück is one of the finest American poets at...


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.


Accepting the Disaster

by Joshua Mehigan

One of The New York Times' 10 Favorite Poetry Books of 2014

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...


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

The acclaimed second collection of poetry by Patricia Lockwood – a New York Times Notable Book.

SELECTED AS A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: 

The New York Times * The Boston Globe * Powell's * The Strand * Barnes...


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:...


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...


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...