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The Canterbury Tales

by Geoffrey Chaucer

In The Canterbury Tales Chaucer created one of the great touchstones of English literature, a masterly collection of chivalric romances, moral allegories and low farce. A story-telling competition between a...


War Time Poetry & Stories

by Greg Elliot

Greg Writes:

'These poems and short stories, including the letters to my wife Robyn, were written while I was at Forward Operating Base Tinsley in Afghanistan in 2011. I was a member of the Force Communications...


Oscar Wilde: The Complete Collection

by Oscar Wilde

This ebook contains all of Oscar Wilde's plays (including the fragments), his only novel, his fairy tales and short stories, the poems, all of his essays, lectures, reviews, and other newspaper articles, based...


Edgar Allan Poe: The Best Works

by Edgar Allan Poe

This ebook compiles Edgar Allan Poe's greatest writings, including novels, short stories and poems such as "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket", "The Fall of the House of Usher", "The Tell-Tale...


The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats Vol. III: Autobiogra

by William Butler Yeats, Douglas Archibald & William O'donnell

Autobiographies consists of six autobiographical works that William Butler Yeats published together in the mid-1930s to form a single, extraordinary memoir of the first fifty-eight years of his life, from his...


Not for Specialists: New and Selected Poems

by W.D. Snodgrass

35 new poems and selections from six previous collections including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Heart's Needle.


Caldera: Notes from the Pit: Venting A Sarcastic Soul

by Edward Fuller

A glimpse into the magma coursing beneath the seemingly dormant surface of a black oddball's daily facade. Poems, short-stories, and a novella that skewer convention, current events, and all pretense.


Red Sox Rhymes

by Dick Flavin

From the voice of Fenway Park comes a collection of sixty-four humorous and nostalgic poems celebrating the Boston Red Sox.

A commonwealth institution and popular local television personality who is also the...


The Secret of Hoa Sen

by Nguyen Phan Que Mai & Bruce Weigl

Presented in bilingual English and Vietnamese, these poems build bridges between two cultures inextricably bound together by war and destruction.


Terrapin: Poems by Wendell Berry

by Wendell Berry

Tom Pohrt spent years gathering those poems of Wendell Berry’s he imagined children might read and appreciate, making sketches to accompany his selection. Over the past several years a dialogue has evolved...


Streaming

by Allison Adelle Hedge Coke

An award-winning poet turns to her indigenous background to consider loss, memory, and the fate of the planet.


The Walt Whitman MEGAPACK ®: More Than 500 Classic Poems, Essays, and Letters, including Leaves of Grass

by Walt Whitman

The Walt Whitman MEGAPACK™ collects more than 500 classic poems, essays, and letters of Walt Whitman, including "Leaves of Grass," Whitman's magnum opus.


Dome of the Hidden Pavilion

by James Tate

The seventeenth book of verse from one of America’s finest and most acclaimed contemporary poets—winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

Capturing his inimitable voice—provocative, amusing,...


Traveler

by Devin Johnston

The poems in Devin Johnston's Traveler cross great distances, from the Red Hills of Kansas to the Rough Bounds of the Scottish Highlands, following weather patterns, bird migrations, and ocean voyages. Less...


Mysticism in Postmodernist Long Poems: Contemplation of the Divine

by Joe Moffett

This book examines how postmodernist writers use the long poem as a means of exploring a direct relationship with the divine. They find that the must chart individual paths of spiritual understanding informed...


Breezeway

by John Ashbery

A bold, striking new collection of poems from one of America’s most influential and inventive poets.

With more than twenty poetry collections to his name, John Ashbery is one of our most agile, philosophically...


Second Childhood

by Fanny Howe

The new poetry collection by Fanny Howe, whose "body of work seems larger, stranger, and more permanent with each new book she publishes" (Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize citation)

People want to be poets for reasons...


The Deleted World

by Tomas Transtromer & Robin Robertson

A short selection of haunting, meditative poems from the winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature

Tomas Tranströmer can be clearly recognized not just as Sweden's most important poet, but as a writer of...


Ashes for Breakfast

by Durs Grünbein & Michael Hofmann

The first English translation of Germany's leading contemporary poet.

...what is the whole surreal jokeshop

of terrors compared to the

infinitely chance little

tricks of a poem.

--from "MonoLogical Poem #1"

Born in...


Hum

by Jamaal May

Jamaal May's language hits us hard and fast, immersing us in the rhythm and rush of his city's ardent heart.