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American Happiness

by Jacqueline Trimble NewSouth Classics (September 28, 2016)

American Happiness is an eclectic collection of verse from a bold poet of everyday life, Jacqueline Allen Trimble. Ironically titled, the work addresses everything from the death of parents to racial tension...


It's Good Weather for Fudge: Conversing With Carson McCullers

by Sue Brannan Walker NewSouth Books (January 01, 2017)

In It’s Good Weather for Fudge:  Conversing with Carson McCullers, Sue Walker imagines a friendship and conversation with McCullers as they share memories of two women growing up in the Deep South, McCullers...


Voices Beyond Bondage: An Anthology of Verse by African Americans of the 19th Century

by Fidel Louis NewSouth Books (June 24, 2014)

Slaves in chains, toiling on master's plantation. Beatings, bloodied whips. This is what many of us envision when we think of 19th century African Americans; source materials penned by those who suffered in...


Idylls of the King

by Alfred Lord Tennyson Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The Idylls are a series of twelve long blank verse poems by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, telling the tale of Arthur and his round table. While some of them are stories of adventure and daring of the kind you’d expect...


North of Boston

by Robert Frost Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

North of Boston is Robert Frost’s second collection of poetry. It includes some of his more famous poems, like “Mending Wall,” “Home Burial,” and “After Apple-Picking.”


Memory of Fire

by Clare Maynard Cambria Books (January 30, 2018)

Memory of Fire is a collection of poems composed by Clare Maynard while traveling between Wales and Germany and in other parts of Europe over a period of ten years. The majority of the poems were written in...


Vaudeville in the Dark: Poems

by R. M. Ryan LSU Press (September 01, 2010)

Vaudeville in the Dark is R. M. Ryan's dance to the music of our times, his search for salvation in poetry. Sometimes funny, sometimes somber, the world of Vaudeville in the Dark ranges from an elegy on the...


Heredities: Poems

by J. Michael LSU Press (May 01, 2010)

In his Walt Whitman Award-winning first book, J. Michael Martinez re-envisions Latino poetics and its current conceptions of cultural identity. Heredities seeks to speak beyond codified aesthetics and dictating...


The Martyrdom of Abolitionist Charles Torrey

A Walk in Victoria's Secret: Poems

by Kate Daniels LSU Press (November 01, 2010)

With A Walk in Victoria's Secret, Kate Daniels crafts a bold, brassy, yet delicate vision of a woman's growth. Imbued with a unique poetic voice that is utterly feminist, these poems possess a fiery intensity...


Overlook: Poems

by Stephen Sandy LSU Press (September 01, 2010)

This powerful collection explores love and death, success and failure, war and other disasters, with appropriate measures of wit and grief. Profound and rewarding, Overlook showcases the gifts of a master poet...


The Ninety-Third Name of God: Poems

by Anya Krugovoy Silver LSU Press (October 01, 2010)

Anya Krugovoy Silver's debut collection considers the flawed and gaudy flesh as it turns toward a beloved's embrace, toward the surgeon's knife. Her poems both celebrate the sensual world and seek to transcend...


These Extremes: Poems and Prose

by Richard Bausch LSU Press (October 01, 2009)

Many of the poems and prose in These Extremes focus on the author's family and relationships, ranging from a memorialization of his oldest sister, who died young; to prose memory pieces recalling his childhood...


Late Wife: Poems

New Poets of Native Nations

by Heid E. Erdrich Graywolf Press (July 10, 2018)

A landmark anthology celebrating twenty-one Native poets first published in the twenty-first century

New Poets of Native Nations gathers poets of diverse ages, styles, languages, and tribal affiliations to present...


Tales of Darkness and Light

by Soso Tham Open Book Publishers (April 26, 2018)

Soso Tham was an Indian poet who worked at a time when English was slowly effacing the nuances of ancient Indian culture. Now, however, in Janet Hujon’s valuable translation, English is the very medium that...


Meatballs for the People

by Gary Soto Red Hen Press (October 10, 2017)

Red Hen's promotional efforts for this title will include:

• Select packaged ARC mailing 4-6 months pre pub date to a list of 50+ reviewers, booksellers, media contacts, professors, and librarians (package...


Rodin's Shadow

by Patricia Mccarthy & Bruce Killeen Agenda (November 06, 2013)

The poems in Rodin's Shadow peer into the lives of the great French sculptor's mistresses, dramatically giving voice to Camille Claudel, Gwen John and Rose Beuret, as well as Clara Westhoff, the neglected sculptress...


1948

by Andy Croft & Martin Rowson Five Leaves Publications (May 31, 2012)

Nineteen Fortyeight is a comic versenovel, audaciously rewriting George Orwell’s Nineteen Eightyfour in Pushkin sonnets. Set during the 1948 London Olympics, it offers a radically alternative history of the...


Hanging On Our Own Bones

by Judy Grahn Arktoi Books (August 15, 2017)

Through these seven narrative poems, Grahn weaves real-life conditions with goddess mythology to construct modern interpretations of lamentation in nine parts. Song and poem lamentations have a widespread history...


The Age of Cardboard and String

by Charles Boyle CB Editions (June 17, 2015)

Shortlisted for the 2001 T. S. Eliot and Whitbread Poetry Prizes. A number of poems in this collection by Charles Boyle take their cue from Stendhal, whose characteristic blend of artfulness and candour - particularly...


Paleface

by Charles Boyle CB Editions (June 17, 2015)

Shortlisted for the 1996 Forward Prize. Candid and alert to the contemporary scene, the poems in Paleface render an immediately recognisable world, not least when ostensibly describing the rites and customs...


The Nameless Places

by Richard Lambert Arc Publications (February 08, 2018)

A hotel with mysterious guests, a city where the moon wanders, an abandoned seaside pavilion, are some of the places visited in this, Richard Lambert's second collection. Structured around a movement from city...


Window-cleaner Sees Paintings

by Menno Wigman & David Colmer Arc Publications (February 08, 2018)

The master of pulsing, post-modern poetic rhythms, Menno Wigman's reputation is assured as one of the Netherlands' leading poets. And as perhaps his country's most exciting poet in terms of form: "a craftsman...


Lunarium

by Josep Lluís Aguiló & Anna Crowe Arc Publications (July 25, 2017)

In 2008 this book, Llunari (Lunarium) was the winner of the Prize Jocs Florals de Barcelona and Josep Lluís Aguiló was appointed Poet Laureate of the City of Barcelona during the period 2008-2009. It takes...


Approximately in the Key of C

by Tony Curtis Arc Publications (March 13, 2017)

Curtis's humour and charm, ability to turn a poem with the seemingly simplest of images, and that understanding of how words will play over the listener's ear, are hallmarks brought to the fore on the page......


Regarding the Next Big Occasion

by Larissa Miller & Richard McKane Arc Publications (December 11, 2015)

Larissa Miller's poems take the reader on a peculiar voyage of unforgettable, potent, and arresting images. Through an array of bewildered speakers Miller leaps from the habitual world into the absurd and places...


Indelible, Miraculous

by Julia Darling Arc Publications (November 04, 2016)

This collected edition commemorates the 10th anniversary of Julia Darling's death, and includes a substantial selection of unpublished work. Jackie Kay writes: "The poems are funny, irreverent, moving and never...


The End of the Trial of Man

by Paul Stubbs Arc Publications (April 08, 2014)

Confident in his use of Christian icons, nothing is ‘sacred’ to Paul Stubbs who is as prepared to write as God and Pope as he is Adam (and Eve). Using paintings by Francis Bacon as their starting points,...


While I Am Drawing Breath

by Rose Ausländer & Jean Boase-Beier Arc Publications (July 23, 2014)

The experience of living in the Chernovtsy ghetto under the Nazis remains a dark undertow of all the poetry Ausländer wrote, though she rarely addresses it explicitly. The hardships of a life in hiding, the...


Carnival Edge: New & Selected Poems

by Katherine Gallagher Arc Publications (May 23, 2014)

This collection draws work from 5 of Gallagher's previous collections, together with a substantial body of new work. Born in Australia, Gallagher moved to Paris before settling in London. She draws on a rich...


Pure Contradiction: Selected Poems

by Rainer Maria Rilke & Ian Crockatt Arc Publications (May 13, 2014)

Bilingual Edition. Awarded the SchlegelTieck Prize 2013 for translation from German. In his powerful new translation, skilfully shaped into current English, Ian Crockatt succeeds in catching Rilke's blend of...


Finite Formulae and Theories of Chance

by Wioletta Greg & Marek Kazmierski Arc Publications (December 17, 2014)

One hundred years since the outbreak of the First World War, the Polish poet Wioletta Greg undertakes a literary journey through her own family history, exploring in both poetry and prose a century of life,...


Half-light and Other Poems

by Yevgeny Baratynsky & Peter France Arc Publications (March 13, 2017)

Half-Light & Other Poems brings together the most important and enduring poems by this neglected writer, one of Russia's great 19th century poets. In a new translation by Peter France, the philosophical, social...


A Landscape Blossoms Within Me

by Eeva Kilpi & Donald Adamson Arc Publications (July 13, 2015)

Eeva Kilpi is one of Finland's best-loved writers, and a Nobel Prize nominee. Her work has been published in sixteen languages, but this is her first full-length poetry collection in English. Kilpi's poems,...


Self-Portrait with a Swarm of Bees

by Jan Wagner & Iain Galbraith Arc Publications (November 13, 2015)

Self-Portrait with a Swarm of Bees combines the poet's unerring instinct for the surprising perspective on commonplace objects or events with a mischievous delight in the detail of the absurd. Wagner is a vigilant,...


Peatlands

by Pedro Serrano & Anna Crowe Arc Publications (March 18, 2014)

The poems in the first fulllength collection to be published in the UK by the acclaimed Mexican poet Pedro Serrano are taken from Desplazamientos, a volume of selected poems which draws on all his collections...


Surrealist, Lover, Resistant

by Robert Desnos & Timothy Adès Arc Publications (October 19, 2017)

Hailed as the 'prophet' of the Surrealist movement by André Breton, Desnos was a hugely influential figure across all art forms at the time, and yet today his work is completely underrepresented in the English...


The Bright Rose

by Philip Wilson Arc Publications (March 13, 2017)

These translations of some of the earliest known German poetry give us a rich glimpse of a life that, while alien in so many ways, was not so different after all. The Minnesang poets, for example, engage in...


To the Silenced

by Georg Trakl & Will Stone Arc Publications (February 21, 2014)

Although the Austrian poet Georg Trakl was born over a century ago, the mesmerizing imagery and haunting visions of his highly sensitive and morbidly introspective poetry are as powerful today as they were when...


Dry Stone Work

by Brian Johnstone Arc Publications (August 19, 2014)

A grounded yet playful collection from an assured poet, flexing his muscles into newer territory. As well as the deep lineage of rural landscapes that populated previous collections, here Johnstone treats us...


Crimsoning the Eagle's Claw

by Rognvaldr Kali Kolsson & Ian Crockatt Arc Publications (September 19, 2014)

A genuinely unique European treasure, this volume bristles with the Viking verses of Rognvaldr, Earl of Orkney, recorded in Orkneyinga Saga. Full of highly stylised, often grotesque images, Ian Crockatt’s...


Those April Fevers

by Mary O'Donnell Arc Publications (April 24, 2015)

This vibrant collection, building on the rich strengths of The Ark Builders, serves as a generous introduction to Mary O'Donnell's work to those yet to discover her expansive visions and powerful voice.


The Sublime Song of a Maybe

by Arjen Duinker & Willem Groenewegen Arc Publications (March 03, 2014)

Arjen Duinker is one of Holland's most highly regarded poets, with seven collections of poetry to his name, and an array of prizes, including the prestigious Jan Campert Prize in 2001 for the best collection...


Poems

by Emile Verhaeren & Patrick McGuinness Arc Publications (December 12, 2013)

Dubbed the 'European Walt Whitman' Emile Verhaeren is a proEuropean idealist, whose poetry explores his overriding notion of mankind advancing to a promised land where vital creative energies and new technology...


Seizing: Places

by Hélène Dorion & Patrick McGuinness Arc Publications (November 25, 2013)

Seizing: Places (Ravir: Les Lieux) was awarded the Prix Mallarmé in 2005, the first time that a Canadian had won this prestigious prize. It is arguably Hélène Dorion's most ambitious work to date, consisting...


Six Finnish Poets

by Vesa Haapala & Teemu Manninen Arc Publications (November 18, 2013)

Six Finnish Poets, the eleventh volume in this series, features six writers whose work is symbolic of the connection between the life of poetry in Finland and the life of the poets who write it. In Finland,...


Bones Will Crow

by ko ko thett & James Byrne Arc Publications (November 01, 2013)

This is the first anthology of contemporary Burmese poets published in the West, and includes the work of Burmese poets who have been in exile and in prison. The poems include global references from a culture...


Six Armenian Poets

by Hrachya Sarukhan & Razmik Davoyan Arc Publications (August 07, 2013)

The bedrock of Armenian poetry is a strong and revered folklore tradition that has produced many outstanding poets from the Middle Ages to modern times, both in Eastern and Western Armenia. As the country and...


Inside Voices, Outside Light

by Sigurður Pálsson & Martin Regal Arc Publications (May 06, 2014)

This bilingual book presents poems from Pálsson's ten collections written between 19802008. Swirling with imagery, they reveal a poet committed to unearthing the joy of living connected to the natural world....