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

by William Butler Yeats, Douglas Archibald & William O'donnell Scribner (July 06, 2010)

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 BOA Editions Ltd. (July 01, 2014)

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 FastPencil (December 03, 2014)

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 William Morrow (July 14, 2015)

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 BOA Editions Ltd. (November 17, 2014)

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 Counterpoint (October 20, 2014)

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 Coffee House Press (November 10, 2014)

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 Wildside Press (November 06, 2014)

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 Ecco (August 04, 2015)

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 Farrar, Straus and Giroux (December 02, 2014)

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 Lehigh University Press (October 28, 2014)

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 Ecco (May 12, 2015)

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 Graywolf Press (November 18, 2014)

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 Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 25, 2014)

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 Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 25, 2014)

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 Alice James Books (November 03, 2014)

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


Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys

National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry 2012

by D. A. Powell Graywolf Press (November 18, 2014)

*Winner of the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry*

I have this rearrangement to make:

symbolic death, my backward glance.

The way the past is a kind of future

leaning against the sporty hood....


Selected Poems 1988-2013

by Seamus Heaney Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 18, 2014)

A new edition of the later selected work of a Nobel Prize-winning poet

Often considered to be "the greatest poet of our age" (The Guardian), Seamus Heaney was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995 "for...


Repast

by D. A. Powell Graywolf Press (November 18, 2014)

D. A. Powell's first three groundbreaking books

Published together for the first time, D. A. Powell's landmark trilogy of Tea, Lunch, and Cocktails make up a three-course Divine Comedy for our day. With a new...


Augustine in Carthage, and Other Poems

by Rob Myers, M.D. & Jon Paul Fiorentino Ecw Press (April 01, 2008)

Augustine in Carthage, and Other Poems is the daring new collection of poetry from Alessandro Porco. Equally crude and charming, locker-room macho and sensitive, these poems are always singularly marked by formal...


Always Die Before Your Mother

by Patrick Woodcock Ecw Press (April 01, 2009)

Like an embedded journalist, Patrick Woodcock writes his poetry from the front lines of experience. From cities reeling from the trauma of siege warfare to the stifling heat and politics of the Arabian Peninsula...


Gutted

by Evie Christie, Kathleen Tracy & Lawrence Hacking with Wil De Clercq Ecw Press (October 01, 2005)

Gutted, Evie Christie's powerful and harrowing debut, pulses with the rhythms of life, loss, and love. Energized with the language of now and the wide scope of popular culture, while dwelling in Yeats' "foul...


Blue Pyramids

by Robert Priest & Dean Budnick Ecw Press (September 01, 2002)

From his first book, The Visible Man ("as fine a first volume of poetry as one is ever likely to read" - the Dalhousie Review), to his most recent, Resurrection In the Cartoon ("passionate, humourous, worldly-wise,...


More to Keep Us Warm

by Jacob Scheier, Mark A. Long & Mike Knowles Ecw Press (October 01, 2007)

Both chronicle and confrontation, the poems of Jacob Scheier's debut work out and through notions of loss. As the death of a young man's mother instigates and informs these investigations, the realities of romantic...


Mind's Eye, The

by Vince Russo Ecw Press (February 21, 2008)

"So I thought, why don't we do a competition? And so we did. And that was the beginning of its history." - Bob Weaver, creator of the CBC Literary Awards "I'm personally convinced that I would never have become...


Against the Hard Angle

by Matt Robinson Ecw Press (April 01, 2010)

The two sections that comprise matt robinson's fourth full-length volume of poetry, Against the Hard Angle, though disparate in terms of form - the first consisting primarily of a long poem; the other a collection...


Seven Into Even

by Jacqueline Turner & Stephen Scobie, ed. Ecw Press (October 01, 2006)

?Seven Into Even reworks Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene in counterpoint to the seven deadly sins, and brings these vast references through a mesh of contemporary settings and issues in a series of poetic...


real made up, the

by Stephen Brockwell, James L. Dickerson & David Cravit Ecw Press (October 01, 2007)

From the moment we learn to speak we are always using other people's words. the real made up improvises on this simple idea of imitation; mimicry becomes a kind of cadence for an interweaving of transcribed...


Fat Kid, The

by Paul Vermeersch & Sam Keenleyside Ecw Press (April 01, 2002)

Poetry kills the beautiful people. The Fat Kid, Paul Vermeersch's second full-length collection of poetry, chronicles a childhood troubled by obesity, poor body image, and low self-esteem. The media's perfect...


Paper Radio

by Damian Rogers & Joey Comeau Ecw Press (October 01, 2009)

In her first book, Damian Rogers tracks the transformative moment, where emotion and deep memory seek form through sound and image. Her poems tune into a stream of cosmic chatter, channeling voices that tell...


Semiconducting Dictionary (Our Strindberg), The

by Natalee Caple & Steve Stanton Ecw Press (September 01, 2010)

?The Semiconducting Dictionary: Our Strindberg is a playful original re-visioning of the life of notorious misogynist and modern drama master August Strindberg, mixing prose and poetry of various forms from...


Watermelon Kindness

by David Donnell Ecw Press (May 01, 2010)

from "North of 60" Angels are aliens in spaceships. Angels descend and eagles soar. I am not an eagle. If I were an angel I would descend and give you of the bread of happiness the salt of anger & the message...


Ashland

by Gil Adamson, Mike Knowles & Michael Barclay, Ian A. D. Jack, and Jason Schneider Ecw Press (April 01, 2011)

?We look away from his open mouth, look instead at the corn, the crows floating above the river in their private worries. Tonight, when we turn in, the candle will sputter and blow. Pinched out easily, all flame...


Anatomy of Clay, The

by Gillian Sze, Josh Levine & Michael Barclay, Ian A. D. Jack, and Jason Schneider Ecw Press (April 01, 2011)

Taking off from the Promethean myth of human creation, Gillian Sze's second poetry collection explores the "anatomy of clay" and the individual as a sentient mystery. At times reflective, instructional, playful,...


Civil and Civic

by Jonathan Bennett, Mike Knowles & Barbara Hale-Seubert Ecw Press (April 01, 2011)

?"As accomplished as Jonathan Bennett is at using language, he's never fussy or precious about it. With his exacting, contemporary voice, part colourful reporter, part reluctant witness, his lines gain their...


no cage contains a stare that well

by Matt Robinson & Steven Johnson, Heath McCoy, Irvin Muchnick and Greg Oliver Ecw Press (October 01, 2005)

?The legendary Terry Sawchuk is said to have kept parts of himself in jars: one for teeth, one for bone chips, and another for his appendix. no cage contains a stare that well is jarring in much the same way....


North End Poems, The

by Michael Knox & Paul Vermeersch Ecw Press (June 01, 2008)

With The North End Poems, his always vivid new collection, Michael Knox has further honed his lucid, accessible style. In the tradition of The Collected Works of Billy the Kid, Michael Ondaatje's classic book-length...


Nice Place To Visit, A

by Sly Gilbert, Sky Gilbert & Brian Joseph Davis Ecw Press (October 01, 2009)

It's difficult to describe A Nice Place to Visit. Some will say it's not a book of poetry at all - but that's just because it's funny and has reviews of bad movies and advice on things like love. Also, it's...


Fruitfly Geographic

by Stephen Brockwell & Mireille Silcoff Ecw Press (March 19, 2004)

Gathering berries or information; hunting game, experience, or knowledge; we're still essentially the children of our earliest ancestors. Stephen Brockwell's latest collection, Fruitfly Geographic, examines...


Glimpse

by George Murray & Robin Spano Ecw Press (September 01, 2010)

Glimpse is a book of 409 aphorisms, a form that straddles the line between poetry and philosophy, yet is likely more accessible to the general public than either. Each tiny, crafted piece is not simply a distilled...


Hamburger Valley, California

by David McGimpsey, Brian McFarlane & Michael Mitchell Ecw Press (April 01, 2001)

Canadian poetry, well done, with everything, to go. Hamburger Valley, California is David McGimpsey's funniest and most compelling collection to date. With his unapologetic love of popular culture, he presents...


Play Out the Match

by Michael Knox & Paul Challen Ecw Press (April 01, 2006)

Play Out the Match, Michael Knox's first published collection of poetry, is also an extended meditation on the idea of reconciliation. Vivid and lyrical, the poems make use of various voices, speakers, and landscapes...


The Quarry: Poems

by Dan Lechay Ohio University Press (February 23, 2004)

Marvelous, disquieting, extraordinarily beautiful book that meditates on fundamental questions of time and change in and through a clear-eyed yet loving evocation of everyday existence.

Once or twice in a generation...


Collected Poems, 1919-1976

by Allen Tate & Christopher Benfey Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 11, 2014)

One of the early-twentieth century Southern intellectuals and artists of the early twentieth century known as the Agrarians, Allen Tate wrote poetry that was rooted strongly in that region's past—in the land,...


Taken In Faith: Poems

by Helen Pinkerton & Timothy Steele Swallow Press (May 31, 2002)

In 1967, Yvor Winters wrote of Helen Pinkerton, "she is a master of poetic style and of her material. No poet in English writes with more authority." Unfortunately, in 1967 mastery of poetic style was not, by...


The Room Within: Poems

by Moore Moran Swallow Press (June 13, 2010)

The Room Within is a retrospective survey of a poetic career dating back to the late fifties. A student of Yvor Winters at Stanford, Moore Moran has deservedly earned a reputation, along with fellow Winters...


The Optimist: Poems

by Joshua Mehigan Ohio University Press (May 10, 2005)

In Joshua Mehigan's award-winning poetry, one encounters a lucid, resolute vision driven by an amazing facility with the metrical line. Most of the poems in The Optimist unapologetically employ traditional...


Copia

by Erika Meitner BOA Editions Ltd. (September 22, 2014)

Started as a VQR documentary, Copia examines the now-bankrupt city of Detroit, once the thriving heart of the American Dream.


Cracks in the Invisible: Poems

by Stephen Kampa Ohio University Press (May 11, 2011)

Stephen Kampa’s poems are witty and restless in their pursuit of an intelligent modern faith. They range from a four-line satire of office inspirational posters to a lengthy meditation on the silence of God....


Religious Imaginaries: The Liturgical and Poetic Practices of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti, and Adelaide Procter

by Karen Dieleman Ohio University Press (August 14, 2012)

Religious Imaginaries explores liturgical practice as formative for how three Victorian women poets imagined the world and their place in it and, consequently, for how they developed their creative and critical...