Poetry

SCRIBBLED IN THE DARK: POEMS

Written by Simic, Charles
From the Pulitzer Prize--winning former poet laureate, a collection of elegiac, irreverent, lyrical new poems--an American master at the height of his talent, shining light out into the dark
June 13, 2017 | Hardcover | Ecco Press | 96 Pages |
$22.99

FAST: POEMS

Written by Graham, Jorie
The first new collection of poetry in five years from Pulitzer Prize winner Jorie Graham
May 2, 2017 | Hardcover | Ecco Press | 96 Pages |
$25.99

TOGETHER STILL

Written by Bonnefoy, Yves
The international community of letters mourned the recent death of Yves Bonnefoy, universally acclaimed as one of France's greatest poets of the last half century. A prolific author, he was often considered a candidate for the Nobel Prize and published a dozen major collections of poetry in verse and prose, several books of dream-like tales, and numerous studies of literature and art.
November 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Seagull Books | 80 Pages |
$19.00

BEARDEN'S ODYSSEY: POETS RESPOND TO THE ART OF ROMARE BEARDEN

Borrowing from Romare Bearden's aesthetic palette and inspired by his Odysseus series, Bearden's Odyssey gathers, for the first time, poems from thirty-five of the most revered African diaspora poets in the United States. Poetic echoes come forth in themes of inspiration with historical intersections of one of the greatest visual artists of the twentieth century.
April 15, 2017 | Paperback | Triquarterly Books | 160 Pages |
$24.95

ESSENTIAL POET'S GLOSSARY

Written by Hirsch, Edward
"An instant classic that belongs on the bookshelf of every serious poet and literature student."--Washington Post A Poet's Glossary was an extraordinary achievement, a definitive source for poets and poetry lovers alike. Now, The Essential Poet's Glossary gleans the very best from that extraordinary volume.
April 4, 2017 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 400 Pages |
$15.99

MAQROLL'S PRAYER AND OTHER POEMS

Written by Mutis, Alvaro
Peer to Gabriel García Marquez and Octavio Paz, Álvaro Mutis is indisputably one of the greatest Latin American authors of the 20th century and this collection brings together the best of Mutis' largely-unknown body of poetry. Álvaro Mutis is celebrated internationally as the author of the seven novellas, written between 1986 and 1993, that constitute the legendary and widely loved A
April 13, 2021 | Paperback | New York Review of Books | 128 Pages |
$14.00

COLLECTED POEMS OF LI HE

Written by He, Li
The definitive collection of works by one of the Tang Dynasty's most eccentric (and badly-behaved) poets, now back in print for the first time in decades. Li He is the bad-boy poet of the late Tang dynasty. He began writing at the age of seven and died at twenty-six from alcoholism or, according to a later commentator, "sexual dissipation," or both.
March 14, 2017 | Paperback | New York Review of Books | 400 Pages |
$22.95

RON PADGETT: COLLECTED POEMS

Written by Padgett, Ron
Gathering the work of more than fifty years, Ron Padgett's Collected Poems is the record of one of the most dynamic careers in twentieth-century American poetry. Padgett's poems reverberate with his reading and friendships, from Andrew Marvell to Woody Guthrie and Kenneth Koch. Wry, insightful, and direct, they offer readers the rewards of his endless curiosity and generous spirit.
November 5, 2013 | Hardcover | Coffee House Press | 810 Pages |
$44.00

BRIEF SELECTED POEMS

Written by Lowell, Robert
In this condensed edition of Selected Poems, Robert Lowell's poems are brought together from all of his books of verse. Chosen and introduced by Katie Peterson on the occasion of Robert Lowell's one hundredth birthday, New Selected Poems offers a perfectly chosen and illuminating representation of one of the great careers in twentieth-century poetry.
February 28, 2017 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 272 Pages |
$16.00

WAITING FOR THE PAST: POEMS

Written by Murray, Les
A new collection of poems from Les Murray that renews and transforms the contemporary world through language
April 4, 2017 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 96 Pages |
$13.00

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