Poetry

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NIGHTFIELDS

Written by Klink, Joanna
A new collection from a poet whose books "are an amazing experience: harrowing, ravishing, essential, unstoppable" (Louise Glück) Joanna Klink's fifth book begins with poems of personal loss--a tree ripped out by a windstorm, a friendship broken off after decades, the nearing death of parents.
July 7, 2020 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 112 Pages |
$20.00
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TERTULIA

Written by Toro, Vincent
A fluid, expansive new collection from a poet whose work "dazzles with [an] energetic exploration of the Puerto Rican experience in the new millennium" (NBC News) Puerto Rican poet Vincent Toro's new collection takes the Latin American idea of an artistic social gathering (the "tertulia") and revises it for the Latinx context in the United States.
June 2, 2020 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 128 Pages |
$20.00
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I'LL GIVE YOU A DOLLAR IF YOU CONSIDER THIS ART: STORIES, POEMS, COMICS, AND OTHER PONDERABLES RIPPED FROM THE DIARIES OF TODDY SMITH AND DARREN NUZZO

Written by Nuzzo, Darren
A mechanic milks a cow, a recluse walks outside for the first time in three weeks, two teenagers watch tennis on mute, a grown man drinks a juice box in his underwear -- all of these moments strike the artful balance between intellectual acuity and lighthearted absurdity, establishing Toddy Smith and Darren Nuzzo as the new literary voices to listen to, laugh with and follow.
October 1, 2019 | Paperback | Tallfellow Press | 240 Pages |
$19.95
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BLAKE'S SONGS OF INNOCENCE AND EXPERIENCE

Written by Blake, William
This stylish reissue of Blake's timeless work is sumptuously packaged in burnt-orange casing with gold sprayed edges, which allude to the treasures within.
March 1, 2007 | Hardcover | Tate Publishing(UK) | 54 Pages |
$17.95
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VOICE IN THE HEADPHONES

Written by Grubbs, David
The voice in the headphones says, "you're rolling" . . . The Voice in the Headphones is an experiment in music writing in the form of a long poem centered on the culture of the recording studio. It describes in intricate, prismatic detail one marathon day in a recording studio during which an unnamed musician struggles to complete a film soundtrack.
March 20, 2020 | Paperback | Duke University Press | 160 Pages |
$21.95
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LITTLE HISTORY OF POETRY

Written by Carey, John
John Carey tells the stories behind the world's greatest poems, from those by Dante and Chaucer to more recent poets, such as Derek Walcott and Maya Angelou. This little history shines a light on the richness and variation of the world's poems--and the elusive quality which makes them all the more enticing.
April 21, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 320 Pages |
$25.00
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BLACK MOUNTAIN CHAMBERLAIN: JOHN CHAMBERLAIN'S WRITINGS AT BLACK MOUNTAIN COLLEGE, 1955

Written by Chamberlain, John
The first publication of the unknown poetry of a major twentieth-century sculptor In 1955, long before he became famous for his abstract metal sculptures, John Chamberlain lived at Black Mountain College, writing poetry alongside Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan, and Charles Olson.
April 28, 2020 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 104 Pages |
$39.95
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MUSIC OF TIME: POETRY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

Written by Burnside, John
A revelatory and deeply personal history of twentieth-century poetry by prize-winning poet and memoirist John Burnside Poetry helps us to make sense of our world, transforming what the Russian poet Osip Mandelstam called the noise of time into a kind of music.
January 21, 2020 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 520 Pages |
$35.00
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WICKED ENCHANTMENT: SELECTED POEMS

Written by Coleman, Wanda
A voice for justice, anti-racism, and equality--here is the greatest and most powerful work of the people's poet, Wanda Coleman. One of the most talked about literary collections of the year is this collection by a beat-up, broke, and Black woman who wrote with anger, humor, and clarity about her life on the margins.
April 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Black Sparrow Press | 240 Pages |
$25.95
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MAPS AND TRANSCRIPTS OF THE ORDINARY WORLD: POEMS

Written by Cowles, Kathryn
Kathryn Cowles's Maps and Transcripts of the Ordinary World is a collection that lingers in memory and place, in the unsettled distance between reality and its transcriptions.
March 10, 2020 | Paperback | Milkweed Editions | 96 Pages |
$16.00

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