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Poetry

SELECTED BACKLIST :: POETRY

Lovely, Raspberry
Aaron Belz

"Like dreaming of a summer vacation and then taking it."—John Ashbery
ISBN 978-0-89255-359-4
$15.00 (Can. $16.50)
Lovely, Raspberry
The Selected Poems of Paul Blackburn
Paul Blackburn

ISBN 978-0-89255-123-1
$14.95 (Can. $16.50)
The Selected Poems of Paul Blackburn
Approaching Ice
Elizabeth Bradfield

ISBN 978-0-89255-355-6
$15.00 (Can. $16.50)
Approaching Ice
Once Removed
Elizabeth Bradfield

Poet-naturalist Elizabeth Bradfield continues her ongoing exploration of humans in their natural habitat―and, at times, at odds with it.
ISBN 978-0-89255-463-8
$15.95 (Can. $17.95)
Once Removed
Mistaken for Song
Tara Bray

ISBN 978-0-89255-347-1
$14.00 (Can. $15.50)
Mistaken for Song
The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded
Molly McCully Brown

Harrowing poems from a dark corner of American history by the winner of the 2016 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry.
ISBN 978-0-89255-478-2
$15.95 (Can. $20.95)
The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded
Apocalyptic Swing
Gabrielle Calvocoressi

ISBN 978-0-89255-412-6
$15.00 (Can. $16.00)
Apocalyptic Swing
The Last Time I Saw Amelia Earhart
Gabrielle Calvocoressi

ISBN 978-0-89255-315-0
$13.95 (Can. $19.50)
The Last Time I Saw Amelia Earhart
Poems of Paul Celan: A Bilingual German/English Edition (Revised Edition)
Paul Celan, Translated by Michael Hamburger

ISBN 978-0-89255-276-4
$18.95 (Can. $27.95)
Poems of Paul Celan: A Bilingual German/English Edition (Revised Edition)
Having Been an Accomplice
Laura Cronk

ISBN 978-0-89255-413-3
$15.00 (Can. $16.00)
Having Been an Accomplice
Of Leaf and Flower: Stories and Poems for Gardeners
Charles Dean and Clyde Wachsberger (editors)

An illustrated literary anthology that summons up the profound passions and wild obsessions of gardening.
ISBN 978-0-89255-269-6
$21.95 (Can. $24.00)
Of Leaf and Flower: Stories and Poems for Gardeners
Without Anesthesia: New and Selected Poems
Aleš Debeljak , Edited by Andrew Zawacki

ISBN 978-0-89255-365-5
$20.00 (Can. 23.00)
Without Anesthesia: New and Selected Poems
What Silence Equals
Tory Dent, Foreword by Sharon Olds

ISBN 978-0-89255-196-5
$13.95 (Can. $15.50)
What Silence Equals
Your Enzymes Are Calling the Ancients
Karen Donovan

Winner of the 2015 Lexi Rudnitsky Editor's Choice Award
ISBN 978-0-89255-476-8
$15.95 (Can. $20.95)
Your Enzymes Are Calling the Ancients
/blak/ /al-fə bet/
Mitchell L. H. Douglas

Named a "Best Adult Book 4 Teens" by School Library Journal, this collection depicts a close-knit family after the death of its matriarch.
ISBN 978-089255-421-8
$15.95 (Can. $16.24)
/blak/ /al-fə bet/
From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great
Camille T. Dungy, Matt O'Donnell, & Jeffrey Thomson (editors), Gerald Stern (Foreword)

A compilation of verse from the revolutionary poetry archive.
ISBN 978-089255-348-8
$25.95 (Can. $28.50)
From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great
Heart of the Order
Gabriel Fried, editor; Foreword by Daniel Okrent

A collection of some of the finest poems written on baseball from the past seventy-five years.
ISBN 978-089255-435-5
$17.95 ($19.00 Canada)
Heart of the Order
Delivered
Sarah Gambito

ISBN 978-0-89255-346-4
$14.00 (Can. $15.50)
Delivered
The Opposite of Light
Kimberly Grey

Winner of the 2015 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry
ISBN 978-0-89255471-3
$15.95 (Can. $20.95)
The Opposite of Light
The Logan Topographies
Alena Hairston

ISBN 978-0-89255-329-7
$13.95 (Can. $17.50)
The Logan Topographies
Unexpected Elegies
Thomas Hardy, Selection and Introduction by Claire Tomalin

The renowned author's famous sequence of elegiac love poems, published as a book for the first time.
ISBN 978-0-8925-5361-7
$14.00 (Can. $15.50)
Unexpected Elegies
Old Glory: American War Poems from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terrorism
Robert Hedin (Editor)

More than two hundred poems about the American experience of war—narratives, meditations, elegies, lamentations, odes, and battle hymns.
ISBN 978-0-89255-310-5
$22.50 (Can. $24.50)
Old Glory: American War Poems from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terrorism
Human Landscapes from My Country: An Epic Novel in Verse
Nazim Hikmet, Randy Blasing & Mutlu Konuk (Translators), Edward Hirsch (Foreword)

ISBN 978-0-89255-349-5
$17.95 (Can. $20.00)
Human Landscapes from My Country: An Epic Novel in Verse
Poems of Nazim Hikmet
Nazim Hikmet, Randy Blasing & Mutlu Konuk (Translators), Carloyn Forché (Foreword)

ISBN 978-089255-274-0
$17.95 (Can. $20.00)
Poems of Nazim Hikmet
Paper Doll Fetus
Cynthia Marie Hoffman

A chorus of uncanny voices on the subject of pregnancy and childbirth throughout the ages.
ISBN 978-0-89255-448-5
Paper Doll Fetus
Sightseer
Cynthia Marie Hoffman

ISBN 978-0-89255-368-6
$15.00 (Can. $16.50)
Sightseer
The Music Lover’s Poetry Anthology
Helen Handley Houghton and Maureen McCarthy Draper (Editors), J. D. McClatchy (Foreword)

A celebration, in over 150 poems, of the power of music to enthrall, evoke, and inspire.
ISBN 978-0-89255-333-4
$22.95 (Can. $28.50)
The Music Lover’s Poetry Anthology
The Good Thief
Marie Howe

ISBN 978-089255-127-9
$11.95 (Can. $13.00)
The Good Thief
The Laura (Riding) Jackson Reader
Laura (Riding) Jackson

In a single volume, the essential work of a major Modernist poet and thinker.
ISBN 978-0-89255-263-4
$21.95
The Laura (Riding) Jackson Reader
Poems of Laura Riding
Laura (Riding) Jackson, Mark Jacobs (Editor)

ISBN 978-0-89255-258-0
$19.95 (Can. $22.00)
Poems of Laura Riding
A Metaphorical God
Kimberly Johnson

In her second collection of poems, Kimberly Johnson showcases her gifts for mining language for its hidden gems and its gospel.
ISBN 978-089255-342-6
$14.00 (Can. $15.50)
A Metaphorical God
Leviathan with a Hook
Kimberly Johnson

ISBN 978-0-89255-282-5
$23.00 (Can. $34.00)
Leviathan with a Hook
Uncommon Prayer
Kimberly Johnson

Kimberly Johnson continues her ecstatic intertwining of the liturgical and the rugged landscape of the American West.
ISBN 978-0-89255-447-8
$15.95 (Can. $20.95)
Uncommon Prayer
The Girl in the Mirror: A Novel in Poems and Journal Entries
Meg Kearney

A story about identity, friendship, and the profound bond of love between an adoptee and her parents.
ISBN 978-0-89255-385-3
$15.00 (Can. $16.00)
The Girl in the Mirror: A Novel in Poems and Journal Entries
The Secret of Me: A Novel in Poems
Meg Kearney

ISBN 978-0-89255-336-5
$12.00 (U.S. & Can.)
The Secret of Me: A Novel in Poems
Red Deer
Anne Marie Macari

Poems that explore the prehistoric caves of France and Spain, communing with the lives and art of those who inhabited them.
ISBN 978-0-89255-456-0
$15.95 (Can. $17.50)
Red Deer
Proprietary
Randall Mann

Irresistible send-ups of corporate culture, materialism, and gentrification by the author of Straight Razor
ISBN 978-0-89255-481-2
$15.95 (Can. $21.95)
Proprietary
Straight Razor
Randall Mann

"A writer of breathtaking honesty."—David Ulin, Los Angeles Times
ISBN 978-0-89255-430-0
$15.95
Straight Razor
The Animal Too Big to Kill
Shane McCrae

An electric inquiry into faith, race, and poverty in America by a poet of “remarkable urgency and empathy” (Publishers Weekly).
ISBN 978-0-89255-464-5
$15.95 (Can. 17.50)
The Animal Too Big to Kill
Osip Mandelstam: 50 Poems
Bernard Meares (Translator), Joseph Brodsky (Introduction)

ISBN 978-0-892-55006-7
$14.00 (Can. $15.25)
Osip Mandelstam:  50 Poems
An Ecology of Elsewhere
Sandra Meek

These poems, at once nomadic and deeply rooted to place, interweave a difficult past, personal and terrestrial, with an uncertain future.
ISBN 978-0-89255-473-7
$16.95 (Can. $21.95)
An Ecology of Elsewhere
Road Scatter
Sandra Meek

Kinetic poems of dying and living at home and abroad—in the American South, Latin American, sub-Saharan Africa, and elsewhere.
ISBN 978-0-89255-419-5
$15.95 (Can. $17.00)
Road Scatter
Last Chance for the Tarzan Holler
Thylias Moss

ISBN 978-0-89255-243-6
$14.00 (Can. $15.50)
Last Chance for the Tarzan Holler
Slave Moth
Thylias Moss

ISBN 978-0-89255-318-9
$14.00 (Can. $15.50)
Slave Moth
Wannabe Hoochie Mama Gallery of Realities' Red Dress Code: New & Selected Poems
Thylias Moss

A career-spanning volume, including more than fifty pages of new poems, conveying the hypnotic spectrum of Moss's poetic output.
ISBN 978-0-89255-465-1
$29.95 (Can. $38.95)
Wannabe Hoochie Mama Gallery of Realities' Red Dress Code: New & Selected Poems
Teratology
Susannah Nevison

Winner of the 2014 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry
ISBN 978-0-89255-458-4
$15.95 (Can. $17.50)
Teratology
Dear Editor
Amy Newman

ISBN 978-0-89255-387-7
$15.00 (Can. $16.00)
Dear Editor
On This Day in Poetry History
Amy Newman

A poignant romp through the lives of American poetry's most intriguing generation.
ISBN 978-0-89255-470-6
$15.95 (Can. $20.95)
On This Day in Poetry History
Clean
Kate Northrop

ISBN 978-0-89255-367-9
$15.00 (Can. $17.50)
Clean
Things Are Disappearing Here
Kate Northrop

ISBN 978-0-89255-334-1
$14.00 (Can. $17.50)
Things Are Disappearing Here
Open Field: 30 Contemporary Canadian Poets
Sina Queyras (Editor), Molly Peacock (Foreword)

An unparalleled compilation of innovative poets, selected from the dazzling panorama of contemporary Canadian verse.
ISBN 978-0-89255-314-3
$18.95 (Can. $26.50)
Open Field: 30 Contemporary Canadian Poets
Boneshepherds
Patrick Rosal

ISBN 978-0-89255-386-0
$15.00 (Can. $17.50)
Boneshepherds
Brooklyn Antediluvian
Patrick Rosal

The dynamic fourth collection by the author of Boneshepherds and My American Kundiman.
ISBN 978-0-89255-474-4
$15.95 (Can. $20.95)
Brooklyn Antediluvian
My American Kundiman
Patrick Rosal

ISBN 978-0-89255-330-3
$13.95 (Can. $17.50)
My American Kundiman
Uprock Headpsin Scramble and Dive
Patrick Rosal

ISBN 978-0-89255-293-1
$13.95 (Can. $21.00)
Uprock Headpsin Scramble and Dive
Orexia
Lisa Russ Spaar

An exploration of the physical and spiritual desires of late-middle age that entwines the colloquial and baroque, the explicit and the ethereal.
ISBN 978-0-89255-477-5
$25.95 (Can. $33.95)
Orexia
Poetry in Medicine: An Anthology of Poems About Doctors, Patients, Illness and Healing
Michael Salcman (Editor)

A selection of the greatest poems on doctors and patients, remedies and procedures, and illness and recovery from antiquity to the present.
ISBN 978-0-89255-449-2
$24.95 (Can. $26.50)
Poetry in Medicine: An Anthology of Poems About Doctors, Patients, Illness and Healing
To See the Queen
Allison Seay

Winner of the 2013 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry
ISBN 978-0-89255-423-2
$15.95 (Can. $17.00)
To See the Queen
Dido in Winter
Anne Shaw

Poems that search for truth beyond beauty by a poet who shines increasingly bright.
ISBN 978-0-89255-429-8
$15.95 (Can. $17.00)
Dido in Winter
Undertow
Anne Shaw

ISBN 978-0-89255-338-9
$14.00 (US & Can.)
Undertow
Inside Spiders
Leslie Shinn

Winner of the 2013 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize
ISBN 978-0-89255-439-3
$15.95 (Can. $17.00)
Inside Spiders
Blue Venus
Lisa Russ Spaar

ISBN 978-08-9255-306-8
$14.95 (Can. $22.00)
Blue Venus
Orexia
Lisa Russ Spaar

The latest, yearning glory by a poet of exquisite powers
ISBN
$25.95 (Can. $33.95)
Orexia
Satin Cash
Lisa Russ Spaar

ISBN 978-0-89255-343-3
$14.00 (Can. $15.50)
Satin Cash
Vanitas, Rough
Lisa Russ Spaar

Available in December 2012!
ISBN 978-0-89255-420-1
$15.95 (Can. $17.00)
Vanitas, Rough
Mortal Geography
Alexandra Teague

ISBN 978-0-89255-358-7
$15.00 (Can. $16.50)
Mortal Geography
The Wise and Foolish Builders
Alexandra Teague

A chilling exploration of American progress and its consequences, featuring Sarah Winchester and her unsettling Mysterious House, with cameos by Harry Houdini, Annie Oakley, Calamity Jane, and Buffalo Bill.
ISBN
The Wise and Foolish Builders
Stroke
Sidney Wade

ISBN 978-0-89255-337-2
$14.00 (US & Can.)
Stroke
Sakura Park
Rachel Wetzsteon

ISBN 978-0-89255-324-2
$16.50 (Can. $22.50)
Sakura Park
Silver Roses
Rachel Wetzsteon

ISBN 978-0-89255-364-8
$16.50 U.S. (Can. $20.50)
Silver Roses
Vermeer in Hell
Michael White

New landscapes are explored while familiar ones are transformed in this virtuosic collection of poems
ISBN 978-0-89255-436-2
$15.95 (Can. $17.95)
Vermeer in Hell
The Wynona Stone Poems
Caki Wilkinson

“Caki Wilkinson pulls off something miraculous. . . . [She] says something about what it means to be female. . .in turns of phrase that are odd and perfect and stick to you like gum.”—Lena Dunham
ISBN 978-0-89255-446-1
$15.95 (Can. $17.00)
The Wynona Stone Poems
Short: An International Anthology of Five Centuries of Short-Short Stories, Prose Poems, Brief Essays, & Other Short Prose Forms
Alan Ziegler, editor

A gathering of shorts by some of the world’s most imaginative writers, "essential. . .for anyone interested in the short form."—Gary Shteyngart
ISBN 978-0-89255-432-4
$16.95 (Can. $18.00)
Short: An International Anthology of Five Centuries of Short-Short Stories, Prose Poems, Brief Essays, & Other Short Prose Forms

 

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