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Product Description: Praise for Eleni Sikelianos:Library Journal Best Books 2013: PoetryElectric as a lightning storm, wild as a first-growth forest, protean as fantasy's shape-shifters—that's Sikelianos's poetry, a real pleasure to read."—Library JournalUsing text and images, moving spikily across the page and across ideas in ever-expanding loops, Make Yourself Happy is devoted to one of the oldest and most important human questions: how to live...read more

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9781566894593 | Coffee House Pr, February 28, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Praise for Eleni Sikelianos:Library Journal Best Books 2013: PoetryElectric as a lightning storm, wild as a first-growth forest, protean as fantasy's shape-shifters—that's Sikelianos's poetry, a real pleasure to read.

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Product Description: This is the tale of Melena, five times married, mother of three, burlesque dancer, and "the toughest, hardest-assed woman to ever eat wood and bite nails." Located in history and memory, her life cracks open questions of identity at the heart of an American immigrant woman's experience and becomes an argument that no existence is ever truly marginal...read more

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9781566893602 | Coffee House Pr, June 10, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This is the tale of Melena, five times married, mother of three, burlesque dancer, and "the toughest, hardest-assed woman to ever eat wood and bite nails.

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Product Description: Sabine Macher's long poem performs an archeology of sensation with particular attention to the body and modes of perception between the five senses. Macher negotiates the particulars of a "here and now" with other times, places, and events...read more
By Eleni Sikelianos (trans)

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9781934200803 | Italian edition edition (Consortium Book Sales & Dist, May 20, 2014), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Sabine Macher's long poem performs an archeology of sensation with particular attention to the body and modes of perception between the five senses.

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Product Description: "Unforgettable." —Michael OndaatjeThese rhythmic poems negotiate the collisions between past, present, and future—and outline a universal mythology of the self. Exploring the overlapping arrangements of time and memory, life and death, Sikelianos skillfully draws lines from everyday minutiae towards an interior world where we are “carrying our own living ghost inside...read more

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9781566893244 | Coffee House Pr, April 30, 2013, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "Unforgettable.

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Product Description: Lauded by Michael Ondaatje as an “unforgettable” writer and praised by The Washington Post for her ability to capture “the subtlest shades of the emotional palette,” Eleni Sikelianos now charts the curvature of growth and time, encompassing the bewilderment and delight of a new parent, while mapping the shape of our troubled world...read more

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9781566892193 | Coffee House Pr, October 1, 2008, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Lauded by Michael Ondaatje as an “unforgettable” writer and praised by The Washington Post for her ability to capture “the subtlest shades of the emotional palette,” Eleni Sikelianos now charts the curvature of growth and time, encompassing the bewilderment and delight of a new parent, while mapping the shape of our troubled world.

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Product Description: With a seamless weave of letters, reminiscences, poems and journal entries, Sikelianos creates a loving portrait—and an unblinking indictment—of her father. Jon, a multitalented, eccentric visionary, emerges as a brilliant, charming, irresponsible, frustrating, and ultimately tragic hero...read more

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9780872864368 | City Lights Books, October 15, 2004, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: With a seamless weave of letters, reminiscences, poems and journal entries, Sikelianos creates a loving portrait—and an unblinking indictment—of her father.

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Product Description: California, hedonistically beautiful and increasingly endangered, is the star of this book-length poem that flies through time, memory, science, history, and imagination, mirroring the topography of the Golden State’s landscape and the history of its diverse cultures...read more

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9781566891622 | Coffee House Pr, October 15, 2004, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: California, hedonistically beautiful and increasingly endangered, is the star of this book-length poem that flies through time, memory, science, history, and imagination, mirroring the topography of the Golden State’s landscape and the history of its diverse cultures.

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Product Description: "… a highly developed range that's very beautiful."—Leslie ScalapinoZhang Er grasps for the spiritual through objects of the mundane, quietly detailing the wonder and desperation that courses through human lives. In these poems, the eye watches the eye so that no facet of our existence remains unexplored...read more
By Rachel Levitsky (trans), Timothy Liu (trans), Leonard Schwartz (trans), Eleni Sikelianos (trans) and Er Zhang

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9780939010806 | Zephyr Pr, June 30, 2004, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: "… a highly developed range that's very beautiful.

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Product Description: Winner of the 2002 National Poetry Series, selected by Diane Ward, this book in four parts explores a dark world of sleep, dreams, and evil. But there is also joy in Sikelianos’s work. Amidst the fears and despair for her own life and those of her children, the author recognizes the beauty of nature of the fleetingness of the natural world: "summer summer summer thunder, thief, thief, thief in the night it’s something you love, it’s there only for you...read more

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9781931243674 | Green Integer Books, September 1, 2003, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Winner of the 2002 National Poetry Series, selected by Diane Ward, this book in four parts explores a dark world of sleep, dreams, and evil.

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Product Description: This impressive debut of a major new voice in poetry begins with Blue Guide, a poem cycle of meditations on light and dark, probing the opposing/complementary nature of these universal principles and their manifestation through words...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781566891141 | Coffee House Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: This impressive debut of a major new voice in poetry begins with Blue Guide, a poem cycle of meditations on light and dark, probing the opposing/complementary nature of these universal principles and their manifestation through words.

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9780942996296 | Post Apollo Pr, June 1, 1997, cover price $7.00

By Catherine Bartlett (editor), Olga Broumas (narrator), Jorie Graham (narrator), Eleni Sikelianos (narrator) and Anne Waldman (narrator)

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781574530209 | Audio Literature, December 1, 1996, cover price $12.95

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