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Product Description: A visionary selection from one of America’s foremost poetsOne of the most distinctive voices in contemporary American poetry, Christian Wiman has forged a singular style that fuses a vivid and propulsive music with clear-eyed realism, wry humor, and visionary lament...read more

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9780374167745 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 15, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A visionary selection from one of America’s foremost poetsOne of the most distinctive voices in contemporary American poetry, Christian Wiman has forged a singular style that fuses a vivid and propulsive music with clear-eyed realism, wry humor, and visionary lament.

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Product Description: Trébuchet is the much-anticipated follow-up to Danniel Schoonebeek’s debut book of poems, American Barricade, which was named one of 2014’s ten best books of poetry by Poets & Writers and hailed as a “groundbreaking first book that stands to influence its author’s generation” by Boston Review...read more
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9780820349923, titled "Trébuchet: Poems" | Univ of Georgia Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Trébuchet is the much-anticipated follow-up to Danniel Schoonebeek’s debut book of poems, American Barricade, which was named one of 2014’s ten best books of poetry by Poets & Writers and hailed as a “groundbreaking first book that stands to influence its author’s generation” by Boston Review.

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Product Description: A collection of never-before-published poems by Johnny Cash, edited and introduced by Pulitzer-prize winning poet Paul Muldoon with a foreword by John Carter Cash.  Illustrated with facsimile reproductions of Cash's own handwritten pages...read more

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9780399575136 | Blue Rider Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A collection of never-before-published poems by Johnny Cash, edited and introduced by Pulitzer-prize winning poet Paul Muldoon with a foreword by John Carter Cash.

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Product Description: Winner of the National Poetry SeriesMothers masquerading as witches and sepulchral bellhops who reveal themselves to be fathers: in Justin Boening’s debut collection of poems, selected for the National Poetry Series by Wayne Miller, nothing is as it seems...read more

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9781571314871 | Milkweed Editions, October 11, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Winner of the National Poetry SeriesMothers masquerading as witches and sepulchral bellhops who reveal themselves to be fathers: in Justin Boening’s debut collection of poems, selected for the National Poetry Series by Wayne Miller, nothing is as it seems.

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9780822964346 | Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, November 11, 2016, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: Bertrand Russell finds himself in purgatory, tumbling through literal representations of the worlds of ideas he examined in his classic text, A History of Western Philosophy, gulping much-needed air, for example, from Empedocles’ bucket...read more

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9780822964322 | Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, November 11, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Bertrand Russell finds himself in purgatory, tumbling through literal representations of the worlds of ideas he examined in his classic text, A History of Western Philosophy, gulping much-needed air, for example, from Empedocles’ bucket.

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Product Description: Winner of the 2015 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize Miriam Bird Greenberg’s stunning first collection, which roves across a lush, haunting rural America both real and imagined, observed from railyards and roadsides, evokes the world of myth (“I’d spent my childhood / in a house made of bees; on hot days honey // dripped through cracks in the ceiling,” she writes)...read more

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9780822964339 | Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, November 11, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Winner of the 2015 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize Miriam Bird Greenberg’s stunning first collection, which roves across a lush, haunting rural America both real and imagined, observed from railyards and roadsides, evokes the world of myth (“I’d spent my childhood / in a house made of bees; on hot days honey // dripped through cracks in the ceiling,” she writes).

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Product Description: "Skoog [is] fashioning a poetry that fluctuates and ripples as incessantly as open water." —Boston Review"Ed Skoog is a master of mischief and misdirection." —Prairie Schooner"Ed Skoog's poetry is so ambitious it takes my breath away...read more

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9781556595035 | Copper Canyon Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: "Skoog [is] fashioning a poetry that fluctuates and ripples as incessantly as open water.

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Product Description: Essays, speeches, and journal entries from one of our most admired and best-loved poets that illuminate how he came to understand himself as a poet, the events and people that he wrote about, and the older poets who influenced him...read more

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9780451493279 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 8, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Essays, speeches, and journal entries from one of our most admired and best-loved poets that illuminate how he came to understand himself as a poet, the events and people that he wrote about, and the older poets who influenced him.

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Product Description: Moss is oceanic: his poems rise, crest, crash, and rise again like waves. His voice echoes the boom of the Old Testament, the fluty trill of Greek mythology, and the gongs of Chinese rituals as he writes about love, nature, war, oppression, and the miracle of language...read more

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9781609807276 | Seven Stories Pr, November 8, 2016, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: Moss is oceanic: his poems rise, crest, crash, and rise again like waves.

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Product Description: "Matthew Olzmann's poetry is that rare thing that embraces complication while, at every turn, filling us with wonder. Contradictions in the Design incorporates 'patterns among celestial bodies, the mysteries of Christ, X + Y, crossword puzzles, free will,' but also the playfulness and oddities of life that allow us to laugh hardest at ourselves...read more

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9781938584275 | Alice James Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "Matthew Olzmann's poetry is that rare thing that embraces complication while, at every turn, filling us with wonder.

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Product Description: "By writing honestly about the difficulties of self-representation, Rader represents himself as a writer who cares deeply about his audience and his craft." —ZYZZYVA"Rader's poetry asks how to be an artist in a nation founded on and still struggling with the demand for representation and what poetry as a medium means in an era of representational sprawl...read more

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9781556595080 | Copper Canyon Pr, February 14, 2017, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: "By writing honestly about the difficulties of self-representation, Rader represents himself as a writer who cares deeply about his audience and his craft.

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9780872867260 | City Lights Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: A powerful new volume from the National Book Award finalist that demonstrates how the lyric is essentially elegiac.Whether addressing the deaths of friends and other poets or celebrating the closing of the day and the autumn of the seasons, Against Sunset reveals Stanley Plumly at his most personal and intimate...read more

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9780393253948 | W W Norton & Co Inc, November 8, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A powerful new volume from the National Book Award finalist that demonstrates how the lyric is essentially elegiac.

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Product Description: The final collection of new poems from one of our finest and most beloved poets. The poems in this wonderful collection touch all of the events and places that meant the most to Philip Levine. There are lyrical poems about his family and childhood, the magic of nighttime and the power of dreaming; tough poems about the heavy shift work at Detroit's auto plants, the Nazis, and bosses of all kinds; telling poems about his heroes--jazz players, artists, and working people of every description, even children...read more

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9780451493262 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 8, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The final collection of new poems from one of our finest and most beloved poets.

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9780822964216 | Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, November 4, 2016, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: The poems in Showtime at the Ministry of Lost Causes are survival songs, the tunes you whistle while walking through the Valley of Shadows, to keep your fears at bay and your spirit awake. The shadows here are many—cancer, poverty, a lost love, famine, suicide, war, an ever-encroaching existential angst...read more

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9780822964315 | Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, November 4, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The poems in Showtime at the Ministry of Lost Causes are survival songs, the tunes you whistle while walking through the Valley of Shadows, to keep your fears at bay and your spirit awake.

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Product Description: A meditation on time, violence, and chance by "one of America's most dazzling poets" (O, The Oprah Magazine)Fanny Howe's The Needle's Eye: Passing through Youth is a sequence of essays, short tales, and lyrics that are intertwined by an inner visual logic...read more

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9781555977566 | Graywolf Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A meditation on time, violence, and chance by "one of America's most dazzling poets" (O, The Oprah Magazine)Fanny Howe's The Needle's Eye: Passing through Youth is a sequence of essays, short tales, and lyrics that are intertwined by an inner visual logic.

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Product Description: Donika Kelly's fierce debut collection, longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award and winner of the 2015 Cave Canem Poetry PrizeI thought myself lion and serpent. Thoughtmyself body enough for two, for we.Found comfort in never being lonely...read more

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9781555977580 | Graywolf Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Donika Kelly's fierce debut collection, longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award and winner of the 2015 Cave Canem Poetry PrizeI thought myself lion and serpent.

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Product Description: A crackling, moving new collection from one of America’s greatest living poets.In over twenty-six original books, the poems of John Ashbery have long served as signposts guiding us through the delights, woes, hypocrisies, and uncertainties of living in the modern world...read more

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9780062565099 | Ecco Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: A crackling, moving new collection from one of America’s greatest living poets.

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9781609384555 | Univ of Iowa Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: Scaffolding is a sequence of eighty-two sonnets written over the course of a year, dated and arranged in roughly chronological order, and vividly reflecting life in New York City. In this, her third book of poetry, Eléna Rivera uses the English sonnet as a scaffold to explore daily events, observations, conversations, thoughts, words, and memories―and to reflect on the work of earlier poets and the relationship between life and literature...read more

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9780691172255 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Scaffolding is a sequence of eighty-two sonnets written over the course of a year, dated and arranged in roughly chronological order, and vividly reflecting life in New York City.

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9780691172262 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Scaffolding is a sequence of eighty-two sonnets written over the course of a year, dated and arranged in roughly chronological order, and vividly reflecting life in New York City.

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Product Description: There are worlds we can imagine, but we live in this one: contingent and absurd. In her first full-length collection, Sarah V. Schweig aims to capture something essential and universal about this faulted inheritance. ​These poems operate on the notion that the lyric can be discovered in scattered headlines, office-wide emails, road signs—the detritus of the everyday...read more

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9781609384579 | Univ of Iowa Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: There are worlds we can imagine, but we live in this one: contingent and absurd.

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Product Description: From Ritual   A slow parade of old west enthusiasts, camp song and hymn, came in along the winding   way where rural declined to suburban, slow riders and wagoners passing a cow staked   to graze, some penned cattle looking vacantly up—not in vacant lots the ancient icons   of wealth they had been in odes, prayers and epics, in sacrifices and customs of bride-price   or dowry...read more

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9780226417455 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 31, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: From Ritual   A slow parade of old west enthusiasts, camp song and hymn, came in along the winding   way where rural declined to suburban, slow riders and wagoners passing a cow staked   to graze, some penned cattle looking vacantly up—not in vacant lots the ancient icons   of wealth they had been in odes, prayers and epics, in sacrifices and customs of bride-price   or dowry.

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Product Description: Star Journal is a selection of poems from Christopher Buckley's twenty previous collections, from 1980-2014.Past praise from Philip Levine: “The poems are modest, straight forward, intensely lyrical and totally accessible. . . .  This is a humble poetry of great truths and profound emotions that never overstates its concerns for the events both in and above the world...read more

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9780822964308 | Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, October 21, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Star Journal is a selection of poems from Christopher Buckley's twenty previous collections, from 1980-2014.

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