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Product Description: WINNER OF THE 2018 PULITZER PRIZE IN POETRYWINNER OF THE 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR POETRYThe collected works of one of contemporary poetry’s most original voicesGathered together, the poems of Frank Bidart perform one of the most remarkable transmutations of the body into language in contemporary literature...read more

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9780374125950 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, January 10, 2017, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: WINNER OF THE 2018 PULITZER PRIZE IN POETRYWINNER OF THE 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR POETRYThe collected works of one of contemporary poetry’s most original voicesGathered together, the poems of Frank Bidart perform one of the most remarkable transmutations of the body into language in contemporary literature.

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Product Description: In her third poetry collection, Hijra, Hala Alyan creates poems of migration and flight reflecting and bearing witness to the haunting particulars in her transnational journey as well as those of her mother, her aunts, and the female ancestors in Gaza and Syria...read more

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9780809335404 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, August 24, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In her third poetry collection, Hijra, Hala Alyan creates poems of migration and flight reflecting and bearing witness to the haunting particulars in her transnational journey as well as those of her mother, her aunts, and the female ancestors in Gaza and Syria.

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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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Product Description: The German invasion of the Soviet Union began on June 22, 1941. Over the next four years--from the initial invasion and sweep of the German army through the western Soviet Union, through the siege of Leningrad and the battle for Stalingrad--over 20 million Soviet citizens perished...read more

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9781941088555 | Dzanc Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The German invasion of the Soviet Union began on June 22, 1941.

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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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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: "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: 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: Proems, taut tales, small stories with rhythm and blues and grace and bruise and laughter between the lines. Brian Doyle’s The Kind of Brave You Wanted to Be is a book of cadenced notes on the swirl of miracle and the holy of attentiveness; a book about children and birds, love and grief and everything alive, which is to say all prayers...read more

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9780814646519 | Liturgical Pr, October 15, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Proems, taut tales, small stories with rhythm and blues and grace and bruise and laughter between the lines.

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Product Description: This book offers the most comprehensive and detailed reading to date of Song of Myself. One of the most distinguished critics in Whitman Studies, Ed Folsom, and one of the nation’s most prominent writers and literary figures, Christopher Merrill, carry on a dialog with Whitman, and with each other, section by section, as they invite readers to enter into the conversation about how the poem develops, moves, improvises, and surprises...read more
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9781609384654 | Univ of Iowa Pr, October 15, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This book offers the most comprehensive and detailed reading to date of Song of Myself.

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Product Description: In this stunning collection of new poems, Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has defined her life’s work, describing with wonder both the everyday and the unaffected beauty of nature.Herons, sparrows, owls, and kingfishers flit across the page in meditations on love, artistry, and impermanence...read more

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9781594204791 | Penguin Pr, October 14, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In this stunning collection of new poems, Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has defined her life’s work, describing with wonder both the everyday and the unaffected beauty of nature.

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9780143127819 | Penguin USA, October 11, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In this stunning collection of new poems, Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has defined her life’s work, describing with wonder both the everyday and the unaffected beauty of nature.

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Product Description: "Images that are satisfyingly clear . . . and excitingly inexplicable." —Robert Pinsky, Washington Post"Intimate and hypnotic . . . whether turning her gaze inward or outward, these poems question the moral, aesthetic, and metaphysical needs that poetry exists to fill...read more

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9781556595059 | Copper Canyon Pr, October 11, 2016, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: "Images that are satisfyingly clear .

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Product Description: "Deeply felt and beautifully built, the poems in Matthew Nienow's long-awaited debut shimmer with hard-won grace. . . . House of Water is a staggering book that marks the arrival of an important voice in American poetry."—Eduardo C...read more

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9781938584640 | Alice James Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "Deeply felt and beautifully built, the poems in Matthew Nienow's long-awaited debut shimmer with hard-won grace.

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Product Description: “Since the death of Robert Lowell in 1977, no single figure has dominated American poetry the way that Lowell, or before him Eliot, once did . . . But among the many writers who have come of age in our fin de siècle, none have succeeded more completely as poet, critic, and translator than Robert Pinsky...read more

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9780374158118 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 4, 2016, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: “Since the death of Robert Lowell in 1977, no single figure has dominated American poetry the way that Lowell, or before him Eliot, once did .

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Product Description: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins comes a twelfth collection of poetry offering over fifty new poems that showcase the generosity, wit, and imaginative play that prompted The Wall Street Journal to call him “America’s favorite poet...read more

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9780679644064 | Random House Inc, October 4, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From former U.

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Product Description: A stunning collection that traverses the borders of culture and time, from the 2011 winner of the PEN/Joyce Osterweil AwardIn House of Lords and Commons, the revelatory and vital new collection of poems from the winner of the 2013 Whiting Writers’ Award in poetry, Ishion Hutchinson returns to the difficult beauty of the Jamaican landscape with remarkable lyric precision...read more

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9780374173029 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 20, 2016, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: A stunning collection that traverses the borders of culture and time, from the 2011 winner of the PEN/Joyce Osterweil AwardIn House of Lords and Commons, the revelatory and vital new collection of poems from the winner of the 2013 Whiting Writers’ Award in poetry, Ishion Hutchinson returns to the difficult beauty of the Jamaican landscape with remarkable lyric precision.

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Product Description: Praise for Greg Hewett:2010 Lambda Literary Award Finalist in Poetry2003 Publishing Triangle Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry WinnerIn poems that are full of wit, touching, and introspective, as well as formally inventive, we find the poet losing his sight, becoming a parent, and occupying middle age with a sense of calm and inevitability...read more

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9781566894487 | Coffee House Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Praise for Greg Hewett:2010 Lambda Literary Award Finalist in Poetry2003 Publishing Triangle Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry WinnerIn poems that are full of wit, touching, and introspective, as well as formally inventive, we find the poet losing his sight, becoming a parent, and occupying middle age with a sense of calm and inevitability.

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Product Description: "Ted Kooser must be the most accessible and enjoyable major poet in America. His lines are so clear and simple." —Michael Dirda, The Washington Post"Readers [of Splitting an Order] will find 'characters' both strange and wonderful, animal or human...read more

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9781556594694 | Consortium Book Sales & Dist, October 21, 2014, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: There is a sense of quiet amazement at the core of all Koosers work -The Washington PostKoosers ability to discover the smallest detail and render it remarkable is a rare gift -Bloomsbury ReviewPulitzer Prize winner and best selling poet Ted Kooser calls attention to the intimacies of life through commonplace objects and occurrences an elderly couple sharing a sandwich is a study in transcendent love while a tattered packet of spinach seeds calls forth innate human potential This long-awaited collection from the former U S Poet Laureate-ten years in the making-is rich with quiet and profound magnificence From Splitting an Order I like to watch an old man cutting a sandwich in half and then to see him lift halfonto the extra plate that he asked the server to bring and then to wait offering the plate to his wifewhile she slowly unrolls her napkin and places her spoon her knife and her fork in their proper places then smoothes the starched white napkin over her kneesand meets his eyes and holds out both old hands to him Ted Kooser is the author of numerous books of poetry and prose including Delights and Shadows Copper Canyon Press which won the Pulitzer Prize A former US Poet Laureate Kooser serves as editor for American Life in Poetry a nationally syndicated weekly newspaper column

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9781556594700 | Reprint edition (Copper Canyon Pr, September 13, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: "Ted Kooser must be the most accessible and enjoyable major poet in America.

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Product Description: Winner of the 2016 Whiting Award Winner of the Addison Metcalf Award from the American Academy of Arts & LettersWinner of the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature (Poetry)An American Library Association "Notable Book of the Year" Finalist for the 2017 PEN USA Literary Award Longlisted for the 2017 PEN Open Book AwardLonglisted for the 2017 Dylan Thomas Prize One of BuzzFeed's Best Poetry Books of 2016One of The New Yorker's "Books We Loved in 2016"A Publishers Weekly "Most Anticipated Book of Fall 2016"Colliding with and confronting The Tempest and postcolonial identity, the poems in Safiya Sinclair's Cannibal explore Jamaican childhood and history, race relations in America, womanhood, otherness, and exile...read more

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9780803290631 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Winner of the 2016 Whiting Award Winner of the Addison Metcalf Award from the American Academy of Arts & LettersWinner of the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature (Poetry)An American Library Association "Notable Book of the Year" Finalist for the 2017 PEN USA Literary Award Longlisted for the 2017 PEN Open Book AwardLonglisted for the 2017 Dylan Thomas Prize One of BuzzFeed's Best Poetry Books of 2016One of The New Yorker's "Books We Loved in 2016"A Publishers Weekly "Most Anticipated Book of Fall 2016"Colliding with and confronting The Tempest and postcolonial identity, the poems in Safiya Sinclair's Cannibal explore Jamaican childhood and history, race relations in America, womanhood, otherness, and exile.

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Product Description: In his collection Gold Bee, Bruce Bond takes his cue from Wallace Stevens’s Harmonium, bringing a finely honed talent to classic poetic questions concerning music, the march of progress, and the relationship between reality and the imagination...read more

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9780809335329 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, August 31, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In his collection Gold Bee, Bruce Bond takes his cue from Wallace Stevens’s Harmonium, bringing a finely honed talent to classic poetic questions concerning music, the march of progress, and the relationship between reality and the imagination.

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Product Description: From "Art History":Someone comes alonggives that tedious old thinga new twist orbreaks its neckthe old questionsdon't change:what do you want me to say?what do you want me to do?Anselm Hollo (1934–2013) authored more than forty books and was an award-winning translator...read more

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9781566894449 | Coffee House Pr, August 2, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: From "Art History":Someone comes alonggives that tedious old thinga new twist orbreaks its neckthe old questionsdon't change:what do you want me to say?

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Product Description: A bold new collection of poems of feral beauty and intense vulnerabilityHenri Cole's bold new collection, Nothing to Declare, contains poems of feral beauty and intense vulnerability. Each poem starts up from its own unique occasion and is then conducted through surprising (sometimes unnerving) and self-steadying domains...read more

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9780374222925 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 31, 2015, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: A bold new collection of poems of feral beauty and intense vulnerabilityHenri Cole's bold new collection, Nothing to Declare, contains poems of feral beauty and intense vulnerability.

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9780374536695 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 2, 2016), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A bold new collection of poems of feral beauty and intense vulnerabilityHenri Cole's bold new collection, Nothing to Declare, contains poems of feral beauty and intense vulnerability.

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Product Description: Marie Ponsot’s Collected Poems is the stunning lifework of the prizewinning poet, gathered in one volume: the world she has made of life’s fire for sixty years. The present celebratory volume covers nearly all of her published work, from True Minds (1956), which was number five in the famous City Lights Pocket Poets series, through the 2009 Easy, her most recent collection; it also includes some new work, written in the years since...read more

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9781101947678 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, August 2, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Marie Ponsot’s Collected Poems is the stunning lifework of the prizewinning poet, gathered in one volume: the world she has made of life’s fire for sixty years.

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Product Description: The Myth of Water is a cycle of thirty-four poems by award-winning Alabama poet and writer Jeanie Thompson in the voice of world-renowned Alabamian Helen Keller. In their sweep, the poems trace Keller’s metamorphosis from a native of a bucolic Alabama town to her emergence as a beloved, international figure who championed the rights of the deaf-blind worldwide...read more

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9780817358570 | 3 edition (Univ of Alabama Pr, July 15, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The Myth of Water is a cycle of thirty-four poems by award-winning Alabama poet and writer Jeanie Thompson in the voice of world-renowned Alabamian Helen Keller.

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Product Description: Using Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass as a springboard, Corinne Lee’s second book of poetry is an eco-epic that investigates and embodies the deterioration of America’s environment due to industrial agriculture, fossil fuels, war, racism, and technology...read more

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9780143108177 | Penguin USA, June 7, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Using Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass as a springboard, Corinne Lee’s second book of poetry is an eco-epic that investigates and embodies the deterioration of America’s environment due to industrial agriculture, fossil fuels, war, racism, and technology.

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