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The Red Years: Forbidden Poems from Inside North Korea Cover Image
By Bandi, Heinz Insu Fenkl (Translated by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781786996602
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Published: Zed Books - September 15th, 2019

Though North Korea holds the attention of the world, it is still rare for us to hear North Korean voices, beyond those few who have escaped.


Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color Cover Image
By Christopher Soto (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781937658786
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Published: Nightboat Books - April 1st, 2018

The first major literary anthology for queer poets of color in the United States In 2014, Christopher Soto and Lambda Literary Foundation founded the online journal Nepantla, with the mission to nurture, celebrate, and preserve diversity within the queer poetry community, including contributions as diverse in style and form, as the experiences of QPOC in the United States.


Near, at Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781733038409
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Published: Futurepoem - October 1st, 2019

Poetry. Asian & Asian American Studies. Women's Studies. Art. NEAR, AT follows the inherent strangeness of one's consciousness as it observes and comes into contact with the physical world. A sustained exploration of language, capitalism, gender, and nature, NEAR, AT traverses and measures the movement of silence against the movement of thought and its pauses.


Bluets Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781940696904
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Published: Wave Books - September 3rd, 2019

Since 2009, when it first published, to today, Bluets has drawn scores of readers with its surprising insights into the emotional depths that make us most human--via 240 short pieces, at once lyrical and philosophical, on the color blue.


Dunce Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781940696850
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Published: Wave Books - September 10th, 2019

Longlisted for the 2019 National Book Awards


Keeping / The Window Open: Interviews, Statements, Alarms, Excursions Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781940696690
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Published: Wave Books - May 7th, 2019

A rich array of materials coalesce here into a vibrant portrait, in text and image, of two extraordinary artists and collaborators.


Love Unknown: The Life and Worlds of Elizabeth Bishop Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780525428817
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Published: Viking - November 5th, 2019

An illuminating new biography of one of the greatest American poets of the twentieth century, Elizabeth Bishop

"Love Unknown points movingly to the many relationships that moored Bishop, keeping her together even as life—and her own self-destructive tendencies—threatened to split her apart.” —The Wall Street Journal


Firsts: 100 Years of Yale Younger Poets (Yale Series of Younger Poets) Cover Image
By Carl Phillips (Editor)
$35.00
ISBN: 9780300243161
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Published: Yale University Press - October 22nd, 2019

A masterfully curated collection, drawn from a century of works in the acclaimed Yale Series of Younger Poets
 
The Yale Younger Poets prize is the oldest annual literary award in the United States.


A Frank O'Hara Notebook Cover Image
By Bill Berkson, Ron Padgett (Introduction by), Constance Lewallen (Afterword by)
$45.00
ISBN: 9781949484014
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Published: No Place Press - April 30th, 2019

A fascinating account of Frank O'Hara in the prime of his creative life in New York, told through notes, images, and poems by his friend Bill Berkson.