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Night Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781937658533
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Published: Nightboat Books - August 2nd, 2016

Etel Adnan's evocative new book places night at its center to unearth memories held in the body, the spirit and the landscape. This striking new book continues Adnan's meditative observation and inquiry into the experiences of her remarkable life.


Shiner Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9781786994653
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Published: Zed Books - September 15th, 2018

In this electrifying and raw debut anthology, Maggie Nelson unpicks the everyday with the quick alchemy and precision of her later modern classics The Argonauts and Bluets. The poems of Shiner experiment with a variety of styles—syllabic verse, sonnets, macaronic translation, Zen poems, walking poems—to express love, bewilderment, grief, and beauty.


There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781941040539
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Published: Tin House Books - February 14th, 2017

A TIME Magazine Best Paperback of 2017
One of Oprah Magazine's "Ten Best Books of 2017"

"This singular poetry collection is a dynamic meditation on the experience of, and societal narratives surrounding, contemporary black womanhood. . . . These exquisite poems defy categorization." --The New Yorker


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 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.


Leaves of Grass Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781423647744
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Published: Gibbs Smith - August 2017

An unabridged collection of classic verse speaking profoundly into the lives of readers today.


New Poets of Native Nations Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781555978099
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Published: Graywolf Press - July 10th, 2018

A landmark anthology celebrating twenty-one Native poets first published in the twenty-first century


The Carrying: Poems Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781571315120
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Published: Milkweed Editions - August 14th, 2018

WINNER OF THE 2018 NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
ALA NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018
FINALIST FOR THE 2019 PEN/JEAN STEIN BOOK AWARD

From National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Ada Lim n comes The Carrying--her most powerful collection yet.


So Far So Good Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781556595387
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - October 2nd, 2018

"Ursula K. Le Guin, loved by millions for her fantasy and science-fiction novels, ponders life, death and the vast beyond in So Far So Good, an astute, charming collection finished weeks before her death in January, 2018.


Extra Hidden Life, Among the Days (Wesleyan Poetry) Cover Image
$27.45
ISBN: 9780819578051
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Published: Wesleyan University Press - February 6th, 2018

Brenda Hillman begins her new book in a place of mourning and listening that is deeply transformative. By turns plain and transcendent, these poems meditate on trees, bacteria, wasps, buildings, roots, and stars, ending with twinned elegies and poems of praise that open into spaces that are both magical and archetypal for human imagination: forests and seashores.


Evolution Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780802128508
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Published: Grove Press - September 11th, 2018

The first all-new collection of poems since 2011's Snowflake/different streets--and following the critically acclaimed Afterglow (a dog memoir), as well as the volume of selected poems, I Must Be Living Twice--here, in Evolution, we find the eminent, exuberant writer at the forefront of American literature, upending genre in a new vernacular that enacts--like nobody els