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For many years W. W. Norton employed one of the best poetry editors in the country. Carol Houck Smith who died in 2008 worked at Norton for sixty years.

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“his work is fresh but finished, intuitive as well as sophisticated, hallmarks of a mature poetic sensibility.”

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“Waldman has always been a writer of the ‘outriders,’ the visionary rebels who make art new and engaged.”

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“This is a volume rich with the wisdom of one of our finest poets, a book laced with darkness and saturated with light.”

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Megan Grumbling won the 2015 Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry for her book about Bernard A. Booker, the unofficial mayor of Ell Pond in rural Maine.

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“McGrath’s book is filled with quixotic twists and turns within the framework of the 20th century . . .”

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Kevin Young has a new collection called Blue Laws, culled from 10 ten previously published books of poetry, with new “bonus tracks” as he calls them.

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"poems that are truly memorable, full of sorrow yet open to redemption and beauty."

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We go to Thoreau for Nature. We come to Davis for the whole essence of being alive.”

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Chava Nissimov was born into wartime Poland in 1939.

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There is a certain sense of streaming consciousness carrying the pages of Anna Moschovakis’ new collection of poetry They and We Will Get into Trouble for This.

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Ekphrastic poetry utilizes the medium of verse to address, to interpret, and to transliterate another art form.

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Elaine Equi is almost impossible to categorize.

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Boston Symphony Orchestra violist Mark Ludwig is founder of the Terezin Music Foundation, a collective of musicians and composers dedicated to freedom of expression in honor of those artists who pe

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It’s that period when some of the once “younger” contemporary poets are leaving us.

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Hamby’s work stands as an argument against those who claim that poetry is just plain dull. It’s hard to resist a whirl On the Street of Divine Love.”

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“This collection offers the riches of a mature poet’s reflections on life and death, which cannot help but enrich our own lives as well.”

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“. . . revelatory, a testament to Di Donato’s ability to deconstruct the complex weavings and machinations of the human heart.”

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“. . . [an] entertaining collection of poetic high jinx.”

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Have you ever wondered why books of poetry, unless they span the whole of a writer’s life and work, are so slim?

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For more than half a century most mainstream, accessible, non-experimental, American poetry has been autobiographical.

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“Her style never obtrudes on her subject or that quiet sense of transcendence. . . . We are clearly at home in these deep, rich poems.”

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“. . . fiendishly funny. . . . Dante himself would probably applaud.”

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“Left-Handed: Poems is strongly recommended to all poetry lovers and to all readers who find they must radically change their lives in order to live more authentically.”

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