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Few poets have been as honored as W. S. Merwin, author of 20 books of poetry and translation, twice U.S.

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“Andrew Motion’s imagination takes him and readers on a journey to many places and times, but always with a sense of the inner self.”

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Scriptorium is a rare and beautiful collection of poetry.”

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“If you buy only one book of poetry this year, let this be the one.“

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Last books by any writer are always a mixed blessing.

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“This stunning final collection is one more reminder that Philip Levine is irreplaceable.”

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Here is a book almost as rare as its author, Emily Dickinson (1830–1886).

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“poems of longing, of grieving and wanting, poems of a recovered past and its once lost values. . . . an abundant volume to read.”

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Ezra Loomis Pound cemented his literary career as one of the chief architects of Modernism. He edited T. S.

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Dick Allen, former poet laureate of Connecticut and the author of eight books of poetry in a wide range of forms, gives us a quietly stunning collection of poems here in a tradition of American Zen

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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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