“We go to Thoreau for Nature. We come to Davis for the whole essence of being alive.”
Chava Nissimov was born into wartime Poland in 1939.
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.
This is such an elegant and luscious book for the mind and the heart.
British poet Philip Larkin’s unconventional life and career is revealed in unique fashion in Richard Bradford’s The Importance of Elsewhere, a volume of photographs by the poet, who consid
“a fascinating peek into the genesis of Austria's controversial literary figure.”
Linda Pastan has been writing poetry for a long time, and her many awards attest to the enduring popularity and critical acclaim of her work. Pastan has served as the poet laureate of Maryland.
Ekphrastic poetry utilizes the medium of verse to address, to interpret, and to transliterate another art form.
Elaine Equi is almost impossible to categorize.
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
“In Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings, Harjo soars majestically, wails beautifully, and prays soulfully.”
This big biography of Philip Whalen (1923–2003) brings the man, his vision, and his writings up close.
In his debut collection of poems, acclaimed prose writer Colin Channer has set out to build multiple levels in the construct of a story—life as seen through layers of gauze, probing the complex fam
“Each of these moving poems is a metaphor of mutuality and mutability, of vulnerability and union.”
It’s that period when some of the once “younger” contemporary poets are leaving us.
Ron Padgett is a writer with a consummate sense of the fantastical as it intersects the quotidian.
Nathaniel Mackey is a distinguished American writer.
“I did not want to put this book down. Neither will you.”
Jane Hirshfield is one of our finest poets writing today and also one of our best essayists on the act of writing and the art of poetry.
“From the New World is an indispensable addition to any literary library, a tour de force selection of Jorie Graham’s critically important poems to date.”
“This collection is rich in a multitude of examples of inter-connectedness with the world, identification with paintings, a variety of journeys culminating in revelation and aesthetic trans
“Author of nine books of poetry and winner of prestigious awards such as the American Book award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and more, Kamiko Hahn writes poetry that is innov
“. . . an unforgettable youth and a father’s loving grief.”
“. . . this writer constructs from his an entire mythological system.
“Here again is the temporal brutality of love eternalizing loss. J. D. McClatchy’s muscularly graceful poems of passion, sex and death haunt the heart, linger in the mind.”