“Waldman has always been a writer of the ‘outriders,’ the visionary rebels who make art new and engaged.”
Call it an appreciation, a gathering, a do-it-yourself biography, what this amounts to is an authentic tribute to an important American poet.
“This is a volume rich with the wisdom of one of our finest poets, a book laced with darkness and saturated with light.”
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.
“The Whole Harmonium is a must-read for anyone interested in knowing more about the man who wrote some of the most imaginative and brilliant poems in the American
“McGrath’s book is filled with quixotic twists and turns within the framework of the 20th century . . .”
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.
"poems that are truly memorable, full of sorrow yet open to redemption and beauty."
“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.