Poetry

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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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Call it an appreciation, a gathering, a do-it-yourself biography, what this amounts to is an authentic tribute to an important American poet.

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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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“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

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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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This is such an elegant and luscious book for the mind and the heart.

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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

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a fascinating peek into the genesis of Austria's controversial literary figure.”

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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.

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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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“In Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings, Harjo soars majestically, wails beautifully, and prays soulfully.”

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This big biography of Philip Whalen (1923–2003) brings the man, his vision, and his writings up close.

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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

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“Each of these moving poems is a metaphor of mutuality and mutability, of vulnerability and union.”

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

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Ron Padgett is a writer with a consummate sense of the fantastical as it intersects the quotidian.

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Nathaniel Mackey is a distinguished American writer.

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