Poetry

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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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“I did not want to put this book down. Neither will you.”

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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.

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“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.”

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“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

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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

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“. . . an unforgettable youth and a father’s loving grief.”

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“. . . this writer constructs from his an entire mythological system.

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“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.”

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