Mary Burritt Christiansen Poetry Series

Hilda Raz, Series Editor

The Mary Burritt Christiansen Poetry Series publishes two to four books a year that engage and give voice to the realities of living, working, and experiencing the West and the Border as places and as metaphors. The purpose of the series is to expand access to, and the audience for, quality poetry, both single volumes and anthologies, that can be used for general reading as well as in classrooms.

Ruins

By Margaret Randall

In this poetry collection, Margaret Randall uses the metaphor of ruins to meditate on time's movement.

Subjects: Poetry

Begging for Vultures

New and Selected Poems, 1994-2009
By Lawrence Welsh

The poetry of Lawrence Welsh crosses many borders, from South Central Los Angeles, where he was raised, to El Paso, where he has lived for almost twenty years.

Subjects: Poetry

The Singing Bowl

By Joan Logghe

This poetry collection showcases all the features of Joan Logghe's work that have attracted so many readers: her attention to detail, her warmth, humor, and passionate and inclusive social conscience.

Subjects: SouthwestPoetry

Selected Poems of Gabriela Mistral

Translated by Ursula K. Le Guin
Translated by Ursula K. Le Guin

The breadth and depth of Nobel laureate Gabriela Mistral's poetry is passionately translated to English by Le Guin in this landmark bilingual edition.

Blood Desert

Witnesses, 1820-1880
By Renny Golden

In narrative poems that take us back to New Mexico during the nineteenth century, Renny Golden resurrects the spirits of native people and of those who came West.

Subjects: SouthwestPoetry

Bolitas de Oro

Poems of My Marble-Playing Days
By Nasario García

These vivid memories of the poet's life in rural New Mexico in the 50s were written first in Spanish then translated to English.

How Shadows Are Bundled

By Anne Valley-Fox

An extraordinarily rich collection of poems, many of which explore what C.G. Jung referred to as the "shadow", that dark, usually hidden part of each of us.

Subjects: Poetry

¿de Veras?

Young Voices from the National Hispanic Cultural Center
Edited by Mikaela Jae RenzShelle VanEtten-Luaces

A collection of poetry, stories, and essays by New Mexico teens who have been part of the Voces creative writing program.

Subjects: SouthwestPoetry

A Poetry of Remembrance

New and Rejected Works
By Levi Romero

Levi Romero recalls the tradiciones of life in northern New Mexico--a way of life seldom represented in American poetry.

A Bigger Boat

The Unlikely Success of the Albuquerque Poetry Slam Scene
Edited by Susan McAllisterDon McIverMikaela Jae RenzDaniel Solis

Exciting words by talented poets who have made Albuquerque's poetry slams so successful.

Subjects: Poetry

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