Poetry

The Oppens Remembered

Poetry, Politics, and Friendship
Edited by Rachel Blau DuPlessis

In this book the poets, editors, writers, composers, and teachers who knew the couple consider their encounters and relationships with George and Mary Oppen.

Words Like Love

By Tanaya Winder

In her debut collection, poet Tanaya Winder sings the joys, glories, and laments of love. Love is defined by familial, cultural, platonic, and romantic bonds in these emotional and thoughtfully rendered poems. Her voice traverses the darkness in a quest to learn more about the most complex of subjects.

Subjects: Poetry

The Irreversible Sun

By Shirley Geok-lin Lim

“Lim’s poems capture the spirit of California with beauty and insight.”—Jon Parrish Peede, editor, Virginia Quarterly Review

Subjects: Poetry

Self-Portrait with Spurs and Sulfur

Poems
By Casey Thayer

Through persona poems and odes, the collection argues that the muddier the narrative, the closer the story gets to truth.

Subjects: Poetry

Heresies

Poems
By Orlando Ricardo Menes

The poems incorporate history, legend, and magical realism to create a cross-cultural baroque feeling.

Subjects: Poetry

Crossing Over

Poems
By Priscilla Long

“Priscilla Long would take a bridge anywhere to reach her lost sister, and these poems are replete with bridges literal and metaphoric. In her quest and resolve, these words resonate from ‘Kaddish for Susanne’: ‘All praise to all that is.’”—Carole Simmons Oles, author of A Selected History of Her Heart: Poems

Subjects: Poetry

Report to the Department of the Interior

Poems
By Diane Glancy

Constructed as a series of reports to the Department of the Interior, these poems of grief, anger, defiance, and resistance focus on the oppressive educational system adopted by Indian boarding schools and the struggle Native Americans experienced to retain and honor traditional ways of life and culture.

Subjects: Poetry

The Arranged Marriage

Poems
By Jehanne Dubrow

“Jehanne Dubrow in her fifth book of poems tells us a story so compelling that we put down our tasks and turn to her voice.”—Hilda Raz, author of All Odd and Splendid

Subjects: Poetry

How Long Is the Present

Selected Talk Poems of David Antin
Edited by Stephen Fredman

In this book editor Stephen Fredman provides critical introductions to a selection of talk poems from Antin’s now out-of-print collections in conjunction with a new interview with the author.

Subjects: PoetryLiterature

Sonoran Strange

By Logan Phillips

Phillips’s debut full-length collection, the book is a love letter to the desert and an indictment of human folly. Phillips’s poetry is universal and historical: he addresses culture, the environment, and our borderlands history.

Subjects: Poetry

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