Poetry

Take to the Highway

Arabesques for Travelers
By Bryce Milligan

“Bryce Milligan’s Take to the Highway is a book of big heart, big mind, and a big eight-cylinder engine, bringing poems—especially the stretched out prose poems—of distinction and evocative power.”—Jane Hirshfield, author of The Beauty and Ten Windows

Subjects: Poetry

What I Learned at the War

By Jeanetta Calhoun Mish

“Jeanetta Calhoun Mish speaks from the body, the core, and her own earth. Rarely will you find a collection more honest, more true, than this.”—Kerry Cohen, author of Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity

Subjects: Poetry

The Woman Who Married a Bear

Poems
By Tiffany Midge

The Woman Who Married a Bear showcases the wholly individual voice of a talented poet.

Subjects: Poetry

Family Resemblances

Poems
By Carrie Shipers

The poems in Family Resemblances unfold in a series of overlapping narratives in which characters struggle with injury and healing, violence and fear, courage and forgiveness.

Subjects: Poetry

Nobody's Jackknife

By Ellen McGrath Smith

With insight, humor, and uncompromising honesty, Nobody’s Jackknife explores power and powerlessness, violence and tenderness, addiction and love.

Subjects: 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.

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

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