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

The Sky Is Shooting Blue Arrows

Poems
By Glenna Luschei
Edited by Noel Woodward

Celebrating life, travel, aging, and nature, this new book shines with Luschei’s view of the world.

Subjects: Poetry

A Selected History of Her Heart

Poems
By Carole Simmons Oles

“Through the lens of her singular and compelling life, Carole Simmons Oles guides us through our fractured, confused, violent century. At seventy, facing an increasingly fragile body, Oles crafts language that creates bonds—across cultures and tongues, across decades and oceans and continents. These powerhouse poems reach out generation to generation with generosity and compassion. These poems invite us in, offer food and drink and shelter.”—Peggy Shumaker, author of Gnawed Bones

Subjects: Poetry

What the Bird Tattoo Hides

By Robert Bohm

In a new, compelling poetry collection, What the Bird Tattoo Hides, Bohm arrives in rural India in 1968, “seeking truth’s taste.”

Subjects: Poetry

Before You Become Improbable

By Nick DePascal

This debut poetry collection tackles issues as various as marriage, parenting, death, art, illness, the home, and the workplace, viewing the everyday through a magical and surreal lens. The poems coalesce naturally around cycles of the seasons and emotions.

Subjects: Poetry

A Woman in Pieces Crossed a Sea

By Denise Bergman

Tactile, descriptive, and wise, these poems recover part of our past while delivering us to a still-uncertain present.

Subjects: Poetry

Time Served

By Carlos Contreras

Time Served is a rich and rigid work cementing Carlos Contreras as a major voice of the American Southwest. In these tragic yet lovingly rendered confessions Contreras examines the physical and emotional prisons forced upon us.”—Idris Goodwin, author of These Are the Breaks

Subjects: Poetry

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