Poetry

The Body's Question

Poems
Tracy K. Smith; Selected and Introduced by Kevin Young

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2003

Winner of the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize, The Body's Question debuts Tracy K. Smith's ambitious and engaging new voice

The Book of Faces

Joseph Campana

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2005

In Joseph Campana’s debut collection, starring Audrey Hepburn, icons of public consumption speak in the language of private devotion

The Bride of E

Poems
Mary Jo Bang

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2009

The new collection by Mary Jo Bang, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and “one of the finest poets of her generation”—Marjorie Perloff
 

Budget Travel through Space and Time

Poems
Albert Goldbarth

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2005

A new kaleidoscope of poems by Albert Goldbarth, two-time winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award

By Herself

Women Reclaim Poetry
Edited by Molly McQuade

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2000

"No poet will read this book without learning something new about the nuances of the craft, and no critic will read it without realizing the need for such liveliness."—Library Journal

Can Poetry Matter?

Essays on Poetry and American Culture
Dana Gioia; New Introduction by the Author

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2002

"If you're an educated general reader, and you read only one book about contemporary poetry, this should be that book."—Booklist

Canto de alabanza para el dia

Poema para la ceremonia inaugural del mandato de Barack Obama
Elizabeth Alexander, Translated by Rodrigo Rojas, in collaboration with Elizabeth Alexander

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2009

Available in an elegant chapbook, an English/Spanish bilingual edition of Elizabeth Alexander's moving poem, read at the inauguration of President Barack Obama, January 20, 2009  

The Captain Asks for a Show of Hands

Poems
Nick Flynn

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2013

New poetry by the acclaimed writer Nick Flynn, author of Another Bullshit Night in Suck City and The Ticking Is the Bomb

Chosen by the Lion

Poems
Linda Gregg

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1995

The fourth collection by a poet who "engage[s] the sublime and the tremendous, in our polluted and corrupt time" (Gerald Stern)

Chronic

Poems
D. A. Powell

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2012

Now in paperback, the winner of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award

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