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Inspired by stories from her Brazilian-born mother, Traci Brimhall’s third collection — a lush and startling “autobiomythography” — is reminiscent of the rich...
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David Budbill
David Budbill (1940-2016) was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to a streetcar driver and a minister's daughter.  He was the author of nine books of poems, nine plays, a novel, a collection of...
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Javier Zamora’s debut assesses borderland politics, race, and immigration on a profoundly personal level, and simultaneously remembers and imagines a birth-country that’s been left...
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Patient Zero
Tomás Q. Morín's Patient Zero is full of life and its undeniable hungers. Claws, fins, mouths, and feathers populate a fanciful world: a man in a crowded market becomes a...
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Maurice Manning
Maurice Manning's first book of poetry, Lawrence Booth's Book of Visions , was selected by W.S. Merwin for the Yale Series of Younger Poets, and his fourth book, The Common Man , was...
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Dan Gerber
Dan Gerber is the author of a dozen books of poetry, fiction, essays, and memoir. He has received the Mark Twain Award, "Book of the Year" honors from Foreword magazine, and inclusion in...
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Tumbling toward the End
David Budbill died in September 2016, before the publication of his eighth book of poetry. Tumbling toward the End is a candid assessment of imminent mortality haunted by the timbre of...
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Together and By Ourselves
Together and by Ourselves , Alex Dimitrov's second book of poems, takes on broad existential questions and the reality of our current moment: being seemingly connected to one...
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Delights and Shadows (Paperback)

by Ted Kooser


Ted Kooser's poems are more impressions than poems; snippets of time cast in words and encapsulated for eternity yet they have a life of their own beyond the mere#

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