Announcing Copper Canyon Press’s Fall/Winter 2019–20 Publishing Season

We are thrilled to announce the publication of 12 exceptional books of poetry in the coming Fall/Winter Season:

Father’s Day, Matthew Zapruder (September 2019)
“Zapruder’s verse offers solace and an invaluable blueprint for empathy.”
Publishers Weekly starred review

The Hardy Tree, Linda Bierds (September 2019)
“Proves Bierds’ poetic range and literary expertise… Powerful poems framed by eternal history.”
New York Journal of Books

Empires, John Balaban (September 2019)
“Balaban’s generous spirit and technical brilliance cast a very bright light. Empires is luminous work.”
—Elizabeth Farnsworth

Written In Exile: The Poetry of Liu Tsung-Yuan, translated by Bill Porter (Red Pine) (September 2019)
“Poems one must taste fully and drink whole.”

Vantage, Taneum Bambrick — APR/Honickman First Book Prize winner (September 2019)
“A moving, radical work of art…”
—Sharon Olds, from the introduction

Solar Perplexus, Dean Young (October 2019)
“There lies a particular pleasure in the deeply interior logic of these poems.”
Publishers Weekly

The Anti-Grief, Marianne Boruch (October 2019)
“Her poems often give fresh examples of how rare and thrilling it can be to notice.”
The Washington Post

Railsplitter, Maurice Manning (October 2019)
“An endlessly inventive book…”
—Lush UK

Everything That Rises, Joseph Stroud (October 2019)
“Joseph Stroud is one of the most accomplished American poets writing today… A virtuoso of luminous moments…”
San Diego Union-Tribune

Incarnate: The Collected Dead Man Poems, Marvin Bell (October 2019)
“This book is a masterpiece—one of a handful of essential books in American poetry in the last 50 years.”
—David St. John

13th Balloon, Mark Bibbins (February 2020)
“Packed with truth.”

44 Poems for You, Sarah Ruhl (February 2020)
“Sarah Ruhl is her usual unfailingly elegant, unbeatably witty self…”
New York Magazine

A Nail the Evening Hangs On, Monica Sok (February 2020)
“…Able to offer quiet wisdom without sentimentality. Ultimately this poet refuses to surrender to victimhood.”
—Marilyn Chin