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When My Brother Was an Aztec
In When My Brother Was An Aztec , Natalie Diaz examines memory’s role in human identity. Each section filters memory through specific individuals and settings. The first...
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Richard Jones
Throughout his career, Richard Jones has written from a luminous interiority, in deceptively simple, elegant language. His complex and intimate poems are spare, intentional models of clarity and...
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Jenny George
The recipient of a 2015 “Discovery” / Boston Review Poetry Prize, Jenny George lives in Santa Fe, NM, where she has served as program coordinator since 2010 for Hidden Leaf, a...
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Unaccompanied
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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David Orr
David Orr is the poetry columnist for The New York Times Book Review and Professor of Poetry and the Practice of Criticism at Rutgers University. He is winner of the Nona Balakian Citation for...
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W.S. Merwin
W.S. Merwin was born in New York City in 1927 and was United States Poet Laureate in 2010. He graduated from Princeton University in 1948, where he studied with John Berryman and R.P....
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John Freeman
John Freeman is an American writer and a literary critic. Freeman grew up in New York, Pennsylvania and California, and graduated from Swarthmore College. He was the editor of the literary...
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Natalie Diaz
Natalie Diaz, a member of the Mojave and Pima Indian tribes, attended Old Dominion University on a full athletic scholarship. After playing professional basketball in Austria, Portugal, Spain,...
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Help Publish Ursula K. Le Guin's Final Poetry Collection!

At Copper Canyon Press, we believe that poetry is vital to language and living. Contributions to the Press enable us to publish extraordinary works of poetry, discover new voices, and engage the imaginations and intellects of readers around the world. The integrity with which we carry out our mission is only sustainable because of the support of people like you. Today, we invite you to be a part of our next big labor of love: help publish Ursula K. Le Guin’s final poetry collection.

When someone like Ursula K. Le Guin chooses us as her publisher, they choose you, too. You are a necessary part of the public art of making poetry books. For more information on making a contribution, contact George Knotek, Co-Publisher, at george@coppercanyonpress.org.

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by Richard Jones

Eloquent, but softly so, in its spare simplicity. The poems of Jones are a shift of light surrounded by the shadows of life.

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