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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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The Lice
This Fiftieth Anniversary edition celebrates one of the most ground-breaking books in American poetry. When first published in 1967, W.S. Merwin’s  The Lice  was revolutionary. Its...
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Saudade
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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Book of Twilight
Neruda’s first book, published in Chile when the poet was a teenager, has never been published in its entirety in the U.S. Presenting the highly romantic style refined and empowered in...
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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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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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Early Hour
A book-length sequence inspired by the Nazi-persecuted German Expressionist painter Karl Hofer’s work, McGriff’s third collection meditates on eros, cosmology, independence, provenance,...
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Particles
Drawing upon eight previous collections and including a book-length selection of new poems, this retrospective tunes its ears and eyes to the natural world and a provenance that includes the...
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