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The Word Works

Poetry. Women's Studies. Environmental Studies. Winner of the 2016 Washington Prize, this poetry collection retells the story of Moby-Dick, but from the points of view of the women left at home, the whales, the sea itself. Patriarchy is inverted by ...

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Haji As Puppet: An Orientalist Burlesque
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Haji As Puppet: An Orientalist Burlesque

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Poetry. Middle Eastern Studies. Winner of the 2016 Tenth Gate Prize. What do you get when you cross political theater with poetry with growing up Iranian-American in Texas? This surprising and unique collection of poems, HAJI AS PUPPET, Roger Sedara...

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Letter That Never

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Letter That Never

The Word Works

Poetry. Imaginary autobiographies of the disappeared, these poems grab us by the throat in a frightening way, yet each is so beautiful that we keep going back to meet another and another. Soon we are bursting with the miracle: how strange it is that...

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Okay Cool No Smoking Love Pony
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Okay Cool No Smoking Love Pony

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Poetry. Women's Studies. A debut collection that explores what it means to live in America today, OKAY COOL NO SMOKING LOVE PONY weaves its spell with selfies, videos, road trips, farm memories, and broken-glass alleys, all unmistakably part of our ...

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Handful of Salt
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Handful of Salt

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Poetry. Middle Eastern Studies. Women's Studies. Translated by Alana Marie Levinson-LaBrosse. If you could cross Adrienne Rich with Gloria Steinem, then steep that poet in the political turmoil of Kurdistan, give her an extra jolt of lyric electric...

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Simple Machines
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Simple Machines

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Poetry. Women's Studies. Science. Winner of the 2015 Washington Prize. Building technology into linguistic pyrotechnics into questions of human procreation, Duffey challenges the reader's mind to engage on countless levels. Jacqueline Osherow says, ...

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By My Precise Haircut
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By My Precise Haircut

The Word Works

Poetry. African & African American Studies, Women's Studies. LGBT Studies. THE HILARY THAM CAPITAL COLLECTION. Cheryl Clarke's long-awaited fifth poetry collection travels the political and spiritual trails of her many commitments—to social justice,...

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Works on Paper
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Works on Paper

The Word Works

Poetry. Jewish Studies. Women's Studies. WINNER OF THE 2015 TENTH GATE PRIZE. Barber's third full-length collection is described by Maggie Dietz as "Formally agile and tersely emotive." Dietz continues, "To give over to the trustworthy intelligence ...

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If Mercy
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If Mercy

The Word Works

Poetry. "Frannie Lindsay's elegant fifth collection is simultaneously elegiac and celebratory, a tribute to both 'gone things' and the beautiful that remains. Her primary subjects are human, old and diminished and dying; but her expansive vision enc...

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Glass Factory
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Glass Factory

The Word Works

Poetry. Environmental Studies. Chemically speaking, glass is neither a liquid nor a solid; it has properties of both states of being. It is precisely these kinds of ambiguities of experience, internal and external, that McCabe's crisp yet sonically ...

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Happy You Are Here
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Happy You Are Here

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Poetry. California Interest. African & African American Studies. Global yet intimate, this poetry collection takes the reader on journeys of the soul and the mind—as well as from one continent to another and back again. Born in Tanzania, Ayaz Pirani...

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The Land Is a Painted Thing
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The Land Is a Painted Thing

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Poetry. Science Fiction. Environmental Studies. Lyrical sci-fi prose poems evoke a future where we have forgotten the details of our current world, yet retain the instincts for beauty and the natural world that might save us. Says Claudia Keelan, "...

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Impossible Object
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Impossible Object

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Poetry. Art. Winner of the 2014 Tenth Gate Prize, IMPOSSIBLE OBJECT unfolds what it means to read—read deeply, read fully, read for our lives. Says Tenth Gate Series Editor, Leslie McGrath, "Lisa Sewell's poems are shot through with an adhesive inte...

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My Coolest Shirt
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My Coolest Shirt

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Poetry. W.T. Pfefferle portrays love as a road trip, in poems both funny and dark. Zigzagging along in his Pontiac on "Superstition Highway," the speaker struggles between past loves and current, between "My Bad Girlfriend" and the call of more perf...

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Murder at Jagged Rock: A Translation of Sophocles' Women of Trachis
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Murder at Jagged Rock: A Translation of Sophocles' Women of Trachis

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Poetry. Drama. Translated from the Greek by Keyne Cheshire. Cheshire's translation inhabits the territory of American myth—the Wild West. With its harsh landscapes and larger- than-life heroes, it is a world both familiar and distant, a world that s...

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