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Tsunami Diorama
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Tsunami Diorama

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Poetry. Love, loss, and our loopy ways of coping with both are the focus of this jazzy first collection. Fritz Ward approaches the time-honored topics of the breakup and romatic disappointment with the desire to dig beyond lust, ego, regret, and ang...

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Grace Notes: Appogiatures
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Grace Notes: Appogiatures

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Poetry. Art. Film. Translated from the French by Mary-Sherman Willis, these sparkling prose poems originally published by Jean Cocteau in 1953 seem written yesterday. Lively, irreverent, and surreal, each page leaves the reader breathless and laughi...

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Seed
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Seed

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Poetry. LGBTQIA Studies. In SEED's poems of love and family, rage and heartbreak, David Eye opens the way for new truths. Sister, father, neighbor, cousin, friend, lover: all relationships change the poet, and the poet allows all relationships to ch...

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Stain
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Stain

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Poetry. The fourth poetry collection from Nathalie Anderson, STAIN weaves and romps gracefully through so many cultural layers—World War II fighter pilots, Japanese feasts, methods for creating timeless stained glass, startling reflections on human ...

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Hen & God
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Hen & God

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Poetry. Women's Studies. Tearing into our ugliness to find beauty, tearing open the "known" to find mystery, the new and muscular voice of poet Amber West exposes our contemporary madness and looks for the cure. West's first book HEN & GOD explores ...

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Hunt
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Hunt

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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