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Not Your Mama's Melting Pot

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9781935218494
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Not Your Mama's Melting Pot

The Backwaters Press

Poetry. Native American Studies. "From jump, there was such sonic, emotional, and intellectual drive to these poems, that I couldn't resist—why would I want to—the pull of Benjamin Naka-Hasebe Kingsley's vision and sensibility. Verve and elan are wo...

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Mass For Shut-ins

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9781935218487
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Mass For Shut-ins

The Backwaters Press

Poetry. "Todd Robinson has written such tender love poems in MASS FOR SHUT-INS that you might read them to your significant other and hope for success—a veritable Neruda of Nebraska. In 'Skin,' the speaker is 'a soft / ravening / hominid torched / b...

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Electric Snakes
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Electric Snakes

The Backwaters Press

Poetry. Native American Studies. "In ELECTRIC SNAKES, Adrian C. Louis's thirteenth poetry collection, no one is spared his critical eye, including himself. These powerful and often humorous poems cover myriad subjects: Trump, music, zombies, Jimmy J...

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The Woman in the Moon
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The Woman in the Moon

The Backwaters Press

Poetry. Women's Studies. The poems in this collection move into the past with her mother and father and also explore the present both with family and culture. The poems range in quick flourishes of conventional subjects rendered in exquisite imagery...

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Stunt Heart
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Stunt Heart

The Backwaters Press

Poetry. Women's Studies. In STUNT HEART, Mary Jo Thompson's debut collection, a female gaze locates the ironies inside the subjects of marriage and death, loneliness and love, speaking and silence. The title plays on both sick hearts and circus tric...

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Twang
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Twang

The Backwaters Press

Poetry. In Laressa Dickey's TWANG readers are offered the increasing power of the voice and the danger of one's words being used against them. As the book's speaker works with healing plants she learns that what can save you can also cause you to wr...

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Rock Tree Bird
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Rock Tree Bird

The Backwaters Press

Poetry. Women's Studies. This collection of poems by the State Poet of Nebraska covers significant emotional territory while remaining firmly grounded in the landscape. From memories of the isolation and beauty of growing up on a farm, to a burgeoni...

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Watching the Perseids: The Backwaters Press Twentieth Anniversary Anthology
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Watching the Perseids: The Backwaters Press Twentieth Anniversary Anthology

The Backwaters Press

Poetry. WATCHING THE PERSEIDS: THE BACKWATERS PRESS TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY ANTHOLOGY features poems from BWP's authors from the last 20 years. Virtually every poet published by the press in its first two decades is represented here with two new, prev...

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Taking the Train of Singularity South from Midtown
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Taking the Train of Singularity South from Midtown

The Backwaters Press

Poetry. The general theme of this book, and a number of its individual poems, is that love and language create community. There is little self-reference and confession. Set in Gloucester, New York, or Paris, in Panama or Newtown, the poems come from...

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The Transit of Venus
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The Transit of Venus

The Backwaters Press

Poetry. In Firer's poems, place, often the western shore of Lake Michigan, provides an imagistic and sonic landscape in which language explores the 'empire of skin' with its daily happinesses and sorrows, gifts and losses. Often blue light illuminat...

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DRONE
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DRONE

The Backwaters Press

Poetry. Winner of the 2015 Backwaters Prize. DRONE is a lyric meditation on modern warfare, in our technological and digital age. Written from a variety of perspectives and personas, it explores the human, animal, personal, and domestic aspects of t...

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I Have Nothing to Say About Fire
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I Have Nothing to Say About Fire

The Backwaters Press

Poetry. "When I read Marge Saiser's poetry I feel I am in the presence of someone whose heart beats in rhythm with mine. I recognize the situations, the people, and the world she presents in these poems, but in Saiser's adept hands all things famili...

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The Daughter's Almanac
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The Daughter's Almanac

The Backwaters Press

Poetry. "With unflinching stanzas threaded through with grief's relentless lyric, THE DAUGHTER'S ALMANAC is a masterwork, a deftly crafted illustration of the myriad ways beauty collides with pain. Succinct and utterly memorable, these poems take ho...

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Wakpa Wanagi Ghost River
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Wakpa Wanagi Ghost River

The Backwaters Press

Poetry. Native American Studies. "These poems are 'porcupine quills,' beautiful and sharp. They draw blood. They make me laugh and cry. I love this book."—Sherman Alexie, Poet, fiction writer, screenwriter"Trevino Brings Plenty's poetry 'ignites a s...

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To Live in Autumn
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To Live in Autumn

The Backwaters Press

Poetry. Middle Eastern Studies. Women's Studies. "Zeina Hashem Beck crafts a multifaceted portrait of the people and the streets of Beirut. Part love-letter, part elegy, Hashem Beck's debut collection keeps the city from becoming 'a shadow of a memo...

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