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Blue Rooms
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Blue Rooms

The Waywiser Press

Poetry. A former winner of the Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize, and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, Morri Creech is one of America's finest poets. His fourth collection, BLUE ROOMS, explores the uncertain terrain between conscious perceptio...

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The Youngest Ocean
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The Youngest Ocean

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Poetry. Winner of the fourteenth annual Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize, awarded by former British Poet Laureate Andrew Motion. Aristotle daydreams in a Chevy Suburban. Darwin is at kindergarten graduation. Six Characters in Search of an Author roam the ...

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Articulate as Rain
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Articulate as Rain

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Poetry. A collection that encompasses the Garden of Eden ("Something for Everything") and the end of the world ("Have It, Eat It"), ARTICULATE AS RAIN is an omnium-gatherum of tones, themes, prosodies, and poetic ploys. With characteristic comedy an...

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Addendum to a Miracle
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Addendum to a Miracle

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Poetry. Winner of the Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize. ADDENDUM TO A MIRACLE, Mike White's second book of poetry, is a collection that explores the shifting borderland between the sacred and the profane. The poems are lucid and often quite spare, focusin...

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Potscrubber Lullabies
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Potscrubber Lullabies

The Waywiser Press

Poetry. Winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. POTSCRUBBER LULLABIES aren't the kind that will put you to sleep. The poems in this first collection dance, dart, and double-cross, and are deadly serious the whole time. Preoccupied with impermanenc...

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Missing Persons
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Missing Persons

The Waywiser Press

Poetry. The opening poems of MISSING PERSONS, Hilary S. Jacqmin's lyrical first collection, explore the streetcar suburbs of Northern Ohio through a series of comic and caustic vignettes. The book's second half intersects with the larger world to co...

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Pleasures of the Game
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Pleasures of the Game

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Poetry. PLEASURES OF THE GAME, the latest winner of the prestigious annual Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize, is a book of deceptively playful poems, of sparkling surfaces that conceal dark undercurrents. Its subjects include games of all kinds: from schoo...

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Stone Fruit
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Stone Fruit

The Waywiser Press

Poetry. The locales in Stephen Yenser's new volume are California, Kansas, and Greece, where the titular fruits include respectively the date palm, the blackberry, and the olive. But the sculpted fruit on a grave marker qualifies as well, along with...

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A Bountiful Harvest: The Correspondence of Anthony Hecht and William L. MacDonald
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A Bountiful Harvest: The Correspondence of Anthony Hecht and William L. MacDonald

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Literary Nonfiction. Anthony Hecht and William L. MacDonald met for the first time in the fall of 1954, shortly after each had arrived in Rome, Hecht on a Guggenheim Fellowship, and MacDonald on a Rome Fellowship at the American Academy. Hecht was 3...

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Jiggery-Pokery Semicentennial
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Jiggery-Pokery Semicentennial

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Poetry. It is 50 years since Atheneum published Anthony Hecht and John Hollander's Jiggery-Pokery, a compendium of verses known as double dactyls. The double dactyl was the invention of Hecht and Paul Pascal, and is was aptly described on the jacket...

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Odd Evening
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Odd Evening

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Poetry. In his first full-length collection in ten years, Eric McHenry brings fresh attention to his old obsessions—love, laughter, justice, transience, how humility ennobles, how time makes the familiar strange and how our scars make us beautiful. ...

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The Self-Styled No-Child
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The Self-Styled No-Child

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Poetry. "Move over Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll, Dr. Seuss, good old Anon, maybe even William Blake after how many pints of ale. Here's Cody Walker who declaims and bargains an 'icicle for a bicycle,' a 'vale of tears for ten good years.' Political, p...

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How to Avoid Speaking
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How to Avoid Speaking

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Poetry. HOW TO AVOID SPEAKING is the latest winner of the prestigious Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize, and was selected from almost 500 submissions by the English poet, editor, crtitic and anthologist, Anthony Thwaite. The collection is an exploration of...

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The Gardening Fires: Sonnets and Fragments
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The Gardening Fires: Sonnets and Fragments

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Poetry. A sonnet sequence set among the pines and inlets of the Mediterranean coast, THE GARDENING FIRES—a finalist for the ninth Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize—constitutes a remarkable debut collection. Each of its sonnets is followed by a fragment whi...

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The Hole Story of Kirby the Sneak and Arlo the True
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The Hole Story of Kirby the Sneak and Arlo the True

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Poetry. When Kirby the sneaky, dog-genius steals the hole Arlo dug in the yard, social order begins to break down. The ants get lazy. The brook dries up. The dragonfly has engine trouble. Kirby faces grave, injurious peril in getting it back and res...

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