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Nerve Chorus
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Nerve Chorus

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Poetry. Women's Studies. NERVE CHORUS sings out of wreckage. This first book dives deep into family, society, and self to interrogate the inequalities of gender, class, and race, along with brutalities of war, gun violence, and greed. Its revelation...

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Identifying the Body
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Identifying the Body

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Poetry. African & African American Studies. Women's Studies. JoAnne McFarland asks, if we are our bodies, what do we do when they betray us? When the life leaves them? When we cannot convince them to reach for what we want to become? Says Leslie McG...

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Image of Absence
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Image of Absence

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Poetry. Latinx Studies. Women's Studies. Translated from the Spanish by Curtis Bauer. Lyrical, leaping, mysterious, rigorous, and deft, the poems of Mexican poet Jeannette L. Clariond defy easy analysis. Says Rebecca Gayle Howell, "In IMAGE OF ABSEN...

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Superstition Freeway
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Superstition Freeway

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Poetry. In lyrical hard-driving lines as layered and tonally complex as the desert itself, Waggener investigates our modern anxiety: the wastes and emptiness that cause it, the beauty and connection that rescue us from it. The smoky threat of Armage...

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Chance Bodies
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Chance Bodies

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Poetry. In CHANCE BODIES, astronauts moonwalk chalk hopscotch courts in the suburbs, office workers transform into bats and butterflies, and parents raise their rocket babies to burn up in orbit. In language that is at turns deadpan and tender, Illi...

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Ornitheology

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Ornitheology

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Poetry. LGBTQIA Studies. How are we to live in a world where people and countries pretend to know the answers? McLellan refuses to fall prey to this illusion, and his haunting, delicate, yet muscular poems probe the infinite layers of self, family, ...

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Feminists Are Passing from Our Lives
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Feminists Are Passing from Our Lives

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Poetry. Women's Studies. FEMINISTS ARE PASSING FROM OUR LIVES takes a searching look back over the years since the so-called sexual revolution, the various waves of feminism, the civil rights movement, and the daily struggles of trying to live fully...

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Zoom
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Zoom

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Poetry. Women's Studies. Winner of The Washington Prize. Lewis's prose poems dazzle with linguistic fever, embodying anxiety's race to come to grips with our moment before it strangles us. The American belief in infinite possibility has handed us th...

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Aftermath
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Aftermath

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Poetry. LGBTQIA Studies. Thomas March's debut collection, AFTERMATH (The Word Works, 2018), the author turns over a lifetime of queer desire never quite requited enough. In these poems, aesthetic payoffs arrive through technical precision, but desir...

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A Bear Approaches from the Sky

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A Bear Approaches from the Sky

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Poetry. California Interest. Winner of the 2013 Orlando Prize for poetry. A second collection from poet Abby Chew explores what it means to live as that animal called "human," and how to reemerge from the burrow of personal and family history. A BEA...

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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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