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Dead Letter Office
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Dead Letter Office

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Poetry. Translated by Andrea Jurjević. DEAD LETTER OFFICE is, in the words of its translator, Andrea Jurjević, "sharp-witted with a kind of punk-rock sensibility." Pogačar reminds us that god(s) don't exist, that we have to find our individual paths...

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Spinster for Hire
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Spinster for Hire

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Poetry. Funny and fiery, this second collection will restore your faith in the power of small stories to shift our minds to bigger knowing. Says Emily Kendal Frey, "The voice here is friends with its sadness and yet we are yanked, with fierce exulta...

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Transformer
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Transformer

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Poetry. Says 2019 judge Maggie Smith, "The title TRANSFORMER invokes electricity and change, and this collection absolutely crackles with both. The poems are concerned with memory and trauma, violence and vulnerability, the domestic and the wild. 'I...

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Eros, Unbroken
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Eros, Unbroken

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Poetry. Asian & Asian American Studies. Women's Studies. Art. Music. Winner of the 2019 Washington Prize. Kim explores to devastating effect the complicity between art, intimacy, and violence. Weaving contemporary meditations with an ongoing dialogu...

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The High Shelf
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The High Shelf

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Poetry. Women's Studies. This masterful debut reveals for each reader new depths of nature, self, family, and world by opening our tiniest and most intimate perceptions. Colburn’s poetics balances image with absence, silence with sound. These elegan...

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Narco Farm
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Narco Farm

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Poetry. In fast-paced poems both gritty and humorous, Whitaker treats his reader to invigorating musicality as he investigates the tropes of American life: from "The Yoga Champion of Schenectady, NY" to "Fentanyl Blues," from "Ars Poetica w/ Ass Whi...

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Parasite Kingdom
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Parasite Kingdom

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Poetry. Winner of the 2018 Tenth Gate Prize. In these poems Brad Richard has created a mythos that at first appears to be a warning about where our world is headed, yet reveals itself as a dirge for a way of being that we've not yet realized is gone...

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Flint and Fire
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Flint and Fire

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Poetry. Women's Studies. Selected for the 2019 Hilary Tham Capital Collection by Jericho Brown. Like the prairies that populate many of these poems, life often must be burned back to make way for growth. Lisa Hase-Jackson strikes the flinty surfaces...

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Reborn in Ink
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Reborn in Ink

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Poetry. Latinx Studies. Jewish Studies. Women's Studies. Translated by Jesse Lee Kercheval and Catherine Jagoe. Bilingual Edition. The Word Works International Editions. In lyric poems of startling directness, Laura Cesarco Eglin explores the death ...

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this body / that lightning show
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this body / that lightning show

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Poetry. Women's Studies. LGBTQIA Studies. The Hilary Tham Capital Collection. Selected by Jericho Brown. Says Tom Sleigh, "THIS BODY / THAT LIGHTNING SHOW is a book of devastation and catastrophe, but also of beautifully calibrated, precise descript...

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Gembox
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Gembox

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Poetry. Winner of the 2018 Washington Prize. "Lift the lid on Nils Michals' GEMBOX and discover inside vast, sometimes terrifying, worlds. Here are half-finished skyscrapers, waves 'loaded with the silhouettes of sharks,' a petrified forest, and 'ma...

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The Four Ugliest Children in Christendom
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The Four Ugliest Children in Christendom

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Poetry. Women's Studies. In this strange, bold collection of poems, four "ugly" children are plucked from their homelands and cast in a makeshift family to be studied by anthropologists as they navigate toward adulthood and, against all odds, toward...

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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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