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Breaking & Entering: New and Selected Poems
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Breaking & Entering: New and Selected Poems

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Selections from a brilliant career in poetry, with sizzling new poems!In a lifetime of prize-winning work, a poet invents many selves and voices. Barbara Goldberg doubles that by calling upon such a wide range of subject matter, from Medieval histor...

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They Can Take It Out
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They Can Take It Out

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A story of illness, healing, and regeneration into joy.Fiercely the speaker shares her life as a woman with cancer, the invasions and intimacies of the battle against it, the healing, and the quest to make new life for herself and her family. Says C...

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Ten Thousand Selves
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Ten Thousand Selves

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Poetry. Asian & Asian American Studies. Latinx Studies. Women's Studies. California Interest. "'Don't tell it like a story. It will sound too beautiful,' warns the worldly speaker of this assured and expansive debut. These multi-layered lyrics tell ...

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A Vertigo Book
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A Vertigo Book

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Poetry. Winner of the 2020 Tenth Gate Prize for Poetry. "Carolyn Guinzio's A VERTIGO BOOK reads like a condensed novel in three parts. We have 'V' a woman alone at the end of a life, her 'light skeleton' nearly lifting 'right up off the earth.' V's ...

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Black Butterflies Over Baghdad
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Black Butterflies Over Baghdad

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Chosen by Tim Seibles for The Hilary Tham Capital Collection. Brian Turner says Sullivan "listens across cultures and across languages in order to undo the erasures of time and power," calling this "a book of compassion and deep humanity." Poems spr...

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September 12
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September 12

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Poetry. The twentieth anniversary of 9/11 sees Andrea Carter Brown gathering her work into one devastating bouquet of terror, survival, grief, and recovery. From stark moment-to-moment narrative of the flight from her apartment one block from the To...

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All Morning the Crows
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All Morning the Crows

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Poetry. Women's Studies. Kearney draws on her acute powers of observation, a lively curiosity, and her gift for gorgeous imagery to take us on a journey of personal exploration, discovery, and reconciliation. Surprising poems bring together the para...

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Gorilla
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Gorilla

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Poetry. Women's Studies. Winner of the 2019 Tenth Gate Prize. This surreal series of prose poems, harmonic and jarring, pops the reader into a world where the animal is a danger-suit we might all don, or is a force of chaos that breaks families, or ...

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Skirted
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Skirted

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Poetry. LGBTQIA Studies. Women's Studies. The poems in SKIRTED glisten with precise and honest lines that chart how their queer speaker measures and crosses water in all its incarnations. Myth and memory intertwine to reveal the simultaneity of chas...

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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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