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Collected Poems
Collected Poems
by Jack Gilbert
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Jack Gilbert is the author of five volumes of poetry. His many awards include the Yale Younger Poets prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His second collection, Monolithos, was a finalist for the Pulitzer... (read more)

Available September 2, 2014
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Learn Then Burn 2: This Time It's Personal: Awesome Modern Poems for the Classroom
Learn Then Burn 2: This Time It's Personal: Awesome Modern Poems for the Classroom
by Tim Stafford
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Every state in the US has taught from this collection of poetry that shows entertaining, accessible poems with easy to grasp lessons for high school and colleges alike. Welcome the newest and latest version with all new poems and more lessons for poetry... (read more)

Available November 2014
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Our Poison Horse
Our Poison Horse
by Derrick Brown
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Texas Book of The year prize winner Derrick C Brown launches his latest collection of road traveling verse. Includes audience favorites such as 'Sour Mash' and The Austin Review's favorite piece, 'Hey Kid.'... (read more)

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A Woman Killed with Kindness (Arden Early Modern Drama)
A Woman Killed with Kindness (Arden Early Modern Drama)
by Thomas Heywood
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Frankford invites Wendoll into his home and tells him that anything in his house is his. Wendoll then chooses to pursue Frankford's wife. Sir Charles Mountford attempts to prostitute his sister to Sir Francis Acton, to whom he is deeply in debt. Two... (read more)

Available December 2015
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The Seafarer (Sylph Editions - The Art Monographs)
The Seafarer (Sylph Editions - The Art Monographs)
by Jila Peacock
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The Seafarer is one of a group of Anglo-Saxon poems found in the Exeter Book, Codex Exoniensis, donated to the library of Exeter cathedral by Leofric, the first Bishop of Exeter. Compiled around 970, it is the largest surviving collection of Old English... (read more)

Available September 2014
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The Best American Poetry 2014
The Best American Poetry 2014
by David Lehman
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Edited by the National Book Award-winning poet Terrance Hayes, the foremost annual anthology of contemporary American poetry returns: “A ‘best’ anthology that really lives up to its title” (Chicago Tribune). The first book of... (read more)

Available September 9, 2014
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Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold
Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold
by Joyce Sidman
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Come to the bitter cold that blows through these poems! Feel the warmth of life that breathes into the beaver burrowing deep beneath the snow. Discover the safe places where creatures survive, and how they stay alive in the wintertime—until... (read more)

Available November 4, 2014
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The Lost Novel
The Lost Novel
by James Shea
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James Shea's second collection engages in lucid, perspicacious conversation with narratives public and personal, visible and unseen, the loss in the title cycloning out from Midwestern landscapes to histories and undertows and the "unorganized movement... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Girl-King (Akron Series in Poetry)
Girl-King (Akron Series in Poetry)
by Brittany Cavallaro
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The poems in Brittany Cavallaros Girl-King are whispered from behind a series of masks, those of victim and aggressor, nineteenth-century madam and reluctant magicians girl, of truck-stop Persephone and frustrated Tudor scholar. This “expanse of... (read more)

Available March 2015
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Shadow of a Cloud But No Cloud (Phoenix Poets)
Shadow of a Cloud But No Cloud (Phoenix Poets)
by Killarney Clary
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Shadow of a Cloud but No Cloud is the latest offering from enigmatic prose-poet Killarney Clary. Like her earlier book, Potential Stranger, this is a book-length sequence of unnumbered, untitled poems. Shadow of a Cloud but No Cloud, in poem after poem... (read more)

Available October 2014
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We Will Be Shelter: Poems for Survival
We Will Be Shelter: Poems for Survival
by Andrea Gibson
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We Will be Shelter, edited by poet and activist Andrea Gibson, is an anthology of contemporary poems that addresses issues of social justice. Unique to this anthology is its focus on creating positive social change through gorgeous, gusty poetry... (read more)

Available November 2014
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Just One Scent: The Rest Is God
Just One Scent: The Rest Is God
by Piero Rivolta
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In the tradition of metaphysical poets, Rivolta gathers concrete, yet evocative impressions - images based on the sea and sailing, mountains and meadows, music and smells - to ask questions about the purpose of life and what it means to be human. Prose... (read more)

Available October 2014
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Rumi: Soul Fury: Rumi and Shams Tabriz on Friendship
Rumi: Soul Fury: Rumi and Shams Tabriz on Friendship
by Coleman Barks
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“At the end of our wanderings there is only the souls yearning to return to God. No one speaks that yearning better than Rumi. No one, these days, does Rumi better than Coleman Barks.” Ram Dass , author of Be Here Now... (read more)

Available October 2014
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The Best American Poetry 2014
The Best American Poetry 2014
by David Lehman
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Edited by the National Book Award-winning poet Terrance Hayes, the foremost annual anthology of contemporary American poetry returns: “A ‘best’ anthology that really lives up to its title” (Chicago Tribune). The first book of... (read more)

Available September 9, 2014
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Wolf Centos
Wolf Centos
by Simone Muench
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What is important is to avoid the time allotted for disavowels as the livid wound leaves a trace leaves an abscess takes its contraction for those clouds that dip thunder & vanish like rose leaves in closed jars. Age approaches, slowly. But it... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Redhead and the Slaughter King: A Collection of Poetry
Redhead and the Slaughter King: A Collection of Poetry
by Megan Falley
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This is Megan Falley's second book.... (read more)

Available October 2014
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Bouquet of Red Flags
Bouquet of Red Flags
by Taylor Mali
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With the perfect blend of wit, eloquence, and honesty, Taylor Mali's poems delight, haunt, and illuminate with equal measure every subject they celebrate. Bouquet of Red Flags is laced with more than the typical LSD (love, sex, divorce) of modern poetry.... (read more)

Available November 2014
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Multiverse: A Collection of Superhero Poetry
Multiverse: A Collection of Superhero Poetry
by Rob Sturma
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MultiVerse does for superheroes what Rob Sturma's first anthology Aim For The Head did for zombies: It tackles what could be dismissed as a genre novelty and through the words of page and stage poets, finds the heart, pathos, and humor involved in the... (read more)

Available November 2014
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Prelude to Bruise
Prelude to Bruise
by Saeed Jones
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Prelude to Bruise is a song from a tightrope, balancing ecstatic existence and the chaos that always threatens to engulf a life on the margins. Danger is everywhere in these poems but it never overwhelms them; the poet is always on the other side of them,... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Post Subject: A Fable (Akron Series in Poetry)
Post Subject: A Fable (Akron Series in Poetry)
by Oliver De La Paz
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Ecstatic and obsessive, the prose poems that make up Oliver de la Pazs... (read more)

Available August 2014
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