Books in category Poetry – American

  • A Menorah for Athena

    A Menorah for Athena
    Stephen Fredman

    A Menorah for Athena, the first extended treatment of Reznikoff's work, appears at a time of renewed interest in his contribution to American poetry.

  • Another South

    Another South
    Bill Lavender

    A new collection of writing by Southern masters of the avant-garde features contributions from Seth Young, Dana Lisa Lustig, Camille Martin, Ralph Adamo, Ken Harris, and many others. Simultaneous. (Literature)

  • Whose Body

    Whose Body
    Donald Levering

    The author presents a volume of poetry addressing identity and the enigmas oflife.

  • A Secret History of the Nighttime World

    A Secret History of the Nighttime World
    Jason Ryberg

    Reading Ryberg is like driving a pick-up truck across Kansas on shrooms, and his imagery, as fresh as a midnight S curve, takes the reader on a journey from city streets to wheat fields, navigating through a landscape bright with the …

  • Bobweaving Detroit

    Bobweaving Detroit
    Murray E. Jackson, Ted Pearson, Kathryne V. Lindberg

    From a poet whose vision and vistas embrace Detroit's glass-strewn streets and soaring high-rises, this collection is universal yet site-specific in its evocation of jazz and its improvisations on the classics.

  • Mogul Recollected

    Mogul Recollected
    Richard Outram

    In 1836 an elephant drowned off the coast of New Brunswick. Poet Richard Outram explores the significance of this bizarre occurrence in his brilliant new volume of poetry, Mogul Recollected.

  • Native Guard enhanced audio edition

    Native Guard (enhanced audio edition)
    Natasha Trethewey

    Included in this audio-enhanced edition are recordings of the U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey reading Native Guard in its entirety, as well as an interview with the poet from the HMH podcast The Poetic Voice, in which she recounts what …

  • Technipoems

    Scott Albright

    Poetry of war and chaos as written by a combat veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. These poems evoke the troubling questions that veterans ask themselves after combat experiences.

  • Always Now From elsewhere Winter sun The dumbfounding Translations

    Always Now: From elsewhere ; Winter sun ; The dumbfounding ; Translations
    Margaret Avison

    Always Now, Collected Poems of Margaret Avison, encompasses in three volumes all of the published books, from Winter Sun (1960) to Concrete and Wild Carrot (2002), and is framed by a gathering of uncollected and new poems respectively.

  • Roberta and Other Poems

    Roberta and Other Poems
    Ricardo Quinones

    The volume adds to the very popular "Wallet Poems" from Through the Years and then finishes with "Profanities," a poem that the late poet and critic Aino Passonen of Santa Monica declared made Quinones "a major American poet."

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