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.

  • Lost River

    Lost River
    James Tate

    New poems by Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, and Yale Prize winner.

  • Meter in English

    Meter in English
    David Baker

    Essay "a paradigm shift" in our understanding of English prosody.

  • Thunderbird

    Dorothea Lasky

    "In lines that remind me of the way William Carlos Williams insisted that only the imagination gives us access to reality, Lasky's poems evoke a practice of living, as bloody and awful and lovely as living can ever be."—Julia Bloch, Bitch …

  • Letters to America

    Letters to America
    Jim Daniels

    A collection of poems that explore the issues surrounding race relations in American society, told from the experience of Black, Native American, Asian, Arabic, Hispanic, and white cultures.

  • From the Book to the Book

    From the Book to the Book
    Edmond Jabès

    The first anthology to span the oeuvre of the late writer Edmond Jabès, including pieces previously unpublished in English.

  • I Speak of the City

    I Speak of the City
    Stephen Wolf

    I Speak of the City is the most extensive collection of poems ever assembled about New York.

  • Delights Shadows

    Delights & Shadows
    Ted Kooser

    Presents a collection of poems that celebrate everyday life.

  • Architecture of Being Selected Poems

    Architecture of Being: Selected Poems
    Bruce Colbert

    Bruce Colbert’s powerful new poetry collection rests on realities and the art of seeing, tasting and being in this human chaos we call life.

  • A Poetics of Hiroshima Other Poems

    A Poetics of Hiroshima & Other Poems
    William Heyen

    William Heyen is one of America's most prolific and respected poets.

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