New Releases: January & February 2019


Beholden: A Poem as Long as the River by Fred Wah & Rita Wong (Talonbooks) 
Marnie by
Connie Scozzaro (Krupskaya)
Square Inch Hours by Sherod Santos (W. W. Norton)
Total Recall by Samantha Giles (Krupskaya)


Figures of Time: Disjunctions in Modernist Poetry by David Ben-Merre (State University of New York)
Multicultural Poetics: Re-visioning the American Canon by Nissa Parmar (State University of New York)


Selected Ghazals & Other Poems by Mir Taqi Mir, translated by Shamsur Rahman Faruqi (Harvard)


City of Beginnings: Poetic Modernism in Beirut by Robyn Creswell (Princeton)
Critical Rhythm: The Poetics of a Literary Life Form edited by Ben Glaser & Jonathan Culler (Fordham)
Duppies by D. S. Marriott (Commune Editions)
Forms of a World: Contemporary Poetry & the Making of Globalization by Walt Hunter (Fordham)
Mothers over Nangarhar by Pamela Hart (Sarabande)


Storm for the Living & the Dead: Uncollected & Unpublished Poems by Charles Bukowski (Ecco)


Republic Café by David Biespiel (University of Washington)
Two Hunters by Marina Blitshteyn (Argos)


A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing: The Incarceration of African American Women from Harriet Tubman to Sandra Bland by DaMaris B. Hill (Bloomsbury)
Arctic Poems / Poemas árticos by Vicente Huidobro, translated by Tony Frazer (Shearsman)
Bicycle in a Ransacked City: An Elegy by Andrés Cerpa (Alice James)
Erotic Love Poems from India: 101 Classics on Desire & Passion [A Translation of the Amaruśataka]
 translated from the Sanskrit by Andrew Schelling (Shambhala)
Monk’s Eye by Cees Nooteboom (Seagull)
Oculus by Sally Wen Mao (Graywolf)
Only as the Day Is Long: New & Selected Poems by Dorianne Laux (W. W. Norton)
Redemption Ground: Essays & Adventures by Lorna Goodison (New Internationalist)
Selected Poems by Kathleen Jamie (Pan Macmillan)
Seven Sacred Truths by Wanda John-Kehewin (Talonbooks)
Skyquake / Temblor de cielo by Vicente Huidobro, translated by Tony Frazer (Shearsman)
Square Horizon / Horizon carré by Vicente Huidobro, translated by Tony Frazer (Shearsman)
The Banished Immortal: A Life of Li Bai (Li Po) by Ha Jin (Pantheon)
The Book of Training by Colonel Hap Thompson of Roanoke, VA, 1843: Annotated from the Library of John C. Calhoun by Percival Everett (Red Hen)
The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce (Bodleian Library)
The Eyelash & the Monochrome by Tiziana La Melia (Talonbooks)
The Mays of Ventadorn by W. S. Merwin (Copper Canyon)
Under the Aleppo Sun 
by Alice Attie (Seagull)
Weak Link by Rob Halpern (Atelos)


Lethal Theater by Susannah Nevison (Mad Creek/Ohio State)
Your Relationship to Motion Has Changed by Amish Trivedi (Shearsman)


Cien Sonetos by Iván Argüelles (Luna Bisonte)
MAGA by Timothy Dyke (TinFish)
New Hampshire by Robert Frost (Vintage)


Loves You by Sarah Gambito (Persea)
Wild Is the Wind by Carl Phillips (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)


Avalanche Path in Summer by Susan Tichy (Ahsahta)
Hour Book by Stefania Heim (Ahsahta)


Sympathy for the Traitor: A Translation Manifesto by Mark Polizzotti (MIT)
The Twenty-Ninth Year by Hala Alyan (Mariner)


This Bright Darkness by Sarah McKinstry-Brown (Black Lawrence)

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Pine-Woods Notebook by Craig Dworkin (Kenning Editions)
Hearing Voices: Aurality & New Spanish Sound Culture in Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz by Sarah Finley (University of Nebraska)
SIR by Kenyatta A. C. Hinkle (Litmus)
Stage Fright: Selected Plays from San Francisco Poets Theater by Kevin Killian (Kenning Editions)
What We Are, When We Are / Kaj Smo, Ko Smo by Cvetka Lipuš, translated from the Slovenian by Tom Priestly (UBC Press)
Kill Class by Nomi Stone (Tupelo)


Making Mirrors: Writing/Righting by Refugees edited by Jehan Bseiso & Becky Thompson (Olive Branch Press/Interlink)


Dolefully, a Rampart Stands by Paige Ackerson-Kiely (Penguin)
Final Matters: Selected Poems 2004–2010 by Szilárd Borbély, translated by Ottilie Mulzet (Princeton)
How to Dress a Fish by Abigail Chabitnoy (Wesleyan)
If My Body Could Speak by Blythe Baird (Button)
Lite Year by Tess Brown-Lavoie (Fence)
Visions of England: Poems Selected by the Earl of Burford edited by Nicholas Hagger (O Books)
Magical Negro by Morgan Parker (Tin House)


Memoria by Orlando Ricardo Menes (LSU)


Anthropocene Poetics: Deep Time, Sacrifice Zones & Extinction by David Farrier (Minnesota)
The Book of Delights: Essays by Ross Gay (Algonquin)
dark // thing by Ashley M. Jones (LSU)
Gilded Auction Block by Shane McCrae (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Selected Poems by Seán Ó Ríordáin, edited by Frank Sewell (Yale)
Still Life with Mother & Knife by Chelsea Rathburn (Louisiana State University)
The Kiss: Intimacies from Writers edited by Brian Turner (W. W. Norton)
Casting Deep Shade: An Amble by C. D. Wright (Copper Canyon)


Mouths Open to Name Her by Katie Bickham (Louisiana State University)


Birches by Carl Adamshick (Four Way)
After Party
by Noah Blaustein (New Mexico)
These Many Rooms by Laure-Anne Bosselaar (Four Way)
Little-Known Operas by Patrick Donnelly (Four Way)
Chouteau’s Chalk by Rosa Lane (Georgia)
Company by Sam Ross (Four Way)
News As Usual by Jon Kelly Yenser (New Mexico)


When I Walk Through That Door, I Am: An Immigrant Mother’s Quest by Jimmy Santiago Baca (Beacon)
Rosa’s Einstein by Jennifer Givhan (Arizona)
Love Had a Compass: Journals & Poetry
by Robert Lax (Grove)
Brother Bullet
by Casandra López (Arizona)
Reenactments by Hai-Dang Phang (Sarabande)
First Echo by Shane Seely (Louisiana State University)


Tough Luck by Todd Boss (W. W. Norton)
The Spider’s Thread: Metaphor in Mind, Brain & Poetry
by Keith Holyoak (MIT)
Passing Bell: Ghazals for Tina
by Paul Kane (Braziller)
33 Poems
by Robert Lax (New Directions)
A Piece of Good News
by Katie Peterson (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)