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Katy Haas

The Poem's Country

April 11, 2018
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In twenty-nine innovative essays, The Poem’s Country: Place & Poetic Practice considers how the question of place shapes contemporary poetry. Responding from cities and rural communities across the United States, the contributors of The Poem’s Country thoughtfully and passionately explore issues of politics, personal identity, ecology, the Internet, war, sexuality, faith, and the imagination. Essential reading for students of poetry at every level, The Poem’s Country examines the connection between lyric and geographical constraint, as well as how place challenges, enchants, and helps clarify the intersections between language and the world.

Red Mother

April 11, 2018
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Sometimes we all feel as if our relationships consume us. In Red Mother Laurel Radzieski weaves a love story told from the perspective of a parasite. This series of short poems explores the intimacy, desire and devotion we all experience by following the sometimes tender, often distressing relationship that emerges between a parasite and its host. Far from romanticizing either role, Red Mother takes readers on a tour of their own innards. Following the parasite’s life cycle, the book blurs the line between science and poetic license to create a fantastical romp not for the squeamish.

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This latest volume in the Teaching Hemingway series explores how his writing sheds light on broader questions of the human relationship to the nonhuman world. Organized geographically, the 16 essays by leading scholars are divided into five sections about Hemingway’s favorite places. Each essay includes specific classroom advice as well as theoretically sophisticated close readings.

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Condoms and Hot Tubs Don't Mix: An Anthology of Awkward Sexcapades, Ed. Jennie Jarvis & Leslie Salas, Beating Windward Press

In Season: Stories of Discovery, Loss, Home, and Places In Between, Ed. Jim Ross, University Press of Florida

The Shell Game: Writers Play with Borrowed Forms, Ed. Kim Adrian, University of Nebraska Press

Short Circuits: Aphorisms, Fragments, & Literary Anomalies, Ed. James Lough & Alex Stein, Schaffner Press

 

 

 

 

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Acadiana, Nancy Reddy, Black Lawrence Press

Age of Glass, Anna Maria Hong, Cleveland State University Poetry Ctr

All That Held Us, Henrietta Goodman, BkMk Press

American Letters: works on paper, Giovanni Singleton, Canarium Books

Animal Virtue, Nathanael Tagg, WordTech Editions

At Your Feet, Ana Cristina Cesar, Parlor Press

Big Windows, Lauren Moseley, Carnegie Mellon University Press

Black Sea, David Yezzi, Carnegie Mellon University Press

Blood Vinyls, Yolanda J. Franklin, Anhinga Press

The Blueness of the Evening, Hassan Najmi, University of Arkansas Press

Body & Glass, Rodney Koeneke, Wave Books

The Body Ghost, Joseph Lease, Coffee House Press

Chatterbox, Lynn Houston, WordTech Editions

Circus, Deonte Osayande, Brick Mantel Books

Day In, Day Out, Simon Smith, Parlor Press

Dear Reader, Bruce Bond, Parlor Press

Defying Gravity, Rosemary Winslow, WordTech Editions

Dream Wilderness Poems: A Trail Guide, Kevin McKelvey, WordTech Editions

The End of Spectacle, Virginia Konchan, Carnegie Mellon University Press

Everywhere I Find Myself, Leah Stenson, Turning Point

Experience in Groups, Geoffrey G. O'Brien, Wave Books

The Eyes Have It, Anne Harding Woodworth, Turning Point

Fable of the Pack-Saddle Child, Mia Leonin, BkMk Press

A Farewell to Lent, Kevin Hadduck, Cherry Grove

The Fix, Lisa Wells, University of Iowa Press

The Hatch, Joe Fletcher, Brooklyn Arts Press

Heat Seekers, Steve Lambert, Cherry Grove

Here Lies, Tom C. Hunley, Stephen F. Austin State University Press

Ho Chi Minh: A Speculative Life in Verse and Other Poems, Benjamin Goluboff, Urban Farmhouse Press

I, Emily Dickinson & Other Found Poems, J.R. Solonche, Deerbrook Editions

Icon, David Mutschlecner, Ahsahta Press

Immortal Village, Kathryn Rhett, Carnegie Mellon University Press

In Failure & In Ruins: dreams & fragments, Mark Bolsover, Into the Void Press

Lady of Light, Diane Wakoski, Anhinga Press

Last City, Brian Sneeden, Carnegie Mellon University Press

Leaning into the Infinite, Marc Vincenz, Dos Madres

Lessons in Camouflage, Martin Ott, C & R Press

Lifting the Turtle, J.D. Scrimgeour, Turning Point

Love Poems, Pia Taavila-Borsheim, Cherry Grove

Man Praying, Donald Platt, Parlor Press

Meandering, MaryEllen Letarte, WordTech Editions

Midnights in my Mending Room, Martha Deborah Hall, WordTech Editions

Milk, Dorothea Lasky, Wave Books

The Miraculous Courageous, Josh Booton, Parlor Press

Night Farming in Bosnia, Ray Keifetz, Bitter Oleander Press

Nightfall, Full of Light, Jeff Bernstein, Turning Point

Nothing is Okay, Rachel Wiley, Button Poetry

Orient, Nicholas Gulig, Cleveland State University Poetry Ctr

Orlando, Sandra Simonds, Wave Books

Paradise, Andy Stallings, Rescue Press

Percussive, Chuck Joy, Turning Point

Public Land, Matthew Sumpter, University of Tampa Press

Quench, Amy Orazio, WordTech Editions

Rose Has a New Walker, Karen Mandell, WordTech Editions

Rumor, Elizabeth Robinson, Parlor Press

Said the Cannibal, Laurie Smith, Urban Farmhouse Press

Screwball, Anne Kawala, Canarium Books

Solar Trauma, Philip Sorenson, Rescue Press

Sudden White Fan, Veronica Patterson, Cherry Grove

Tap Dancing on the Razor's Edge, Paul A. Lubenkov, WordTech Editions

This Next Tenderness, Ellen Steinbaum, WordTech Editions

Today Can Take Your Breath Away, Marc Swan, Sheila-Na-Gig Editions

Two-Face God, Jason McCall, WordTech Editions

The Undertows of Anger, Martha Deborah Hall, WordTech Editions

Unearthings, Wendy Chen, Tavern Books

Walking with Eve in the Loved City, Roy Bentley, University of Arkansas Press

What Does Not Return, Tami Haaland, Lost Horse Press

What Have I to Say to You, Megan Levad, Tavern Books

What My Father Taught Me, Maria Giura, Bordighera Press

Where Night and Day Become One: 1983-2017 the French Poems / A Selection, Steve Dalachinsky, Great Weather for Media

The White Tree Quartet: Four Poem Cycles, Mary Pacific Curtis, Turning Point

World Without Finishing, Peter Cooley, Carnegie Mellon University Press

Ya Te Veo, P. Scott Cunningham, University of Arkansas Press

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Feminist Weed Farmer: Growing Mindful Medicine in Your Own Backyard, Madrone Stewart, Microcosm Publishing

The Leftovers, Shaelyn Smith, Cleveland State University Poetry Center

Make Your Place: Affordable, Sustainable Nesting Skills, Raleigh Briggs, Microcosm Publishing

Mine, Sarah Viren, University of New Mexico Press

Miss Stephen's Apprenticeship: How Virginia Stephen Became Virginia Woolf, Rosalind Brackenbury, University of Iowa Press

Out of Step, Anthony Moll, Ohio State University Press

Paleo for Unicorns: Eat the Patriarchy, Amy Subach, Microcosm Publishing

The Promise of Failure: One Writer's Perspective on Not Succeeding, John McNally, University of Iowa Press

A Song for the River, Philip Connors, Cinco Puntos Press

The Stoner Babes Coloring Book, Katie Guinn, Microcosm Publishing

With One Shot: Family Murder and a Search for Justice, Dorothy Marcic, Citadel Press

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Beautiful Music, Michael Zadoorian, Akashic Books

The Best Way to Get Even, Michael W. Cox, Mammoth Books

The Bottom of the Sky, Rodrigo Fresan, Open Letter

Comeadre, Roque Larraquy, Coffee House Press

Coming Clean, Betty Moffett, Ice Cube Press

Cove, Cynan Jones, Catapult

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Five Hundred Poor, Noah Milligan, Central Avenue Publishing

The Fourth Corner of the World, Scott Nadelson, Engine Books

Hairway to Heaven, Patty Somlo, Cherry Castle Publishing / The Soul Press

Made by Mary, Laura Catherine Brown, C & R Press

Mass: A Sniper, A Father, and a Priest, Jo Scott-Coe, Pelekinesis

North to Lakeville, Jason Kapcala, Urban Farmhouse Press

The Owl That Carries Us Away, Doug Ramspeck, BkMk Press

Speed of Clouds, Miriam Seidel, New Door Books

Their Houses, Meredith Sue Willis, West Virginia University Press

Undoing, Kim Magowan, Moon City Press

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Maya and Annie on Saturdays and Sundays: Los sábados y domingos de Maya y Annie, Gwendolyn Zepeda, Arte Publico Press

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