Books for Poets + Writers

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Baking With Kafka

Tom Gauld

In his inimitable style, British cartoonist Tom Gauld has opened comics to a crossover audience and challenged perceptions of what the medium can...

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Elements of Indigenous Style

Gregory Younging

Elements of Indigenous Style offers Indigenous writers and editors—and everyone creating works about Indigenous Peoples—the first published guide to common questions and issues of...

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We Begin in Gladness

Craig Morgan Teicher

One of our most perceptive critics on the ways that poets develop poems, a career, and a lifeThough it seems, at first, like an...

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Things I Don't Want to Know

Deborah Levy

A luminescent treatise on writing, love, and loss, a witty response to George Orwell's influential essay "Why I Write" Things I Don't Want to...

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Steering the Craft

Ursula K. Le Guin

A revised and updated guide to the essentials of a writer’s craft, presented by a brilliant practitioner of the art Completely revised and rewritten...

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Patti Smith

From the renowned artist and author Patti Smith, a rare and generous look into the creative process A work of creative brilliance may seem like...

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Karl Ove Knausgaard

The second book in the Why I Write series provides generous insight into the creative process of the award-winning Norwegian novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard“Why I Write”...

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This Little Art

Kate Briggs

An essay with the reach and momentum of a novel, Kate Briggs’sThis Little Art is a genre-bending song for the practice of literary translation,...

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The Blue Clerk

Dionne Brand

Dionne Brand, author of the Griffin Poetry Prize-winning collection Ossuaries, returns with a startlingly original work about the act of writing itself.On a lonely...

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On Doing Nothing

Roman Muradov

In an age of obsessive productivity and stress, this illustrated ode to idleness invites readers to explore the pleasures and possibilities of slowing down....

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Perfect gift for book lovers, writers and your book clubBook lovers rejoice! In this love letter to all things bookish, Jane Mount brings literary...

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