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Good Arabs, The

Eli Tareq El Bechelany-Lynch

Swinging from post-explosion Beirut to a Parc-Extension balcony in summer, the verse and prose poems in The Good Arabs ground the reader in place,...

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Time Is a Mother

Ocean Vuong

The highly anticipated collection of poems from the award-winning writer Ocean VuongHow else do we return to ourselves but to fold The page so...

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Dream of No One but Myself

David Bradford

An expansive, hybrid, debut collection of prose poems, self-erasures, verse, and family photo cut-ups about growing up in a racially trinary, diversely troubled family....

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Kama La Mackerel

In their debut poetry collection, Kama La Mackerel mythologizes a queer/trans narrative of and for their home island, Mauritius. Composed of expansive lyric poems,...

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Voyage, The

H Nigel Thomas

The Voyage is a collection of poems culled from a lifetime of meditations on self, family, time, and ageing; it also reflects on political...

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H of H Playbook

Anne Carson

H of H Playbook is an explosion of thought, in drawings and language, about a Greek tragedy calledHerakles by the 5th-century BC poet Euripides....

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Mary Oliver

A New York Times Bestseller, chosen as Oprah's "Books That Help Me Through" for Oprah's Book Club“No matter where one starts reading, Devotions offers much to...

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Sue Goyette

The ocean has never had a biographer quite like Sue Goyette. Living in the port city of Halifax, Goyette’s days are bounded by the...

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Marcela Huerta

Tropico, Marcela Huerta’s debut collection of poetry, tackles grief, memory, and the experiences of a second-generation immigrant. The daughter of political refugees from Chile,...

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Norma Jeane Baker of Troy

Anne Carson

Norma Jeane Baker of Troy is a meditation on the destabilizing and destructive power of beauty, drawing together Helen of Troy and Marilyn Monroe,...

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Jason Purcell

A tender debut poetry collection that examines the queer, sick body as a reaction to an ill world and asks it how to move...

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Call Us What We Carry

Amanda Gorman

The breakout poetry collection by #1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda GormanFormerly titled The Hill We Climb and Other Poems, the...

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Autobiography of Red

Anne Carson

Now available from McClelland & Stewart, Anne Carson's internationally beloved novel in verse and "one of the crossover classics of contemporary poetry" (New York Times...

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Splay Anthem

Nathaniel Mackey

Part antiphonal rant, part rhythmic whisper, Nathaniel Mackey's new collection of poems, Splay Anthem, takes the reader to uncharted poetic spaces. Divided into three...

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The Dyzgraphxst

Canisia Lubrin

Canisia Lubrin returns with a mesmerizing new collection, the follow-up to her breakout book, Voodoo Hypothesis.The Dyzgraphxst presents seven inquiries into selfhood through the...

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Born to Slow Horses

Brathwaite, Kamau

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Assiyah Jamilla Touré

A visceral, vital, unblinking debut collection of poems exploring kinesthetic memory and longing, inherited violence, and the body as a geographical site. We're often...

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Letters in a Bruised Cosmos

Liz Howard

The latest from the author of the Griffin Poetry Prize Award-winning collection Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent.I have to believe my account will...

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The Essential June Jordan

June Jordan

"...This volume of verse displays the undeniable legacy June Jordan left on both our literature and culture. Collected here are blazing examples of poetry...

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Hell Light Flesh

Klara du Plessis

In her thirteenth year, Kirabo confronts a piercing question that has haunted her childhood: who is my mother? Kirabo has been raised by women in...

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M. NourbeSe Philip

In November, 1781, the captain of the slave ship Zong ordered that some 150 Africans be murdered by drowning so that the ship’s owners...

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