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Best American Poetry 2018 (The Best American Poetry series) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501127809
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Published: Scribner - September 18th, 2018

Celebrating thirty years, the 2018 edition of the Best American Poetry—“a ‘best’ anthology that really lives up to its title” (Chicago Tribune)—collects the most significant poems of the year, chosen by Poet Laureate of California Dana Gioia.

In a review of Best American Poetry 2017, The Washington Post said, &ldq


When Rap Spoke Straight to God Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781947793033
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Published: Tin House Books - September 18th, 2018

When Rap Spoke Straight to God isn't sacred or profane, but a chorus joined in a single soliloquy, demanding to be heard. There's Wu-Tang and Mary Magdelene with a foot fetish, Lil' Kim and a self-loving Lilith. Slurs, catcalls, verses, erasures--Dawson asks readers, "Just how far is it to nigger?" Both grounded and transcendent, the book is reality and possibility.


A Cruelty Special to Our Species: Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062843685
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Published: Ecco - September 18th, 2018

A piercing debut collection of poems exploring gender, race, and violence from a sensational new talent


to make monsters out of girls Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781449494261
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - September 18th, 2018

"What happens when the man of your dreams turns out to be a nightmare with sharp teeth and claws?"

Winner of the 2016 Goodreads Choice Award for Best Poetry, amanda lovelace presents her new illustrated duology, “things that h(a)unt.” In this first installment, to make monsters out of girls, lovelace explores the memory of being in an abusive relationship


Selected Poems: 1950-2012 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393355116
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 11th, 2018

Evolution Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802128508
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Published: Grove Press - September 13th, 2018

The first all-new collection of poems since 2011's Snowflake/different streets--and following the critically acclaimed Afterglow (a dog memoir), as well as the volume of selected poems, I Must Be Living Twice--here, in Evolution, we find the eminent, exuberant writer at the forefront of American literature, upending genre in a new vernacular that enacts--like nobody els


Hip Hops: Poems About Beer (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Series) Cover Image
By Christoph Keller (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781101907917
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Published: Everyman's Library - September 4th, 2018

A beautiful hardcover Pocket Poets collection of poetic tributes to beer from around the world and through ages.


She Must Be Mad: The Bestselling Poetry Debut of 2018 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780008291662
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Published: HQ - September 4th, 2018

American Journal: Fifty Poems for Our Time Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781555978150
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 4th, 2018

A landmark anthology envisioned by Tracy K. Smith, Poet Laureate of the United States


Dark Testament: And Other Poems Cover Image
By Pauli Murray, Elizabeth Alexander (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9781631494833
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - September 4th, 2018

The Dark Between Stars: Poems Cover Image
By Atticus
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ISBN: 9781982104863
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Published: Atria Books - September 4th, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From the internationally bestselling author of Love Her Wild comes The Dark Between Stars, a new illustrated collection of heartfelt, whimsical, and romantic poems from Instagram poetry sensation, Atticus.

Atticus, has captured the hearts and minds of nearly 700k followers (including stars like Karlie Kloss,


Ordinary Beast: Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062688811
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Published: Ecco - September 4th, 2018

ONE OF PUBLISHERS WEEKLY'S TOP 10 POETRY BOOKS OF FALL 2017

NPR'S MOST ANTICIPATED POETRY BOOKS OF 2017


You/Poet: Learn the Art. Speak Your Truth. Share Your Voice. Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781507208342
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Published: Adams Media - September 4th, 2018

Offering a variety of advice for tapping into your creative voice, sharing your work online, and honing your writing skills, You/Poet shows you how to express yourself creatively through the art of poetry.

You may think that writing poetry requires a specific set of skills. You may have read books on writing poetry that were stuffy and full of strict rules and regulations.


Poetry 101: From Shakespeare and Rupi Kaur to Iambic Pentameter and Blank Verse, Everything You Need to Know about Poetry (Adams 101) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781507208397
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Published: Adams Media - September 4th, 2018

Become a poet and write poetry with ease with help from this clear and simple guide in the popular 101 series.

Poetry never goes out of style.


Human Hours: Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781555978143
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 4th, 2018

The triumphant follow-up collection to The Game of Boxes, winner of the James Laughlin Award


Magdalene: Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393356038
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 28th, 2018

Magdalene imagines the biblical figure of Mary Magdalene as a woman who embodies the spiritual and sensual, alive in a contemporary landscape--hailing a cab, raising a child, listening to news on the radio.


Be with Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780811226059
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - August 28th, 2018

The Carrying: Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781571315120
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Published: Milkweed Editions - August 14th, 2018

From National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Ada Lim n comes The Carrying--her most powerful collection yet.


Vivid: Poems & Notes About Color Cover Image
By Julie Paschkis, Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781250122292
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - July 31st, 2018

Playful poems and facts celebrate the colors of the rainbow in this beautiful nonfiction picture book.

Orange you sweet? Orange you plump and juicy? Orange you my favorite fruit?
Hey - you’re a tangerine!
B-lime-y.


Desert: Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781611805932
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Published: Shambhala - July 10th, 2018

The first collection of original poetry by the renowned nature writer and highly lauded translator of the Chinese classics.

Traveling today I
found a river
somewhere inside
me, wondered
 
how far it
wanders there
 
and how much
sky it
mirrors. All day
long, wind and desert


light, I
followed that river’s


American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin (Penguin Poets) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143133186
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Published: Penguin Books - June 19th, 2018

Longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award in Poetry

A powerful, timely, dazzling collection of sonnets from one of America's most acclaimed poets, Terrance Hayes, the National Book Award winning author of Lighthead

"Sonnets that reckon with Donald Trump's America." -The New York Times


Confessions of a Barefaced Woman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781597096096
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Published: Red Hen Press - June 12th, 2018

The poems in Allison Joseph's latest collection are smart, shameless, and empowered confessions of the best kind.


The Terrible: A Storyteller's Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143132622
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Published: Penguin Books - June 5th, 2018

“Devastating and lyrical.” —The New York Times

“Suspenseful and affecting.” —The New Yorker


Priest Turned Therapist Treats Fear of God: Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781555978075
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Published: Graywolf Press - June 5th, 2018

“Hoagland’s verse is consistently, and crucially, bloodied by a sense of menace and by straight talk.” —The New York Times

My heroes are the ones who don’t say much.
They don’t hug people they just met.
They don’t play louder when confused.
They use plain language even when they listen.


Scribbled in the Dark: Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062661180
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Published: Ecco - June 5th, 2018

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning former poet laureate, a collection of elegiac, irreverent new poems—an American master at the height of his talent


The Red Wheelbarrow & Other Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780811227889
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - May 29th, 2018

Because: A Lyric Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393635225
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 15th, 2018

Joshua Mensch's devastating lyric memoir, Because, explores with extraordinary literary power and sophistication the toxic power of adults who prey on the children in their care. Its story begins when Mensch is ten years old and first meets Don, the charming director of a youth wilderness camp and a lifelong friend of his parents.


A Dog Runs Through It: Poems Cover Image
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 1st, 2018

Reflecting on her long and celebrated career in poetry, two-time National Book Award finalist Linda Pastan was struck by the number of dogs that have appeared in her poems--whether as the primary subject or in the briefest of allusions. Dogs run through these poems, so to speak.


Please Don't Go Before I Get Better Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501196812
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Published: Gallery Books - May 1st, 2018

Discover this exquisite poetry and prose collection about the pains of growing up from the popular millennial Instagram poet, perfect for fans of Amanda Lovelace and Rupi Kaur.

Following her breakout debut Eighteen Years, poet Madisen Kuhn is thrilled to share this intimate portrait of a young woman navigating early adulthood and leaving her teenage years behind.

Chronicling


Typewriter Rodeo: Real People, Real Stories, Custom Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781449487003
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - April 3rd, 2018

What began as a playful idea among friends has made its way around the world, inspiring laughter, high-fives, hugs, and tears from New England to Brazil.


The Future Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781943735310
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Published: Button Poetry - April 17th, 2018

Filled with nostalgia, love, heartbreak, and the author's signature wry examinations of mental health, Neil Hilborn's second book helps explain what lives inside us, what we struggle to define. Written on the road over two years of touring, The Future is rugged, genuine, and relatable.


Wade in the Water: Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781555978136
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Published: Graywolf Press - April 3rd, 2018

The extraordinary new poetry collection by Tracy K. Smith, the Poet Laureate of the United States

Even the men in black armor, the ones
Jangling handcuffs and keys, what else

Are they so buffered against, if not love’s blade
Sizing up the heart’s familiar meat?

We watch and grieve. We sleep, stir, eat.
Love: the heart sliced open, gutted, clean.


Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501177347
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Published: Atria / 37 INK - March 6th, 2018

A beautifully illustrated book from Cleo Wade—the artist, poet, and speaker who has been called “the Millennial Oprah” by New York Magazine—that offers creative inspiration and life lessons through poetry, mantras, and affirmations, perfect for fans of the bestseller Milk & Honey.

True to her hugely popular Instagram account, Cleo Wade brings her moving


Girl with Death Mask (Blue Light Books) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780253032799
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Published: Indiana University Press - March 17th, 2018

Love, tequila, sex, first periods, late nights, abuse, and heartache. The journey from girl to womanhood is brimming with transformative magic that heals even as it shatters. These are the memories that haunt the dreams of what was and what could have been in Girl with Death Mask.


Corazón Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781945649134
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Published: Not a Cult - October 2nd, 2017

Coraz n is a love story. It is about the constant hunger for love. It is about feeding that hunger with another person and finding that sometimes it isn't enough. Salgado creates a world in which the heart can live anywhere; her fat brown body, her parents home country, a lover, a toothbrush, a mango, or a song.


You & Me & Why We Are in Love Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143110699
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Published: Penguin Books - January 2nd, 2018

A quirky collection of illustrated vignettes about love in its many forms