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1. Cover image for 'From the Valley of Bronze Camels'
A Primer, Some Lectures, & A Boondoggle on Poetry
Jane Miller
"What makes art 'modern' and what does 'urgent' mean now?"
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A Primer, Some Lectures, & A Boondoggle on Poetry
Jane Miller
"What makes art 'modern' and what does 'urgent' mean now?"
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A Primer, Some Lectures, & A Boondoggle on Poetry
Jane Miller

“What makes art ‘modern’ and what does ‘urgent’ mean now?”

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Essays on the Cultural Life of Poetry
Tony Hoagland
Tony Hoagland’s essays, full of sharp wit and astute observations, draw out the poetry hiding everywhere in American culture.
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Poetry as Refuge and Resistance
Philip Metres

Philip Metres’s essays demonstrate the necessity of poetry in uncertain times

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Poetry as Refuge and Resistance
Philip Metres
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4. Cover image for 'Someone Shot My Book'
Julie Carr
A volume in the Poets on Poetry series, which collects critical works by contemporary poets, gathering together the articles, interviews, and book reviews by which they have articulated the poetics of a new generation.
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Julie Carr
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An Ethics of Practice
Claudia Keelan
A volume in the Poets on Poetry series, which collects critical works by contemporary poets, gathering together the articles, interviews, and book reviews by which they have articulated the poetics of a new generation.
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An Ethics of Practice
Claudia Keelan
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Toward a 21st Century Poetics
Rigoberto González
A volume in the Poets on Poetry series, which collects critical works by contemporary poets, gathering together the articles, interviews, and book reviews by which they have articulated the poetics of a new generation.
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Toward a 21st Century Poetics
Rigoberto González
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Selected Essays
Garrett Hongo
A volume in the Poets on Poetry series, which collects critical works by contemporary poets, gathering together the articles, interviews, and book reviews by which they have articulated the poetics of a new generation.
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Selected Essays
Garrett Hongo
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8. Cover image for 'The Little Death of Self'
Nine Essays toward Poetry
Marianne Boruch
Marianne Boruch indulges in the joy of the short leap between poetry and the essay

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Nine Essays toward Poetry
Marianne Boruch
Marianne Boruch indulges in the joy of the short leap between poetry and the essay

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Nine Essays toward Poetry
Marianne Boruch
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Essays, Interviews, and Commentaries
Yusef Komunyakaa; Edited by Radiclani Clytus
A new prose collection by Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa

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Essays, Interviews, and Commentaries
Yusef Komunyakaa; Edited by Radiclani Clytus
A new prose collection by Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa

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Essays, Interviews, and Commentaries
Yusef Komunyakaa; Edited by Radiclani Clytus
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Essays on Poetry
Khaled Mattawa
The latest volume in the Poets on Poetry series collects 12 essays by the internationally acclaimed poet, translator, and critic Khaled Mattawa
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Essays on Poetry
Khaled Mattawa
The latest volume in the Poets on Poetry series collects 12 essays by the internationally acclaimed poet, translator, and critic Khaled Mattawa
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Essays on Poetry
Khaled Mattawa
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11. Cover image for 'The Skin of Meaning'
Collected Literary Essays and Talks
Aaron Shurin
Explores the way poetry can combine social awareness and lyric vision
 
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Collected Literary Essays and Talks
Aaron Shurin
Explores the way poetry can combine social awareness and lyric vision
 
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Collected Literary Essays and Talks
Aaron Shurin
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12. Cover image for 'Resident Alien'
On Border-crossing and the Undocumented Divine
Kazim Ali
A deeply complex and beautiful analysis of poetry in its many forms and its use in collaborations with other arts and disciplines.

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On Border-crossing and the Undocumented Divine
Kazim Ali
A deeply complex and beautiful analysis of poetry in its many forms and its use in collaborations with other arts and disciplines

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On Border-crossing and the Undocumented Divine
Kazim Ali
A deeply complex and beautiful analysis of poetry in its many forms and its use in collaborations with other arts and disciplines
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13. Cover image for 'Immanent Distance'
Poetry and the Metaphysics of the Near at Hand
Bruce Bond
Explores the role of poetry as a transfigurative process
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Poetry and the Metaphysics of the Near at Hand
Bruce Bond
Explores the role of poetry as a transfigurative process

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Poetry and the Metaphysics of the Near at Hand
Bruce Bond
Explores the role of poetry as a transfigurative process
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14. Cover image for 'From the Valley of Making'
Essays on the Craft of Poetry
David Wojahn
An impassioned consideration of the place of poetry—and the poet—in an ever-changing world
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Essays on the Craft of Poetry
David Wojahn
An impassioned consideration of the place of poetry—and the poet—in an ever-changing world
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Poetry, Media, Occults
Joyelle McSweeney
An exploration of poetry as an expression of biology
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Poetry, Media, Occults
Joyelle McSweeney
An exploration of poetry as an expression of biology
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Poetry, Media, Occults
Joyelle McSweeney
An exploration of poetry as an expression of biology
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16. Cover image for 'Windows and Doors'
A Poet Reads Literary Theory
Natasha Saje
A poetry handbook rooted in theory, history, and philosophy
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A Poet Reads Literary Theory
Natasha Saje
A poetry handbook rooted in theory, history, and philosophy
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17. Cover image for 'Yes, There Will Be Singing'
Marilyn Krysl
A powerful collection of essays that ruminates on poetry’s profound spiritual and healing possibilities
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Marilyn Krysl
A powerful collection of essays that ruminates on poetry’s profound spiritual and healing possibilities

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18. Cover image for 'Show Me Your Environment'
Essays on Poetry, Poets, and Poems
David Baker
The sense of place and connection to it as seen through the lens of environmental conscience
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Essays on Poetry, Poets, and Poems
David Baker
The sense of place and connection to it as seen through the lens of a poet's conscience
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Essays on Poetry, Poets, and Poems
David Baker
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Essays on Poesis
T. R. Hummer
A series of essays on poetry, music, and "making" by renowned poet T. R. Hummer
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Essays on Poesis
T. R. Hummer
A series of essays on poetry, music, and "making" by renowned poet T. R. Hummer
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Essays on Poesis
T. R. Hummer
A series of essays on poetry, music, and "making" by renowned poet T. R. Hummer
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20. Cover image for 'The Game Changed'
Essays and Other Prose
Lawrence Joseph

Essays on poetry by the most important poet-lawyer of our era

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Essays and Other Prose
Lawrence Joseph

Essays on poetry by the most important poet-lawyer of our era

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Essays and Other Prose
Lawrence Joseph
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Essays
Cole Swensen
Collected essays by a prominent contemporary poet
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Essays
Cole Swensen
Collected essays by a prominent contemporary poet
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Essays
Cole Swensen
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22. Cover image for 'Diary of a Poem'
Andrew Hudgins
A humorous and insightful collection of essays on poetry and its process
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Andrew Hudgins
A humorous and insightful collection of essays on poetry and its process
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David Mason
Meditations on the life of poetry by an award-winning poet
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Essays by David Mason
Meditations on the life of poetry by an award-winning poet
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Essays on Poets and Poetry, 1987-2009
Marilyn Hacker

Editor of the acclaimed Poets on Poetry series collects her own essays on the subject

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Essays on Poets and Poetry, 1987-2009
Marilyn Hacker

Editor of the acclaimed Poets on Poetry series collects her own essays on the subject

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essays on poetry, art, and the architecture of silence
Kazim Ali

An American poet takes on Eastern philosophy, Western culture, and his Muslim heritage

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essays on poetry, art, and the architecture of silence
Kazim Ali

An American poet takes on Eastern philosophy, Western culture, and his Muslim heritage

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Essays and Commentaries
Martín Espada
Essays from a nationally acclaimed Latino poet
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Essays and Commentaries
Martín Espada
Essays from a nationally acclaimed Latino poet
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Further Essays on Identity, Politics, and the Freedom of Poetry
Reginald Shepherd
National Book Critics Circle Award finalist's posthumous volume of critical essays
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Further Essays on Identity, Politics, and the Freedom of Poetry
Reginald Shepherd
National Book Critics Circle Award finalist's posthumous volume of critical essays
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Grace Schulman

Award-winning poet explores the exhilaration of reading

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Grace Schulman

Award-winning poet explores the exhilaration of reading

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Meena Alexander

A prominent poet brings the experience of the world to her struggles to find her place in America, and explores what the many cultures in this country mean for poets practicing their craft

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Meena Alexander

A prominent poet brings the experience of the world to her struggles to find her place in America, and explores what the many cultures in this country mean for poets practicing their craft

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Thirty Years of Thinking About Poetry
Sandra M. Gilbert
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Thirty Years of Thinking About Poetry
Sandra M. Gilbert
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Thirty Years of Thinking About Poetry
Sandra M. Gilbert
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Selected Essays, 1989-2007
Alfred Corn
A collection of essays from one of the most accomplished poets of his generation on a wide variety of subjects, from Elizabeth Bishop to Virginia Woolf and Wordsworth
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Selected Essays, 1989-2007
Alfred Corn
A collection of essays from one of the most accomplished poets of his generation on a wide variety of subjects, from Elizabeth Bishop to Virginia Woolf and Wordsworth
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Essays on Identity, Politics, and the Freedom of Poetry
Reginald Shepherd
Essays by the distinguished contemporary poet and writer Reginald Shepherd explore among other subjects personal history, the meaning of beauty, and gay poets
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Essays on Identity, Politics, and the Freedom of Poetry
Reginald Shepherd
Essays by the distinguished contemporary poet and writer Reginald Shepherd explore among other subjects personal history, the meaning of beauty, and gay poets
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Essays on Identity, Politics, and the Freedom of Poetry
Reginald Shepherd
Essays by the distinguished contemporary poet and writer Reginald Shepherd explore among other subjects personal history, the meaning of beauty, and gay poets
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Lectures, Interviews, and Outtakes
Edward Dorn
Collects the commentary of the later years and last days of one of America's most powerful and unique poets
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Essays, Reviews, and Interviews
Elizabeth Alexander
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35. Cover image for 'The Failure of Poetry, The Promise of Language'
Laura (Riding) Jackson
Brings together four decades of largely unpublished work by  Jackson, exploring the rationale for her renunciation of poetry in 1941 after two decades as a poet
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Laura (Riding) Jackson
Brings together four decades of largely unpublished work by  Jackson, exploring the rationale for her renunciation of poetry in 1941 after two decades as a poet
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Essays on Art and Poetry
John Yau
Insightful essays on art and poetry by the acclaimed writer, critic, and curator
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Essays on Art and Poetry
John Yau
Insightful essays on art and poetry by the acclaimed writer, critic, and curator
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Charles Simic
An eclectic array of essays, reviews, and memoir by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Simic
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Charles Simic
An eclectic array of essays, reviews, and memoir by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Simic
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John Ashbery
Fifty years of writing on literature, film, and art by one of the most influential poets and critics of our time
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John Ashbery
Fifty years of writing on literature, film, and art by one of the most influential poets and critics of our time
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Essays on Poetry
Alice Notley
A collection of critical pieces by acclaimed poet Alice Notley, author of Mysteries of Small Houses and Disobedience
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Essays on Poetry
Alice Notley
A collection of critical pieces by acclaimed poet Alice Notley, author of Mysteries of Small Houses and Disobedience
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Essays on Women, Form, and the Poetic Self
Annie Finch
A collection of essays, reviews, and memoir by one of the brightest poet-critics of her generation
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Essays on Women, Form, and the Poetic Self
Annie Finch
A collection of essays, reviews, and memoir by one of the brightest poet-critics of her generation
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Essays on Women, Form, and the Poetic Self
Annie Finch
A collection of essays, reviews, and memoir by one of the brightest poet-critics of her generation
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41. Cover image for 'Poetry and What is Real'
Richard Tillinghast
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Essays
Paul Hoover
Pointed essays and an interview from one of contemporary literature's most engaging critics, poets, and editors
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Essays
Paul Hoover
Pointed essays and an interview from one of contemporary literature's most engaging critics, poets, and editors
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43. Cover image for 'Further Requirements'
Interviews, Broadcasts, Statements and Book Reviews, 1952-85
Philip Larkin
Collects a wide range of writing by this witty and astute British poet, including commentary on a diverse list of authors
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Meditations on the Writing Life
William Stafford, Edited by Paul Merchant & Vincent Wixon
A gathering of poems, articles, aphorisms, writing exercises, and interviews from this prolific and venerable author
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Meditations on the Writing Life
William Stafford, Edited by Paul Merchant & Vincent Wixon
A gathering of poems, articles, aphorisms, writing exercises, and interviews from this prolific and venerable author
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45. Cover image for 'Barrier of a Common Language'
An American Looks at Contemporary British Poetry
Dana Gioia
The latest offering in the Poets on Poetry series from the acclaimed poet, critic, and current chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts
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46. Cover image for 'The Metaphysician in the Dark'
Charles Simic
From one of America's foremost contemporary poets, a scintillating, surprising collection of essays on everything from poetry and art to the fine art of sausage-making
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with Trial of a Poet
Karl Shapiro
Now back in print, two brilliant verse-essays on poets and poetry by an American master
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with Trial of a Poet
Karl Shapiro
Now back in print, two brilliant verse-essays on poets and poetry by an American master
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Memoirs
Charles Simic
The coming-of-age of one of America's best-loved poets, from his childhood in war-torn Yugoslavia to his bohemian years in New York City
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49. Cover image for 'Soul Barnacles'
Ten More Years with Ray
Tess Gallagher
Documents that chronicle the story of a literary partnership and marriage that did not end with death
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Ten More Years with Ray
Tess Gallagher
Documents that chronicle the story of a literary partnership and marriage that did not end with death
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Poetry and Identity
David Mura
Essays and interviews on the relationship of color and the literary canon
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51. Cover image for 'So Ask'
Essays, Conversations, and Interviews
Philip Levine
An engaging and intimate collection by an American original
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Essays, Conversations, and Interviews
Philip Levine
An engaging and intimate collection by an American original
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52. Cover image for 'The Castle of Perseverance'
Job Opportunities in Contemporary Poetry
Thomas M. Disch
Eminently readable and refreshingly candid essays on literature and culture, by a master of many literary genres and forms
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American Poetry at Large
Stephen Yenser
Reflections on the state of poetry and criticism by a master of both genres
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Essays on Poetry
Mark Jarman
How a poem tells a story, and the importance of narrative as core of a poem's body and key to its soul
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Essays on Poetry
Mark Jarman
How a poem tells a story, and the importance of narrative as core of a poem's body and key to its soul
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55. Cover image for 'The Instant of Knowing'
Lectures, Criticism, and Occasional Prose
Josephine Jacobsen
A rich assortment of the writings of rediscovered octogenarian poet Josephine Jacobsen
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Toward an Autobiography
Philip Levine
An extraordinary memoir from one of our most celebrated poets
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Contemporary American Poetry
Linda Gregerson
Appraises the work of significant American poets in engaging and erudite essays by a leading critic and scholar
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58. Cover image for 'The Poetry Blues'
Essays and Interviews
William Matthews
A posthumous collection of essays on poetry, jazz, art, and language by one of America's most well respected poets
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59. Cover image for 'The Gazer Within'
Larry Levis
A posthumous collection of essays, reviews, and interviews by Larry Levis
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Larry Levis
A posthumous collection of essays, reviews, and interviews by Larry Levis
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60. Cover image for 'The Straight Line'
Writing on Poetry and Poets
Ron Padgett
A lively and diverse collection of prose by an esteemed poet-teacher
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Writing on Poetry and Poets
Ron Padgett
A lively and diverse collection of prose by an esteemed poet-teacher
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61. Cover image for 'Merrill, Cavafy, Poems, and Dreams'
Rachel Hadas
A varied and generous sampling of more than a decade's worth of prose by an important poet
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Rachel Hadas
A varied and generous sampling of more than a decade's worth of prose by an important poet
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62. Cover image for 'Blue Notes'
Essays, Interviews, and Commentaries
Yusef Komunyakaa
Gathers essays, interviews, poems, and performance texts by one of America's most significant contemporary poets
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Essays, Interviews, and Commentaries
Yusef Komunyakaa
Gathers essays, interviews, poems, and performance texts by one of America's most significant contemporary poets
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63. Cover image for 'Dancing at the Devil's Party'
Essays on Poetry, Politics, and the Erotic
Alicia Suskin Ostriker
Essays that explore the meaning of politics, love, and spiritual life in American poetry from Whitman to the present
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Essays on Poetry, Politics, and the Erotic
Alicia Suskin Ostriker
Essays that explore the meaning of politics, love, and spiritual life in American poetry from Whitman to the present
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Essays
John Koethe
Essays by a prize-winning poet that explore the intersection of poetry and philosophy
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Essays
John Koethe
Essays by a prize-winning poet that explore the intersection of poetry and philosophy
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65. Cover image for 'Required Writing'
Miscellaneous Pieces 1955-1982
Philip Larkin
Recollections, interviews, essays, and reviews by the revered English poet
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66. Cover image for 'Responsive Reading'
Edward Hirsch
Collects prose that crosses geographic, historical, and linguistic borders, engaging literature as an international activity
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Edward Hirsch
Collects prose that crosses geographic, historical, and linguistic borders, engaging literature as an international activity
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67. Cover image for 'The Route as Briefed'
James Tate
Interviews, essays, short stories, memoirs--and a recipe by this contemporary poet
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James Tate
Interviews, essays, short stories, memoirs--and a recipe by this contemporary poet
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68. Cover image for 'The Occasions of Poetry'
Essays in Criticism and Autobiography
Thom Gunn
Memoirs and criticism that chronicle some of the most significant literary currents of our time
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69. Cover image for 'The Poetry of Everyday Life'
John Hollander
Engaging essays that explore poetry's relationship to life and to other forms of literature
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John Hollander
Engaging essays that explore poetry's relationship to life and to other forms of literature
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70. Cover image for 'Bardic Deadlines'
Reviewing Poetry, 1984-95
Geoffrey O'Brien
Reviews the most innovative poetry of recent years and the more traditional forms that preceded it
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Reviewing Poetry, 1984-95
Geoffrey O'Brien
Reviews the most innovative poetry of recent years and the more traditional forms that preceded it
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71. Cover image for 'Between the Iceberg and the Ship'
Selected Essays
Anne Stevenson
Essays and interviews by a prominent Anglo-American poet, critic, and scholar
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Selected Essays
Anne Stevenson
Essays and interviews by a prominent Anglo-American poet, critic, and scholar
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72. Cover image for 'All the Rage'
William Logan
Early reviews by the author known as "the most dangerous poetry critic not dead"
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William Logan
Early reviews by the author known as "the most dangerous poetry critic not dead"
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73. Cover image for 'Poetry and Consciousness'
C. K. Williams
Meditations from one of our most esteemed contemporary critics and poets
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C. K. Williams
Meditations from one of our most esteemed contemporary critics and poets
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74. Cover image for 'Made with Words'
May Swenson
Recovers poet May Swenson's fiction, criticism, and drama--and her correspondence with Elizabeth Bishop
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75. Cover image for 'Crossing Unmarked Snow'
Further Views on the Writer's Vocation
William Stafford
Essays, interviews, and poetry by revered poet and teacher William Stafford
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76. Cover image for 'Orphan Factory'
Essays and Memoirs
Charles Simic
Collects autobiographical and critical writing by one of our most gifted and uncategorizable poets
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77. Cover image for 'The Long Schoolroom'
Lessons in the Bitter Logic of the Poetic Principle
Allen Grossman
A distinguished poet and scholar upends the notion that poetry can save the world.
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Lessons in the Bitter Logic of the Poetic Principle
Allen Grossman
A distinguished poet and scholar upends the notion that poetry can save the world.
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78. Cover image for 'Women and Poetry'
Truth, Autobiography, and the Shape of the Self
Carol Muske
Assesses the state of women's poetry today while celebrating its intrinsic diversity
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79. Cover image for 'Guns and Boyhood in America'
A Memoir of Growing Up in the 50s
Jonathan Holden
America the beautiful: baseball, summer camp, and homophobia.
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80. Cover image for 'Set in Motion'
Essays, Interviews, and Dialogues
A. R. Ammons
Prose reflections on the nature, nuances, and undiminished importance of poetry
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Essays, Interviews, and Dialogues
A. R. Ammons
Prose reflections on the nature, nuances, and undiminished importance of poetry
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Essays, Interviews, and Dialogues
A. R. Ammons
Prose reflections on the nature, nuances, and undiminished importance of poetry
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81. Cover image for 'The Art of Poetry'
Kenneth Koch
Essays, interviews, parodies and cartoons by a distinguished poet and teacher
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82. Cover image for 'A World That Will Hold All the People'
Suzanne Gardinier
Meditations on politics and poetry from a vital young American poet
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83. Cover image for 'AMERIFIL.TXT'
A Commonplace Book
Douglas Crase
A poet's selection of uncommon meditations on the nature of the American character
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84. Cover image for 'Written in Water, Written in Stone'
Twenty Years of Poets on Poetry
Martin Lammon, Editor
Celebrates the twentieth anniversary of this important and influential book series
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85. Cover image for 'Trying to Say It'
Outlooks and Insights on How Poems Happen
Philip Booth
Essays that reveal the pulses of a teacher's mind and a poet's heart
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86. Cover image for 'The Spiral of Memory'
Interviews
Joy Harjo
Intimate, illuminating conversations with one of the most important voices in contemporary American poetry
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86. Cover image for 'The Spiral of Memory'
Interviews
Joy Harjo
Intimate, illuminating conversations with one of the most important voices in contemporary American poetry
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86. Cover image for 'The Spiral of Memory'
Interviews
Joy Harjo
Intimate, illuminating conversations with one of the most important voices in contemporary American poetry
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87. Cover image for 'Quarter Notes'
Improvisations and Interviews
Charles Wright
Uncommon prose reflections on the craft of poetry
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87. Cover image for 'Quarter Notes'
Improvisations and Interviews
Charles Wright
Uncommon prose reflections on the craft of poetry
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88. Cover image for 'Robert Lowell's Life and Work'
Damaged Grandeur
Richard Tillinghast, Editor
A critical memoir of Robert Lowell by a friend and former student who knew him well
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88. Cover image for 'Robert Lowell's Life and Work'
Damaged Grandeur
Richard Tillinghast, Editor
A critical memoir of Robert Lowell by a friend and former student who knew him well
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89. Cover image for 'The Big Question'
David Lehman
Uncommon perspectives on postmodernism, political correctness, and poetry slams
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90. Cover image for 'Poetry's Old Air'
Marianne Boruch
A rich gathering of evocative essays that link literature and the world beyond it
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91. Cover image for 'Death to the Death of Poetry'
Essays, Reviews, Notes, Interviews
Donald Hall
A spirited defense of the vitality of contemporary poetry.
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91. Cover image for 'Death to the Death of Poetry'
Essays, Reviews, Notes, Interviews
Donald Hall
A spirited defense of the vitality of contemporary poetry.
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91. Cover image for 'Death to the Death of Poetry'
Essays, Reviews, Notes, Interviews
Donald Hall
A spirited defense of the vitality of contemporary poetry.
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92. Cover image for 'The Unemployed Fortune-Teller'
Essays and Memoirs
Charles Simic
Provides glimpses into the origins of Charles Simic's poetry
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Paper 1995 $18.95 Available Add Paper for "The Unemployed Fortune-Teller" to Cart
93. Cover image for 'Eloquence and Mere Life'
Essays on the Art of Poetry
Alan Williamson
Assesses past and future generations of poets and examines the standards by which they should be measured
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Paper 1995 $19.95 Available Add Paper for "Eloquence and Mere Life" to Cart
94. Cover image for 'Ships Going into the Blue'
Essays and Notes on Poetry
Louis Simpson
A revealing collection of Louis Simpson's autobiographical reflections and critical essays
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94. Cover image for 'Ships Going into the Blue'
Essays and Notes on Poetry
Louis Simpson
A revealing collection of Louis Simpson's autobiographical reflections and critical essays
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95. Cover image for 'Tales Out of School'
Selected Interviews
Robert Creeley
Five revealing interviews with an American poet whose skills were honed by the upheavals of the 1960s
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96. Cover image for 'Shelf Life'
Essays, Memoirs, and an Interview
Thom Gunn
The first collection of Anglo-American poet Thom Gunn's prose reflections on the poet's craft.
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Paper 1994 $18.95 Available Add Paper for "Shelf Life" to Cart
97. Cover image for 'Words to Create a World'
Daniel Hoffman
Reflections on poetry, from the birth of modernism to the present
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98. Cover image for 'Suicides and Jazzers'
Hayden Carruth
Musings and revelations about poetry, jazz, and the rocky course of one poet's life
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99. Cover image for 'The Line Forms Here'
David Lehman
Reflections on poetry by a critic and poet who is also a distinguished literary journalist
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99. Cover image for 'The Line Forms Here'
David Lehman
Relfections on poetry by a critic and poet who is also a distinguished literary journalist
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100. Cover image for 'Working Time'
Essays on Poetry, Culture, and Travel
Jane Miller
Essays that explore literature, art, and contemporary culture and their connections to time and place
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101. Cover image for 'Predecessors, Et Cetera'
Essays
Amy Clampitt
Reflecting on her poetic predecessors and contemporaries, Amy Clampitt reveals the many connections in their craft
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102. Cover image for 'Poems Are Hard to Read'
William Meredith
Gathers together a half-century of prose pieces written by this esteemed poet
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103. Cover image for 'Wonderful Words, Silent Truth'
Essays on Poetry and a Memoir
Charles Simic
Included in this collection of essays is an autobiographical sketch of the poet's early years in Yugoslavia during World War II
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103. Cover image for 'Wonderful Words, Silent Truth'
Essays on Poetry and a Memoir
Charles Simic
Included in this collection of essays is an autobiographical sketch of the poet's early years in Yugoslavia during World War II
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104. Cover image for 'Curiosities'
William Matthews
These essays reveal the poet's fascination with the relationship between language and emotional life
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105. Cover image for 'Halflife'
Improvisations and Interviews, 1977-87
Charles Wright
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106. Cover image for 'Poetry and Ambition'
Essays 1982--88
Donald Hall
A compelling collection of essays on the state of contemporary poetry
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107. Cover image for 'A Concert of Tenses'
Essays on Poetry
Tess Gallagher
Gallagher writes of contemporary poets and of the influences on her poetry
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108. Cover image for 'You Must Revise Your Life'
William Stafford
Stafford reflects on the writing process and on the influences on his art
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109. Cover image for 'The Uncertain Certainty'
Interviews, Essays, and Notes on Poetry
Charles Simic
Provides a critical and autobiographical context for viewing Simic's poetry
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110. Cover image for 'No Evil Star'
Selected Essays, Interviews, and Prose
Anne Sexton
Collects the best of Anne Sexton's memoirs and prose reflections on her development as a poet
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Paper 1985 $27.95 Available Add Paper for "No Evil Star" to Cart
111. Cover image for 'Collected Prose'
Robert Hayden
A collection of essays on poetry and the experiences that influenced this poet
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Robert Hayden
A collection of essays on poetry and the experiences that influenced this poet
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112. Cover image for 'Effluences from the Sacred Caves'
More Selected Essays and Reviews
Hayden Carruth
Collects essays and reviews by one of America's foremost poets, essayists, and jazz aficionados
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113. Cover image for 'A Ballet for the Ear'
Interviews, Essays, and Reviews
John Logan
Logan writes of contemporary poets and of his own work
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114. Cover image for 'Collected Prose'
James Wright
A collection of Wright's essays on the language of poetry
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115. Cover image for 'Writing Like a Woman'
Alicia Ostriker
Essays on women poets and on the relationship between gender and creativity
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116. Cover image for 'Parti-Colored Blocks for a Quilt'
Marge Piercy
Piercy writes of women and poetry and of woman becoming poet
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117. Cover image for 'The Weather for Poetry'
Essays, Reviews, and Notes on Poetry, 1977-81
Donald Hall
A collection of essays on the work of contemporary poets
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118. Cover image for 'Living Off the Country'
Essays on Poetry and Place
John Haines
Reflections on how landscape, the imagination, and the "real world" color the creative process
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119. Cover image for 'Don't Ask'
Philip Levine
Interviews with the poet Philip Levine on the subject of his poetry
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120. Cover image for 'A Company of Poets'
Louis Simpson
Simpson's ideas about the nature of poetry and critiques of his contemporaries
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121. Cover image for 'Talking All Morning'
Robert Bly
Engaging essays, interviews and poetry on solitude, politics, and the role of gender consciousness in the creative process
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122. Cover image for 'To Make a Prairie'
Essays on Poets, Poetry, and Country Living
Maxine Kumin
Kumin reflects on the process of writing poetry and on life in the country
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123. Cover image for 'Trying to Explain'
Donald Davie
An analysis of the major voices in the contemporary poetic traditions of England, Ireland, and America
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124. Cover image for 'Goatfoot Milktongue Twinbird'
Interviews, Essays, and Notes on Poetry, 1970-76
Donald Hall
Lively, pointed, often polemical essays and interviews on the nature of creativity and the function of poetry
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Paper 1978 $23.95 Available Add Paper for "Goatfoot Milktongue Twinbird" to Cart
125. Cover image for 'Walking Down the Stairs'
Selections from Interviews
Galway Kinnell
Collects Kinnell's thoughts about poetry
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126. Cover image for 'Writing the Australian Crawl'
William Stafford
Stafford's advice to beginning poets has become a favorite text in writing programs
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Poets on Poetry collects critical works by contemporary poets, gathering together the articles, interviews, and book reviews by which they have articulated the poetics of a new generation.

Poets on Poetry

Poets on Poetry collects critical works by contemporary poets, gathering together the articles, interviews, and book reviews by which they have articulated the poetics of a new generation.


Founding Editor
Donald Hall

Editor, 2021-2026
Derek Pollard
dpollard@mailfence.com

Editors, 2012-2019
Marilyn Hacker
Kazim Ali

Editors, 2006-2011
Marilyn Hacker
Annie Finch

Editor, 1994-2006
David Lehman
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Series Editors

Founding Editor
Donald Hall

Editor, 2021-2026
Derek Pollard
dpollard@mailfence.com

Editors, 2012-2019
Marilyn Hacker
Kazim Ali

Editors, 2006-2011
Marilyn Hacker
Annie Finch

Editor, 1994-2006
David Lehman

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