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The Book by Stéphane Mallarmé, translated by Sylvia Gorelick

Over the course of Mallarmé’s work and career, he became a prominent figure in the French symbolist movement, and his work influenced creators of diverse mediums. This publication contains the notes and fragments from the last decade of Mallarmé’s life and comprises a painstaking reproduction… Read More

Citizen Illegal by José Olivarez

José Olivarez’s style in Citizen Illegal is inviting and dynamic, using a variety of poetic forms (stanzas, prose blocks, self-interviews) to convey the experience of a singular speaker coming of age as a first generation Mexican-American. A series of short poems called “Mexican Heaven,” written in the… Read More

Indecency by Justin Phillip Reed

Ofttimes, when I open a book of poems, I am asking the poet a simple question: How are you reimagining the human experience? Justin Phillip Reed answers this question. In his debut, Indecency, winner of the 2018 National Book Award, Reed forces us to wrestle… Read More

Monument: Poems New & Selected by Natasha Trethewey

Like a seamless tapestry, Natasha Trethewey weaves together joy, provocation, and American history in her newest collection of poems, Monument: Poems New & Selected. Each section propels us forward as it interrogates not only the stories of Black Americans, but the erasure of trauma and… Read More

The Oval Window: A New Annotated Edition by J. H. Prynne

J. H. Prynne is often pointed to as the British paragon of late Modernist poets. Voluminous in folds as well as in fullness, his body of work was influenced early on by Pound’s Cantos and The Maximus Poems of Olson, expanding to absorb far-left sociopolitical concerns and to… Read More

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