New Releases: July 2019


Collected Poems by Carol Ann Duffy (Picador)
& more black by t’ai freedom ford (Augury)
Raven by John Smelcer (Leapfrog)
Poems Written Abroad (The Lilly Library Manuscript) by Stephen Spender, edited by Christoph Irmscher (Indiana University)


A Jazz Funeral for Uncle Tom by Harmony Holiday (Birds, LLC)
Feel Free by Nick Laird (W. W. Norton)
The Ribbon at Olympia’s Throat (fragments & essays) by Michel Leiris, translated by Christine Pichini (Semiotext(e))
Letters Written & Not Sent by William Louis-Dreyfus (Red Hen)
Big Cabin by Ron Padgett (Coffee House)
Come Closer & Listen by Charles Simic (Ecco)
The Government Lake: Last Poems by James Tate (Ecco)
Spiritual Exercises by Mark Yakich (Penguin)


Hatred of Translation by Nathanaël (Nightboat)
The Song of Kieu: A New Lament by Du Nguyen (Penguin)
Praising the Paradox by Tina Schumann (Red Hen)
Selected Poems of Edith Wharton edited by Irene Golman-Price (Picador)


An Infusion of Violets by Nancy Naomi Carlson (Seagull)
Mydriasis: Followed by “To the Icebergs” by J. M. G. Le Clézio, translated by Teresa Lavender Fagan (Seagull)
Poetry & Time by Joachim Sartorius, with illustrations by Max Neumann, translated by Alexander Booth (Seagull)


One Lark, One Horse by Michael Hofmann (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Herman Melville: Complete Poems edited by Hershel Parker (Library of America)
Sunday Sparrows by Song Lin, translated by Jami Proctor Xu (Zephyr)
Mirror by Zhang Zao, translated by Fiona Sze-Lorrain (Zephyr)


Of Land, Bones & Money: Toward a South African Ecopoetics by Emily McGiffin (University of Virginia)


The Haiku of Bashō: 5-7-5 translated by John White & Kemmyo Taira Sato (Buddhist Society)
Anaphora by Scott Cairns (Paraclete)
No Matter by Jana Prikryl (Tim Duggan)
The Pocket Sappho translated by Willis Barnstone (Shambhala)


The Prime Anniversary by Jay Wright (Flood)


Nineveh by Zohar Atkins (Carcanet)
A Few Interiors by Rowland Bagnall (Carcanet)
Skin Can Hold by Vahni Capildeo (Carcanet)
In Her Feminine Sign by Dunya Mikhail (New Directions)
Sleep preceded by Saying Poetry by Jacques Roubaud translated by Matthew B. Smith (La Presse/Fence)