New Releases: October 2018


Country House by Sarah Barber (Louisiana State University)
God’s Laughter by Tom Brush (Lynx House/UW)
Real Life: An Installation by Julie Carr (Omnidawn)
NOS (disorder, not otherwise specified) edited by Aby Kaupang & Matthew Cooperman (Futurepoem)
Another Dysfunctional Cancer Poem Anthology edited by Priscila Uppal & Meaghan Strimas (Mansfield)
An Absence So Great & Spontaneous It Is Evidence of Light by Anne Gorrick (The Operating System)
Barnburner by Erin Hoover (Elixir)
Phrase by Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe, translated by Leslie Hill (State University of New York)
The Gravel Lot That Was Montana by D. A. Lockhart (Mansfield)
How to Tell If You Are Human: Diagram Poems by Jessy Randall (Louisiana State University)
Air, Light, Dust, Shadow, Distance by Mary Ann Samyn (42 Miles)
On Second Thought by Priscila Uppal (Mansfield)


Lyric Multiples: Aspiration, Practice, Immanence, Migration by George Albon (Nightboat)
The Farm by Wendell Berry (Counterpoint)
Green-Wood by Allison Cobb (Nightboat)
Fate News by Norma Cole (Omnidawn)
Zora Neale Hurston’s Liberation Music Orchestra by Steve Dickison (Omnidawn)
Stay by Doug Messerli (Green Integer)
Parole by Angie Estes (Oberlin)
Let the House of Body Fall by Sara J. Grossman (New Issues)
Detroit & Selected Poems by Philip Hammial (Sheep Meadow)
May Is an Island by Jonathan Johnson (Carnegie Mellon)
Spell by Ann Lauterbach (Penguin)
So Far So Good by Ursula K. Le Guin (Copper Canyon)
Livingry by Gracie Leavitt (Nightboat)
My Oceanography by Harriet Levin (CavanKerry)
Stet by Dora Malech (Princeton)
The Neighbor Out of Sound by Jake Marmer (Sheep Meadow)
Museum of the Americas by J. Michael Martinez (Penguin)
Place-Discipline by Jose-Luis Moctezuma (Omnidawn)
The Identity Thief by Derek Mong (Saturnalia)
Day Counter by Sara Mumolo (Omnidawn)
The Lumberjack’s Dove: A Poem by GennaRose Nethercott (Ecco)
Bad Harvest by Dzvinia Orlowsky (Carnegie Mellon)
The Turning by Ricardo Pau-Llosa (Carnegie Mellon)
Each Tree Could Hold a Noose or a House by Nina Puro (New Issues)
For Hunger by Margaret Ronda (Saturnalia)
No Beautiful by Anne Marie Rooney (Carnegie Mellon)
My Life, I Lapped It Up: Selected Poems by Edoardo Sanguineti, translated by Will Schutt (Oberlin)
Season of Dares by Leah Silvieus (Bull City)
Flyover Country by Austin Smith (Princeton)
Imaginal Marriage by Eleanor Stanford (Carnegie Mellon)
Seance in Daylight by Yuki Tanaka (Bull City)
ESL or You Weren’t Here by Aldrin Valdez (Nightboat)
Crosslight for Youngbird by Asiya Wadud (Nightboat)
As iZ by Tyrone Williams (Omnidawn)
Hey, Marfa by Jeffrey Yang (Graywolf)


The Popol Vuh translated from the K’iche’ by Michael Bazzett (Milkweed)
Something for Everybody by Anselm Berrigan (Wave Books)
Education of a Young Poet by David Biespiel (Counterpoint)
Mirrormaker by Brian Laidlaw (Milkweed)
Anaphora by Kevin Goodan (Alice James)
War Songs by ‘Antarah ibn Shaddād, translated by James E. Montgomery with Richard Sieburth (New York University)
Preserving Fire: Selected Prose by Philip Lamantia, edited by Garrett Caples (Wave Books)
My Studio by Clarence Major (Louisiana State University)
Vicinity/Memoryall by Christine Deavel & J.W. Marshall (Entre Ríos)
Dresses from the Old Country by Laura Read (BOA)
A Scattering & Anniversary by Christopher Reid (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Obtuse Diary / Diario ottuso by Amelia Rosselli, translated by Deborah Woodard, Roberta Antognini & Dario De Pasquale (Entre Ríos)
The Blues Muse: Race, Gender & Musical Celebrity in American Poetry by Emily Ruth Rutter (University of Alabama)
XoeteoX: The Infinite Word Object by Edwin Torres (Wave Books)
Things as It Is by Chase Twichell (Copper Canyon)
The Ring of the Nibelung by Richard Wagner, translated by John Deathridge (Penguin)


Wobble by Rae Armantrout (Wesleyan)


Cutting the Wire: Photographs & Poetry from the US-Mexico Border by Bruce Berman, Ray Gonzalez & Lawrence Welsh (University of New Mexico)
Blue Rooms by Morri Creech (Waywiser)
The Weather in Normal by Carrie Etter (Station Hill)
A Furnace by Roy Fisher (Flood)


The Shallow by Stacey Lynn Brown (Persea)
A Portrait of the Self as Nation: New & Selected Poems by Marilyn Chin (W. W. Norton)
Anarcha Speaks: A History in Poems by Dominique Cristina (Beacon)
The River in the Sky: A Poem by Clive James (Liveright)
Girls Are Coming out of the Woods by Tishani Doshi (Copper Canyon)
Hold by Bob Hicok (Copper Canyon)
Forty-Five by Frieda Hughes (HarperCollins)
Sky Wri Tei Ngs by Nasser Hussain (Coach House)
Yellow Moving Van by Ron Koertge (University of Pittsburgh)
Obits by Tess Liem (Coach House)
Plasma by Bradley Paul (University of Pittsburgh)
Midday at the Super-Kamiokande by Matthew Tierney (Coach House)
Sidebend World by Charles Harper Webb (University of Pittsburgh)


Teeth Never Sleep by Ángel García (University of Arkansas)
Our Earliest Tattoos by Peter Twal (University of Arkansas)


Near/Miss by Charles Bernstein (University of Chicago)
Mend by Kwoya Fagin Maples (University Press of Kentucky)


The Oresteia: Agamemnon, Women at the Graveside, Orestes in Athens by Aeschylus, translated by Oliver Taplin (Liveright)
Collected Poems by Robert Bly (W. W. Norton)
Counter-Desecration: A Glossary for Writing within the Anthropocene edited by Linda Russo & Marthe Reed (Wesleyan)
In the World Enormous by Tomer Inbar (Station Hill/Barrytown)
The Easiness & the Loneliness by Asta Olivia Nordenhof, translated by Susanna Nied (Open Letter)
Dangerous Household Items by David Orr (Copper Canyon)
Selected Poems by John Updike, edited by Christopher Carduff (Knopf)


Hotel des Archives: A Trilogy by Chris Tysh (Station Hill/Barrytown)


Dissolve by Sherwin Bitsui (Copper Canyon)
Instruments of the True Measure by Laura Da’ (University of Arizona)
After Emily: Two Remarkable Women & the Legacy of America’s Greatest Poet by Julie Dobrow (W. W. Norton)
Distant Center by Ha Jin (Copper Canyon)
Flow: The Collected Poems, 1991–2018 by Roy Miki, edited by Michael Barnholden (Talonbooks)
On Haiku by Hiroaki Sato (New Directions)
See About by Sebastien Smirou, translated by Andrew Zawacki (La Presse/Fence)