New Releases: September 2019


Hard Damage by Aria Aber (University of Nebraska)
The Suicide’s Son by James Arthur (Signal Editions)
Modern Sudanese Poetry: An Anthology translated & edited by Adil Babikir (University of Nebraska)
Diurne by Kristin George Bagdanov (Tupelo)
Earth by Hannah Brooks-Motl (The Song Cave)
Camera by Marcelline Delbecq, translated from the French by Emmelene Landon (Ugly Duckling Presse)
The Accidental by Gina Franco (University of Arkansas)
The Music of Her Rivers by Renny Golden (University of New Mexico)
The Odyssey by Ken Hunt (Book*hug)
Music Is Everything: Selected Poems of Slavko Mihalić translated by Dasha C. Nisula (Exile Editions)
Anonymous Landscape by Yuko Otomo (Lithic)
The Long White Cloud of Unknowing by Lisa Samuels (chax)
Wile & Wing by Kimi Sugioka (Manic D)
Syncope by Asiya Wadud (Ugly Duckling Presse)


A Fortune for Your Disaster by Hanif Abdurraqib (Tin House)
Days of Our Lives by Joan Aleshire (Four Way)
NDN Coping Mechanisms: Notes from the Field by Billy-Ray Belcourt (House of Anansi)
This Wound Is a World by Billy-Ray Belcourt (University of Minnesota)
Alisoun Sings by Caroline Bergvall (Nightboat)
Harvest Bells: New & Uncollected Poems by John Betjeman, edited by Kevin J. Gardner (Bloomsbury)
Nightshade by Andrea Cohen (Four Way)
Odious Horizons: Some Versions of Horace by Martin Corless-Smith (Miami University)
Revolutionary Letters: Expanded Edition by Diane di Prima (City Lights)
I’m Alive. It Hurts. I Love It. by Joshua Jennifer Espinoza (Big Lucks)
Ashbery Mode edited by Michael Farrell (Tinfish)
I Will Destroy You by Nick Flynn (Graywolf)
Great Goddesses: Life Lessons from Myths & Monsters by Nikita Gill (Putnam)
Sun of Consciousness by Édouard Glissant, translated by Nathanaël (Nightboat)
In an Invisible Glass Case Which Is Also a Frame by Julia Guez (Four Way)
Telescope: Selected Poems by Michael Heller (New York Review Books)
The Lord of Everywhere by John Hodgen (Lynx House)
Just Like I Like It by Danielle LaFrance (Talonbooks)
Here by Sydney Lea (Four Way)
Upkeep by Sara London (Four Way)
SPEECH by Jill Magi (Nightboat)
Here All Night by Jill McDonough (Alice James)
Forage by Rose McLarney (Penguin)
Flow: Poems Collected & New by Roy Miki (Talonbooks)
Bluets [10th Anniversary Edition] by Maggie Nelson (Wave)
Levee by Paul Otremba (Four Way)
Erou by Maya Phillips (Four Way)
Dunce by Mary Ruefle (Wave)
Grief Sequence by Prageeta Sharma (Wave)
Pray to the Empty Wells by Iryna Shuvalova (Lost Horse)
Like by A. E. Stallings (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Cyborg Detective by Jillian Weise (BOA)
Father’s Day by Matthew Zapruder (Copper Canyon)
SoundMachine by Rachel Zucker (Wave)


Refugia by Kyce Bello (University of Nevada)
Observing the Invisible by Kelly Cherry (Louisiana State University)


Bitter English by Ahmad Almallah (University of Chicago)


Hermosa by Yesika Salgado (Not a Cult)


Penguin Book of Migration Literature: Departures, Arrivals, Generations, Returns edited by Dohra Ahmad (Penguin)
World’d Too Much: The Poetry of Russell Atkins edited by Kevin Prufer & Robert E. McDonough (Cleveland State University)
The National Gallery by Jonathan Ball (Coach House)
Advantages of Being Evergreen by Oliver Baez Bendorf (Cleveland State University)
The Hardy Tree by Linda Bierds (Copper Canyon)
The Tenant of Fire by Ryan Black (University of Pittsburgh)
Our Death by Sean Bonney (Commune Editions)
Tracing the Horse by Diana Marie Delgado (BOA)
The River Twice by Kathleen Graber (Princeton)
Safe Houses I Have Known by Steve Healey (Coffee House)
Best American Poetry 2019 by Major Jackson & David Lehman (Scribner)
Scorpionic Sun by Mohammed Khaïr-Eddine, translated by Conor Bracken (Cleveland State University)
Fire Summer by Thuy Da Lam (Red Hen)
This Is the Emergency Present by Vincent Pagé (Coach House)
Letters from Max: A Poet, a Teacher, a Friendship by Sarah Ruhl (Milkweed)
Rumi: Unseen Poems translated & edited by Brad Gooch & Maryam Mortaz (Everyman’s Library)
Sun Cycle by Anne Lesley Selcer (Cleveland State University)
Strange Attractor by Anne Simpson (McClelland & Stewart)
Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers by Jake Skeets (Milkweed)
Vulgar Mechanics by K. B. Thors (Coach House)
Before Our Eyes: New & Selected Poems, 1975–2017 by Eleanor Wilner (Princeton)
Unsun by Andrew Zawacki (Coach House)


The War Makes Everyone Lonely by Graham Barnhart (University of Chicago)
by Erinn Batykefer (Autumn House)
Rubble Flora: Selected Poems by Volker Braun, translated by David Constantine & Karen Leeder (Seagull)
West-Eastern Divan by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; complete, annotated new translation, including Goethe’s “notes and essays” & the unpublished poems by Eric Orsmby (Gingko Library)
Cage of Lit Glass by Charles Kell (Autumn House)
Valuing by Christopher Kondrich (University of Georgia)
Mydriasis: Followed by “To the Icebergs” by J. M. G. Le Clézio, tr. Fagan (Seagull)
The Mystic & the Lyric: Four Women Poets from Kashmir [Lalded, Habba Khatun, Arnimal & Rupa Bhavani] edited & translated by Neerja Mattoo (Zubaan/Seagull)
Armor & Ornament by Christopher Lee Miles (University of Alaska)
Io’s Song by Murat Nemet-Nejat (chax)
Collected Poems by Georg Trakl, translated by James Reidel (Seagull)
Winter: Effulgences & Devotions by Sarah Vap (Noemi)


Agnostic by Christopher Buckley (Lynx House)
Everything Breaking/For Good 
by Matt Hart (YesYes)
Two Centuries of Manchu Women Poets: An Anthology translated & edited by Wilt L. Idema (University of Washington)


Empires by John Balaban (Copper Canyon)
Soft Launch by Aaron Belz (Persea)
Hustling Verse: An Anthology of Sex Workers’ Verse by Amber Dawn & Justin DuCharme (Alice James)
A Map of Absence: An Anthology of Palestinian Writing on the Nakba edited by Atef Alshaer (Saqi)
Odes To Lithium by Shira Erlichman (Alice James)
Aurum by Santee Frazier (University of Arizona)
Our Age of Anxiety by Henry Israeli (White Pine)
Slingshot by Cyree Johnson (Nightboat)
Liking in Silence: Poems of Kim Sa-in translated by Brother Anthony of Taizé & Susan Hwang (White Pine)
Feeler by Heather McHugh (Sarabande)
evolution by eileen myles (Grove)
Hatred of Translation by Nathanaël (Nightboat)
New Brunswick by Shane Neilson (Biblioasis)
Star Map with Action Figures by Carl Phillips (Sibling Rivalry)
Against the Wind by Jim Tilley (Red Hen)


Everything Here by Billie Swift (Sibling Rivalry)


Leave to Remain by Thalia Field (Dalkey Archive)


Vantage by Taneum Bambrick (American Poetry Review/Copper Canyon)
Song of Songs: A Poem by Sylvie Baumgartel (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
The Next Loves by Stéphane Bouquet, translated by Lindsay Turner (Nightboat)
Meditación Fronteriza: Poems of Love, Life & Labor by Norma Elia Cantú (University of Arizona)
The Householders: Robert Duncan & Jess by Tara McDowell (MIT)
A Greek Ballad: Selected Poems by Michális Ganás, translated David Barley & Joshua Connolly (Yale)
Even the Saints Audition by Raych Jackson (Button)
Surfacing by Kathleen Jamie (Penguin)
Ringer by Rebecca Lehmann (University of Pittsburgh)
Written in Exile: The Poetry of Liu Tsung-Yuan translated by Red Pine (Copper Canyon)
Planted by the Signs by Misty Skaggs (Ohio University)
Selected Poems of Tu Fu [Expanded & Newly Translated] translated by David Hinton (New Directions)
Children of Grass: A Portrait of American Poetry by B.A. Van Sise (Schaffner)
16 Words: William Carlos Williams & “The Red Wheelbarrow” by Lisa Rogers (Schwartz & Wade)


Fur Coats in Tahiti by Jeremy Over (Carcanet)
City of Departures by Helen Tookey (Carcanet)
Thieve by Joe Wilkins (Lynx House)


Visual Inspection by Matt Rader (Nightwood)


The Chilean Flag by Elvira Hernández, translated by Schumacher (Kenning Editions)
The Danger Model by Madelaine Caritas Longman (McGill-Queen’s University)
Rail by Miranda Pearson (McGill-Queen’s University)
Ganymede’s Dog by John Emil Vincent (McGill-Queen’s University)