Selected as one of Oprah Winfrey's "Books That Help Me Through"
United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo gathers the work of more than 160 poets, representing nearly 100 indigenous nations, into the first historically comprehensive Native poetry anthology.
A literary landmark: the biggest, most ambitious anthology of Black poetry ever published, gathering 250 poets from the colonial period to the present
“To read these poems is to be reminded again and again of our true allegiance to each other.” —from the introduction by Julia Alvarez
Editors Andrea Abi-Karam and Kay Gabriel offer We Want it All: An Anthology of Radical Trans Poetics as an experiment into how far literature, written from an identitarian standpoint, can go as a fellow traveler with social movements and revolutionary demands.
How to Carry Water: Selected Poems of Lucille Clifton celebrates both familiar and lesser-known works by one of America's most beloved poets, including 10 newly discovered poems that have never been collected.
One of America’s most celebrated poets challenges us with this powerful and deeply personal collection of verse that speaks to the injustices of society while illuminating the depths of her own heart.
Love Child’s Hotbed of Occasional Poetry is a twenty-first-century paean to the sterling love songs humming throughout four hundred years of black American life.$14.40ISBN: 9781644450147Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Graywolf Press - March 3rd, 2020
FINALIST FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR POETRY
Natalie Diaz’s highly anticipated follow-up to When My Brother Was an Aztec, winner of an American Book Award$18.00ISBN: 9780399563263Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Books - November 10th, 2020
A New York Times Bestseller!
Chosen as one of Oprah's "Books That Help Me Through" for Oprah's Book Club!
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver presents a personal selection of her best work in this definitive collection spanning more than five decades of her esteemed literary career.$15.30ISBN: 9780822966234Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Pittsburgh Press - September 8th, 2020
Be Holding is a love song to legendary basketball player Julius Erving—known as Dr. J—who dominated courts in the 1970s and ‘80s as a small forward for the Philadelphia ‘76ers. But this book-length poem is more than just an ode to a magnificent athlete. Through a kind of lyric research, or lyric meditation, Ross Gay connects Dr.$15.99ISBN: 9798621791155Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Independently Published - April 12th, 2020
Gather is a collection of soulful sayings, poetry, and flashes of insight sewn together into a sacred garment. Each thread was collected with reverence and care. The words here will weave their way into your heart and become a soft cover for you to land on.$15.30ISBN: 9780593132456Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: One World - August 11th, 2020
Sharp, lyrical poems celebrating the Black vernacular—its influence on pop culture, its necessity for familial survival, its rite in storytelling and in creating the safety found only within its intimacy
“Terrific . . . illuminates life in this country in a strikingly original way.”—Ron Charles, The Washington Post$25.20ISBN: 9780593317938Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Knopf - September 29th, 2020
A bountiful group of poems--direct, honest, and revelatory--that reflect on language, nature, old age, young love, Judaism, and our current politics, from one of our most read and admired poets$14.40ISBN: 9781644450109Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Graywolf Press - January 21st, 2020
Danez Smith is our president$17.99ISBN: 9780062955289Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Amistad - March 31st, 2020
“WE WANT OUR BODIES BACK URGES BLACK WOMEN TO DEMAND BETTER FROM MEN.” -ESSENCE
“MASTER POET JESSICA CARE MOORE GIFTS US THIS LATEST COLLECTION OF SHARP, SMART AND DEFIANT PIECES.” -MS. MAGAZINE
BOOKS BY BLACK WOMEN WE CAN’T WAIT TO READ IN 2020 -REFINERY29$16.16ISBN: 9781948579117Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Alice James Books - September 8th, 2020
Contemplative poems write a contentious love letter to a flawed world.
"In poems that focus on gender and race-based violence, environmental destruction, and grief, Chakraborty investigates the unknown, unexpected, and unexplained." --Publishers Weekly$17.06ISBN: 9781948579131Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Alice James Books - November 10th, 2020
Inheritance is a black sensorium, a chapel of color and sound that speaks to spaciousness, surveillance, identity, desire, and transcendence. Influenced by everyday moments of Washington, DC living, the poems live outside of the outside and beyond the language of categorical difference, inviting anyone listening to listen a bit closer.$15.29ISBN: 9781449486808Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Andrews McMeel Publishing - November 17th, 2020
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey and the sun and her flowers comes her greatly anticipated third collection of poetry.
rupi kaur constantly embraces growth, and in home body, she walks readers through a reflective and intimate journey visiting the past, the present, and the potential of the self.$25.19ISBN: 9780063032491Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Ecco - November 10th, 2020
A new book of poetry from internationally acclaimed, award-winning and bestselling author Margaret Atwood$22.49ISBN: 9780062993083Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Harper - September 22nd, 2020
In this intimate collection, the beloved author of The Poisonwood Bible and more than a dozen other New York Times bestsellers, winner or finalist for the Pulitzer and countless other prizes, now trains her eye on the everyday and the metaphysical in poems that are smartly crafted, emotionally rich, and luminous.