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Religion of Love

A groundbreaking study of Farid al-Din ʿAṭṭār, one of Persian literature's greatest poets.

Soundings in Context

Renowned poets and scholars address the question of how poetry sounds and signifies in different contexts.

Ember Days

Poems that step up to our world's disasters, level with its possibilities, and interrogate faith, justice, militarism, madness, and the joy of intimate relationships.

Get Your Ass in the Water and Swim Like Me, Second Edition

The classic work on African American toasts, the predecessor of rap.

Telling Silence

Aims to let silence disclose itself by cultivating attunements with silences’ happening.

Struck by Apollo

Retraces Hölderlin's journeys to Bordeaux and back in 1801–02, explaining why they are turning points in the great poet's life.

The Obscure Substance of Sky

A book of poems and painted images.

The Devil's Fools

Infused with eco-logic, informed by feminism, and taking cues from Eve, Cain, Proserpine, Ulysses, Parsifal, and selves present and past, the fifty poems of The Devil’s Fools question and illustrate myths of nature and the nature of inherited myth.

Dialogue on the Threshold

A reconstruction and critical interpretation of Heidegger's remarkable relationship to the poet Georg Trakl.

Fire in Paradise

A collection of poems written by father and daughter during the Pandemic Year 2020.

Between Celan and Heidegger

Probing reassessment of the relation between Celan's poetry and Heidegger's thought.

Poetics of Breathing

A comparative study of breath and breathing as a core poetic and compositional principle in modern literature.

Watch Me Trick Ghosts

Strangers and spirits intersect between surreal city streets and tactile dreams in this fourth collection from the award-winning poet.

Sole Impression

New poems by the author of Winter Crows.

Teardrops of Time

Investigates how the Thai poet Angkarn Kallayanapong adapts Buddhist concepts of time to create a modern Asian aesthetic imaginary.

The World of Agha Shahid Ali

Critical essays on the transnational Kashmiri-American poet.

The Play of Light

Juxtaposes five contemporary French poets, illuminating the philosophical elements of their work while making their sometimes difficult writing newly accessible.

Fried Goldfinch

A volume of lyric poetry including ekphrastic works, animal poems, life studies, and found objects.

Qorbanot

A dynamic dialogue of poetry and art that reimagines the ancient, biblical concept of sacrifice.

Hundred-Mile Home

A creative travelogue of landscape and memory.

Forty Two Greens

Translated by Youngshil Cho
Subjects: General Interest

The poems in this book, by the way they speak to all parts of our minds, invite us to come alive and experience each movement, each emotion and action, and some statements therein, intuitively and aesthetically.

Muddy Dragon on the Road to Heaven

Poems that explore social and ecological struggles, personal and public nostalgia, family and solitude and seek to balance it all with hope.

Birth Chart

A collection of poems weaving together astrology, motherhood, music, and literary history.

Let's Hear Their Voices

The first anthology of poetry, prose, and drama by second-generation Cuban American writers.

Tales from the Temple

By Oh-hyun Cho
Translated by Heinz Insu Fenkl
Subjects: General Interest

A collection of prose poems by Musan Cho Oh-hyun (1932–2018), celebrated poet-monk of the Nine Mountain school of Korean Zen.