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.” —Julia Alvarez
An essential anthology that puts contemporary geniuses Eileen Myles and Margaret Atwood in conversation with literary classics Charles Baudelaire and Oscar Wilde about the liberating and unique combination of poetry and prose
"An expansive spectrum of literary purpose and aesthetics that shine fiercely" --from the introduction by Jaki Shelton Green, North Carolina Poet Laureate
For All Our Days is a sweeping collection of 50 poems and musings to read at a wedding ceremony.
Readings range from Shakespearean sonnets and historical love letters to excerpts from classic novels and children's books—and even stand-up comedy routines.
The 2020 edition of contemporary American poetry returns, guest edited by Paisley Rekdal, the award-winning poet and author of Nightingale, proving that this is “a ‘best’ anthology that really lives up to its title” (Chicago Tribune).
The Grandma with her blue shoes matching her blue sari, lost in the जंगल (jangal). The poem about the poet undefeated by the overbearing stereotypes. Not to forget Urdu preventing the poet from abandoning her courtyards.
Acclaimed anthologist Lisa Russ Spaar compiles poems for the Instagram age, assembling 100 of America’s greatest poets exquisitely depicted in their own eyes and words.
In Counterclaims, renowned poet H. L.
Evoking the sights, sounds, and tastes of contemporary life, the poets in Home explore the intimate world of everyday life, its agonies and delights. A glass shatters in a neighbor's sink followed by the stomping of "little feet"; a woman falls asleep on the shoulder of a man she doesn't know on an airplane; and a man passes his time smoking alone a caf , observing the charge of
In this remarkable collection—the first of its kind—poets from around the world give eloquent voice to the trials, hopes, rewards, and losses of the experience of migration.