A new, feminist translation of Beowulf by the author of the much-buzzed-about novel The Mere Wife
Henri Cole, one of our greatest poets, explores the discordant nature of our condition on earth in Blizzard, his tenth collection.
“An artist of the greatest gifts.” —Louise Glück
The great work of Welsh literature, translated in full for the first time in more than 100 years by two of its country's foremost poets
A Penguin Classic
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.
The astonishing second collection by the author of Slow Lightning, winner of the Yale Younger Poets Prize
A father and husband's meditation on love, adolescence, and the mysterious mechanisms of poetic creation, from the acclaimed poet.
An elegiac and moving meditation on the ways in which we witness "bodies" of grief and healing.
Poems and photographs collide in this intimate collection, challenging the invisible, indefinable ways mourning takes up residence in a body, both before and after life-altering loss.
Joseph Brodsky spent his life advocating for the place of the poet in society. As Derek Walcott said of him, “Joseph was somebody who lived poetry . . . He saw being a poet as being a sacred calling.” The poems in this volume span Brodsky’s career, which was marked by his expulsion from the Soviet Union in 1972.
A lyrical new volume from a poet “beyond the achievement of all but a double handful of living American poets” (Harold Bloom).
Originally a cloth coedition with the Christine Burgin Gallery, this rapturous hymn to discoveries and archives is now a paperback
Omar Holmon's debut book We Were All Someone Else Yesterday, is a book of poems and essays that are drenched in both sadness and unmistakable humor. These works urgently embrace growth in the face of grief. After the loss of his mother, Holmon loses touch with reality until he re-learns how to live by immersing himself in popular culture.
A probing and commanding final volume from a master poet facing his own mortality.