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Heathen

R. Flowers Rivera

Collection of poems by R. Flowers Rivera, Naomi Long Madgett Poetry award winner.

Paperback
Published: February 2015
ISBN: 9780979750991
$18.00
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Strings Attached

Poems by Diane DeCillis

Poems that consider threads of emotional attachment and separation against a backdrop of art, food, and Lebanese culture.

Paperback
Published: May 2014
ISBN: 9780814340134
$17.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2014
ISBN: 9780814340141

Until the Full Moon Has Its Say

Poems by Conrad Hilberry

Formally sophisticated poems trace the arduous journey from grief to a renewed appreciation of life.

Paperback
Published: February 2014
ISBN: 9780814340240
$17.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2014
ISBN: 9780814340257

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Poems by Austin Alexis

An emotionally and intellectually stimulating first book from Austin Alexis.

Paperback
Published: February 2014
ISBN: 9780979750984
$18.00
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The Way North

Collected Upper Peninsula New Works

Edited by Ron Riekki

A stunning collection of previously unpublished works that provide snapshots of life in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Paperback
Published: May 2013
ISBN: 9780814338650
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2013
ISBN: 9780814338667

What Keeps Me Sane

Poems by Esperanza Cintrón

A new collection of poetry that introduces four women on the brink.

Paperback
Published: February 2013
ISBN: 9780979750977
$18.00
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Earth Again

Poems by Chris Dombrowski

Stirring meditations on living with a strong connection to the environment, both physical and psychological.

Paperback
Published: February 2013
ISBN: 9780814337295
$17.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2013
ISBN: 9780814337301
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Practicing to Walk Like a Heron

Poems by Jack Ridl

Poems that delight in discovering the comic, sorrowful, empathic, and spiritual in what is often overlooked.

Paperback
Published: February 2013
ISBN: 9780814334539
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2013
ISBN: 9780814335390

To Embroider the Ground with Prayer

Poems by Teresa J. Scollon

A beautiful meditation on grief, memory, and the seasons of life.

Paperback
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336205
$17.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336212

The Light Between

Poems by Terry Blackhawk

Poems of stylistic and emotional range that journey widely through love’s losses and connections.

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Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336144
$17.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336151

allegiance

Poems by francine j. harris

A sharp, haunting, and lyrical collection that attempts to understand what we owe the spaces we inhabit.

Paperback
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336182
$17.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336199

Booker T & Them

A Blues

As Presented by Bill Harris

A poetic reimagining of the life of Booker T. Washington that explores issues of being an African American male of note at the beginning of the twentieth century.

Paperback
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814337165
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814337172

The Dropped Hand

Terry Blackhawk

The Dropped Hand is an attempt to create poetry that lives in the face of loss.

Paperback
Published: January 2012
ISBN: 9780979750946
$15.00

Three Birds Deep

Poems by Sheila Carter-Jones

This is lyric poetry using words and phrases in a very creative and original way.

Paperback
Published: January 2012
ISBN: 9780979750953
$18.00

At the Bureau of Divine Music

Poems By Michael Heffernan

A thoughtful and elegant collection from accomplished poet Michael Heffernan.

Paperback
Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9780814335109
$17.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9780814336335

Jonestown

A Vexation

Carmen Gillespie

Winner of the 2011 Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award.

Paperback
Published: January 2011
ISBN: 9780979750939
$18.00

Solitude of Five Black Moons

Aurora Harris

Collection of poems by Aurora Harris giving voices to those who are marginalized or oppressed.

Paperback
Published: January 2011
ISBN: 9780940713215
$18.00
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Birth of a Notion; Or, The Half Ain't Never Been Told

A Narrative Account with Entertaining Passages of the State of Minstrelsy and of America & the True Relation Thereof

As Written by Bill Harris

A critical look at black identity in American history and popular culture as told from a performative African American perspective.

Paperback
Published: May 2010
ISBN: 9780814334089
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2010
ISBN: 9780814335277

Chronicles of the Pig & Other Delusions

Edward Bruce Bynum

A highly original collection of poetry from Edward Bruce Bynum.

Paperback
Published: January 2010
ISBN: 9780979750922
$18.00

Roses and Revolutions

The Selected Writings of Dudley Randall

Edited and with an Introduction by Melba Joyce Boyd

Collects significant poetry, short stories, and essays by celebrated African American poet and publisher Dudley Randall.

Hardback
Published: August 2009
ISBN: 9780814334454
$28.99

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