Broadside Lotus Press
A collection of poems that intensely explore the beauty and wisdom to be found in what we commonly call "everyday" encounters, relationships, occurrences, and spaces.
A collection of tightly crafted poems of intense imagery, sharp cadence, and poignant emotional resonance, representing the African American experience of enslavement in the United States.
Exploring the will to survive the existential disorientation and emotional loss resulting from fractured relationships with lovers and kin.
Blues Legacy is a collection of exquisitely crafted poems in which the blues and other forms of African American music serve as metaphors representing the spirit of determination and perseverance that characterizes African American culture.
The Legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois
A colllection of poetic reflections on the public and private life of an American intellectual giant.
A collection of brilliantly crafted poems with intense imagery and cadence, representing the African American experience of enslavement and the author’s rootedness in the folkways and history of African Americans in Louisiana.
Collection of poems by R. Flowers Rivera, Naomi Long Madgett Poetry award winner.
An emotionally and intellectually stimulating first book from Austin Alexis.
A new collection of poetry that introduces four women on the brink.
The Dropped Hand is an attempt to create poetry that lives in the face of loss.
This is lyric poetry using words and phrases in a very creative and original way.
Winner of the 2011 Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award.
Collection of poems by Aurora Harris giving voices to those who are marginalized or oppressed.
Idlewild Families Celebrate a Century
A cultural study of the remarkable community of Idlewild, an African American resort in northern Michigan.
A highly original collection of poetry from Edward Bruce Bynum.
2006 Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award winning collection.
2007 Naomi Long Madgett Poetry award winning collection.
The intimate and detailed autobiography of Naomi Long Madgett, award-winning poet and poet laureate of Detroit.
Black Women in Praise of Black Men
Collection of poetry from Lotus Press.
New and Selected Poems
A collection of poems that focus on the contrast between individual and common experience.