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- Stephen F. Austin University Press 2015; Not Available
The third installment in the Miles Arceneaux collection... It?s 1953 and life is good at Shady?s, the Sweetwater brothers? fish camp, dancehall, and beer joint on Ransom Island. The biggest event in the island?s history is coming up?an integrated dance featuring Duke Ellington. It?s a daring idea for fifties-era Texas, and not everyone is happy... more...
- Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 15.99
The poems in The Glass Rooster explore the spaces inhabited by humans and other creatures?from natural ecosystems to cities and even to outer space. Our guide on this journey is a glass rooster?observer of stars and lover of hens?who first popped up in Janis Freegard?s poetry years ago and wanders unchecked through the book. Each of the eight sections... more...
- Bloodaxe Books 2015; US$ 13.05
The textured language, vivid imagery and musical rhythms of Jane Clarke?s debut collection convey a distinctive voice and vision. With lyrical grace these poems contemplate shadow and sorrow as well as creativity and connection. The threat of loss is never far away but neither is delight in the natural world and what it offers. Rooted in rural life,... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99
Raised by her maternal grandmother, Australian novelist and bookseller Krissy Kneen was understandably bereft when she died. In the midst of writing a novel, she suddenly found herself paralyzed with grief and unable to write fiction. Instead, she became obsessed with writing poems about her grandmother as a way to assuage her loss. The result is... more...
- Summersdale 2015; US$ 6.99
"You can't make an omeletet without breaking eggs." ?English proverb "Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open." ?John Barrymore "Throw caution to the wind and just do it." ?Carrie Underwood This little book of sunshine is bursting with witty and optimistic quotes, perfect both for those who always see life sunny... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2007; US$ 20.00
?Listen, are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?? ?Mary Oliver This luminous anthology brings together great poets from around the world whose work transcends culture and time. Their words reach past the outer divisions to the universal currents of love and revelation that move and inspire us all. These poems urge us to wake up and... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2007; US$ 11.99
Bartlett's Poems for Occasions, an entertaining, thought-provoking companion to the bestselling Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, is the book to turn to for any circumstance-from birth to death and everything in between. Under the direction of esteemed poet and writer Geoffrey O'Brien, Bartlett's Poems for Occasions will inspire you to turn to poetry... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00
Until recently, scholars were hesitant to take the fantastic seriously. But since the 1990s, the increasing presence of the fantastic in mass media has spurred growing academic interest in the subject. This book discusses that new interest and brings together recent research in various disciplines. It provides an overview of current approaches... more...