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  • Rumi: Bridge to the Soulby Coleman Barks

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 6.99

    2007 is the "Year of Rumi," and who better than Coleman Barks, Rumi's unlikely, supremely passionate ambassador, to mark the milestone of this great poet's 800th birthday? Barks, who was recently awarded an honorary doctorate in Persian language and literature by the University of Tehran for his thirty years of translating Rumi, has collected and... more...

  • Poemcrazyby Susan G. Wooldridge

    Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 14.00

    Following the success of several recent inspirational and practical books for would-be writers, Poemcrazy is a perfect guide for everyone who ever wanted to write a poem but was afraid to try. Writing workshop leader Susan Wooldridge shows how to think, use one's senses, and practice exercises that will make poems more likely to happen. From the... more...

  • The Art of Poetryby Shira Wolosky

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.89

    The Art of Poetry offers a step-by-step introduction to skills for reading poetry, working progressively from smaller units to larger ones. It introduces the reader to great lyric poets in the English and American tradition, and offers a vision of poetry as dynamic, historical, and culturally engaged. In fourteen chapters, the author explores such... more...

  • Music Of The Sky: An Anthology Of Spiritby Patrick Laude

    World Wisdom 2010; US$ 9.99

    A collection of spiritual poetry from antiquity to the present, reflecting many styles and expressions of our experince of the sacred through the medium of poetry. Organized into three universal dimensions of spiritual life, the awareness of suffering and death, the experience of the depth of compassion and love, and the knowledge of the unity of... more...

  • Seven Poets, Four Days, One Bookby Dean Young; Christopher Merrill; Marvin Bell; Tomaz Salamun; Simone Inguanez; Istvan Laszlo Geher; Ksenia Golubovich

    Trinity University Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    Lauded poet Christopher Merrill hatched a brilliant plan: invite six other poets to join him in four days of writing in Iowa City. The poets would write for 30 minutes, creating a poem of 15 lines, and then read it aloud to the group. As poets heard the poems, they noted memorable words, images, and lines, which they would borrow to insert in subsequent... more...

  • 2012 Poet's Marketby Robert Lee Brewer

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 29.99 US$ 24.59

    The Most Trusted Guide for Getting Poetry Published The 2012 Poet's Market includes hundreds of publishing opportunities specifically for poets, including poetry publications, book/chapbook publishers, contests, and more. These listings include contact information, submission preferences, insider tips on what specific editors want, andwhen offeredpayment... more...

  • What W. H. Auden Can Do for Youby Alexander McCall Smith

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 19.95 US$ 15.96

    When facing a moral dilemma, Isabel Dalhousie--Edinburgh philosopher, amateur detective, and title character of a series of novels by best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith--often refers to the great twentieth-century poet W. H. Auden. This is no accident: McCall Smith has long been fascinated by Auden. Indeed, the novelist, best known for his... more...

  • A Year with Rumiby Coleman Barks

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 15.99

    Coleman Barks has played a central role in making the Sufi mystic Rumi the most popular poet in the world. A Year with Rumi brings together 365 of Barks's elegant and beautiful translations of Rumi's greatest poems, including fifteen never-before-published poems. Barks includes an Introduction that sets Rumi in his context and an Afterword musing... more...

  • Teaching Poetry Writingby Tom Hunley

    Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 39.95

    Offers an alternative to the full-class workshop approach to poetry writing instruction. This work features the five-canon approach, where peer critique of student poems takes place online, freeing up class time for writing exercises and lessons based on the five canons of classical rhetoric: invention, arrangement, style, memory, and delivery. more...

  • The Angel's Corpseby Paul Colilli

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 76.00

    With the great merit of Aristotle's Poetics , poetic logic became a theoretical activity endowed with a philosophical nature allowing it to be more philosophical than the pure representation of existence. Today, however, the theoretical status of poetic logic has been greatly demoted. The Angel's Corpse restores to poetic logic (or lyric philosophy)... more...