Poetry

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  • Harbors of Light

    by Marjorie Agosin $17.00
    Poetry from White Pine Press
    Translated from Spanish

    “Harbors of Light celebrates ‘the call of the lighthouse’ in all its many variations. The musical poems in this collection sing the mystical connections between all lighthouses and those who love them. Agosín’s vivid imagery brings to life a world of opposites, ‘serpentine’ dark and ‘light like a promise.'” – Linda Rodriguez

  • In Reality: Selected Poems

    by Jean Portante $12.56
    Poetry from Seren Books
    Translated from French

    Jean Portante is a lyric poet, and also one who has something to say to an international audience. As a Francophone Luxemburger of Italian descent, his poetry works at the spaces between European cultures and is concerned with themes of identity, politics, language, Europe, the divide between politics and everyday life. This dual language edition collects work from the last 20 years, including poems from his 2013 collection, Après le tremblement, which addresses an earthquake in his ancestral Italian village.

  • Luminous Spaces: Selected Poems & Journals of Olav H Hauge

    by Olav Hauge $22.00
    Essays from White Pine Press
    Translated from Norwegian

    Spans seventy years of Hauge’s poetry with over three hundred poems, a third of which have never appeared in English.

  • Modern and Contemporary Swiss Poetry: An Anthology

    by Various $17.00$24.00
    Collection from Dalkey Archive Press
    Translated from French, German, Italian, Rhaeto-Romanic

    Featuring the work of some of the greatest poets of the twentieth century as well as their contemporary counterparts, this anthology is unique in bringing together a broad selection of Switzerland ‘s greatest authors in all of the country’s major languages.

  • No More Happy Endings

    by Milan Djurasovic $12.00
    Fiction from Červená Barva Press
    Translated from Bosnian

    Milan Djurasovic is a Bosnian Serb from Mostar, the descendant of delightful peasants and modest working-class stock. He lives in northern California, where he works as a paraeducator. No More Happy Endings is his first collection of poems and short stories.

  • Offscapes: Beyond the Limits of Urban Landscape

    by Valeria Reggi, Vincenzo Bagnoli $8.00
    Poetry from Trafika Europe Books
    Translated from Italian

    With brilliant poetry and photographs, this exploration of abandoned spaces by Italian poet Vincenzo Bagnoli and photographer/translator Valeria Reggi achieves a startling and sensitive vision — of where we have arrived perhaps, in an architected modern society that has partly lost its way.
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  • Returnings: Poems of Love and Distance

    by Rafael Alberti $18.00
    Poetry from White Pine Press
    Translated from Spanish

    Rafael Alberti was one of the greatest poets of 20th century Spain.

  • Scattering the Dark: An Anthology of Polish Women Poets

    by various authors $16.00
    Poetry from White Pine Press
    Translated from Polish

    Offers a lively selection of over thirty of Poland’s women poets writing before and after the fall of communism.

  • Secret Letter

    by Erika Burkart $15.00
    Poetry from Červená Barva Press
    Translated from German

    Swiss poet Erika Burkart (1922-2010) has been compared to the likes of Ingeborg Bachmann, Friedericke Mayröcker, and Rainer Maria Rilke. During the latter half of her lifetime, the Swiss literary establishment perceived her not only as the grande dame of German-Swiss poetry, but also as an elusive, metaphysical, at times eccentric enigma of contemporary German-language literature.

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