Poetry

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  • 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.
    –>  View the Offscapes preview video here <–

  • 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.

  • Solstice and other Poems

    by Aurélia Lassaque $12.64
    Poetry from Francis Boutle Publishers
    Translated from Occitan

    Solstice and Other Poems is the first major parallel Occitan–English publication of prize-winning Occitan and French poet Aurélia Lassaque.

  • The Eyes of Keyholes

    by Milorad Pejić $7.00
    Poetry from Červená Barva Press
    Translated from Bosnian

    Milorad Pejić was born in Tuzla, Bosnia, in 1960. Since 1992 he has lived in Sweden. His books of poems include The Vase for the Lily Plant, The Eyes of Keyholes, and Hyperborea, for which he received the “Slovo Makovo-Mak Dizdar” prize in Bosnia in 2012.

  • The Way Back

    by Niillas Holmberg $12.64
    Poetry from Francis Boutle Publishers
    Translated from Sámi

    This book of poems written originally in Sámi, a language spoken by  about 20,000 people in Finland, Norway, and Sweden, explores connections between Buddhist philosophy and Sámi philosophy.

  • Trafika Europe: Essential New European Literature, Vol. I

    by various authors $16.95
    Collection from Penn State University Press

    Choice offerings from the first year of the Trafika Europe quarterly journal edited by Andrew Singer, with sumptuous black-and-white photographs from former ASCAP Director of Photography Mark Chester – an excellent gift item!

  • Twenty-one Ghazals

    by Gulnar Ali Balata $18.00
    Poetry from Červená Barva Press
    Translated from Uzbek

    Alisher Navoiy, or Nizam-al-Din ‘Ali-Shir, a fifteenth century poet, mystic and artist, is reawakened in Daly’s sublime translations. True to their spirit yet infused with a modern idiom, these ghazals tremble on the tongue, sparkle on the sheaf.

  • Two Colors of the Soul: The Selected Poetry of Dmytro Pavlychko

    by Dmytro Pavlychko $17.00
    Poetry from Červená Barva Press
    Translated from Ukrainian

    In the tradition of poet-statesmen Neruda and Seferis, Pavlychko writes about his twin passions, love and history. Courageous, direct, and plain-spoken, he has long deserved a place on the international literary stage and Michael Naydan’s skillfully edited selections should confirm it.
    — Askold Melnyczuk

  • Whipstitches

    by Randi Ward $18.00
    Poetry from MadHat Press

    “These poems are never merely pastoral, and their emotional range belies their small size. Here are poems that move from the lyrical and humorous to the acerbic, the rueful, and even the creepy. ‘Every little whipstitch,’ we can hear Randi Ward’s haunted and haunting voice moving between worlds like a wily shape-shifter.” — Maggie Anderson

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