Caroline Smith, The Immigration Handbook

Inspired by her years as an immigration caseworker to one of the most diverse inner-city areas in the UK, Caroline Smith has written a collection of poems, The Immigration Handbook, that details the many troubling and moving incidents in the lives of those she tries to help. This is a book that reaches out of the headlines into our hearts.

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ISBN: 9781781723210
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Published: Seren - October 1st, 2016

Ezra Dan Feldman, Habitat of Stones

"Exposing patriarchal and capitalistic practices that often cripple society, Ezra Dan Feldman’s Habitat of Stones reveals the symptoms of living in a post-industrial and illusional, high-tech world: 'He’s taken the world for a machine, a baby for a doll, a gun for a candy bar, which he offered to everyone. He once mistook a hammer for his own hand.

Peter Gizzi & Fanny Howe

Archeophonics is the first collection of new work from the poet Peter Gizzi in five years.

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ISBN: 9780819576804
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Published: Wesleyan - September 6th, 2016

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ISBN: 9781555977566
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Published: Graywolf Press - November 1st, 2016

Richard Hoffman & Alison Deming

In her fifth book of poems, Stairway to Heaven, Alison Hawthorne Deming explores dimensions of grief and renewal after losing her brother and mother.

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ISBN: 9780143108856
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Published: Penguin Books - September 27th, 2016

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ISBN: 9780997318449
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Published: Barrow Street Press - April 15th, 2017

Anna M. Warrock, From the Other Room

"Anna M. Warrock paints in subtle color the varying shades of loss, with white snows that 'fall dark against the sky,' red seeds, lilac wind, the silver quality of the moon and of glass.  A remarkable coolness pervades the poems, in content and sensitive attention to form—a calm necessary to the revelation of truth surrounding death within the confines of a family.


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