Mary Burritt Christiansen Poetry Series

Hilda Raz, Series Editor

The Mary Burritt Christiansen Poetry Series publishes two to four books a year that engage and give voice to the realities of living, working, and experiencing the West and the Border as places and as metaphors. The purpose of the series is to expand access to, and the audience for, quality poetry, both single volumes and anthologies, that can be used for general reading as well as in classrooms.

The News As Usual

Poems
By Jon Kelly Yenser

The News As Usual showcases the work of a gifted poet who employs language at its richest.

Subjects: Poetry

After Party

Poems
By Noah Blaustein

By turns funny and heartbreaking, flirtatious and frank, Blaustein never lets his aggravation or confusion overwhelm his sense of gratitude for the life he leads and those he loves.

Subjects: Poetry

The Handyman's Guide to End Times

Poems
By Juan J. Morales

In Morales’s newest collection, an imagined zombie apocalypse intertwines with personal narrative.

Subjects: Poetry

Gather the Night

Poems
By Katherine DiBella Seluja

These poems grieve for a world of the lost while extending solace to those who remain and remember.

Subjects: Poetry

Rain Scald

Poems
By Tacey M. Atsitty

In this innovative debut collection, Tacey M. Atsitty employs traditional, lyric, and experimental verse to create an intricate landscape she invites readers to explore.

Subjects: Poetry

A Song of Dismantling

Poems
By Fernando Pérez

In this dynamic debut collection, Fernando Pérez employs lyric and nonce forms to interrogate identity politics and piece together a complex family history.

Subjects: Poetry

Critical Assembly

Poems of the Manhattan Project
By John Canaday

With technical mastery and remarkable empathy, Canaday introduces readers to the people involved in the creation and testing of the first atomic bomb, from initial theoretical conversations to the secretive work at Los Alamos.

Subjects: Poetry

MEAN/TIME

Poems
By Grace Bauer

“Grace Bauer’s MEAN/TIME crackles with intelligence and heart. Reading this book is fuel for anyone’s imagination. It does what poetry can do—it takes your mind where it hasn’t gone before.”—Dara Wier, author of You Good Thing

Subjects: Poetry

Ground, Wind, This Body

Poems
By Tina Carlson

“In this book a brilliant new voice commands our attention. Tina Carlson’s poems take us by surprise, root us in their authenticity, and haunt us with their power.”—Margaret Randall, author of She Becomes Time

Subjects: Poetry

Untrussed

Poems
By Christine Stewart-Nuñez

Stewart-Nuñez draws upon a number of styles—persona, ekphrastic, lyrical, formal—to create a collection that explores the promises of love and loss.

Subjects: Poetry

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