West End Press

Grinning and Bare

By Ebony Isis Booth

Performance poet and activist Ebony Isis Booth sheds light on Black feminism, racism and inequality, social justice, and self-love in her debut collection of poems.

Subjects: Poetry

Weaving the Legacy

Remembering Paula Gunn Allen
Edited by Stephanie SellersMenoukha Case

This collection is a celebration of Paula Gunn Allen’s life (1939–2008) as an indigenous scholar, writer, and woman.

Otredad | Otherness

By Claribel Alegría
Edited by Fred Whitehead

Claribel Alegría is one of the great voices in twentieth-century Latin American poetry. In this volume, she separates her writing from her daily existence: “She who writes is the other one.”

Subjects: Poetry

Junkyard Dogs

Poems
By Damien Flores

Junkyard Dogs is the debut poetry collection by National Poetry Slam champion Damien Flores.

Subjects: Poetry

Take to the Highway

Arabesques for Travelers
By Bryce Milligan

“Bryce Milligan’s Take to the Highway is a book of big heart, big mind, and a big eight-cylinder engine, bringing poems—especially the stretched out prose poems—of distinction and evocative power.”—Jane Hirshfield, author of The Beauty and Ten Windows

Subjects: Poetry

What I Learned at the War

By Jeanetta Calhoun Mish

“Jeanetta Calhoun Mish speaks from the body, the core, and her own earth. Rarely will you find a collection more honest, more true, than this.”—Kerry Cohen, author of Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity

Subjects: Poetry

Nobody's Jackknife

By Ellen McGrath Smith

With insight, humor, and uncompromising honesty, Nobody’s Jackknife explores power and powerlessness, violence and tenderness, addiction and love.

Subjects: Poetry

The Irreversible Sun

By Shirley Geok-lin Lim

“Lim’s poems capture the spirit of California with beauty and insight.”—Jon Parrish Peede, editor, Virginia Quarterly Review

Subjects: Poetry

Sonoran Strange

By Logan Phillips

Phillips’s debut full-length collection, the book is a love letter to the desert and an indictment of human folly. Phillips’s poetry is universal and historical: he addresses culture, the environment, and our borderlands history.

Subjects: Poetry

What the Bird Tattoo Hides

By Robert Bohm

In a new, compelling poetry collection, What the Bird Tattoo Hides, Bohm arrives in rural India in 1968, “seeking truth’s taste.”

Subjects: Poetry

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