Our Lady of the Ruins, Traci Brimhall - Winner of the Barnard Women Poets Prize. The powerful, hypnotic poems in Our Lady of the Ruins make up a myth in verse that tracks a group of women through their pilgrimage in a mid-apocalyptic world.
Engine Empire, Cathy Park Hong - An inventive trilogy of poems from the author of Dance Dance Revolution. “A brainy, glinting triptych…Novelistic, meditative, offbeat, and soulful.” —David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas
Orphan Hours, Stanley Plumly - From the National Book Award finalist and recipient of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, a book of reconciliation, of coming to terms with time in its most personal and memorable manifestations, and of learning the wisdom of what cannot be changed.
An Individual History, Michael Collier - A cycle of pathbreaking poems about the history of a family set against the backdrop of the last century.