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lish for the first time, this 21st collection
from the Slovenian shows a maturing poet
at home as a citizen of the world.
FARRAR, STRAUS AND GIROUX
Once in the West: Poems by Christian
Wiman (Sept. 9, hardcover, $24, ISBN
978-0-374-22701-2) is a searing new collection from a poet who often explores
themes of spiritual faith and doubt.
Sailing the Forest: Selected Poems by
Robin Robertson (Oct. 7, hardcover, $25,
ISBN 978-0-374-25534-3) selects poems
spanning the career of a poet of the
One Thousand Things Worth Knowing: Poems by Paul Muldoon (Jan. 13,
hardcover, $24, ISBN 978-0-374-22712-
8). Another wild, expansive collection from
the eternally surprising, Pulitzer prize–
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Underground: New and Selected
Poems by Jim Moore (Sept. 2, paper, $20,
ISBN 978-1-55597-687-3). This overdue
career retrospective brings together the
best work from Moore’s previous seven
books, as well as 20 new poems.
If the Tabloids Are True What Are
You? Poems and Artwork by Matthea
Harvey (Aug. 19, paper, $25, ISBN 978-
1-55597-684-2) combines Harvey’s award-winning poetry with her fascinating visual
artwork into a true hybrid
book, a beautiful work by one
of our most ingenious creative
Station Zed: Poems by
Tom Sleigh (Jan. 6, paper,
$16, ISBN 978-1-55597-
698-9). The poet infuses his
work with his experiences as a
journalist on tours in Lebanon, Somalia, Iraq, and Libya.
Blood Lyrics: Poems by
Katie Ford (Oct. 21, paper, $16, ISBN 978-
1-55597-692-7). Wrung from the world’s
dangers, this is a mother’s song seared with
the knowledge that her country wages long,
aching wars in which not all lives are equal.
Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine (Oct. 7, paper, $20, ISBN
978-1-55597-690-3) This follow-up to her
ground-breaking Don’t Let Me Be Lonely is
a powerful testament to the individual and
collective effects of racism in our contemporary society.
The Collected Poems of Samuel
Beckett by Samuel Beckett, edited by Seán
Lawlor and John Pilling (Nov. 4, hardcover,
$30, ISBN 978-0-8021-2308-4). Continu-
ing a wave of unreleased Beckett material
(Grove/Atlantic is publishing Echo’s Bones in
July), this is the most complete collection
(and the first critical edition) of Beckett’s
poetry and verse translations, including
previously unpublished material.
Gabriel: A Poem by Edward Hirsch
(Sept. 2, hardcover, $26.95, ISBN 978-0-
385-35357-1). A short life, a bewildering
death, and the unanswerable sorrow of a
father come together in a sustained elegy.
Collected Poems by Mark Strand (Sept.
30, hardcover, $30, ISBN 978-0-385-
35251-2) celebrates the career of the former poet laureate of the U.S. and Pulitzer
Prize winner who has influenced a generation of American poets.
The Wilderness: Poems by Sandra Lim
(Sept. 22, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-0-393-
34957-3) is a daring and exu-
berant new collection from the
winner of the 2013 Barnard
Women Poets Prize, chosen by
Poems by Gerald Stern (Nov.
3, hardcover, $24.95, ISBN
the National Book Award–
winning author of This Time
comes a new volume of poems
that explore the nature of existence.
A Woman Without a Country: Poems
by Eavan Boland (Nov. 10, hardcover,
$24.95, ISBN 978-0-393-24444-1) is a
powerful work that examines how—even
without country or settled identity—a
legacy of love can endure.
Brain Fever: Poems by Kimiko Hahn
(Oct. 6, hardcover, $26.95, ISBN 978-0-
393-24335-2) are rooted in traditional
Japanese aesthetics and meditations on
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: Selected
Works by Juana Inés de la Cruz, trans. by
Edith Grossman (Sept. 29, hardcover,
$26.95, ISBN 978-0-393-24175-4). Latin
America’s great poet is rendered into English by a celebrated translator of Spanish-language literature.
Rome: Poems by Dorothea Lasky (Sept.
29, hardcover, $23.95, ISBN 978-0-
87140-939-3). A heartbreaking collection
from an influential new voice in American
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Missing the Moon by Bin Ramke (Oct.,
paper, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-63243-000-7).
With intrusions from mathematics and science, these poems are elegiac celebrations of
various ambitions to reach the moon.
To Keep Time by Joseph Massey (Oct.,
paper, $17.95, ISBN 978-1-890650-97-1)
paints the unique landscape and microclimate of Humboldt County, Calif., where
modern life collides with nature.
The Second Sex by Michael Robbins
(Sept. 30, paper, $18, ISBN 978-0-14-
312664-5). These strange, wonderful, wild,
and irrationally exuberant poems mash up
high and low culture with Robbins’s nota-
ble music, attitude, hilarity, and vulgarity.
Instant Winner by Carrie Fountain
(Sept. 30, paper, $20, ISBN 978-0-14-
312663-8). This second collection takes
the form of prayers and meditations chronicling the existential shifts brought on by
parenthood, spiritual searching, and the