By Lenore Kandel,Diane di Prima
Collected Poems of Lenore Kandel contains eighty examples of her artwork, from the “holy erotica” of her early years to later, extra contemplative works. a number of the poems have by no means been released, others purely in infrequent ephemeral courses. a few are explicit, celebrating carnal love as a part of the divine. Others are funny and canopy extra quotidian topics. A routine subject is the “divine animal” duality. the gathering contains poems written from the early fifties up until eventually Kandel’s death.
The paradox of Lenore Kandel is that regardless of her prodigious expertise, she used to be one of many least learn and significantly liked of contemporary poets. Kandel came across her voice at a time while the Beat period used to be giving option to the countercultural age, and notwithstanding she straddled either eras, it intended that she additionally fell in the course of the cracks when it comes to attractiveness. Now for the 1st time the whole variety of her paintings seems to be in a single volume.
From the Hardcover edition.
By Marianne Boruch
Honored by way of Library Journal as an "Amazing Poetry Title"
Extraordinary how in one poem from 2013 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award winner Boruch slides 1800s London barber-surgeons and the dissection of murderers merely (condemned to hell besides) to the commentary, Future or earlier, it’s all we ever imagine about.’ the 1st a part of this sharp, incredible publication captures our inescapable yet slippery physicality on this planet, the second one the breakdown of the cadaver of a 99-year-old womantold from her standpoint, quite jauntily.”Library Journal
Boruch monitors a quietly gymnastic mind within the examinations of paintings, the physique, and the human condition."American Poets
"Marianne Boruch's paintings has the glorious, commanding energy of real awareness: she sees and considers with intensity."The Washington Post
"Some books commence as a dare to the self," notes poet Marianne Boruch. encouraged by way of life-study drawing sessions and direct paintings in a cadaver lab, Boruch's most modern booklet seems at what the physique holds, and examines dwelling via our bodies deceased.
Marianne Boruch is the writer of 7 collections of poetry together with The publication of Hours (Copper Canyon Press), volumes of essays, and a memoir. In 2013 she received the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. She lives in West Lafayette, Indiana.
By Yamilka Noa
(Rudy Alfonzo Gómes R. Writer)
Yamilka Noa is a Cuban-Costa Rican poet and filmmaker, offered 5 occasions by way of "Nosside global Poetry Prize" (UNESCO) with exact and awesome Mentions. a world Multilingual and Multimedia Award for formerly unpublished paintings. most sensible functionality through a performer operating in English and one other language via Farrago Zoo Awards, UK.
Author of past released books in spanish 'La pasión detrás de los angeles ventana' (2007), 'Travesuras del alma' (2008), 'Mi miedo sólo mío' (2008) by way of Dexeo Editores and Ecos de tristeza (2010).
By Virginia Cox
Lyric Poetry by means of ladies of the Italian Renaissance is the 1st glossy anthology of verse via Italian ladies of this era to offer an entire illustration of the richness and variety in their output. even if general authors similar to Vittoria Colonna, Gaspara Stampa, and Veronica Gambara are good represented, 1/2 the fifty-four poets featured are unknown even to many experts. specially noteworthy is an intensive collection of verse from the interval following 1560, which has obtained very little severe recognition. This later, strikingly experimental, proto-Baroque culture of verse is reconstructed right here for the 1st time.
Virginia Cox creates either a scholarly educating source and a suite of poetry available to common readers without past wisdom of the Italian poetic culture. each one poem is gifted in its unique language, followed via a translation and observation. An advent lines the historical past of Italian lyric poetry from the 15th to the 17th century. Cox additionally presents a consultant to meter, rhythm, and rhyme, in addition to a thesaurus of rhetorical phrases and a biographical dictionary of authors.
Organized thematically, this e-book bargains poems approximately love, faith, and politics; verse addressed to buyers, associates, relatives, and locations; and polemical and correspondence verse. 4 languages are represented: Greek, Latin, literary Tuscan of assorted degrees of standardization, and the stylized rustic dialect of pavan. the amount includes greater than 2 hundred poems, of which a couple of zone have by no means prior to been released in a contemporary variation and greater than a 3rd haven't formerly been to be had in English translation.
By Tina Karagulian,Paschal Murat Booker
Tina Karagulian is an artist and poet whose cheerful interest connects spirituality and artistic expression. Her poetry is incorporated in her memoir it's time, less than the Papaya Tree: A e-book of affection Poems, and New dermis: Poetry and Prayers, in addition to the subsequent anthologies: Lifting Women's Voices and maintaining plentiful existence. internal and Outer area: work and Poetry is her fourth booklet released via Black Rose Arts & Press.
By Sue Sinclair
By Regina Walton
With the book of this identify, Paraclete Press publicizes the 1st winner of the Phyllis Tickle Prize in Poetry which honors our longtime pal and advisor.
Regina Walton's poetry has seemed in Poetry East, Soundings East, qarrtsiluni, placing free, Scintilla (UK), and is impending within the Anglican Theological overview, Spiritus, and humanities. In 2013 she acquired a PhD in faith and literature from Boston collage, and has released educational essays at the seventeenth-century priest and poet George Herbert, on early sleek English liturgy, and on theological aesthetics. An Episcopal priest, she serves as pastor and rector of Grace Episcopal Church in Newton, MA.
By Laura Broadbent
What do you get if you happen to pass Lao Tzu and an software for a college educating software? What do you get in case you supply W. G. Sebald and Clarice Lispector the facility to talk from the afterlife? What occurs if a woman is stopped at a purple gentle for a complete 12 months? In at the nice shaggy dog story is a palace of hybridity, the place movie constitution informs poetry, poetry alters the essay, the essay recalibrates the funny story. Broadbent has lent her ear to the lifeless, the dwelling, the unvoiced, to provide us the punchline of what it potential to be intellectually alive.
Laura Broadbent is the writer of Oh There you're i cannot See You Is It Raining?, which received the 2012 Robert Kroetsch Award for cutting edge Poetry. She lives in Montreal, Queceb, the place she is operating on her PhD in Literature.