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We Practice For It

Publication Date: August, 2014
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ISBN: 978-1-936797-51-6
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We Practice For It
poems by Ted Lardner

(Available in August, 2014)

Winner of the Sunken Garden Poetry Prize, selected by Mark Doty

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Ted Lardner

Ted Lardner

Ted Lardner is the author of two previous chapbooks, Tornado (Wick Poetry Series, 2008) and Passing by a Home Place (Leaping Mountain Press, 1987). His chapbook We Practice for It was chosen by poet and essayist Mark Doty as winner of the Sunken Garden Poetry Prize, sponsored by Hill-Stead Museum and Tupelo Press. A yoga teacher at Cleveland Yoga and a professor of English at Cleveland State University, Ted lives with his family in Gates Mills, Ohio.

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Entwined: Three Lyric Sequences

Publication Date: September 2014
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ISBN: 978-1-936797-49-3
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Entwined: Three Lyric Sequences
by Carol Frost

(Available in September 2014)

Carol Frost’s poems have a classical grace and elegance, but there is molten emotion beneath their fluid surfaces. The poetic sequences in Entwined give a reader three perspectives on human awareness: as a lexicon of abstractions (Time, Beauty, Adultery, Scorn, and so on) and what the poet calls “moral dreaming”; as a voyage from the soul’s dark night into a new experience of light among the bays and shoals of Florida’s fecund gulf coast; and as a meditation on memory and mortality, through an encounter with a mind in decline — a parent succumbing to dementia.

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Carol Frost

Carol Frost

Carol Frost was born in 1948 in Lowell, Massachusetts, and as a child spent a year in her mother’s hometown of Vienna, so German was the first language she spoke. She studied at the Sorbonne and earned degrees from SUNY Oneonta and Syracuse University. The author of eleven previous books of poetry, most recently The Queen’s Desertion and Honeycomb (both Northwestern University Press, 2006 and 2010), she holds an endowed chair of English at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida.

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Gossip & Metaphysics: Russian Modernist Poems & Prose

Publication Date: November 2014
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ISBN: 978-1-936797-47-9
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Gossip & Metaphysics: Russian Modernist Poems & Prose
Edited by Katie Farris, Ilya Kaminsky and Valzhyna Mort

(Available in November 2014)

There has been no anthology in English dedicated to the poetics of the great generation of Russian modernists. For a group of poets so widely admired, relatively little seems known about their philosophy of poetry and their poetic influences, and although there is tremendous aesthetic diversity in this group, they have more in common than many readers assume. Russian poetry was a small world, made even smaller by the arrests, disappearances, pogroms, famines, assassinations, and political conflagration of the revolutionary era, and literary differences were often overcome by a mutual sense of historic cataclysm.

This anthology’s structure is like textile, with many common threads intertwining, doubling back, sometimes unraveling—creating a matrix of poetic conversation: Mayakovsky on Khlebnikov, Pasternak on Mayakovsky, Tsvetaeva on Pasternak, Brodsky on Tsvetaeva, Akhmatova on Mandelstam. Shared themes range from expected (the word) to serendipitous (the ocean). Above all these poets are obsessed with proximity—to God, to nature and place, to poetic predecessors, to language (their own and others), and always, forever, to the inexpressible.

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Katie Farris

Katie Farris is the author of boysgirls (Marick, 2011), which combines prose poetry, fairy tale, riddle, myth, and drawings. She has contributed translations to books of Russian, French, and Chinese poetry, including This Lamentable City (Tupelo, 2010) and New Cathay (Tupelo, 2013). She currently teaches in the MFA program at San Diego State University and in New England College’s low-residency MFA program.

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Ilya Kaminsky

Ilya Kaminsky

Ilya Kaminsky is author of Dancing in Odessa (Tupelo, 2004) and co-editor of The Ecco Book of International Poetry (2010) and editor of This Lamentable City: Poems of Polina Barskova (Tupelo, 2010). He teaches at San Diego State University and in the New England College M.F.A. Program. He lives in San Diego, California.

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Valzhyna Mort

Valzhyna Mort, born in Minsk, Belarus, has published two poetry collections in English, Factory of Tears and Collected Body (both Copper Canyon, 2008 and 2012). Awarded a Lannan Foundation Literary Fellowship and Poetry magazine’s Bess Hokin Prize, she now teaches at Cornell University.

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