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Civil Bound
ISBN: PB: 9781632430717, University of Chicago Press, Omnidawn, October 2019
96 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 4 halftones
In "Civil Bound", Myung Mi Kim turns a keen ear to language as the mechanism by which society operates. The poems engage multiple methods to make sense of this pervasive tool, its powers, nuances, and influences over the structure of our civilization...
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Harpo Before the Opus
ISBN: PB: 9781632430748, University of Chicago Press, Omnidawn, October 2019
128 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The poems begin where language fails, where speech becomes disembodied, and syntax skids to a stop that dissolves into gesture. Where its form reaches an end, formlessness offers a space ripe with possibility. Here we find Harpo, reaching into the fr...
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Running to Stand Still
ISBN: PB: 9781632430724, University of Chicago Press, Omnidawn, October 2019
96 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Histories, stories, lyrics, aspirations, dreams, pressures, and images are spun into a musical tale through a site of convergence: the Black female body. Swarmed by external gazes and narratives, the inhabitant of this body uses her power to turn dow...
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Silences
ISBN: PB: 9781632430755, University of Chicago Press, Omnidawn, October 2019
80 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftone
Within the visual arts of painting and photography, Martha Ronk finds an undeniable presence lurking: silence. This character slips into pauses, hides between images, and expertly evades the grasp of language. Ronk shows us that what is hidden just o...
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Since Sunday
ISBN: PB: 9781632430731, University of Chicago Press, Omnidawn, October 2019
48 pp., 17.7x13.9 cm
What happens when the faith and community we once held close sours into an experience of tragedy? In "Since Sunday", we find a poet who is rebuilding a sense of faith after fleeing religious abuse. Doubt, shame, uncertainty, and the pains of loss cre...
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Variations on Dawn and Dusk
ISBN: PB: 9781632430700, University of Chicago Press, Omnidawn, October 2019
48 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Acting as poetic records of light, the poems in "Variations on Dawn and Dusk" follow the sun as it warms, cools, colors, and shifts the space of Robert Irwin's untitled (dawn to dusk) in the desert of Marfa, TX. Built on the footprint of the town's o...
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Devonte Travels the Sorry Route
ISBN: PB: 9781632430670, University of Chicago Press, Omnidawn, April 2019
88 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftone
Devonte, the eponymous subject of the poems in "Devonte Travels the Sorry Route", has a gift: he can travel across space and time. This extraordinary quality brings Devonte into contact with a broad array of events and phenomena from black history an...
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henceforce A Travel Poetic
ISBN: PB: 9781632430687, University of Chicago Press, Omnidawn, April 2019
48 pp., 17.7x13.9 cm, 1 halftone
In "henceforce", Kamden Ishmael Hilliard's poems take us on unimaginable voyages within and beyond the contours of our quotidian experience. This is not simply geographic travel, however: though Hilliard's poems explore air travel, transcontinental l...
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Tribunal
ISBN: PB: 9781632430663, University of Chicago Press, Omnidawn, April 2019
80 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The three works of poetry that constitute "Tribunal" were written in the current context of seemingly ubiquitous warfare and the specter of unabashed neo-fascism, ethno-nationalism, and – especially in the United States – reassertions of white suprem...
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water / tongue
ISBN: PB: 9781632430656, University of Chicago Press, Omnidawn, April 2019
72 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 4 halftones
Grappling with the shock of her grandmother's suicide, mai c. doan undertook a writing project that might give voice to her loss as well as to grapple with memory, and the challenge of articulation and of documentation, in all of their contradictions...
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