Finalist for the New England Book Award
From a National Book Award nominated poet, this collection is about a life lived in the red, on the edges of great lack and great abundance, of financial and emotional margins
Winner of the Paterson Poetry Prize, and longlisted for the Griffin Prize and the Massachusetts Book Award
An acclaimed poet further extends his range into the realm of speculative fiction, while addressing issues as varied as abolition, Black ecological consciousness, and the boundless promise of parenthood
“Tracy K. Smith’s poetry is an awakening itself.” —Vogue
From one of America's most cherished and celebrated poets, a landmark collection of Nikki Giovanni's early work!
“Nikki Giovanni is one of our national treasures.”—Gloria Naylor
* Finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry *
* Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry * Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism * Winner of the NAACP Image Award * Winner of the L.A. Times Book Prize * Winner of the PEN Open Book Award *
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