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Carnegie Mellon Classic Contemporary Series: Poetry


This series reissues significant early books by important contemporary poets including several Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners


Abacus

Mary Karr's poetry published as a Carnegie Mellon Classic Contemporary
Karr, Mary

Adult Swim

New Poetry
Hartley, Heather

The Afterlife

A reissuing of The Afterlife, poetry by Larry Levis.
Levis, Larry

Alehouse Sonnets

A reissuing of Alehouse Sonnets, poems by Norman Dubie.
Dubie, Norman

The Autobiography of a Jukebox

A reissuing of The Autobiography of a Jukebox, poems by Cornelius Eady.
Eady, Cornelius

Awake

A reissuing of Awake, the debut collection of poetry by Dorianne Laux
Laux, Dorianne

Bitter Angel

A reissuing of Bitter Angel, poems by Amy Gerstler.
Gerstler, Amy

Black Branches

A reissuing of Black Branches, poems by Greg Pape.
Pape, Greg

Body Moves

A reissuing of Body Moves, poems by Tim Seibles
Seibles, Tim

Brass Knuckles

A reissuing of Brass Knuckles, the debut collection of poetry by Stuart Dybek.
Dybek, Stuart

Collecting the Animals

A reissuing of Collecting the Animals, poetry by Peter Everwine.
Everwine, Peter

Death & Friends

A reissuing of Death & Friends, poems by Jon Anderson.
Anderson, Jon

Depth of Field

A reissuing of Depth of Field, the debut collection of poems by William Heyen.
Heyen, William

The Dollmaker's Ghost

A reissuing of The Dollmaker’s Ghost, poetry by Larry Levis.
Levis, Larry

Eve

A reissuing of Eve, poems by Annie Finch.
Finch, Annie

Eye Level

A reissuing of Eye Level, the debut collection of poetry by Jane Shore.
Shore, Jane

The Faces of Americans in 1853

A reissuing of The Faces of Americans in 1853, poetry by Wesley McNair.
McNair, Wesley

The Finger Bone

A reissuing of The Finger Bone, poems by Kevin Prufer
Prufer, Kevin

For the Sleepwalkers

A reissuing of For the Sleepwalkers, poems by Edward Hirsch.
Hirsch, Edward

The Forces of Plenty

A reissuing of The Forces of Plenty, poetry by Ellen Bryant Voigt.
Voigt, Ellen Bryant

Good Hope Road

New Classic Contemporary
Dischell, Stuart

The Hand of God and a Few Bright Flowers

A reissuing of The Hand of God and a Few Bright Flowers, the debut collection of poetry by William Olsen.
Olsen, William

The Hardness Scale

A reissuing of The Hardness Scale, poetry by Joyce Peseroff.
Perseroff, Joyce

The Idiot Princess of the Last Dynasty

A reissuing of The Idiot Princess of the Last Dynasty, poems by Peter Klappert.
Klappert, Peter

In Sepia

A reissuing of In Sepia, poetry by Jon Anderson.
Anderson, Jon

The Incognito Lounge

A reissuing of The Incognito Lounge, poetry by Denis Johnson.
Johnson, Denis

The Joy Addict

A reissuing of The Joy Addict, poems by James Harms.
Harms, James

The Lady in Kicking Horse Reservoir

A reissuing of The Lady in Kicking Horse Reservoir, a collection of poetry by Richard Hugo.
Hugo, Richard

License to Carry a Gun

A reissuing of the debut collection of poems by the noted National Public Radio commentator Andrei Codrescu.
Codrescu, Andrei

Madly in Love

Barnstone, Aliki

The Man Among the Seals & Inner Weather

A reissuing of National Book Award winner Denis Johnson’s first two collections of poems
Johnson, Denis

Memory

A reissuing of Memory, poems by Laura Jensen, with a foreword by Kevin Prufer.
Jensen, Laura

The Mud Actor

A reissuing of The Mud Actor, the debut collection of poetry by Cyrus Cassells.
Cassells, Cyrus

Muscular Music

A reissuing of Muscular Music, the debut poetry collection by Terrance Hayes.
Hayes, Terrance

Museum

A reissuing of Museum, poems by Rita Dove.
Dove, Rita

Obscenities

A reissuing of Obscenities, the debut collection of poems by Michael Casey.
Casey, Michael

One for the Rose

A reissuing of One for the Rose, a collection of poetry by Philip Levine.
Levine, Philip

1-800-HOT-RIBS

A reissue of 1-800-HOT-RIBS, poems by Catherine Bowman.
Bowman, Catherine

Overtime

A reissuing of Overtime, the debut collection of poetry by Joseph Millar
Millar, Joseph

Palm Reading in Winter

A reissuing of Sadoff’s seminal 1978 volume of poetry
Sadoff, Ira

Reckless Wedding

A reissuing of Reckless Wedding, the debut collection of poetry by Maria Flook.
Flook, Maria

Resort

A reissuing of Resort, poetry by Patricia Hampl.
Hampl, Patricia

Riding the Earthboy 40

A reissuing of Riding the Earthboy 40, poems by James Welch.
Welch, James

The River of Heaven

A reissuing of The River of Heaven, poems by Garrett Hongo.
Hongo, Garrett

Six O'Clock Mine Report

A reissuing of Six O'Clock Mine Report, poems by Irene McKinney.
McKinney, Irene

Skating with Heather Grace

A Classic Contemporary reissuing of Skating with Heather Grace by Thomas Lynch.
Lynch, Thomas

Skylight

A reissuing of Skylight, poetry by Carol Muske.
Muske, Carol

Snow on Snow

A reissuing of Snow on Snow, poetry by Maura Stanton.
Stanton, Maura

Snow Water Cove

A reissuing of Snow Water Cove, the debut poetry collection by Jeannine Savard.
Savard, Jeannine

Something Sinister

New Poetry
Charara, Hayan

Sonnets for an Analyst

A reissuing of Sonnets for an Analyst, poems by Gladys Schmitt.
Schmitt, Gladys

The Spokes of Venus

New Poetry
Frank, Rebecca Morgan

The Storm and Other Poems

A reissuing of The Storm and Other Poems by William Pitt Root.
Root, William Pitt

Swan's Island

A reissuing of Swan’s Island, poetry by Elizabeth Spires.
Spires, Elizabeth

A Thousand Friends of Rain
New and Selected Poems 1976-1998
A collection of new and selected poems by Kim Stafford.
Stafford, Kim

The Ungrateful Garden

A reissuing of The Ungrateful Garden, poetry by Carolyn Kizer.
Kizer, Carolyn

The Van Gogh Notebook

A reissuing of The Van Gogh Notebook, poems by Peter Cooley.
Cooley, Peter

Victims of the Latest Dance Craze

A reissuing of Victims of the Latest Dance Craze, poetry by Cornelius Eady.
Eady, Cornelius

We Weep for Our Strangeness

A reissuing of We Weep for Our Strangeness, poems by Dennis Schmitz.
Schmitz, Dennis

Where Are We in This Story?

New Poetry with drawings by Suzanne Rosenblatt
Rosenblatt, Sarah

The Whole Truth

A reissuing of The Whole Truth, the debut collection of poetry by James Cummins.
Cummins, James

Wind of the White Dresses

A collection of poetry by Mekeel McBride.
McBride, Mekeel

The Yellow House on the Corner

A reissuing of The Yellow House on the Corner, the debut collection of poetry by Rita Dove.
Dove, Rita

You Don't Miss Your Water

A reissuing of You Don't Miss Your Water, poems by Cornelius Eady.
Eady, Cornelius