Thoughts of spring...

As the northeast digs out from a long winter, we turn to thoughts of spring. Wesleyan UP has an exciting spring line up, including new poetry titles Itself (Rae Armantrout), Mr. West (Sarah Blake), Heliopause (Heather Christle), and The Glory Gets (Honorée Fanonne Jeffers). In addition, we have two books forthcoming from the Wesleyan Film series, The Cinema of Errol Morris and The Lives of Robert Ryan, and a few new books from our Garnet Book series: Heroes for All TimeHomegrown Terror, and In History's Wake
new garnet books
Our spring books have received some attention from the media. Flavorwire posted three poems from Mr. Blake, with accompanying videos. The Boston Globe recently posted a slide show of photographs from In History's WakeHeroes for All Time was featured in The Hartford Courant, in a lovely piece that includes an online slideshow. Rae Armantrout's Itself was a Publishers Weekly Pick of the Week, and Heliopause was on TimeOut New York's short list of Most Anticipated Books of Early 2015The Glory Gets is the April pick for the Rumpus Poetry Book Club

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#tbt: Elizabeth Willis, “Near and More Near”
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Gerald Vizenor at AWP
A Tribute to Gerald Vizenor @ AWP Minneapolis Friday, 4/10: 1:30–2:45pm w/ Heid Erdrich, Kim Blaeser, Gordon Henry Jr., Margaret Noodin, & Gerald Vizenor Room 208 C&D, Level 2 “I am still discovering who I am, the myth in me…I am part crow, part dragonfly, part squirrel, part bear. I kick at the sides of boxes…...

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