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

News & Highlights

#tbt: David Ignatow, “Wherever”
Today’s Throwback Thursday poem is “Wherever,” from David Ignatow’s 1996 collection I Have a Name. The book was the winner of the 1997 William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. . . Wherever   Wherever I go, into food stores, into the john to piss, I am haunted by the poem yet to be written,…...

#tbt: Kathleen Fraser, “Les Jours Gigantesques”
This week’s Throwback Thursday post features Kathleen Fraser’s poem “Les Jours Gigantesques” from il cuore: the heart, Selected Poems 1970–1995. A Tribute to Kathleen Fraser is planned for Sunday, March 22nd (5PM), at California College of the Arts. The event is co-sponsored by the San Francisco State University Poetry Center and Small Press Traffic. Read more about the event…...

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