Poetry

Edward Hirsch with Kim Garcia, The Heart of American Poetry

Porter Square Books is delighted to present award-winning poet Edward Hirsch for his latest, The Heart of American Poetry. Said Susan Sontag, “Edward Hirsch is the most endearing of guides to the ecstasies of reading poetry.” Join us in welcoming Hirsch in conversation with Boston College professor Kim Garcia on Tuesday, May 10 at 7pm.

Please RSVP below if you plan to attend!

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$26.00
ISBN: 9781598537260
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Published: Library of America - April 19th, 2022

Joint Reading with Jeffrey Yang with Fanny Howe

Porter Square Books is thrilled to partner with Mass Poetry in welcoming Jeffrey Yang and Fanny Howe for a reading and conversation about the poets' latest works! Hear from Line and Light, a multifaceted collection by Jeffrey Yang, whose poetry is “flexible, expansive, sonorously clever” (The Millions), and Indivisible, the conclusion of a radically philosophical and personal s

Line and Light: Poems Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781644450864
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Published: Graywolf Press - May 3rd, 2022

Indivisible, new edition (Semiotext(e) / Native Agents) Cover Image
By Fanny Howe, Eugene Lim (Introduction by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781635901559
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Published: Semiotext(e) - April 26th, 2022

Love and I: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
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ISBN: 9781644450048
Published: Graywolf Press - October 1st, 2019

Rachel Mannheimer with Richie Hofmann, Earth Room [Cambridge]

Porter Square Books is delighted to welcome Rachel Mannheimer for her debut, Earth Room, called "a lesson in how to make something of where we find ourselves" by Nobel Prize winning poet Louise Glück. Richie Hofmann will be joining the author in conversation. This event will take place on Thursday, May 12 at 7pm at Porter Square Books: Cambridge Edition. Please RSVP below if you plan to attend!

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$18.99
ISBN: 9781955125109
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Published: Changes Pub. - April 5th, 2022

A Hundred Lovers: Poems Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593320983
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Published: Knopf - February 8th, 2022

Kemi Alabi with Porsha Olayiwola, Against Heaven [virtual]

Porter Square Books is delighted to welcome Kemi Alabi for Against Heaven, called "a stunning debut from one of our most talented emerging voices". Joined in conversation by poet laureate for the city of Boston Porsha Olayiwola, Alabi will discuss magic, portals, spells, and altered states in their poetry. This event is free and open to all, hosted virtually via Crowdcast on Thursday, April 21 at 7pm.

Against Heaven: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450826
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Published: Graywolf Press - April 5th, 2022

I Shimmer Sometimes, Too Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781943735457
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Published: Button Poetry - October 29th, 2019

Joint Poetry Reading with Erika Meitner and Sarah Matthes [Cambridge]

Just in time for National Poetry Month, Porter Square Books and Mass Poetry are delighted to welcome poets Erika Meitner and Sarah Matthes for a joint reading from their latest collections.

Useful Junk (American Poets Continuum #191) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781950774531
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Published: BOA Editions - April 5th, 2022

Town Crier: Poems Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780892555277
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Published: Persea - April 13th, 2021

Haleh Liza Gafori with Kythe Heller: Gold by Rumi

Porter Square Books is delighted to welcome Haleh Liza Gafori for Gold, a new translation of Rumi that has been called "ecstatic and piercing." Gafori will be joined in conversation by writer, interdisciplinary artist, and doctoral candidate at Harvard University Kythe Heller. This event will take place in person at our Cambridge location on Thursday, April 7 at 7pm.

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By Rumi, Haleh Liza Gafori (Translated by), Haleh Liza Gafori (Editor)
$11.96
ISBN: 9781681375335
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Published: NYRB Classics - March 8th, 2022

Virtual: Sabrina Benaim with Melissa Lozada-Oliva, I Love You, Call Me Back

Join Porter Square Books for a virtual poetry reading with Sabrina Benaim for the release of her new collection I Love You, Call Me Back! Melissa Lozada-Oliva (Dreaming of You) will join on-screen. This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast.

I Love You, Call Me Back: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593185872
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Published: Plume - October 19th, 2021

Grubbie Debuts: M. Soledad Caballero with Rebecca Morgan Frank, I Was a Bell [Virtual]

Join Porter Square Books and Grubstreet in the latest installment of the Grubbie Debuts series, featuring GrubStreet student M. Soledad Caballero for the launch of her debut collection, I Was a Bell.

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$16.95
ISBN: 9781597094900
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Published: Red Hen Press - September 7th, 2021

Oh You Robot Saints! (Carnegie Mellon University Press Poetry Series ) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780887486685
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Published: Carnegie Mellon University Press - February 27th, 2021

*Now Virtual* Sandra Lim with Tanya Larkin, The Curious Thing

Join us  for a virtual celebration of Sandra Lim's newest poetry collection, The Curious Thing!  Sandra will be joined in conversation by Tanya Larkin. This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast. **This event was originally scheduled to be in person and outdoors, and has been moved to this virtual venue due to inclement weather!**

The Curious Thing: Poems Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393867893
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 14th, 2021

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