Poetry

*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

Virtual: Robert Pinsky & Friends, The Book of Poetry for Hard Times

Join Porter Square Books for a virtual event to celebrate the release of The Book of Poetry for Hard Times: An Anthology with anthology editor Robert Pinsky joined by contributors Dan Chiasson, John Murillo, Jill McDonough, and Rowan Ricardo Phillips! This virtual event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast.

The Book of Poetry for Hard Times: An Anthology Cover Image
By Robert Pinsky (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393867596
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 27th, 2021

Virtual: Mary Jo Bang, Purgatorio and Maria Dahvana Headley, Beowulf

Join Porter Square Books for a virtual talk with Mary Jo Bang, author of the new translation Purgatorio, and Maria Dahvana Headley (Beowulf: A New Translation)! These new translations have been described as "meaty, luscious, erudite, straight-talking, and joyful" (Susan Susan Bernofsky on Purgatorio) and "electrifying . . .

Purgatorio Cover Image
By Mary Jo Bang (Translated by), Dante Alighieri
$20.00
ISBN: 9781644450574
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Published: Graywolf Press - July 13th, 2021

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Beowulf: A New Translation Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780374110031
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Published: MCD x FSG Originals - August 25th, 2020

Book Signing with Tarriona "Tank" Ball, Vulnerable AF [Ticketed, In-Person]

Meet Grammy-nominated recording artist and slam poet Tarriona "Tank" Ball  and get your copy of her new poetry collection Vulnerable AF  signed the afternoon before she performs at City Winery! *This is an in-person, ticketed, signing-line only event hosted on Tuesday, July 20th from 1 pm - 2:30 pm. Your ticket includes a copy of the book, and a spot in the signing line!

Vulnerable AF Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781524865757
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - June 8th, 2021

Virtual: Maggie Smith with Chely Wright, Goldenrod

Porter Square Books is delighted to present a virtual event to celebrate the release of Goldenrod: Poems by Maggie Smith, a stunning poetry collection that celebrates the beauty and messiness of life. Author, artist and activist Chely Wright will join Maggie on screen for an evening of poetry, performance and talk. This event is virtual, free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast.

Goldenrod: Poems Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781982185060
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Published: Atria/One Signal Publishers - July 27th, 2021

Virtual: Adrian Matejka with Shara McCallum and Phillip B. Williams, Somebody Else Sold the World

Porter Square Books is delighted to present a virtual reading with award-winning poet Adrian Matejka to mark the release of his new collection Somebody Else Sold The World -- a resonant new collection on love and persistence from the author of The Big Smoke, a finalist for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. He will be joined in conversation by Shara McCallum and Phillip B.

Somebody Else Sold the World (Penguin Poets) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780143136446
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Published: Penguin Books - July 6th, 2021

No Ruined Stone Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781948579193
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Published: Alice James Books - August 10th, 2021

Mutiny (Penguin Poets) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780143136934
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Published: Penguin Books - September 7th, 2021

Virtual: I Will Not Name It Except to Say: A Memorial Reading for Lee Sharkey

Join Porter Square Books for a memorial reading from Lee Sharkey’s just-published collection of poetry, I Will Not Name It Except to Say (Tupelo). Poems from the book, which was compiled in the final weeks of Sharkey’s life, will be read by local poets Martha Collins, Denise Bergman, and Fred Marchant. This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast.

I Will Not Name It Except to Say Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781946482495
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Published: Tupelo Press - May 1st, 2021

The Shape of the Keyhole Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781625578242
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Because of how it is sold to us we cannot accept a return of this title.
Published: Black Lawrence Press - November 16th, 2020

Because What Else Could I Do: Poems (Pitt Poetry Series) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780822965916
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Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - October 1st, 2019

Said Not Said: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
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ISBN: 9781555977733
Published: Graywolf Press - May 2nd, 2017

Virtual: How to Love the World: A Poetry Anthology Reading

Please join Porter Square Books for a poetry reading featuring contributors to the new collection How to Love the World: Poems of Gratitude and Hope including Angela Narciso Torres, Lahab Assef Al-Jundi, Albert Garcia, Todd Davis and anthology editor James Crews! This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast.

How to Love the World: Poems of Gratitude and Hope Cover Image
By James Crews, Ross Gay (Foreword by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781635863864
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - March 23rd, 2021

Virtual: Rebecca Morgan Frank with Elly Truitt, Oh You Robot Saints

Please join Porter Square Books for a reading and talk with Rebecca Morgan Frank, author of the new collection Oh You Robot Saints! She will be joined in conversation by Elly Truitt, author of Medieval Robots: Mechanism, Magic, Nature, and Art. This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast.

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

Virtual: Martín Espada with Luke Salisbury, Floaters

Join Porter Square Books for a virtual reading from award-winning poet Martín Espada's latest collection Floaters!  The reading will be followed by a discussion with Luke Salisbury. This event is free and open to all, hosted on Crowdcast.

Register here to join the event on Crowdcast: www.crowdcast.io/e/floaters

Floaters: Poems Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393541038
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 19th, 2021

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