BLUE MOUNTAIN ARTS
A Lifetime of Love: Poems on the Passages of Life (Mar., $16.95) by Leonard Nimoy. The actor expresses his thoughts and dreams. 25,000 first printing.
A Mother Is Love: Words of Love and Gratitude That Every Mom Will Cherish (Mar., $16.95) is a heartfelt collection. 40,000 first printing.
The Greatest Gift of All Is: A Daughter Like You: Loving Thoughts from the Heart of a Parent (Mar., $16.95) is an anthology celebrating daughters. 40,000 first printing.
The Siege (June, $22) by Ljuba Merlina Bortolani is the first English rendering of a young Italian's work.
CENTER FOR LITERARY PUBLISHING
(dist. by Colorado State Univ.)
A Summer Evening (Mar., $14.95) by Geoffrey Nutter is the winner of the 2001 Colorado Prize for Poetry.
COPPER CANYON PRESS
Steal Away: Selected and New Poems (May, $25) by C.D. Wright. These poems have been likened to "succinct novels."
The Complete Poems of Kenneth Rexroth (Aug., $40), edited by Sam Hamill and Bradford Morrow, includes never-before-published works from the poet sometimes called the godfather of the beats.
DA CAPO PRESS
What Do We Know (Apr., $22) by Mary Oliver is a new collection by the winner of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize.
Casey at the Bat (May, $19.95) by Ernest L. Thayer is illustrated by LeRoy Neiman and introduced by Yankees manager Joe Torre. 50,000 first printing.
Never (June, $22.95) by Jorie Graham. The Pulitzer Prize winner meditates on nature, spirit and imagination.
Lullabies and Poems for Children (Mar., $12.50) is a comprehensive anthology.
Beat Poets (May, $12.50), edited by Carmela Ciuraru, assembles legendary and lesser-known writers.
FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX
A Short History of the Shadow (Apr., $20) by Charles Wright depicts resilience in a world haunted by death.
The Demon and the Angel: Searching for the Source of Artistic Inspiration Mar., $24) by Edward Hirsch reflects upon artistic creativity. Author tour.
Poems for Teachers (Mar., $9.95) is a gift book illustrated with the watercolors of Gail Roth. 25,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.
Collected Poems (Apr., $29.95) by Tennessee Williams includes some previously uncollected poems, plus poems from the plays.
Poems to Read: On Youth, Darkness, Art, Passion and Other Subjects (June, $27.95), edited by Robert Pinsky and Maggie Dietz, is aimed at readers new to poetry; many of the selections are accompanied by comments from participants in the Favorite Poem Project founded by Pinsky. Advertising. Author publicity.
Leviathan with a Hook (Apr., $23) by Kimberly Johnson is the first collection from a poet whose work has appeared in the New Yorker and Pequod.
UNIV. OF MASSACHUSETTS PRESS
Giving Their Word: Conversations with Contemporary Poets (Aug., $29.95) by Steven Ratiner is based upon interviews with poets for the Christian Science Monitor.
UNIV. OF MICHIGAN PRESS
A Boundless Field: American Poetry at Large (June, $49.50) by Stephen Yenser gathers essays and reviews noting the diversity of American poetry.
(dist. by Dufour Editions)
Very Far North (May, $18.95) by Timothy Murphy joins traditional meter with a regional voice.