The Mind Tree: A Miraculous Child Breaks the Silence of Autism (Oct., $21.95) by Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay features a collection of autobiographical prose and poetry written by a child with autism.
Love Poems (Jan., $18.95) by Jewel is the performer's new collection that addresses the joys and heartaches of love. Ad/promo.Author publicity.
Owls and Other Fantasies: Poems and Essays (Sept., $22) by Mary Oliver assembles 23 new and selected poems and essays from the winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award. Advertising.
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An Tuil: An Anthology of 20th Century Scottish Gaelic Verse (Oct., $30), edited by Ronald Black, is a broad representation.
COFFEE HOUSE PRESS
In the Room of Never Grieve: New and Selected Poems, 1985—2003 (Oct., $30) by Anne Waldman includes a CD of the poet and performer reading her work. Advertising. Author tour.
COPPER CANYON PRESS
Evidences (Sept., $23) by James McCorkle is the recipient of the American Poetry Review /Honickman First Book Prize.
Ten Poems to Set You Free (Jan., $15), compiled by Roger Housden, presents works by such writers as Thomas Merton, C.P. Cavafy and Anna Swir, with an essay by Housden.
A Flash of Lightning Behind the Mountain (Jan., $27.50) by Charles Bukowski offers 143 never-before-seen verses from the late poet.
FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX
Collected Poems (Nov., $50) by Ted Hughes, edited by Paul Keegan, is an omnium-gatherum of the prodigious poet.
The Strange Hours Travelers Keep: Poems (Nov., $20) by August Kleinzahler touches down in Vegas and Mayfair, the Asian steppes and contemporary Berlin.
Original Fire (Sept., $23.95) by Louise Erdrich offers passionate poetry from the popular novelist.
LIBRARY OF AMERICA
American Wits: An Anthology of Light Verse (Oct., $20), edited by John Hollander, is a collection with surprising contributors that include T.S. Eliot and F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Ezra Pound: Poems and Translations (Oct., $45), edited by Richard Sieburth, brings together all of his verse except The Cantos and includes works from a "lost" 1917 manuscript.
White Feather: A Journey to Peace (Oct., $21.95) by Suzanne Stutman proclaims that hope can be found in life's darkest moments. 35,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni (Dec., $24.95) by Nikki Giovanni spans from 1969 to 1983. 50,000 first printing.
If I Were Writing This (Sept., $21.95) by Robert Creeley is from the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Before Columbus Foundation.
Left Wing of a Bird (Oct.; $20.95, paper $12.95) by Arthur Vogelsang forges a connection between the classics and the contemporary.
Torn Sky (Nov.; $20.95, paper $12.95) by Debra Nystrom paints verbal portraits of Native Americans and other South Dakotans.
TEXAS TECH UNIV. PRESS
Great Lonely Places of the Plains (Oct., $34.95) by Walt McDonald and Wyman Meinzer. Meinzer's photography complements the verse.
The Fire Was Here (Oct., $12.95) by Anna Enquist. In this collection with the theme of mothers and children, the Dutch author's poetry debuts in English.
WESLEYAN UNIV. PRESS
Eyeshot (Oct., $20) by Heather McHugh deals with the timeless questions of love and death.