Thirst (Oct., $22) by Mary Oliver presents 38 new poems from the Pulitzer Prize winner, illuminating her perspective on grief, loss and faith.
DA CAPO PRESS
The Book of Martyrdom and Artifice: First Journals and Poems: 1937—1952 (Oct., $27.50) by Allen Ginsberg contains previously unpublished poems by the Beat Generation poet.
FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX
Collected Poems (Nov., $35) by C.K. Williams gathers nearly four decades of work by the NBA and Pulitzer Prize winner. Ad/promo.
LIBRARY OF AMERICA
American Religious Poems: An Anthology by Harold Bloom (Oct., $40), edited by Harold Bloom and Jesse Zuba, articulates America’s spiritual life in works by some 200 poets. $40,000 ad/promo.
Celebrations (Oct., $19.95) by Maya Angelou assembles works written for such special events as the U.N.’s 50th anniversary and Clinton’s inauguration.
TALONBOOKS (dist. by Northwestern Univ. Press)
Vermeer’s Light: Poems 1996—2006 (Oct., $29.95) by George Bowering celebrates the work of Canada’s first poet laureate.
UNIV. OF NOTRE DAME PRESS
The Book of Irish American Poetry: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present (Jan., $65), edited by Daniel Tobin, collects the work of more than 200 Irish-American poets.