Wisdom and Being in Contemporary American Poetry (on Laps by Michael Blumenthal; A Happy Childhood by William Matthews; Black Dog, Red Dog by Stephen Dobyns; Jacklight by Louise Erdrich; Days We Would Rather Know by Michael Blumenthal; & Rules of Sleep by Howard Moss)

New Year

Naomi Shihab Nye’s most recent books are Famous (Wings Press, 2015), illustrated by Lisa Desimini, and The Turtle of Oman (Greenwillow, 2014). Nye has held Lannan, Guggenheim, and Witter Bynner fellowships, and she has won a Lavan Award from the Academy of American Poets, the Isabella Gardner Poetry Award, the Paterson Poetry Prize, four Pushcart Prizes, the Robert Creeley Prize, “The Betty Prize” from Poets House for service to poetry, and two Jane Addams Children’s Book Awards.


Wearing Ear Protectors

Selections from Down in My Heart and Two New Poems

Facts and Fictions in Scientific Discourse: The Case of Ether

To Rise, So Suddenly

Music of the Spheres: A Leib Goldkorn Adventure

The Anatomy of the Crab Is Repetitive and Rhythmical