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In the Language of My Captor
(2017)
Shane McCrae
Scarecrow
(2016)
Robert Fernandez
Archeophonics
(2016)
Peter Gizzi
Mr. West
(2015)
Sarah Blake
Heliopause
(2015)
Heather Christle
Just Saying
(2013)
Rae Armantrout
Public Figures
(2012)
Jena Osman
Threshold Songs
(2011)
Peter Gizzi
Versed
(2009)
Rae Armantrout
Next Life
(2007)
Rae Armantrout
The Outernationale
(2007)
Peter Gizzi
The Bad Wife Handbook
(2007)
Rachel Zucker
Up to Speed
(2004)
Rae Armantrout
Cascadia
(2001)
Brenda Hillman
Lunch
(2000)
D. A. Powell
Fortress
(1989)
Brenda Hillman
Viper Jazz
(1976)
James Tate
The Tennis Court Oath
(1962)
John Ashbery

 



Wesleyan University Press General Catalogue
 

2019
The Collected Poems of Lorenzo Thomas, by Lorenzo Thomas

2018
Inquisition, by Kazim Ali
Wobble, by Rae Armantrout
Extra Hidden Life, Among the Days, by Brenda Hillman
Bury It, by Sam Sax
The Trailhead, by Kerri Webster

2017
Entanglements, by Rae Armantrout
Let's Not Live on Earth, by Sarah Blake
The Lazarus Poems, by Kamau Brathwaite
Trophic Cascade, by Camille Dungy
In the Language of My Captor, by Shane McCrae
Planetary Noise, by Erin Moure
To See the Earth Before the End of the World, by Ed Roberson
semiautomatic, by Evie Shockley

2016
Partly: New and Selected Poems 2001-2015, by Rae Armantrout
Scarecrow, by Robert Fernandez
Archeophonics, by Peter Gizzi
Common Sense Common Sense, by Ted Greenwald
The Age of Reasons: Uncollected Poems 1969-1982, by Ted Greenwald
The Book of Landings, by Mark McMorris
The Work-Shy, by Daniel Tiffany

2015
Itself, by Rae Armantrout
Mr. West, by Sarah Blake
Heliopause, by Heather Christle
Fauxhawk, by Ben Doller
The Glory Gets, by Honoree Fanonne Jeffers
She Tries Her Tongue, Her Silence Softly Breaks, by M. NourbeSe Philip

2014
The Tatters, by Brenda Coultas
Endarkenment: Selected Poems, by Arkadii Dragomoshchenko
In Defense of Nothing: Selected Poems, 1987-2011, by Peter Gizzi
The Little Edges, by Fred Moten
A Momentary Glory: Last Poems, by Harvey Shapiro
Favor of Crows: New and Collected Haiku, by Gerald Vizenor

2013
Sky Ward, by Kazim Ali
Just Saying, by Rae Armantrout
Spells: New and Selected Poems, by Annie Finch
My Life and My Life in the Nineties, by Lyn Hejinian
Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire, by Brenda Hillman
Testimony, a Tribute to Charlie Parker, by Yusef Komunyakaa

2012
What Is Amazing, by Heather Christle
Watchword, by Pura Lopez Colome
Public Figures, by Jena Osman
The New Black, by Evie Shockley

2011
Money Shot, by Rae Armantrout
Threshold Songs, by Peter Gizzi
Things Come On, by Joseph Harrington
Songs and Stories of the Ghouls, by Alice Notley
Apples from Shinar, by Hyam Plutzik
Address, by Elizabeth Willis

2010
Elegguas, by Kamau Brathwaite
Seven Controlled Vocabularies and Obituary 2004. The Joy of Cooking, by Tan Lin
Exposition Park, by Roberto Tejada

2009
Bright Felon, by Kazim Ali
Versed, by Rae Armantrout
Live from the Homesick Jamboree, by Adrian Blevins
Practical Water, by Brenda Hillman
The Rider Quintet, by Mark Rudman

2008
Grace, Fallen From, by Marianne Boruch
Zong!, by M. NourbeSe Philip
All Odd and Splendid, by Hilda Raz
My Vocabulary Did This to Me: The Collected Poetry of Jack Spicer, by Jack Spicer

2007
Next Life, by Rae Armantrout
The Outernationale, by Peter Gizzi
Grave of Light: New and Selected Poems 1970-2005, by Alice Notley
Steles, by Victor Segalen
The Bad Wife Handbook, by Rachel Zucker

2006
The Sights Along the Harbor: New and Collected Poems, by Harvey Shapiro
Meteoric Flowers, by Elizabeth Willis

2005
Born to Slow Horses, by Kamau Brathwaite
The Real Enough World, by Karen Brennan
Recumbents, by Michel Deguy
Pieces of Air in the Epic, by Brenda Hillman
Sundays on the Phone, by Mark Rudman
Continued, by Piotr Sommer

2004
Up to Speed, by Rae Armantrout
Altazor, by Vicente Huidobro
fall, by Amy Newman
Door in the Mountain : new and collected poems, 1965-2003, by Jean Valentine
Anabranch, by Andrew Zawacki
The Last Clear Narrative, by Rachel Zucker

2003
Luster, by Don Bogen
The Sleep That Changed Everything, by Lee Ann Brown
Juniper Fuse : upper paleolithic imagination & the construction of the underworld, by Clayton Eshleman
Some Values of Landscape and Weather, by Peter Gizzi
Outlandish Blues, by Honoree Fanonne Jeffers
Mixed Plate : new and selected poems, by Faye Kicknosway
Echoes of Memory, by Lucio Mariani
Eyeshot, by Heather McHugh
Zither & Autobiography, by Leslie Scalapino
Eating in the Underworld, by Rachel Zucker
What Kind, by Martha Zweig

2002
Miniatures and other poems, by Barbara Guest
The White Fire of Time, by Ellen Hinsey
Treadwinds: Poems and Intermedia Texts, by Walter K. Lew
A Visit to Civilization, by Sandra McPherson
Breath, by Antonia Pozzi
Arcady, by Donald Revell
The Couple, by Mark Rudman
Alphabet Theater, by Meredith Stricker
Selected Poems : 1950-2000, by Nathaniel Tarn

2001
Veil : new and selected poems, by Rae Armantrout
Drafts 1-38, toll, by Rachel Blau DuPlessis
Indelible, by Rachel Hadas
Cascadia, by Brenda Hillman
Poasis : selected poems 1986-1999, by Pierre Joris
Pleasure Dome : new and collected poems, by Yusef Komunyakaa
Trans, by Hilda Raz
How Charlie Shavers Died and other poems, by Harvey Shapiro
Fuck You, Aloha, I Love You, by Juliana Spahr
Lullaby for One Fist, by Andrea Werblin

2000
Glottal Stop: 101 poems by Paul Celan, by Paul Celan
Lunch, by D. A. Powell
The Cradle of the Real Life, by Jean Valentine
It Is If I Speak, by Joe Wenderoth

1999
Rocks on a Platter : notes on literature, by Barbara Guest
The Long View, by Charles O. Hartman
The Father of the Predicaments, by Heather McHugh
Ten to One : selected poems, by Bob Perelman
Provoked in Venice, by Mark Rudman
New Time, by Leslie Scalapino
The Public World/Syntactically Impermanence, by Leslie Scalapino
Vinegar Bone, by Martha Zweig

1998
Halfway Down the Hall, by Rachel Hadas
Thieves of Paradise, by Yusef Komunyakaa
Tea, by D. A. Powell
There Are Three, by Donald Revell
The Clouds Float North, by Yu Xuanji
The Clouds Float North : the complete poems of Yu Xuanji, by Hsuan-chi Yu
The Clouds Float North : the complete poems of Yu Xuanji, by Hsuan-chi Yu

1997
Candy Necklace, by Calvin Bedient
The Known World, by Don Bogen
il cuore = the heart : selected poems, 1970-1995, by Kathleen Fraser
Loose Sugar, by Brenda Hillman
Divine Honors, by Hilda Raz

1996
The Education of Desire, by William Dickey
Virtual Muse, by Charles O. Hartman
I Have a Name, by David Ignatow
The Spaces between Birds : mother/daughter poems, 1967-1995, by Sandra McPherson
Edge Effect, by Sandra McPherson
The Millennium Hotel, by Mark Rudman
The Front Matter, Dead Souls, by Leslie Scalapino

1995
The Empty Bed, by Rachel Hadas
Glass Enclosure, by Charles O. Hartman
Afterrimages, by Joan Retallack
The Tulip Sacrament, by 'Annah Sobelman
Disfortune, by Joe Wenderoth

1994
Tug, by Stephen Todd Booker
Deeds of Utmost Kindness, by Forrest Gander
Mose, by Loren Graham
Hinge & Sign : poems, 1968-1993, by Heather McHugh
Beautiful Shirt, by Donald Revell
Rider, by Mark Rudman

1993
2 Guys on Holy Land, by Walid Bitar
Bright Existence, by Brenda Hillman
Against the Evidence : selected poems, 1934-1994, by David Ignatow
Neon Vernacular, by Yusef Komunyakaa
Broken English, by Heather McHugh

1992
Corridor, by Jonathon Aaron
The Whole Motion : collected poems, 1945-1992, by James Dickey
Death Tractates, by Brenda Hillman
Magic City, by Yusef Komunyakaa
Erasures, by Donald Revell
Beloved Infidel, by Dean Young

1991
Commonwealth of Wings, by Pamela Alexander
The Bicycle Slow Race, by Claire Bateman
Destroying Angel, by Nancy Eimers
Shadowing the Ground, by David Ignatow
Green River : new and selected poems, by Robert Morgan
Arreboles, by Boyer Rickel
The Pilgrim Among Us, by Roberta Spear
Selected Poems, by James Tate
Country Music : selected early poems, by Charles Wright
The Planet on the Desk : selected and new poems, 1960-1990, by David Young

1990
The Eagle's Mile, by James Dickey
Sea Room, by Maria Flook
The Measure of Islands, by Mark Halperin
In Mad Love and War, by Joy Harjo
Singularities, by Susan Howe
The Black Riviera, by Mark Jarman
The Public Mirror, by Richard Katrovas
What Madness Brought Me Here : new and selected poems, 1968-1988, by Colleen J. McElroy
Capitalism, by Campbell McGrath
Second Messengers, by Robert McNamara
Sigodlin, by Robert Morgan
The Same Water, by Joan Murray
New Dark Ages, by Donald Revell
Distance from Loved Ones, by James Tate
From the Country of Nevermore, by Jorge Teillier

1989
Knocking on the Earth, by Ellery Akers
White Morning, by Judith Berke
The Transparent Body, by Lisa Bernstein
Descendant, by Marianne Boruch
The Folded Heart, by Michael Collier
Honest Water, by Robert Farnsworth
Fortress, by Brenda Hillman
The Erotic Light of Gardens, by Bin Ramke
The Maharani's New Wall and other poems, by David Ray
Splitting and Binding, by Pattiann Rogers
In Your Own Sweet Time, by Alane Rollings
The Southern Reaches, by Sherod Santos
Walking in Stone, by John Spaulding

1988
The Weight of Numbers, by Judith Baumel
Sprituals, by Bruce Beasley
Here on Earth, by Karen Brennan
Legend, by Glover Davis
Stopping on the Edge to Wave, by James Baker Hall
Of Gravity & Angels, by Jane Hirshfield
Against the Meanwhile : 3 elegies, by Mark Irwin
Dien Cai Dau, by Yusef Komunyakaa
Shades, by Heather McHugh
Faith, by Lynne McMahon
New and Selected Poems, by Gregory Orr
National Cold Storage Company, by Harvey Shapiro
Lucky Seven, by Jordan Smith
A Smell of Burning Starts the Day, by Susan Tichy
Earthshine, by David Young
Design with X, by Dean Young

1987
The Half-Inch Himalayas, by Agha Shahid Ali
A Son from Sleep, by Rachel Hadas
Abacus, by Mary Karr
Bone Flames, by Colleen J. McElroy
To the Quick, by Heather McHugh
Evening Wind, by Robert Mezey
In Favor of Lightning, by Barbara Molloy-Olund
At the Edge of the Orchard Country, by Robert Morgan
Sam's Book, by David Ray
Sonnets to Orpheus, by Rainer Maria Rilke
Channel Markers, by A. E. Stringer

1986
Anxious Latitudes, by Ralph Angel
After the Splendid Display, by Don Bogen
The Clasp and Other Poems, by Michael Collier
New and Collected Poems, 1970-1985, by David Ignatow
Snug Harbor, by Richard Katrovas
I Apologize for the Eyes in My Head, by Yusef Komunyakaa
Parallax, by Maureen Mulhern
We Must Make a Kingdom of It, by Gregory Orr
The Tattooed Lady in the Garden, by Pattiann Rogers
Reckoner, by James Tate
Foraging, by David Young

1985
View from the Gazebo, by Marianne Boruch
Black Holes, Black Stockings, by Olga Broumas
The Wounded Breakfast, by Russell Edson
Mutatis Mutandis : 27 invoices, by William Harmon
White Dress, by Brenda Hillman
Late Stars, by Jeffrey Skinner
That Mulberry Wine, by Janet Sylvester

1984
Relics, by Elton Glaser
Quantities/Damages, by Richard Howard
Copacetic, by Yusef Komunyakaa
Queen of the Ebony Isles, by Colleen J. McElroy
Second Guesses, by James Richardson
The Light Holds, by Harvey Shapiro
Our Flag Was Still There, by Richard Tillinghast

1983
The Central Motion : poems, 1968-1979, by James Dickey
Slow Transparency, by Rachel Hadas
The Attraction of Heavenly Bodies, by Dennis Hinrichsen
Rescue the Dead, by David Ignatow
Green Dragons, by Richard Katrovas
Times Alone : selected poems of Antonio Machado, by Antonio Machado
The Water Inside the Water, by Susan Mitchell

1982
Three or Four Hills and a Cloud, by Robert Farnsworth
News from the Glacier : selected poems 1960-1980, by John Haines
Winter News, by John Haines
Yellow Light, by Garrett K. Hongo
Country Music : selected early poems, by Charles Wright

1981
The Early Motion, by James Dickey
Falling, May Day Sermon, and other poems, by James Dickey
Night Light, by Donald Justice
The Summer Anniversaries, by Donald Justice
These People, by Lloyd Schwartz
Globe, by Elizabeth Spires

1980
Kingdom Come, by Lawrence Kearney
The Knife, and other poems, by Richard Tillinghast

1979
Permission To Speak, by Steve Orlen

1978
Paragraphs, by Vern Rutsala
Loving the Days, by John Witte

1977
The Reason Why the Closet-Man is Never Sad, by Russell Edson
Cicada, by John Haines
A Private Signal : poems new & selected, by Barbara Howes
Taking on the Local Color, by Cynthia Kraman
China Trace, by Charles Wright

1976
Night Cries, by Michael Benedikt
Viper Jazz, by James Tate
Claiming Kin, by Ellen Bryant Voigt

1975
Very Close and Very Slow, by Judith Hemschemeyer
Selected Poems, by David Ignatow
Mesopotamia, by Stephen Tapscott
The Peacock Poems, by Sherley Anne Williams
Bloodlines, by Charles Wright

1974
Blue Monday, by Calvin Forbes
Gathering Firewood; new poems and selected, by David Ray
Water Tables, by James Seay

1973
The Clam Theater, by Russell Edson
The Terrible Shears; scenes from a twenties childhood, by D. J. Enright
Legion: civic choruses, by William Harmon
I Remember the Room Was Filled with Light, by Judith Hemschemeyer
Armed Love, by Eleanor Lerman
Hard Freight, by Charles Wright

1972
The Blue Garden, by Barbara Howes

1971
Mole Notes, by Michael Benedikt
More under Saturn, by William Dickey
The Stone Harp, by John Haines
This World, by Harvey Shapiro
Collected Poems, by James Wright
Collected Poems, by James Wright

1970
Sky, by Michael Benedikt
Treasury Holiday; thirty-four fits for the opening of fiscal year 1968, by William Harmon
Poems, 1934-1969, by David Ignatow
Swallow the Lake, by Clarence Major
Let Not Your Hart, by James Seay
The Grave of he Right Hand, by Charles Wright

1969
The Day the Perfect Speakers Left, by Leonard Nathan
Hard Loving, by Marge Piercy
Sleep Watch, by Richard Tillinghast

1968
The Body, by Michael Benedikt
Rescue the Dead, by David Ignatow
Not This Pig, by Philip Levine
Onions and Roses, by Vassar Miller
Breaking Camp, by Marge Piercy
Shall We Gather at the River, by James Wright

1967
Dickey: Poems 1957-1967, by James Dickey
Poems, 1957-1967, by James Dickey
The Damages, by Richard Howard
Night Light, by Donald Justice
Kinds of Affection, by Josephine Miles

1966
Winter News, by Susan Hahn

1965
Events and Wisdoms; poems 1957-1963, by Donald Davie
Buckdancer's Choice, by James Dickey

1964
Helmets, by James Dickey
Figures of the Human, by David Ignatow
The Spectral Boy, by Donald Petersen
The Window, by Vern Rutsala

1963
My Bones Being Wiser, by Vassar Miller
At the End of the Open Road, by Louis Simpson
The Branch Will Not Break, by James Wright

1962
The Tennis Court Oath, by John Ashbery
Silence in the Snowy Fields, by Robert Bly
Drowning with Others, by James Dickey
Quantities, by Richard Howard

1961
Madonna of the Cello, by Robert Bagg
New & Selected Poems, by Donald Davie
Say Pardon, by David Ignatow
The Spectra Hoax, by William Jay Smith

1960
On the Way to the Island, by David Ferry
The Orb Weaver, by Robert Francis
The Summer Anniversaries, by Donald Justice
Wage War on Silence, by Vassar Miller

1959
Light and Dark, by Barbara Howes
A Dream of Governors, by Louis Simpson
Saint Judas, by James Wright


Rococo and Other Worlds: Selected Poems, by Afzal Ahmed Syed

Wesleyan University Press's books have won the following awards:

2018
Winner of Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards
In the Language of My Captor, by Shane McCrae
 

2017
Winner of James Laughlin Award
Bury It, by Sam Sax
 

2014
Winner of Griffin Poetry Prize
Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire, by Brenda Hillman
 

2013
Winner of California Book Awards
Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire, by Brenda Hillman
 

2012
Winner of Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in Poetry
The New Black, by Evie Shockley
 

2010
Winner of Pulitzer Prize
Versed, by Rae Armantrout
 

2009
Winner of Before Columbus American Book Awards
My Vocabulary Did This to Me: The Collected Poetry of Jack Spicer, by Jack Spicer
 
Winner of National Book Critics Circle Award
Versed, by Rae Armantrout
 
Winner of Los Angeles Times Book Award
Practical Water, by Brenda Hillman
 

2007
Winner of Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize
Grave of Light: New and Selected Poems 1970-2005, by Alice Notley
 

2006
Winner of William Carlos Williams Award
Pieces of Air in the Epic, by Brenda Hillman
 

2004
Winner of National Book Award
Door in the Mountain : new and collected poems, 1965-2003, by Jean Valentine
 

2003
Winner of Asian American Literary Awards
Treadwinds: Poems and Intermedia Texts, by Walter K. Lew
 

1994
Winner of Pulitzer Prize
Neon Vernacular, by Yusef Komunyakaa
 
Winner of Kingsley Tufts Award
Neon Vernacular, by Yusef Komunyakaa
 
Winner of National Book Critics Circle Award
Rider, by Mark Rudman
 

1992
Winner of Pulitzer Prize
Selected Poems, by James Tate
 

1987
Winner of Walt Whitman Award
The Weight of Numbers, by Judith Baumel
 

1983
Winner of National Book Award
Country Music : selected early poems, by Charles Wright
 

1972
Winner of Pulitzer Prize
Collected Poems, by James Wright
 

1964
Winner of Pulitzer Prize
At the End of the Open Road, by Louis Simpson