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  • NARRATIVES: Poems in the Tradition of Black Women. by Clarke, Cheryl.
    Clarke, Cheryl.
    NARRATIVES: Poems in the Tradition of Black Women.

    Edition: Second edition, second printing.

    New York: Kitchen Table / Women of Color Press, (1993.). The first collection of poetry by this African American feminist and lesbian writer and activist. Illustrated with drawings by Gay Belknap. Praise on the back cover from Adrienne Rich, June Jordan, and Audre Lorde. 55 pp. ISBN: 0-913175005.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated tan wrappers.

    Book ID: 74622
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  • WHEN LIVING WAS A LABOR CAMP. by Garca, Diana,
    Garca, Diana,
    WHEN LIVING WAS A LABOR CAMP.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Tucson: University of Arizona Press, (2000). First edition - The first collection of poems by this writer who was born in a labor camp in the San Joaquin Valley, one which is a "bittersweet look back at the migrant labor camps of California and offers a tribute to the people who toiled there." Includes an introduction by Garcia. A title in the Camino del Sol series. Glossary. 102 pp. ISBN: 0-816520437.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77552
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  • SHALER'S FISH. by Macdonald, Helen.
    Macdonald, Helen.
    SHALER'S FISH.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2016). First edition - The first US edition of this award-winning author and naturalist's first collection of poems, originally published in 2001 - these are complex, dense poems influenced very much by the natural world and the flight of birds (she is a falconer). 82 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 66465
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  • THE COMEDY OF DESIRE. by Peterson, Nils.
    Peterson, Nils.
    THE COMEDY OF DESIRE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Saint Paul, Minnesota: Blue Sofa Press, (1993). First edition - Peterson's first full-length collection of poems, and the first book in a series from Blue Sofa Press. Illustrated with drawings by Rita Shumaker. Introduction by Robert Bly. 70 pp. ISBN: 0-963872206.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77978
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  • ANOTHER BLACK VOICE: A Different Drummer. by Slade, Leonard A. Jr.
    Slade, Leonard A. Jr.
    ANOTHER BLACK VOICE: A Different Drummer.

    Edition: 2nd printing, a slim trade paperback.

    Nashville, TN: Winston-Derek Publishers, Inc. (1989, c 1988). First collection of poetry by this African American educator, critic and poet. Notes. 61 pp. ISBN: 1-555231241.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated wrappers, some wear to the covers, black mark on title page.

    Book ID: 79210
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  • IN THE BUDDHA FACTORY. by Soldofsky, Alan.
    Soldofsky, Alan.
    IN THE BUDDHA FACTORY.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Kirksville, MO: Truman State University Press, (2013). First edition - His highly praised first significant collection of poetry (preceded by three chapbooks). Among the comments are those from Sandra McPherson ("Formally elegant, wonderfully attentive to tone, 'In the Buddha Factory' mixes reverence, good humor, grievous tragedy, and affirmation in enlightening ways. The result is a collection that honors each detail; every poem here approaches its subject with wonder and respect.") and Edward Hirsch ("Soldofsky is a poet with a metaphysical bent and a strong sense of place, a traveler who keeps coming home to California, a spiritual wanderer keenly alert to the incongruities of modern life and the hyper-reality of the 21st century. His carefully constructed, long-awaited first book…

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    Kirksville, MO: Truman State University Press, (2013). First edition - His highly praised first significant collection of poetry (preceded by three chapbooks). Among the comments are those from Sandra McPherson ("Formally elegant, wonderfully attentive to tone, 'In the Buddha Factory' mixes reverence, good humor, grievous tragedy, and affirmation in enlightening ways. The result is a collection that honors each detail; every poem here approaches its subject with wonder and respect.") and Edward Hirsch ("Soldofsky is a poet with a metaphysical bent and a strong sense of place, a traveler who keeps coming home to California, a spiritual wanderer keenly alert to the incongruities of modern life and the hyper-reality of the 21st century. His carefully constructed, long-awaited first book is a work of full maturity, high achievement.") Notes. 94 pp. ISBN: 978-1612480886.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77918
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  • GIRLS IN THE GRASS: Stories. by Thon, Melanie Rae.
    Thon, Melanie Rae.
    GIRLS IN THE GRASS: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - Highly praised young author's first collection of short stories (her second book). 272 pp. ISBN: 0-394576632.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (spine slant, prev owner's gold seal)

    Book ID: 64047
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