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  • THE WEIGHT OF NUMBERS. by Baumel, Judith.
    Baumel, Judith.
    THE WEIGHT OF NUMBERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, (1988.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a collection of poems, winner of 1987 Walt Whitman Award, with the announcement card for award laid in. Dust jacket praise by William Matthews, J. D. McClatchy and Mona Van Duyn, who was the 1987 judge. A title in the Wesleyan Poetry Series. 62 pp. ISBN: 0-819521442.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 31930
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  • THE WEIGHT OF NUMBERS. by Baumel, Judith.
    Baumel, Judith.
    THE WEIGHT OF NUMBERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, (1988.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a collection of poems, winner of 1987 Walt Whitman Award. Dust jacket praise by William Matthews, J. D. McClatchy and Mona Van Duyn, who was the 1987 judge. A title in the Wesleyan Poetry Series. 62 pp. ISBN: 0-819521442.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 31931
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  • EYES, STONES: Poems. by Bell, Elana.
    Bell, Elana.
    EYES, STONES: Poems.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original,.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (2011). First edition - "In this debut collection, Eyes, Stones, Elana Bell brings her heritage as the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors to consider the difficult question of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.The poems invoke characters inexorably linked to the land of Israel and Palestine. There is Zosha, a sharp-witted survivor whose burning hope for a Jewish homeland helps her endure the atrocities of the Holocaust. And there is Amal, a Palestinian whose family has worked their land for over one hundred years--through Turkish, British, Jordanian, and now Israeli rule." Recipient of the Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets. Notes, 62 pp. ISBN: 9780807144640.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 58801
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  • Cooley, Nicole.
    RESURRECTION: Poems.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, winner of the 1995 Walt Whitman Award selected by Cynthia Macdonald. Dark monologues in which Frida Kahlo, Helen Keller, Diane Arbus, Alice Liddell (Alice in Wonderland), Patty Hearst, Snow White, Thumbelina and others - real and imaginary women transfigured by suffering - speak eloquently. 79 pp. Review copy with slip laid in. ISBN: 0-807120588.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 31932
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  • Cooley, Nicole.
    RESURRECTION: Poems.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, winner of the 1995 Walt Whitman Award selected by Cynthia Macdonald. Dark monologues in which Frida Kahlo, Helen Keller, Diane Arbus, Alice Liddell (Alice in Wonderland), Patty Hearst, Snow White, Thumbelina and others - real and imaginary women transfigured by suffering - speak eloquently. 79 pp. ISBN: 0-807120588.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 31933
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  • Doyle, Ben.
    RADIO, RADIO: Poems.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2001. dj. Hardcover first edition - Cuban-born author's first book of poetry, winner of the Walt Whitman Award for 2000 Cover praise from Susan Howe (who selected this as the award winner), Jorie Graham (who says this 'stunning sequence of pems revisits the story of exile and return through an astonishingly supple array of formal techniques."), Donald Revell, and Mark Levine. 71 pp. ISBN: 0-807126780.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 37076
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  • FROM THE IRON CHAIR: Poems. by Glazner, Greg
    Glazner, Greg
    FROM THE IRON CHAIR: Poems.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1992) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first regularly published book of poems, selected by Charles Wright as the wimmer of the 1991 Walt Whitman award. ISBN: 0-393030989.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dust jacket (award sticker on front cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 63538
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  • CAROLINA GHOST WOODS: Poems. by Jordan, Judy.
    Jordan, Judy.
    CAROLINA GHOST WOODS: Poems.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2000. First edition - The author's first collection of poems, winner of the Walt Whitman award (James Tate, judge.) 59 pp. ISBN: 0-8071-25563.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 55432
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  • ONCE I GAZED AT YOU IN WONDER: Poems. by Levi, Jan Heller.
    Levi, Jan Heller.
    ONCE I GAZED AT YOU IN WONDER: Poems.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1999. First edition - The author's first collection of poems, winner of the Walt Whitman award (Alice Fulton, judge.) 90 pp. ISBN: 0-8071-2365X.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 55434
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  • ONCE I GAZED AT YOU IN WONDER: Poems. by Levi, Jan Heller.
    Levi, Jan Heller.
    ONCE I GAZED AT YOU IN WONDER: Poems.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1999. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first collection of poems, winner of the Walt Whitman award (Alice Fulton, judge.) 90 pp. ISBN: 0-8071-23641.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76506
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  • Rios, Alberto.
    WHISPERING TO FOOL THE WIND.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Sheep Meadow Press, 1982. SIGNED first edition - His first full-length collection of poems (after 2 earlier chapbooks), winner of the 1981 Walt Whitman Award. The judge was Donald Justice and he cited Rios's ability "to transform and illuminate" natural seeming objects and images - many from Rios' experiences growing up in the Arizona - Mexico border town of Nogales. This copy is both SIGNED on the title page, and warmly INSCRIBED on the half title page. ISBN: 0-935296-31x.

    Condition: Very near fine in stiff illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 18765
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  • THE WAKER'S CORRIDOR: Poems. by Thirkield, Jonathan.
    Thirkield, Jonathan.
    THE WAKER'S CORRIDOR: Poems.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (2009.). First edition - The author's first collection, winner of the Walt Whitman award. vii, 84 pp. ISBN: 9780807134412.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 50790
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  • INVISIBLE BRIDE: Poems. by Tost, Tony.
    Tost, Tony.
    INVISIBLE BRIDE: Poems.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2004. First edition - The author's first collection of poetry, winner of the Walt Whitman Award for 2003. 57 pp. ISBN: 0-807129658.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 78037
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