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VISUAL BOOK INDEX | ACTIVE BACKLIST

A Book of Glyphs By Edward Sanders. A Book of Glyphs is a facsimile reproduction of legendary author, musician and Fugs founder Ed Sanders’ first book-length work of glyphs, which he created in Florence, Italy in 2008, using colored pencils and a >>more
Granary Books, Inc.
ISBN 9781887123815
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Pbk, 4 x 6 in. / 168 pgs / 73 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2014 Active/In stock
Abracadabra Artwork by Tony Fitzpatrick, Kimberly Lyons. Comprising her most recent poems and a selection of poems written from 1981-1991, Kimberly Lyons' Abracadabra brings us a poet with a striking and original voice. The work we find here gives a dreamlike view >>more
Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123310
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Paperback, 5 x 7.5 in. / 104 pgs / 1 color.
Pub Date: 07/02/2000 Active/In stock
Amaranth Borsuk & Brad Bouse: Between Page and Screen A convergence of old and new technologies, an unlikely marriage of print and digital, Between Page and Screen chronicles a love affair between the characters P and S while taking the reader into a wondrous, >>more
Siglio
ISBN 9780979956287
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Pbk, 7 x 7 in. / 44 pgs / 16 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2012 Active/Awaiting stock
America and Other Poems: Selected Poetry by Nobuo Ayukawa By Ayukawa Nobuo. Introduction by Shogo Oketani. Translated by Shogo Oketani, Leza Lowitz. America and Other Poems is the first English translation of a single volume by the seminal Japanese Modernist poet, Ayukawa Nobuo. One of Japan's most influential yet overlooked poets, Nobuo was an important voice for >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030412
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 144 pgs / 3 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/01/2007 Active/In stock
Art and Aritsts: Poems Art and Artists: Poems is a sumptuous collection of visions in verse—the work of centuries of poets who have used their own art form to illuminate art created by others.

A wide variety of visual art >>more
Random House
ISBN 9780307959386
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Aurelia & Other Writings By Gérard De Nerval. Translated by Geoffrey Wagner, Robert Duncan, and Marc Lowenthal. Aurelia is French poet and novelist Gérard de Nerval’s account of his descent into madness--a condition provoked in part by his unrequited passion for an actress named Jenny Colon. One of the original self-styled “bohemians,” >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972095
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 240 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/02/2004 Active/In stock
Bean Spasms By Ted Berrigan & Ron Padgett. Illustrations by Joe Brainard. Ted Berrigan, Joe Brainard and Ron Padgett’s Bean Spasms is the defining publication of the 1960s literary/Pop scene in New York. Originally published in 1967 by Kulchur Press in an edition of 1,000, and out >>more
Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123808
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Pbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 212 pgs / 26 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2012 Active/In stock
Border Comedy, A By Lyn Hejinian. "Lyn Hejinian's work increasingly explores poetry's relation to knowledge... But rather than abstract frameworks, one finds in A Border Comedy a serial poem in fifteen 'books,' coyotes, geese, didactic asides, horses, philosophical anecdotes, hawk >>more
Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123372
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Paperback, 7 x 10 in. / 224 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/02/2001 Active/Awaiting stock
Bridgeable Shores Edited by Eileen Tabios. Bridgeable Shores: Selected Poems and New (1969-2001) is the first U.S. publication of the work of the revered Filipino-American poet Luis Cabalquinto. This long overdue collection features the compassion, wisdom and well-being gained from the >>more
Kaya/Muae
ISBN 9781885030344
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Paperback, 5.5 x 7 in. / 128 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/02/2001 Active/In stock
Complete Minimal Poems By Aram Saroyan. Preface by Ron Silliman. Long cherished in out-of-print editions, anthologies and textbooks, and more recently celebrated on the internet, the groundbreaking Concrete and Minimalist poems of Aram Saroyan (born 1943) are gathered together here in a single, much-needed volume. >>more
Primary Information/Ugly Duckling Presse
ISBN 9780985136482
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 288 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/31/2014 Active/In stock
Debtor's Prison Text by Lewis Warsh. Images by Julie Harrison. This book is the first collaboration bewteen poet/novelist Lewis Warsh and video/visual artist Julie Harrison, in which skewed and closely-croppped black-and-white video stills from Harrison's primitive-style documentary and performance tapes of the 1970 >>more
Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123587
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Paperback, 7 x 7 in. / 136 pgs / 63 duotone.
Pub Date: 10/02/2001 Active/Not available
Desire For A Beginning/Dread Of One Single End Artwork by Edmond Jabes. Rosmarie WaldropContributions by Ed Epping. Translated by Rosmarie Waldrop. Published for the first time in English, this is the last substantial work by the late French author Edmund Jabčs, presented here with the subtle digital images of Ed Epping. In a series of short >>more
Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123389
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Paperback, 4.5 x 7 in. / 48 pgs / 8 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/2001 Active/Awaiting stock
Elizabeth Bishop: Objects & Apparitions Text by Joelle Biele, Dan Chiasson, Lloyd Schwartz. Today established as one of the twentieth century’s most important poets, Elizabeth Bishop (1911–1979) was also a gifted artist and collector of art and artifacts, many of which were collected from her years in Brazil. >>more
Tibor de Nagy Gallery
ISBN 9781891123023
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Hbk, 8 x 9.75 in. / 48 pgs / 25 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2012 Active/In stock
First World War Poets Text by Alan Judd, David Crane. This collection of short biographies of those remarkable men who sought to record the First World War in poetry draws on letters, memoirs and portraits. Key poems by each of the poets are included, alongside >>more
National Portrait Gallery
ISBN 9781855144897
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Pbk, 5.75 x 7.75 in. / 120 pgs / 30 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2014 Active/In stock
In Memory Of My Feelings By Frank O'Hara. Edited by Bill Berkson. Essay by Kynaston McShine. Between 1952, when Frank O'Hara published his first collection of poems, and his death, in 1966, at the early age of 40, he became recognized as a quintessential American poet whose vernacular phrasing, both worldly >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870705106
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Clothbound, 9 x 12 in. / 224 pgs / 49 color.
Pub Date: 10/15/2005 Active/Awaiting stock
Inseparable By Lewis Warsh Inseparable collects poems written between 1995 and 2005 by the New York poet, editor and novelist Lewis Warsh. Strongly identified with New York since the 1960s, when he co-founded Angel Hair magazine with Anne Waldman, >>more
Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123785
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Paperback, 6.75 x 8.5 in. / 212 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/01/2008 Active/In stock
Joe Brainard: I Remember Artwork by Joe Brainard. Edited by Ron Padgett. Joe Brainard's I Remember is a literary and artistic cult classic, praised and admired by writers from Paul Auster to John Ashery and Edmund White. As autobiography, Brainard's method was brilliantly simple: to set down >>more
Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123488
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Paperback, 4.25 x 7 in. / 192 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/02/2001 Active/In stock
Magnetic Refrain By Nicky Sa-eun Schildkraut. Adopted from Korea at the age of two, Nicky Sa-eun Schildkraut grew up in New England, a circumstance that inevitably prompted an early fascination with the diaspora that followed the Korean civil war. She observes >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030061
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Pbk, 5.5 x 7 in. / 86 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/31/2013 Active/In stock
Maldoror & The Complete Works of The Comte De Lautréamont By Comte De Lautréamont. Translated and with an Introduction by Alexis Lykiard. André Breton described Maldoror as "the expression of a revelation so complete it seems to exceed human potential." Little is known about its pseudonymous author, aside from his real name (Isidore Ducasse), birth in Uruguay >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972125
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 352 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/30/2010 Active/In stock
March 18, 2003: A Poem for Peace by Michael Lally, Drawings by Alex Katz Poetry by Michael Lally. Preface by Vincent Katz. Michael Lally's epic poem--entitled to commemorate the first reading at a Poets Against the War event on what turned out to be the eve of the U.S. invasion of Iraq--is paired here with drawings by >>more
Charta/Libellum
ISBN 9788881586028
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Hardcover, 6 x 8.25 in. / 64 pgs / 6 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/15/2006 Active/Awaiting stock
Mouth By Lisa Chen. Mouth, Lisa Chen's debut collection of poetry, gives voice to things that occur below the level of hearing or just beyond our notice--fragments of translated stories, unanswered bits of conversations, the mute assertiveness of a >>more
Kaya Press
ISBN 9781885030436
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Paperback, 5.75 x 7.5 in. / 84 pgs.
Pub Date: 06/01/2007 Active/In stock
Nick DeMarco: Poems Přems by Nick DeMarco, is a series of visual poems composed using the abstract formal qualities of typography and glyphs. The phrases and stanzas in this collection are visceral, communicating without language. >>more
Peradam
ISBN 9780985404727
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Nite Soil Artwork by Kenward Elmslie. Kenward Elmslie's way with words cuts a singular swath through a polymath variety of forms. This collection of poems and ephemera treats language sometimes as paint to be thrown on canvas, sometimes as a series >>more
Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123396
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Slipcased, 7 x 5 in. / pgs / 41 color.
Pub Date: 07/02/2000 Active/In stock
PPPPPP: Poems Performances Pieces Proses Plays Poetics By Kurt Schwitters. Edited and translated by Jerome Rothenberg and Pierre Joris. Kurt Schwitters' stated goal was to "erase the boundaries between the arts." This collection, culled from the five-volume German edition of Schwitters' writings, introduces the total work of art that is Merz through Schwitters' words. >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972354
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Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 288 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/30/2010 Active/In stock
Poems That Do Not Go Together By Jimmie Durham. Edited by Barbara Wien, Wilma Lukatsch. Jimmie Durham (born 1940) is a Cherokee poet, sculptor, essayist and a visual artist who has been making and exhibiting work since 1963. The cultural and political uses of material, objects and space have been >>more
Edition Hansjörg Mayer
ISBN 9783981128888
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 124 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 Active/In stock
Poems by Yvonne Rainer Introduction by Tim Griffin. From her work in dance and choreography to her films and writings, Yvonne Rainer (born 1934) has established herself as one of the America’s greatest living artists. This first collection of her poems, which were >>more
Badlands Unlimited
ISBN 9781936440108
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 71 pgs / 7 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2012 Active/In stock
Poems from the Tibor de Nagy Editions 1952-1966 By Frank O'Hara. Edited by Eric Brown. Foreword by Bill Berkson. In 1952, the New York gallery Tibor de Nagy published A City Winter, Frank O’Hara’s first collection of poems, under the Tibor de Nagy Editions imprint, inaugurating the gallery’s now longstanding association with what has >>more
Tibor de Nagy Editions
ISBN 9781891123702
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Pbk, 6.5 x 8 in. / 72 pgs / 3 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2012 Active/Awaiting stock
Purchase In The White Botanica: The Collected Poetry Of Piero Heliczer, A Edited by Anselm Hollo and Gerard Malanga. This book offers the first collected works of the poetry of Piero Heliczer, an important underground poet, filmmaker, actor (Flaming Creatures), musician (he was present in seminal jams which evolved into the Velvet Underground) and >>more
Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123570
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 120 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/02/2001 Active/In stock
Pybrac By Pierre Lou˙s. Introduction and translation by Geoffrey Longnecker. Illustrations by Toyen. By turns amusing and offensive, Pierre Lou˙s’ Pybrac is possibly the filthiest collection of poetry ever published, and offers a taste of what the Marquis de Sade might have produced if he had ever turned >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9781939663023
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 160 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 Active/In stock
Sweethearts By Emmett Williams. A founding member of Fluxus and the concrete poetry movement, Emmett Williams (1925-2007) made several performances and poems that stand today as defining gems of those genres. Among them is the book-length concrete poem Sweethearts, >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865608109
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Pbk, 4.75 x 6.25 in. / 226 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/31/2011 Active/Awaiting stock
Tennyson and His Circle Text by Lynne Truss. Tennyson's ascendency as England's foremost poet coincided with one of the most significant inventions of the nineteenth century: photography. As Poet Laureate, Tennyson (and those in his circle) was portrayed by such pioneering spirits as >>more
National Portrait Gallery
ISBN 9781855144903
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Pbk, 5.75 x 7.75 in. / 120 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2014 Active/In stock
The Burial Of the Count Of Orgaz & Other Poems By Pablo Picasso. Edited with introductions by Jerome Rothenberg & Pierre Joris. Afterword by Michel Leiris. Pablo Picasso is arguably the most famous and influential artist of the twentieth century. What few in the English speaking world know is that in 1935, at age 54, an emotional crisis caused Picasso to >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972361
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 352 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/02/2004 Active/In stock
The Poet Assassinated By Guillaume Apollinaire. Translated by Matthew Josephson, woodcuts by André Dérain. Apollinaire was Modernism’s first champion, and after his early death in 1918, he became its first saint. Lying in a hospital bed in 1915, recovering from combat wounds suffered in World War I, Apollinaire assembled >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972293
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 160 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/02/2004 Active/In stock
The Romantic Poets and Their Circle Text by Richard Holmes. The ideal of the "inspired artist" owes its origin to the figures of the Romantic period, who revolutionized English art and literature. In this book, Richard Holmes explores the portraits and lives of such key >>more
National Portrait Gallery
ISBN 9781855144774
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Pbk, 5.75 x 7.75 in. / 136 pgs / 84 color.
Pub Date: 07/31/2014 Active/In stock
The Tango Poetry and photographs by Leslie Scalapino. Painting by Marina Adams. The Tango, a serial poem by Leslie Scalapino, is juxtaposed with her photographs of debating monks at a monastery in Tibet. Steeped in the bright light of the present tense, Scalapino's writing and images are >>more
Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123419
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Paperback, 10 x 13 in. / 24 pgs / 33 color / 22 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/02/2001 Active/Not available
The Temperature Of This Water By Ishle Park. Ishle Park's debut collection of poetry heralds the arrival of an exciting, vital new voice in poetry. In The Temperature of This Water, Park samples the climates of Rikers Island and Cheju Island, New York >>more
Kaya/Muae
ISBN 9781885030399
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Paperback, 5.5 x 7.25 in. / 122 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/02/2004 Active/In stock
The Unbearable Heart By Kimiko Hahn. From Kimiko Hahn, the celebrated poet of Earshot, The Unbearable Heart is a superbly composed and passionate book on grief and mourning. The poems are both formally innovative and openly cathartic, individually and collectively compelling, >>more
Kaya/Muae
ISBN 9781885030016
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Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 80 pgs.
Pub Date: 01/02/1996 Active/In stock
Tomie's Chair By Josey Foo. Introduction by Tomie Arai. Inspired by Arrival, Tomie Arai's 1996 mixed-media installation at the Lower East Side Printshop in New York City, Tomie's Chair is an allegory of outward and inward movement. The chair is a symbol of rest >>more
Kaya/Muae
ISBN 9781885030368
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Paperback, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 64 pgs / 13 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/02/2002 Active/In stock
Two Haloed Mourners Artwork by Bernadette Mayer. As its title suggests, Two Haloed Mourners is a work marked by a sometimes amorphous, sometimes definite sense of spirituality, a spirituality immanent to every stray thought and object. Loss and regret also figure prominently >>more
Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123402
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.75 in. / 42 pgs / 1 color.
Pub Date: 07/02/2000 Active/Not available
Ulises Carrión: The Poet's Tongue Ulises Carrión's audio works clearly reflect his passion for language, its structures, sounds and meanings. He greatly enjoyed grammatically dissecting languages and trying to understand and explore their structures. His many initiatives and projects bea >>more
ALGA MARGHEN
ISBN ALGA 086LP
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Watchfiends & Rack Screams By Antonin Artaud. Translated by Clayton Eshleman with Bernard Bador. Clayton Eshleman's translations are the finest and most authentic which have yet been made from Artaud's writing. Artaud's final work is his strongest and most enduring, and this collection has been wisely selected and magnificently >>more
Exact Change
ISBN 9781878972187
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Paperback, 6 x 8 in. / 352 pgs.
Pub Date: 01/02/2004 Active/In stock

           

VISUAL BOOK INDEX | OUT OF PRINT

Alma, or The Dead Women By Alice Notley. Alice Notley's Alma, or The Dead Women is a cross-genre book, poem/novel, poetry/prose, comedy/tragedy, that submits to no discipline but its own and was conceived by the author in a state of personal, national and >>more
Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123723
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Paperback, 7 x 10 in. / 300 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/15/2006 Out of print/Not available
Coffee Coffee By Aram Saroyan. Aram Saroyan's “minimal” poems of the 1960s demonstrated a completely unprecedented handling of words—often single words—that combined astounding economy with palpable textural warmth. Untitled poems that read in their entirety “eyeye” and “lobstee” evin >>more
Primary Information
ISBN 9780978869755
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Pbk, 5 x 7 in. / 88 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/28/2010 Out of print/Not available
Jane Hammond: The Ashbery Collaboration Essays by John Ashbery, Ingrid Schaffner and Jill Snyder. This catalogue documents a body of work created by Hammond following a unique collaboration with the renowned poet John Ashbery. In 1993, Hammond commissioned Ashbery to create a set of unique titles that would act >>more
Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art
ISBN 9781880353202
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Paperback, 10.25 x 10.25 in. / 80 pgs / 30 color / 10 b&w
Pub Date: 01/02/2002 Out of print/Not available
Mark Gonzales: High Tech Poetry Artwork by Mark Gonzales. Edited by Amanda Ault, Chris Conti. Contributions by Jake Phelps. Mark Gonzales--or “the Gonz,” as he is known to fans--is one of the most famous and respected professional skateboarders in the world, creater of numerous freestyle moves still practiced in competition today. Gonzales is also >>more
Contingency Publishing
ISBN 9781881390312
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Paperback, 5 x 6 in. / 100 pgs / 99 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/02/2002 Out of print/Not available
Soliloquy By Kenneth Goldsmith. Soliloquy is a written record of every word (good, bad and indifferent), spoken by New York artist Kenneth Goldsmith during one week. The work originated as a gallery installation in 1997. As Gordon Tipper wrote >>more
Granary Books
ISBN 9781887123532
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Paperback, 6 x 10 in. / 296 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/02/2001 Out of print/Not available
The Truth In Rented Rooms By Koon Woon. Typed out in cramped tenements or scrawled on bits of paper, Koon Woon's impulsive startling poetry probes the lonely world of itinerants and the dispossed found in the shadows of immigrant life in the United >>more
Kaya/Muae
ISBN 9781885030252
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Paperback, 5 x 7.5 in. / 120 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/02/1998 Out of print/Not available


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