TITLES


Untameable City: Poems on the Nature of Houston
Edited by Sandi Stromberg

In this anthology, eighty-three poets raise their voices to sing, in the best Greek tradition, "Oh Houston, You Untameable City!" Through vibrant images, they invite us to experience the cultured and civilized Houston, along with the Houston of Mother Nature and her wildness.

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Correspondence

A collection of poems by Priscilla Frake, built around an imaginary exchange between C. G. Jung and Lao Tzu. In her foreword, poet Sasha West says, “I challenge any reader not to come out of reading this book a little wiser and a little less sure of knowledge.”

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Isthmus

A collection of new poems by award-winning poet Dan Rifenburgh. In the foreword, Paul Christensen says, “Here is fresh language, and a powerful originality in giving us back experience we had not perceived this way before.”

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Improbable Worlds, an anthology of Texas and Louisiana Poets

Ninety-two poets from Texas and Louisiana contributed work in response to the question, “Given our noisy marketplace of belief, how or where can the sacred be found?”

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Why Me?

This debut collection by poet Rich Levy reveals an original, and often humorous voice, that of husband, father, artist and executive, the voice of the aging modern man confronting the often absurd and hilarious dichotomies in our society.

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Some Recognition of the Joshua Lizard:
New and Selected Poems

This book brings together poems representing Robert Burlingame’s long artistic career as writer and teacher. Inspiration and subjects for his work come from varied sources, especially nature, literature, history and relationships. His thoughtful observations and insights of life in the desert Southwest connect the reader with a powerful and vivid sense of place.

 

Some Recognition of the Joshua Lizard soars beyond our borders to settle on a high shelf in the library of our national poetry.”
            —ROBERTO BONAZZI, Poetic Diversity column, San Antonio Express-News, July, 2010
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“… offers up some of the most moving and artful poetry based on the region that I have ever read.”
                                                          —DAVE OLIPHANT, Texas Books in Review, Spring 2010
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The Weight of Addition, an anthology of Texas Poetry

The Weight of Addition, an anthology of Texas Poetry is our fourth and newest title. In this new collection, Randall Watson has thoughtfully brought together the work of 118 poets connected to Texas by heritage and/or residence, or by coming here for a time, often to teach, contributing remarkably to our evolving poetry community. With The Weight of Addition, an Anthology of Texas Poetry, it is our continuing mission to document the rich and diverse work that is being created here.

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TIMESLICE: Houston Poetry 2005

TimeSlice: Houston Poetry 2005 is our third title. It includes 81 poems by 60 poets, some well known (like Adam Zagajewski, Edward Hirsch, Tony Hoagland, Robert Phillips, Sarah Cortez, and Lorenzo Thomas), others relatively new to publishing, and most somewhere in between.

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FIVE INPRINT POETS

Five Inprint Poets (2003), our second book, is a collection of work by poets James Adams, Stan Crawford, Thad Logan, Varsha Shah, and Elizabeth Wallace. These talented poets met editor Carolyn Tourney Florek through Inprint workshops taught by poet and research pathologist Dr. Michael Lieberman, who contributed the foreword.

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