New Books 2007 to 2012


Karren L. Alenier, On a Bed of Gardenias: Jane & Paul Bowles (chapbook, Kattywompus Press)

Luis Alberto Ambroggio, El exilio y la palabra. La trashumance de un excritor argentino-estadounidense, edited by Rosa Tezanos-Pinto (essays and poems in Spanish, Editorial Vinciguerra)

Luis Alberto Ambroggio, Homenaje al camino (poems in Spanish, Alción Editora)

Dorothy Bendel, Expatriate (chapbook, Finishing Line Press)

Richard Blanco, Looking for the Gulf Motel (Pitt Poetry Series)

Carmen Calatayud, In the Company of Spirits (Press 53)

Grace Cavalieri, Gotta Go Now (chapbook, Goss 183)

Lucille Clifton, The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton, 1965-2010 (BOA Editions)

Michael Collier, An Individual History (W.W. Norton)

Donna Lewis Cowan, Between Gods (Cherry Grove)

Moshe Dor, Scorched by the Sun, translated from the Hebrew by Barbara Goldberg and Moshe Dor (The Word Works)

John Elsberg and Eric Greinke, All This Dark: 24 Tanka Sequences (chapbook, Červena Barvá Press)

Blas Falconer, The Foundling Wheel (Four Way Books)

Dana Gioia, Pity the Beautiful (Graywolf Press)

Joshua Gray, Beowulf: A Verse Adaptation with Young Readers in Mind (Zouch Six Shilling Press)

Piotr Gwiazda, Messages: Poems & Interview (Pond Road Press)

Joe Hall, Post Nativity (chapbook, Publishing Genius)

Monica Hand, me and Nina (Alice James Books)

Jeffrey Harrison, What Comes Next (Tupelo Press)

Marc Harshman, Green-Silver and Silent (Bottom Dog Press)

Roger Hecht, Talking Pictures (Červena Barvá Press)

Kathleen Hellen, Umberto’s Night (WWPH)

Jodie Hollander, The Humane Society (chapbook, The Tall-Lighthouse)

Randall HortonRoxbury: A Memoir (nonfiction chapbook, Kattywompus Press)

William Silver Jennings, Robert Kimmel Jennings, and Lane Eaton Jennings, Lineage: Poetry and Prose of Three Generations (XLibris)

Charles Jensen, The Nanopedia Quick-Reference Pocket Lexicon of Contemporary American Culture (chapbook, GOSS 183/Mi Poesias)

Sally Keith, The Fact of the Matter (Milkweed Editions)

Alan King, Drift (Willow Books)

Gerry LaFemina, Steam Punk (chapbook, Smalls Press)

Merrill Leffler, Mark the Music (Dryad Press)

Lyn Lifshin, Knife Edge & Absinthe: The Tango Poems (Night Ballet Press)

Lyn Lifshin, For the Roses: Poems for Joni Mitchell (March Street Press)

Lynn Lifshin, Hitchcock Hotel (e-book, Stronesthrow/Lazarus Media)

Gary Copeland Lilley, Cape Fear: Poems (chapbook, bound together with Holly Iglesia‘s chapbook Fruta Bomba, Q Ave. Press)

Tony Mancus, Bye Land (chapbook, Greying Ghost Press)

Melanie McCabe, History of the Body (David Roberts Books)

Tony Medina, An Onion of Mars (Third World Press)

Douglas Messerli, Dark (e-book, Green Integer)

Yvette Neisser Moreno, Grip (Gival Press)

Valzhyna Mort, Collected Body (Copper Canyon Press)

Eric Pankey, Dismantling the Angel (Parlor Press)

Linda Pastan, Traveling Light (WW Norton)

Richard Peabody, Speed Enforced by Aircraft (The Broadkill River Press)

Richard Peabody, Blue Suburban Skies (short fiction, Main Street Rag)

Natalie Peeterse, Black Birds: Blue Horse, An Elegy (chapbook, Gold Line Press)

Joseph Ross, Meeting Bone Man (Main Street Rag)

Jane Satterfield, Her Familiars (Elixir Press)

Susan Kay Scheid, After Enchantment (CreateSpace)

Sam Schmidt, Suburban Myths (Beothuk Books)

Gregg Shapiro, Gregg Shapiro: 77 (chapbook, Souvenir Spoon Books)

Jane Shore, That Said: New and Selected Poems (Houghton Mifflin)

J.D. Smith, Labor Day at Venice Beach (Cherry Grove)

Maryhelen Snyder, Sun in an Empty Room (Mercury Heartlink)

Jeff Sypeck, Looking Up: Poems from the National Cathedral Gargoyles (Quid Plura Books)

Pia Taavila, Two Winters (chapbook, Finishing Line Press)

Truth Thomas, Speak Water (Cherry Castle)

Mary-Sherman Willis, Caveboy (chapbook, Artist’s Proof Editions)

Ed Zahniser, At Betty’s Restaurant Thomas Shepherd Loves Danske Dandridge and The Shepherdstown Sonnets (Pernot and Tatlin/Four Seasons Books)

Sally Zakariya, Arithmetic and Other Verses From Late in Life (Richer Resources Publications)

Amazing Graces: Yet Another Collection of Fiction by Washington Area Women, ed. Richard Peabody. Contributors include: Jonetta Rose Barras, Verlyn Flieger, Alssandra Gelmi, Esther Iverem, Kim Roberts, Katherine R. Smith, Amber Sparks. (short fiction anthology, Paycock Press).

Ashes Caught on the Edge of Light: Ten Chapbooks, ed. Susan Richardson.  Featured authors: John Bradley, Serena Fusek, Arthur Ginsberg, Anastasia Kritterden, Laura LeHew, Lyn Lifshin, Trisha Nelson, Elisavietta Ritchie, Ken Rodgers, Myra Sklarew.  (Winterhawk Press)

Cave Canem Anthology XII. Contributors include: Toi Derricotte, Cornelius Eady, Niki Herd, Randall Horton, Alan King, Venus Thrash. (anthology, Willow Books)

Divining Divas: 100 Gay Poets on the Women Who Inspire Them, ed. Micharl Montlock. Contributors include: David Bergman, Richard Blanco, Regie Cabico, Scott Hightower, Charles Jensen, Dan Vera. (anthology, Lethe Press)

Four Virginia Poets Laureate (2004-2012): An Anthology and Reader’s Guide, ed. Sofia M. Starnes.  Featuring Rita Dove, Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda, Claudia Emerson, and Kelly Cherry.  Other contributors: Betty Adcock, Fred Chappell, Cathryn Hankla, Edward Lull, Kevin Everod Quashie, and Charles W. Steger (anthology, Cedar Creek Publishing)

In Good Company: Poets Celebrate Shepherdstown’s 250th Anniversary, ed. Georgia Lee McElhaney and Ed Zahniser.  Contributors include: Tom Donlon, Ethan Fischer, Sonja James, Ilona Popper, Antrim Ross, Hope Maxwell Snyder, John Yost. (anthology, Pernot and Tatlin/Four Seasons Books)

Lady Business: A Celebration of Lesbian Poetry, ed. Bryan Borland.  Contributors include: Julie R. Enszer, Gina R. Evers.  (anthology, Sibling Rivalry Press)

Sunken Garden Poetry: 1992-2011, ed. Brad Davis. Contributors include: Naomi Ayala, Richard Blanco, Lucille Clifton, Stephen Dunn, Carolyn Forche, Jeffrey Harrison, Grey Jacobik, Honor Moore, Kim Roberts, Edgar Gabriel Silex, Sue Ellen Thompson. (anthology, Wesleyan University Press)

Token Entry: New York City Subway Poems, ed. Gerry LaFemina.  Contributors include: Phillip DaceyCornelius Eady, Langston Hughes, Jeffrey McDaniel, Grace Paley, Carly Sachs, Ravi Shankar. (anthology, Smalls Press)

Voices of the Future, ed. Etan Thomas.  Contributors include members of the DC Youth Slam Team. (anthology, Haymarket Books)

Words of Protest, Words of Freedom: Poetry of the American Civil Rights Movement and Era, ed. Jeffrey Lamar Coleman. Contributors include: Amiri Baraka, Gwendolyn Brooks, Lucille Clifton, Robert Frost, Robert Hayden, Langston Hughes, Philip LevineRobert Lowell, Haki Madhubuti, Larry Neal, Dudley Randall, A.B. Spellman. (anthology, Duke University Press)


Akbar Ahmed, Suspended Somewhere Between (Busboys & Poets/PM Press)

Kwame Alexander, Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band (children’s literature, with illustrations by Tim Bowers, Sleeping Bear Press)

Luis Alberto Ambroggio, La arqueologia del viento/The Wind’s Archeology (Vaso Roto Ediciones, bilingual, translated by Naomi Ayala)

Jennifer Atkinson, The Canticle of the Night Path (Parlor Press)

Ed Baker, Stone Girl E-Pic (poetry and visual art; Leafe Press)

E. Louise Beach, Sine Nomine (chapbook, Finishing Line Press)

Roberta Beary, The Unworn Necklace (Snapshot Press)

Sandra Beasley, Don’t Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life (memoir, Crown Books)

Kimberly L. Becker, Words Facing East (WordTech Editions)

Paulette Beete, Voice Lessons (chapbook, Plan B Press)

Clifford Bernier, The Silent Art (Gival Press)

Princess Bethea, Free Love (e-book, Issuu)

Andrea Carter Brown, Each Boat Signs the Water (chapbook, Pudding House)

Derrick Weston Brown, Wisdom Teeth (Busboys & Poets/PM Press)

Jamie Brown, Constructing Fiction: Essays and Advice on Writing Fiction (nonfiction chapbook, Broadkill River Press)

Linda Joy Burke, Moods, Minds and Multitudes (chapbook, Birdtalks Press)

Vincent Carretta, Phillis Wheatley: Biography of a Genius in Bondage (nonfiction, University of Georgia Press)

Dorritt Carroll, In Caves (BrickHouse Books)

Grace Cavalieri, Millie’s Sunshine Tiki Villas: A Novella in Verse (CreateSpace)

Ellen Aronofsky Cole, Prognosis (chapbook, Finishing Line Press)

Toni Cole, Negro Woman (Toni Cole)

Merle Collins, Angel (fiction, Peepal Tree Press)

Merle Collins, The Ladies are Upstairs (fiction, Peepal Tree Press)

Christopher Conlon, A Matrix of Angels (Creative Guy Publishing)

Stephen Cushman, Riffraff (Louisiana State University Press)

Ben Doller, Dead Ahead (Fence Books)

Tim Dlugos, A Fast Life: The Collected Poems of Tim Dlugos, edited by David Trinidad (Nightboat Books)

Thomas Sayers Ellis, Gone Pop/The Helicopter (chapbook, Willow Books)

W. Perry Epes, Nothing Happened (The Word Works)

Michael Fallon, Since You Have No Body (chapbook, Plan B Press)

Michael Fallon, The Great Before and After (chapbook, BrickHouse Books)

Landon Godfrey, Second-Skin Rhinestone-Spangled Nude Souffle Chiffon Gown (Cider Press)

Herb Guggenheim, Sunset at the Hotel Mira Mar: New and Selected Poems (Infinity Publishing)

Dan Gutstein, Bloodcoal & Honey (Washington Writers’ Publishing House)

Andrew Haley, Good Eurydice (Otis Nebula Press)

Joe Hall, Pigafetta is My Wife (Black Ocean)

Melanie Henderson, Elegies for New York Avenue (Main Street Rag)

Cynthia Marie Hoffman, Sightseer (Persea Books)

Donald Illich, Rocket Children (chapbook, Donald Illich)

Gray Jacobik, Little Boy Blue: A Memoir in Verse (CavanKerry Press)

Steve Kistulentz, The  Luckless Age (Red Hen Press)

Ann Knox, Breathing In (Blurb Books)

Yahia Lababidi, Trial By Ink: From Nietzche to Belly Dancing (essays, Common Ground Publishing)

Gerry LaFemina, Vanishing Horizon (Anhinga Press)

W.F. Lantry, The Language of Birds (chapbook, Finishing Line Press)

Vladimir Levchev, The Refugee (Gival Press)

Lyn Lifshin, All The Poets Who Have Touched Me (World Parade Books)

Gregory Luce, Drinking Weather (chapbook, Finishing Line Press)

Mike Maggio, The Keepers (short fiction, March Street Press)

Mary Makofske, Traction (Ashland Poetry Press)

Tony Medina, My Old Man Was Always on the Lam (NYQ Books)

Tony Medina, Broke on Ice (Willow Books)

Ernesto Mercer, Gunpowder + A Match (chapbook, outbackintheshack + Carolina Jones Ink)

E. Ethelbert Miller, The Ear is an Organ Made for Love (ebook, E. Ethelbert Miller)

Ben Nardolilli, Common Symptoms of an Eduring Chill Explained (chapbook, Folded Word)

Mutombo Nkulu-N’Sengha, Bela-Wenda: Voices from the Heart of Africa, translated by Marcela Malek Sulak (Host Publications)

Gloria Oden, Homage (chapbook, Irving Place Publishers)

Maria Teresa Ogliastri, South Pole/Polo Sur, translated by Yvette Neisser Moreno and Patricia Bejarano Fisher (Settlement House Books)

Kathleen O’Toole, Meanwhile (WordTech Editions)

Linda Pastan, Traveling Light (W.W. Norton)

Elizabeth Poliner, Sudden Fog (chapbook, Spire Press)

Minnie Bruce Pratt, Inside the Money Machine (Carolina Wren Press)

Daniel Pravda, A Bird in the Hand is a Dumb Bird (Poetica Press)

Elizabeth Rees, Tilting Gravity (chapbook, Codhill Press)

Joan Retallack, The Question of Time (baseball-style trading card, Fact-Simile)

Elisavietta Ritchie, Cormorant Beyond the Compost (Cherry Grove)

W.M. Rivera, Buried in the Mind’s Backyard (Brickhouse Books)

Kim Roberts, Animal Magnetism (Pearl Editions)

Bruce Sager, Famous (chapbook, CityLit Press)

J.D. Smith, Dowsing and Science: Essays (nonfiction, Texas Review Press)

Cheryl Snell and Janet Snell, That Feel: Paintings and Poems (chapbook, Scattered Light Library)

Jennifer Tamayo, Red Missed Arches (Switchback Books)

Yermiyahu Ahron Taub, Uncle Feygele (Plain View Press)

Maureen Thorson, Applies to Oranges (Ugly Duckling Presse)

Barbara Louise Ungar, Charlotte Bronte, You Ruined My Life (The Word Works)

Patricia Valdata, Looking for Bivalve (Pecan Grove)

Davi Walders, Women Against Tyranny: Poems of Resistance During the Holocaust (Clemson University Digital Press).

David C. Ward, Internal Difference (Lintott Press)

Terence Winch, Falling Out of Bed in a Room with No Floor (Hanging Loose Press)

Michele Wolf, Immersion (The Word Works)

Anne Harding Woodworth, The Artemis Sonnets, Etc. (Turning Point Books)

Wynn Yarbrough, A Boy’s Dream (Pessoa Press)

Ed Zahniser, Slow Down and Live (chapbook, Pernot & Tatlin)

Sally Zakariya, Arithmetic, and Other Verses from Late in Life (Richer Resources)

At the Gate: Arrivals and Departures, ed. Ruth Moon Kempher. Contributors include: Karren Alenier, Mel Belin, Grace Cavalieri, John Elsberg, Lyn Lifshin, Judith McCombs, Richard Peabody. (anthlology, Kings Estate Press)

Burning Bright: Passager Celebrates 21 Years, ed. Mary Azrael and Kendra Kopelke. Contributors include: Connie Anderson, Cicely Angelton, Shirley Brewer, B.R. Culbertson, Sarah Dabney, Lucille Lang Day, Tillie Friedenberg, Lee GouldWendy Hoffman, Barbara Hurd, Wayne Karlin, Elaine Magarrell, Ann Rayburn, Heddy Reid, James Smith, Margaret Weaver. (anthology of poetry, fiction and memoir, Passager Books)

Collective Brightness, LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spiritualty, ed. Kevin Simmonds. Contributors include: Oliver Bendorf, Regie Cabico, John Frazier, Reginald Harris, Joseph Ross, Gregg Shapiro, Yermiyahu Ahron Taub (anthology, Sibling Rivalry Press)

Come Celebrate with Me: A Voices Memorial Tribute to Lucille Clifton, ed. Michael S. Glaser. Contributors include: Elizabeth Alexander, Amiri Baraka, Grace Cavalieri, Michael Collier, Toi Derricotte, Cornelius Eady, Roland Flint, Carolyn Forche, Barbara Hurd, Peter Klappert, Maxine Kumin, Stanley Kunitz, Philip Levine, W.S. Merwin, E. Ethelbert Miller, Toni Morrison, Linda Pastan, Lia Purpura, Edgar Silex (anthology, St. Mary’s Press of Maryland)

Entering the Real World: VCCA Poets on Mt. San Angelo, ed. Margaret B. Ingraham and Andrea Carter Brown. Contributors include: Karren LaLonde Alenier, Ned Balbo, Moira Egan, Charles Fishman, Neva Herrington, Halvard Johnson, LuAnn Keener-Mikenas, Kathleen O’Toole, Lia Purpura, Kim Roberts, Enid Shomer, Michele Wolf (anthology, Wavertree Press)

Hot Sonnets, ed. Moira Egan and Clarinda Harriss. Contributors include: Kim Addonizio, Sandra Beasley, David Bergman, Grace Cavalieri, Tim Dlugos. (anthology, Entasis Press).

Life in Me Like Grass on Fire: Lover Poems, ed. Laura Shovan. Contributors include: Ann Bracken, Shirley Brewer, Christopher Cassimassima, Barbara Westwood Diehl, Kathleen Hellen, Anne Higgins, Dennis Kirschbaum, Danuta Kosk-Kosicka, Lalita Noronha, Heidi Mordhorst, B. Morrison, Fernando Quijano III. (anthology, Maryland Writers Association Books)

Literary Capital: A Washington Reader, ed. Christopher Sten. Contributors include Henry Adams, Sterling A. Brown, Frederick Douglass, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Jean Toomer, Mark Twain, Walt Whitman. (anthology of letters, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, University of Georgia Press)

Mentor and Muse: Essays from Poets to Poets, ed. Blas Falconer, Beth Martinelli, Helena Mesa. Contributors include: Stanley Plumly, Phillis Levin, Jane Satterfield, David Keplinger. (nonfiction, Southern Illinois University Press)

Milk and Honey: A Celebration of Jewish Lesbian Poetry, ed. Julie R. Enszer. Contributors include: Joanna Hoffman, Eryca Kasse, Eleanor Levine, Bonnie J. Morris, Jess Novak. (anthology, A Midsummer Night’s Press).

The Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry, ed. Rita Dove. Contributors include: Elizabeth AlexanderLucille Clifton, Toi DerricottPaul Laurence Dunbar, Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson, Angelina Weld Grimké, Anthony HechtLangston HughesJames Weldon JohnsonArchibald MacLeish, Haki R. MadhubutiDudley RandallJean Toomer, Henry Taylor, Reetika Vazirani. (anthology, Penguin Books)

The Poetry of Yoga: A Contemporary Anthology, Volume 1, ed. HawaH. Contributors include: Rocky Delaplaine, Dehejia Maat, Lalita Noronha, Carly Sachs (anthology, One Common Unity)

A Sea of Alone: Poems For Alfred Hitchcock, ed. Christopher Conlon. Contributors include: Lyn Lifshin, Miles David Moore, Norman Prentiss, Anne Harding Woodworth. (anthology, Dark Scribe Press)

The Word: Black Writers Talk About the Transformative Power of Reading and Writing, ed. Marita Golden. Thirteen interviews. Contributors include John Hope Franklin, Edward P. Jones, Nathan McCall, Nikki Giovanni. (nonfiction, Random House)

Writers Among Us: A Celebrtion of St. Albans School’s Writer-in-Residence Program. Contributors: Christopher Feliciano Arnold, Lora Jane Berg, Will Blythe, Beth Boyett, Katie Brandi, Stuart Holmes Coleman, Bernardine Connelly, Cynthia Cotts, Ronica (Bhattacharya) Dhar, Caitlin Doyle, James Hoch, David Kajganich, Matthew Klam, Kimberly Libby, Robert Lunday, Margaret Meyers, Michael Pickard, Hannah Louise Poston, Brendan Short, Shauna Seliy, Curtis Sittenfeld, Brian Weinberg, Holly Richards Woodward, Christy J. Zink, and Mary Kay Zuravleff. (mixed genre anthology, St. Albans Press).


Elizabeth Alexander, Crave Radiance: New and Selected Poems 1990-2010 (Graywolf)

Francisco Aragón, Glow of Our Sweat (Scapegoat Press)

Elizabeth Arnold, Effacement (Flood Editions)

Ed Baker, This is Visual Poetry (chapbook, Ed Baker)

Sandra Beasley, I Was the Jukebox (W.W. Norton)

Cliff Bernier, Earth Suite (chapbook, Finishing Line Press)

Reginald Dwayne Betts, Shahid Reads His Own Palm (Alice James Books)

Sylvia Dianne Beverly, Cooking Up South (Capital BookFest). Cookbook, with poems about food. Contributors include: Shirley J. Brewer, Tinesha Davis, Nikki Giovanni, Deanna Nikaido, Kim Roberts.

Laura Brylawski-Miller, Exile at Sarzana (Broadkill River Press)

Regie Cabico, The Bird That Looks Like 2 Mustaches Kissing: Poems Spoken (CD, Regie Cabico)

Rick Cannon, Questions for My Father’s Killer (chapbook, Pudding House)

Grace Cavalieri, Sounds Like Something I Would Say (Goss 183: Casa Menendez)

Grace Cavalieri, Navy Wife (chapbook, MiPoesias Chapbook Series)

Travis Cebula, Under the Sky They Lit Cities (BlazeVOX)

Jesse Cougot, Rudimentary (very imperfectly developed) (Strategic Books)

Thomas Sayers Ellis, Skin, Inc.: Identity Repair Poems (Graywolf)

Danielle Evennou, Queen of Tuesday (chapbook, Danielle Evennou)

Mark Fitzgerald, By Way of Dust and Rain (Cinnamon Press)

Yael Flusberg, The Last of My Village (chapbook, Poetica)

Martin Galvin, Sounding the Atlantic (Broadkill River Press)

Molly Gaudry, We Take Me Apart (verse novel, Mud Luscious Press)

Molly Gaudry, Anatomy for the Artist (e-chapbook, Blossombones)

Sid Gold, The Year of the Dog Throwers (Broadkill River Press)

Heather Green, No Omen (chapbook, Love Among the Ruins Press)

JoAnne Growney, Red Has No Reason (Plain View Press)

Michael Gushue, Conrad (chapbook, Souvenir Spoon)

Daniel Gutstein, non/fiction (short fiction, Edge Books)

Kathleen Hellen, The Girl Who Loved Mothra (Finishing Line Press)

Anne Higgins, How the Hand Behaves (Finishing Line Press)

Rod Jellema, Incarnality: The Collected Poems (Eerdmans)

Beth Konkoski, Noticing the Splash (chapbook, BoneWorld Press)

Jaimee Kuperman, You Look Nice Strange Man (ABZ Press)

Michael Lally, Lost Angels (CD, Monomania Records)

Mary Ann Larkin, That Deep and Steady Hum (Broadkill River Press)

Sarah D. Lawson, every note spoken (chapbook, Sarah D. Lawson)

Lyn Lifshin, Ballet Madonnas (Shoe Music Press)

Lyn Lifshin, Ballroom (March Street Press)

Lyn Lifshin, Katrina (Poetic Matrix Press)

Reb Livingston, God Damsel (No Tell Books)

Herb Lowery, Love’s Tango (Herb Lowery)

Gregory Luce, Signs of Small Grace (chapbook, Pudding House)

Dehejia Maat, Deep Rooted Soul Sista Poems (CreateSpace)

Karel Hynek Macha, May, translated from the Czech by Marcela Sulak (Twisted Spoon Press)

Mark McMorris, Entrepôt (Coffee House Press)

Susan Bucci Mockler, Noisy Souls (chapbook, Finishing Line Press)

Elisabeth Murawski, Out-patients (chapbook, Serving House Books)

Elisabeth Murawski, Zorba’s Daughter (University of Utah Press)

John Murillo, Up Jump the Boogie (Cypher Books)

Jon Pineda, Sleep in Me (memoir, University of Nebraska Press)

Q.R. Quasar, The Archangel of Radiance (Global Scholarly Publications)

Q.R. Quasar, I, Universe: The Great Time-Heart Speaks (Global Scholarly Publications)

Charlie Rossiter, Meditations on Frank Lloyd Wright (chapbook, Foothills Publishing)

David Salner, Working Here (Rooster Hill Press)

Ravi Shankar, Voluptuous Bristle (chapbook; Finishing Line)

Ravi Shankar, Seamless Matter: Thirty Stills (chapbook; Rain Taxi)

Myra Sklarew, Harmless (Mayapple)

Cheryl Snell, Shiva’s Arms (novel, Writer’s Lair Books)

Marcela Sulak, Immigrant (Black Lawrence Press)

Sonya Renee Taylor, A Little Truth on Your Shirt (GirlChild Press)

Susan Tichy, Gallowglass (Ahsahta Press)

Jonathan B. Tucker, I Got the Matches (chapbook, Jonathan B. Tucker)

Reetika Vazirani, Radha Says (Drunken Boat Books)

Al pie de la Casa Blanca: Poetas Hispanos de Washington DC, edited by Luis Alberto Ambroggio and Carlos Parada Ayala. Contributors include: Francisco Aragón, Quique Avilés, Naomi Ayala, Rei Berroa, Robert Giron, Gladys Ilarregui, Samuel Miranda, Martha Sanchez-Lowery. (anthology in Spanish, Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española).

Mexican Poetry Today: 20/20 Voices, edited by Brandel France de Bravo (bilingual anthology, Shearsman Books)

Moments of the Soul: Poems of Meditation and Mindfulness by Writers of Every Faith.  Contributors include: Christina Beasley, Maria Wingfield Butler, Temple Cone, Carol F. Peck, Terry Quill, Alexander Russo, Carly Sachs. (anthology, Spirit First Books)

Poetic Art 2010, edited by Mary B. Allen, Grace Cavalieri, Philippa Hughes, Eric Pankey, Kim Roberts, and Elizabeth Tebow. Contributors include: Katie Clare, Susan Bucci Mockler, Garrett Phelan, Allen Pryor, Verna Taylor. (chapbook, poetry and visual art collaborations, Lorton Arts Foundation)

The Poet’s Cookbook: Recipes from Germany, ed. Grace Cavalieri and Sabine Pascarelli. Poems by 33 American Poets with German Translations, plus recipes. Contributors include: Karren L. Alenier, Naomi Ayala, Anne Becker, Cliff Bernier, Christina Daub, Nan Fry, Patricia Gray, Dolores Kendrick, Merrill Leffler, Elisabeth Murawski, Jean Nordhaus, Linda Pastan, Ernie Wormwood, Ed Zahniser. (Forest Woods Media Productions).

The Poets Laureate Anthology, ed. Elizabeth Hun Schmidt. Contributors include: Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Bishop, William Carlos Williams, Randall Jarrell, Reed Whittemore, William Stafford, Anthony Hecht, Mark Strand, Joseph Brodsky, Mona Van Duyn, Louise Gluck, Charles Simic, Kay Ryan. (W.W. Norton)


Kim Addonizio, Lucifer at the Starlite (W.W. Norton)

Deborah Ager, Midnight Voices (Cherry Grove)

Kwame Alexander, And Then You Know: New and Selected Poems (Word of Mouth Books)

J. Joy “Sistah Joy” Matthews Alford, From Pain to Empowerment: The Fabric of My Being (chapbook, SJ Productions)

Luis Alberto Ambroggio, edited and translated by Yvette Neisser Moreno, Difficult Beauty: Selected Poems of Luis Alberto Ambroggio (Cross-Cultural Communications)

Karen Leona Anderson, Punish Honey (Carolina Wren Press)

Naomi Ayala, This Side of Early (Curbstone Press)

Ned Balbo, Something Must Happen (chapbook Finishing Line Press)

Roberta Beary, nothing left to say (Kings Road Press)

R. Dwayne Betts, A Question of Freedom: A Memoir of Survival, Learning, and Coming of Age in Prison (memoir, Avery)

Cliff Bernier, Dark Berries (chapbook, Pudding House)

Travis Cebula, Some Exits (chapbook, Monkey Puzzle Press)

Rene Char, trans. by Nancy Naomi Carlson, Stone Lyre (Tupelo Press)

Maritza Rivera Cohen, A Mother’s War (chapbook; Pyramid Atlantic)

Christopher Conlon, Starkweather Dreams: Landscape with Figures (Creative Guy)

Geraldine Connolly, Hand of the Wind (Iris Press)

Ramola D, Temporary Lives and Other Stories (short fiction, University of Massachusetts Press)

Margaux Delotte-Bennett, Living Learning Loving (chapbook, Margaux Delotte-Bennett)

Buck Downs, You Can’t Get Enough of What You Really Don’t Need (Buck Downs)

John Elsberg and Eric Greinke, Catching the Light: 12 Haiku Sequences (chapbook, Červena Barvá Press)

Jessica Garratt, Fire Pond (University of Utah Press)

Molly Gaudry, Parts (chapbook, Mud Luscious Press)

Molly Gaudry, Bloody Floral Sandals (e-chapbook, Scantily Clad Press)

Alessandra Gelmi, Ring of Fire (Publish America)

Christopher Goodrich, Nevertheless, Hello (Steel Toe Books)

K. Lorraine Graham, Terminal Humming (Edge Books)

Heather Green, The Match Array (chapbook, Dancing Girl Press)

Sandy Green, Pacing the Moon (chapbook, Flutter Press)

Jack Greer, Abraham’s Bay and Other Stories (short fiction, Dryad Press)

JoAnne Growney, Angles of Light (chapbook, Finishing Line Press)

Richard Harteis, The Revenant (Little Red Tree Publishing)

Margaret B. Ingraham, This Holy Alphabet: Lyric Poems Adapted from Psalm 119 (Paraclete Press)

Charles Jensen, The First Risk (Lethe Press)

Juan Ramon Jimenez, The Poet & the Sea, translated by Mary G. Berg and Dennis Maloney (White Pine Press)

Ann Knox, Reading the Tao at 80 (chapbook, Finishing Line Press)

Lidia Kosk, Slodka woda, slona woda/ Sweet Water, Salt Water, translated and edited by Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka (bilingual, short fiction and poetry, Edition Astra)

Gerry LaFemina, Proofreading America and Other Stories (short fiction, Marick Press)

Jenny C. Lares, Lemons & Potpourri (chapbook, handbound, Jenny C. Lares)

Lyn Lifshin, Persephone (Red Hen Press)

Lyn Lifshin, Light at the End: The Jesus Poems (Clevis Hook Press)

Lyn Lifshin, Barbaro: Beyond Brokenness (Texas Review Press)

Lyn Lifshin, Lost Horses (chapbook, Presa Press)

Haki R. Madhubuti, Liberation Narratives: New and Collected Poems, 1966-2009 (Third World Press)

C.M. Mayo, The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire (novel, Unbridled Books)

Greg McBride, Back of the Envelope (chapbook, Copperdome Press)

E. Ethelbert Miller, The 5th Inning (memoir, PM Press/Busboys and Poets)

Ron Moore, Washington Cats (Publish America)

Chris Nealon, Plummet (Edge Books)

Mel Nichols, Catalytic Exteriorization Phenomenon (Edge Books)

Deanna Nikaido, A Voice Like Water: Love Poems (Word of Mouth Books)

Elizabeth Oness, Fallibility (New Rivers Press)

Michael Price, Jr., Right in Front of You (Uncommon Sense Publishing)

Shelley Puhak, Stalin in Aruba (Black Lawrence Press)

Elizabeth Rees, Now That We’re Here (chapbook, Spire Press)

Charlie Rossiter, All Over America: Road Poems (Foothills Publishing)

Kay Ryan, The Best of It (Grove Press)

Ruth Irupé Sanabria, The Strange House Testifies (Bilingual Review Press)

Jane Satterfield, Daughters of Empire: A Memoir of a Year in Britain and Beyond (memoir, Demeter Press)

Leo Shelton, Deep Breaths (Tugson Press)

Leo Shelton, D’Liberate Ramblings (Tugson Press)

Cheryl Snell, with visual art by Janet Snell, Prisoner’s Dilemma (Lopside Press)

Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon, ]Open Interval[ (University of Pittsburgh Press)

Katherine E. Young, Van Gogh in Moscow (chapbook, Pudding House)

Days I Moved Through Ordinary Sounds: The Teachers of WritersCorps in Poetry and Prose, ed. Chad Sweeney. Contributors from WritersCorps branches in San Francisco, New York, and DC. Contributors include: Kenneth Carroll, Joel Dias-Porter, Michele Elliott, Ryan Grim, Monica Hand, Joy Jones, Livia Kent, Jeffrey McDaniel, Melissa Tuckey, Seshat Yonshea Walker. (City Lights Foundation)

Dee Snyder’s Open Mics: Rantings and Writings, ed. Dee Snyder (chapbook, Dee Snyder). Contributors include: Ann Brandstadter, Eric Hendrixson, Russell Henry, Donald Illich, HH Judd, Tony Masalonis, J.D. Smith, Marisa Torrieri.

Gravity Dancers: Even More Fiction by Washington Area Women, ed. Richard Peabody. The fourth in an ongoing series. Contributors include: Elizabeth Bruce, Maud Casey, Nan Fry, Kyi May Kaung, Sharon Morgenthaler, Denise Orenstein, Meredith Pond, Elisavietta Ritchie, Carly Sachs, Joyce Winslow, Laura Zam. (Paycock Press)

Inspired Results: Poets and Artists of Takoma Park, MD. Documents collaborations of 36 artists and poets. Contributors include: Anne Becker, Brian Gilmore, Merrill Leffler, Chris Llewellyn, Ann Slayton. (Lulu)

It’s All Love: Black Writers on Soul Mates, Family and Friends, ed. Marita Golden. Contributors include: Reginald Dwayne Betts, E, Ethelbert Miller, Kwame Alexander, Abdul Ali, Brian Gilmore, Kenneth Carroll (Broadway Books)

It’s Your Mug Tuesday Night Reading Series 15th Anniversary Commemorative Anthology, ed. Toni Asante Lightfoot, forward by Holly Bass. Contributors include: Eric Antonio, Holly Bass, Toni Blackman, Jane Alberdeston Coralin, Joel Dias-Porter, Twain Dooley, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Brian Gilmore, Monica A. Hand, Reuben Jackson, Brandon D. Johnson, A. Van Jordan, Carolyn Joyner, Dehejia Maat, Ernesto Mercer, Lisa Pegram, Venus Thrash, Patrick Washington, Toni Asante Lightfoot (chapbook, Toni Asante Lightfoot)

Lines + Stars Chapbook 2006-2009, ed. Rachel Adams. Best fiction and poetry published by the online journal since its inception. Contributors include: Regina Coll, J. Elyse Kihlstrom, Megan Atwood, David Saitzeff Grossman, Erin Thomas, and Steven Klepetar (chapbook; Lines + Stars)

Mourning Katrina: A Poetic Response to Tragedy, ed. Joanne V. Gabbin. Adult contributors include: Lena Marie Ampadu, tori omega arthur, Ladaisha Ballard, Emily Cadden, Kenneth Carroll, Melanie Michelle Henderson, Damaris Beecher Hill, Ciara Jeffery, Rudolph Lewis, Shawn Maldon, Joy Pteway, Stephen Rooney, Emily Schrecker, H.E.R. Ward. Children and youth contributors include: Erika Burke, Olivia Grubb, Rowan Gryder, Ashley Hammond, Mishonia Lee, Abi Solomon, Audrey Stephenson, Emily Strom, Eric Sutton. (Mariner)

My Diva: 65 Gay Men on the Women Who Inspire Them, ed. Michael Montlack. Contributors include: David Bergman, Richard Blanco, Regie Cabico, John Dimes, Bill Fogle, R. J. Gibson, Scott Hightower, Allen Smith. (anthology of essays, Terrace Books/Univ. of Wisconsin Press)

Persistent Voices: An Anthology of Poets Lost to AIDS, ed. Philip Clark and David Groff. Contributors include Donald Britton, Tim Dlugos, Jim Everhard, Chasen Gaver, and Essex Hemphill. (Alyson Books)

Plan B Press’ 10th Year Anniversary Anthology, ed. stevenallenmay. Contributors include: Mary Ann Larkin, Mark Terrill, Corey Mesler, Anne Blonstein, Kevin Zepper. (Plan B Press)

Poem, Home: An Anthology of Ars Poetica, ed. Jennifer Hill and Dan Waber. Contributors include: Karren LaLonde Alenier, Cliff Bernier, Dean Blehert, Ellen Aronofsky Cole, Lyn Lifshin, Kim Roberts, Ernie Wormwood. (Paper Kite Press)

Poetic Voices Without Borders 2, ed. Robert L. Giron. Poems in English, French, and Spanish. Contributors include: Karren L. Alenier, Luis Alberto Ambroggio, Naomi Ayala, Mel Belin, David Bergman, Jody Bolz, Grace Cavalieri, Christopher Conlon, Teri Ellen Cross, Patricia Garfinkel, Bernadette Geyer, Dana Gioia, Patricia Gray, Piotr Gwiazda, Suzan Shown Harjo, Peter Klappert, Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda, Vladimir Levchev, Sydney March, C.M. Mayo, Judith McCombs, E. Ethelbert Miller, Miles David Moore, Yvette Neissser Moreno, Richard Peabody, Kim Roberts, Joseph Ross, M.A. Schaffner, Gregg Shapiro, J.D. Smith, Ernie Wormwood (Gival Press)

The Poet’s Cookbook: Recipes from Tuscany, ed. Grace Cavalieri and Sabine Pascarelli. Recipes from Tuscany with poems by 28 Italian and American poets. Contributors include: Karren L. Alenier, Christina Daub, Nan Fry, Barbara Goldberg, Patricia Gray, Rod Jellema, Linda Pastan, Carly Sachs, Ernie Wormwood. (Bordighera Press)


Jennifer Atkinson, Drift Ice (Etruscan Press)

Ed Baker, Restoration Poems (Country Valley Press)

Sandra Beasley, Theories of Falling (New Issues)

Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell, Words in Air: The Complete Correspondence, ed. Thomas Trevisano and Saskia Hamilton (nonfiction, Farrar Straus Giroux)

Linda Blaskey, Farm (chapbook, Bay Oak Publishers)

Jamie Brown, Conventional Heresies (Bay Oak Publishers)

Paula Closson Buck, Litanies Near Water (Louisiana State University Press)

Rick Cannon, What We Already Knew (chapbook, Sheltering Pines Press)

Grace Cavalieri, Anna Nicole (CreateSpace)

Miguel de Cervantes, The Dialogue of the Dogs, trans. David Kipen (Melville House)

Hilda Stern Cohen, Words that Burn Within Me: Faith Values, Survival, ed. by Werner V. Cohen, Gail Rosen, and William Gilcher, with translations from the German by Elborg Forster (memoir and poetry; Dryad Press)

Mark Dawson, Solitary Conversations (limited edition, letter-press chapbook; Aralia Press)

Buck Downs, 5 from Black Peppermint (tinyside, Big Game Books)

Cornelius Eady, Hardhearted Weather: New and Selected Poems (Putnam Books)

Cathy Eisenhower, Clearing Without Reversal (Edge Books)

Wade Fletcher, Snitch Culture (e-chapbook; Dusie Press)

Brandel France de Bravo, Provenance (Washington Writers Publishing House)

Barbara Goldberg, The Royal Baker’s Daughter (Univ. of Wisconsin Press)

Wendell Hawken, The Luck of Being (Backwaters Press)

Josh Healey, Hammertime (OMAI/First Wave Press)

Peter Klappert, Circular Stairs, Distress in the Mirrors (re-publication of a book originally released in 1975, with drawings by Michael Hafftka; Six Gallery Press)

Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda, River Country (San Francisco Bay Press)

Phillis Levin, Mayday (Penguin)

Lyn Lifshin, Lost in the Fog (Finishing Line Press)

Lyn Lifshin, Nutley Pond (Goose River Press)

Lyn Lifshin, Desire (World Parade Books)

Lyn Lifshin, 92 Rapple Drive (Coatlism Press)

Gary Lilley, Alpha Zulu (Ausable Press)

Herb Lowrey, Heart River Undertow (Nuyorican Press)

Veneta Masson, Clinician’s Guide to the Soul (Sage Femme Press)

Jeffrey McDaniel, The Endarkenment (University of Pittsburgh Press)

Kathi Morrison-Taylor, By the Nest (The Word Works)

Valzhyna Mort, Factory of Tears. Bilingual, translations from the Belarusian by the author, Elizabeth Oehlkers Wright, and Franz Wright. (Copper Canyon Press)

Judy Neri, Always the Trains (New Academia Publishing)

Mel Nichols, Bicycle Day (chapbook, Slack Buddha Press)

Elizabeth Oness, Twelve Rivers of the Body (novel, Gival Press)

Eric Pankey, The Pear As One Example: New and Selected Poems (Ausable Press)

Stanley Plumly, Posthumous Keats (biography; W.W. Norton)

Elizabeth Rees, Now That We’re Here (chapbook, Spire Press)

Elisavietta Ritchie, Real Toads (chapbook; Black Buzzard Press)

David Salner, John Henry’s Partner Speaks (WordTech Editions)

Gregg Shapiro, Protection (Gival Press)

Jane Shore, A Yes-or-No Answer (Houghton Mifflin)

Charles Simic, That Little Something (Harcourt Books)

Cheryl Snell, Multiverse (chapbook, Goss183 Publications)

A.B. Spellman, Things I Must Have Known (Coffee House Press)

Adele Steiner, The Moon Lighting (March Street Press)

Adele Steiner, Look Ma: “Hands” on Poetry (poetry writing exercises for youth; Dog Ear Publishing)

Marcela Malek Sulak, Of All the Things That Don’t Exist, I LoveYou Best (chapbook; Finishing Line Press)

Pia Taavila, Moon on the Meadow: Collected Poems (Gallaudet University Press)

Yermiyahu Ahron Taub, What Stillness Illuminated/Vos shtilkayt hot baloykhtn (trilingual in English, Yiddish and Hebrew, Parlor Press)

Truth Thomas, A Day of Presence (Flipped Eye Publications)

Dan Vera, The Space Between Our Danger and Delight (Beothuk Books)

Mark Wallace, Felonies of Illusion (Edge Books)

Kathi Wolfe, Helen Takes the Stage: The Helen Keller Poems (chapbook; Pudding House Press)

Anne Harding Woodworth, Spare Parts: A Novella in Verse (Turning Point)

American Poetry Now: Pitt Series Anthology, ed. Ed Ochester. Contributors include: Richard Blanco, Toi Derricotte, Minne Bruce Pratt, Afaa Michael Weaver. (University of Pittsburgh Press)

Cadence of Hooves: A Celebration of Horses, ed. Suzan Jantz. Contributors include: Linda Blaskey, Mark DeFoe, James Harms, Wendell Hawken, Gregory Orr, Noah Raizman, Michael Salcman, Henry Taylor. (Yarroway Mountain Press)

Come Together, Imagine Peace, ed. Philip Metres, Ann Smith and Larry Smith. Contributors include: Walt Whitman, Robert Lowell, Gerry LaFemina, Lyn Lifshin, Joseph Ross, Eric Pankey. (Bottom Dog)

dandelion clocks, ed. Roberta Beary and Ellen Compton (anthology, Haiku Society of America)

Inventory, ed. Barbara Goldberg. Contributors include Reed Whittemore, Cicely Angleton, and Elaine Magarrell. (Barclay Bryan Press).

Just Like a Girl: A Manifesta, ed. Michelle Sewell. Contributors include Delrica Andrews, Sarah Browning, Yael Flusberg, Charniece Fox, Sage Morgan-Hubbard, Sonya Renee, Carly Sachs, J. Scales, and Mariposa Villaluna. (GirlChild Press)

Letters to the World: Poems from the WOMPO Listserv, ed. Moira Richards, Rosemary Starace, and Lesley Wheeler. Contributors include: Kimberly L. Becker, Nancy Naomi Carlson, Julie R. Enszer, Bernadette Geyer, D.O. Moore, Elizabeth Rees, Kim Roberts, Patricia Valdata, Diane Vance, Brandy Whitlock, Rosemary Winslow (Red Hen Press).

Poem, Revised: 54 Poems, Revisions, Discussions, ed. Robert Hartwell Fiske and Laura Cherry. Contributors include Lyn Lishshin, Brian Gilmore, and Ernie Wormwood. (Marion Street Press)

Self Portrait: Poems from the Soul of the City. Poems by 21 poets enrolled in DC high schools who participated in the 2008 Soul of the City youth leadership program. Foreward by Joy Ford Austin. (Humanities Council of Washington, DC).

Strange Attractors: Poems of Love and Mathematics, ed. Sarah Glaz and JoAnne Growney (AK Peters)

Stress City: A Big Book of Fiction by 51 DC Guys, ed. Richard Peabody. Contributors include: Sean Brijbasi, Kenneth Carroll, Brian Gilmore, Dave Housley, Nathan Leslie, Richard McCann, Kermit Moyer, Terence M. Mulligan, David Nicholson, Ross Taylor, Tim Wendel, Terence Winch (anthology of short fiction, Paycock Press)

The Why and Later: An Anthology of Poems About Rape and Sexual Assault, ed. Carly Sachs. Contributors include: Grace Cavalieri, Lucille Clifton, Teri Ellen Cross, Toi Derricotte, Clarinda Harriss, Erin Murphy, Adrienne Rich, Melanie Rivera, and Rosemary Winslow (Deep Cleveland Books)


Kim Addonizio, My Dreams Out in the Street (novel, Simon & Schuster)

Karren L. Alenier, The Steiny Road to Operadom: The Making of American Operas (essays and libretto; Unlimited Publishing)

Kwame Alexander, Crush: Love Poems (poems for young adults, Word of Mouth Press)

M. Lee Alexander, Observatory (Finishing Line)

Roberta Beary, The Unworn Necklace (Snapshot Press)

Sandra Beasley, Small Kingdom (tinyside, Big Game Press)

Anne Becker, The Good Body (Finishing Line)

Sarah Browning, Whiskey in the Garden of Eden (The Word Works)

Shannan Butler, Opened Soul (2Donn Books)

Agustín Cadena, trans. C.M. Mayo, Carne verde, piel negra/An Avocado from Michoacán (chapbook,Tameme)

Michael Collier, Make Us Wave Back (nonfiction, University of Michigan Press)

Christopher Conlon, Mary Falls: Requiem for Mrs. Surratt (The Word Works)

Kyle Dargan, Bouquet of Hungers (Univ. of Georgia Press)

Heather Davis, The Lost Tribe of Us (Main Street Rag Books)

Cathy Eisenhower, Sheet & tube (tinyside, Big Game Press)

Blas Falconer, A Question of Gravity and Light (University of Arizona Press)

Martin Galvin, Circling Out (Finishing Line)

Michael Gushue, Gathering Down Women (chapbook, Pudding House)

Neva Herrington, Her BMW and Other Poems (chapbook, Pudding House)

Esther Iverem, We Gotta Have It: Twenty Years of Seeing Black at the Movies, 1986-2006 (essays, Thunder’s Mouth Press)

Bernard Jankowski, in collaboration with painter Ed Ramsberg, Luminous Mud (KarlysKline Press)

Andrew Jarvis, Choreography (chapbook, Johns Hopkins University Press)

Charles Jensen, The Strange Case of Maribel Dixon (chapbook, New Michigan Press)

Beth Joselow, Begin at Once (Chax Books)

Alan King, the music we are (chapbook, Alan King)

Gerry LaFemina, The Book of Clown Baby and Figures from the Big Time Circus Book (prose poems, Mayapple Press)

Jenny C. Lares, (Re)Genesis (chapbook, hand bound, Jenny C. Lares)

Hiram Larew, More Than Anything (Vrzhu Press)

Mary Ann Larkin, Gods & Flesh (chapbook, Plan B Press)

Barbara Lefcowitz, Blue Train to America (Dancing Moon Press)

Reb Livingston, Your Ten Favorite Words (Coconut Books)

Bruce MacKinnon, Mystery Schools (Washington Writers Publishing House)

Mike Maggio, deMOCKracy (Plain View Press)

Cate Marvin, Fragment of the Head of a Queen (Sarabande Books)

Mel Nichols, The Beginning of Beauty, Part 1 (Edge Books)

Kurt Olsson, What Kills What Kills Us (Silverfish Review Press)

Stanley Plumly, Old Heart (WW Norton)

Gretchen Primack, The Slow Creaking of Planets (chapbook, Finishing Line)

Heddy Reid, A Far Cry (chapbook, Finishing Line)

Kim Roberts, The Kimnama (Vrzhu Press)

Charlie Rossiter, The Night We Danced With the Raelettes, (Foothills Publishing)

Ken Rumble, Key Bridge (Carolina Wren Press)

Lori Shpunt, Escape Routes (chapbook, Pudding House)

Rod Smith, Deed (Univ. of Iowa Press)

Cheryl Snell, Samsara (chapbook, Pudding House)

Susan Tichy, Bone Pagoda (Ahsahta Press)

Melissa Tuckey, Rope as Witness (chapbook, Pudding House)

Ryan Walker, Pop Music (tinyside, Big Game Press)

Reed Whittemore, Against the Grain: The Literary Life of a Poet (memoir, Dryad Press)

Terence Winch, Boy Drinkers (Hanging Loose Press)

Rosemary Winslow, Green Bodies (The Word Works)

Katherine E. Young, Gentling the Bones (chapbook, Finishing Line)

The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel – Second Floor, ed. Reb Livingston and Molly Arden. Contributors include: Deborah Ager, Sandra Beasley, Jill Alexanxder Essbaum, Julie R. Enszer, Piotr Gwiazda, Donald Illich, Cheryl Pallant, Shann Palmer, Kim Roberts, Carly Sachs (No Tell Books).

Best New Poets 2006: 50 Poems from Emerging Writers, ed. Eric Pankey (University of Virginia Press).

Cut Loose the Body: An Anthology of Poems on Torture and Fernando Botero’s Abu Ghraib Paintings, ed. Rose Berger and Joseph Ross. Contributors include Myra Sklarew, Kyle Dargan, E. Ethelbert Miller, Consuelo Hernandez, Tala A. Rameh (chapbook, American University Museum and DC Poets Against the War).

Electric Grace: Still More Fiction by Washington Area Women, ed. Richard Peabody. Contributors include: Maxine Clair, Rosie Dempsey, Jamie Holland, Eugenia SunHee Kim, Joanne Leedom-Ackerman, Faye Moskowitz, Jessica Neely, Sheila Walsh, Christy J. Zink (short fiction anthology, Paycock Press).

Family Pictures: Poems and Photographs Celebrating Our Loved Ones, ed. Kwame Alexander. Contributors include: Sylvia Dianne Beverly, Kyndall Brown, Lucille Clifton, Maritza Rivera Cohen, Christopher Conlon, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Jennifer Gresham, Carolyn Joyner, Jacqueline Jules, Dan Logan, Tony Medina, E. Ethelbert Miller, Deanna Nikaido, Katy Richey, Kim Roberts, Carly Sachs, Davi Walders, and Mary-Sherman Willis (Capital BookFest Books)

Joyful Noise: An Anthology of American Spiritual Poetry, ed. Robert Strong. Contributors include: Walt Whitman, Joaquin Miller, Paul Laurence Dunbar, William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, Langston Hughes, Linda Pastan, and Eric Pankey (Autumn House)

Kiss the Sky: Fiction and Poetry Starring Jimi Hendrix, ed. Richard Peabody. Contributors include Sunil Freeman, Reuben Jackson, Matthew Kirkpatrick, David Nicholson, Darrell D. Stover, Kevin Downs (Paycock Press)

Not What I Expected: The Unpredictable Road from Womanhood to Motherhood, ed. Donya Currie Arias and Hildie Block. Poetry, Fiction, Essays, and Art. Contributors include: Jody Bolz, Grace Cavalieri, Christina Daub, Joanne Rocky Delaplaine, Patricia Gray, Clarinda Harriss, Mary Ann Larkin, Lyn Lifshin, Hilary Tham (Paycock Press)

Radiant Lyre: Essays on Lyric Poetry, ed. David Baker and Ann Townsend. Short essays. Contributors include Eric Pankey and Stanley Plumly. (essay anthology, Graywolf Press)

The Spoken Word Revolution Redux, ed. Mark Eleveld. Contributors include: Gayle Danley, Kyle G. Dargan, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Dana Gioia, Jeffrey McDaniel, Sonya Renee, Henry Taylor. (anthology with CD, Sourcebooks, Inc.)

Word Warriors: 35 Women Leaders in the Spoken Word Revolution, ed. Alix Olson. Contributors include Leah Harris and Natalie Illum (Seal Press)