"And for God's sake, don't let me ever hear you say, 'I can't read fiction. I only have time for the truth.' Fiction is the truth, fool! Ever hear of 'literature'? That means fiction too, stupid." -John Waters
The Forest of Sure Things is a layered sequence of poems set in a remote, historical village at the tip of a peninsula on the Northwest coast, near where Lewis and Clark encountered the Pacific. Learn More
The poems in The Journeymen wander from the high desert of Arizona to the bars of Ireland; from the library at Columbia University to the classrooms of a juvenile detention center; from the streets of Los Angeles to a hike up Mars Hill to a lonely Greyhound highway all in search of the little narratives that create the meaning in our increasingly fragmented lives.
This Planet Is Doomed serves up a traumatic torrent of future shock from Afrofuturist Sun Ra-deeply personal and critical commentary and unsettling advice to the people of Earth, who fail to acknowledge this planet's role in the universe. Learn More
Hieu Nguyen's bruising collection of poems, This Way to the Sugar, puts a blade and a microscope to nostalgia, tradition, race, apology, and sexuality, in order to find beauty in a flawed world. Learn More
In these poems, Wallace uses images in nature to voice the ethereal experience of being human. Thus The Want Fire paints moments--glimpses inside the spirit world--that reside in the physical world around us.