Poetry Santa Cruz
Poetry Santa Cruz

Featured Books

Welcome to our featured books page! Here we will feature books by our upcoming and recent readers. Please e-mail us any additions or corrections. When possible, we have linked to the publishers or Santa Cruz-area independent bookstores. Outside of the Santa Cruz area, you can still order online from our links, or you can visit BookSense.com to find independent bookstores near you.

——————————————————  2010  ——————————————————

Josephine Dickinson

  • Silence Fell (Mariner Books, 2008) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Night Journey (Flambard Press, 2008)
  • The Voice (Flambard Press, 2003)
  • Scarberry Hill (The Rialto, 2001)


Carol Muske-Dukes

  • Channeling Mark Twain (Random House, 2008) (fiction) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Sparrow (Random House, 2003) (poetry) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Married to the Icepick Killer: A Poet in Hollywood (Figueroa Press, 2003) (essays)
  • Life After Death (Random House, 2002) (fiction) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • An Octave Above Thunder: New & Selected Poems (Penguin, 1997) (poetry, as Carol Muske) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Women & Poetry (University of Michigan Press, 1997) (essays, as Carol Muske) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Saving St. Germ (Penguin, 1995) (fiction)
  • Red Trousseau (Viking/Penguin, 1993) (poetry) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Dear Digby (1989, reissued by Figueroa Press, 2003) (fiction)
  • Applause (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1989) (poetry, as Carol Muske) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Wyndmere (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1985) (poetry, as Carol Muske)
  • Skylight (Doubleday, 1981, reprinted by Carnegie-Mellon Press Contemporary Classics) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Camouflage (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1975) (poetry, as Carol Muske)


Keith Ekiss


Gwyneth Lewis

  • A Hospital Odyssey (Bloodaxe Books, 2010)
  • Two in a Boat: The True Story of a Marital Rite of Passage (Bloodaxe Books, 2007) (nonfiction) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Sunbathing in the Rain: A Cheerful Book on Depression (Harper Perennial, 2007) (nonfiction) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Chaotic Angels (Bloodaxe Books, 2006) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


Catie Rosemurgy


Taije Silverman


Atsuro Riley


Cecilia Woloch

  • Carpathia (BOA Editions, 2009) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Narcissus (Tupelo Press, 2008)
  • Late (BOA Editions, 2003) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Tzigan: The Gypsy Poem (Cahuenga Press, 2002)
  • Sacrifice (Cahuenga Press, 1997)


Cheryl Dumesnil

  • In Praise of Falling (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Dorothy Parker's Elbow: Tattoos on Writers, Writers on Tattoos with Kim Addonizio (Grand Central Publishing, 2002) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Hitched! Wedding Stories from San Francisco City Hall (Da Capo Press, 2005) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


Jack Marshall

  • The Steel Veil (Coffee House Press, 2008) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • From Baghdad to Brooklyn (Coffee House Press, 2005) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Gorgeous Chaos: New & Selected Poems (Coffee House Press, 2002) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Chaos Comics (Pennywhistle Press, 1994)
  • Millennium Fever (Coffee House Press, 1996)
  • Sesame (Coffee House Press, 1993)
  • Arabian Nights (Coffee House Press, 1987)
  • Arriving on the Playing Fields of Jazz (Jazz Press, 1983)
  • Bits of Thirst (Blue Wind Press, 1976)
  • Floats (Cedar Creek Press, 1971)
  • Bearings (Harper and Row, 1970)
  • The Darkest Continent (For Now Press, 1967)


James Scully

  • Vagabond Flags: Serbia & Kosovo Journal, Scrapbook & Notes (Azul Editions, 2009)
  • Oceania, chapbook (Azul Editions, 2008)
  • Donatello’s Version (Curbstone Press, 2006) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Line Break: Poetry as Social Practice (Curbstone Press, 2005) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Raging Beauty: Selected Poems (Azul Editions, 1994)
  • Apollo Helmet (Curbstone Press, 1983)
  • May Day (Minnesota Review Press, 1983)
  • Santiago Poems (Curbstone Press, 1975)
  • Prometheus Bound, Aeschylus translation (Oxford University Press, 1975) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Avenue of the Americas (University of Massachusetts Press, 1971)
  • The Marches (Holt, Rhinehart & Winston, 1967)


——————————————————  2009  ——————————————————

Robin Ekiss

  • The Mansion of Happiness (University of Georgia Press VQR Poetry Series, November, 2009) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


Rebecca Foust

  • all that gorgeous pitiless song (Many Mountains Moving Press, forthcoming in 2010)
  • Mom’s Canoe (Texas Review Press, 2009) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Dark Card (Texas Review Press, 2008) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


Lucille Clifton
  • Voices (BOA Editions, November 1, 2008)
  • Mercy (BOA Editions, 2004)
  • Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000 (BOA Editions, 2000)
  • Next: New Poems (BOA Editions, 2000)
  • Quilting: Poems 1987-1990 (BOA Editions, 2000)
  • The Terrible Stories (BOA Editions, 1996)
  • The Book of Light (Copper Canyon Press, 1992)
  • Good Woman: Poems and a Memoir 1969-1980 (BOA Editions, 1987)


Jane Mead


Brian Teare

  • Sight Map (University of California Press, 2009) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Transcendental Grammar Crown (Woodland Editions, 2006)
  • Pilgrim (palOmine press, 2004)
  • The Room Where I Was Born (University of Wisconsin Press, 2003) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


Laurel Blossom
  • Degrees of Latitude (Four Way Books, 2007)
  • Wednesday: New and Selected Poems (Ridgeway Press, 2004)
  • The Papers Said (Greenhouse Review Press, 1993)
  • What’s Wrong (Cobham & Hatherton Press, 1987)
  • Any Minute


Eva Salzman
  • Women’s Work: Modern Women Poets Writing in English, edited by Eva Salzman and Amy Wack (Seren, 2009)
  • The Double Crossing: New and Selected Poems (Bloodaxe, 2004)
  • One Two II (Wrecking Ball Press)
  • Bargain with the Watchman (Oxford)
  • The English Earthquake (Bloodaxe)


Bill Siverly
  • Clearwater Way (Traprock Books, 2009)
  • The Turn (Windfall Press, 2000)
  • Phoenix Fire , 1987
  • Parzifal , 1981


Lisa Starr
  • Mad with Yellow , 2008
  • This Place Here , 2001
  • Days of Dogs and Driftwood , 1993


August Kleinzahler

  • Sleeping It Off in Rapid City (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Cutty, One Rock: Low Characters and Strange Places, Gently Explained (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • The Strange Hours Travelers Keep: Poems (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Live from the Hong Kong Nile Club: Poems: 1975-1990 (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Green Sees Things in Waves (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Red Sauce, Whiskey & Snow: Poems (Farrar, Straus and Girouxs, 1996)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Earthquake Weather (Moyer Bell Ltd., 1989)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Storm over Hackensack (Moyer Bell Ltd, 1985)


Dobby Gibson
  • Skirmish (Graywolf, 2009)
  • Polar (Alice James Books, 2004)


Matt Hart
  • Who’s Who in Vivid (Slope Editions, 2006)
  • Sonnet (H_NGM_N Books, 2006)
  • Revelated (Hollyridge Press, 2005)


D. Nurkse
  • The Border Kingdom (Knopf, 2008)
  • Burnt Island (Knopf, 2005)
  • The Fall (Knopf, 2002)
  • The Rules of Paradise
  • Leaving Xaia
  • Voices Over Water [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Staggered Lights [Bookshop Santa Cruz]

Roz Spafford
  • Requiem, (2008 Gell Poetry Prize, Big Pencil Press, 2008)


——————————————————  2008  ——————————————————

Ed Pavlic

  • Winners Have Yet to be Announced (UGA Press, 2008)
  • but here are small clear refractions (Kwani? Books, 2007)
  • Labors Lost Left Unfinished (Sheep Meadow Press, 2006)
  • Paraph Bone and Others Kinds of Blue (APR/Honickman First Book Award, 2001)
  • Crossroads Modernism (University of Minnesota Press, 2002)


April Ossmann
  • Anxious Music (Four Way Books, 2007)


Brian Turner
  • Here, Bullet (Alice James Books, 2005)


Francisco Aragón (editor)
  • The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry (The University of Arizona Press, 2007).  Includes work by Adela Najarro, David Dominguez, John Olivares Espinoza, Scott Inguito and 21 other emerging Latina and Latino poets writing in English.  Available at Capitola Book Café.


Christopher Buckley
  • Rolling the Bones (Eastern Washington University Press, due in 2008)
  • Modern History: Prose Poems 1987-2007 (Tupelo Press, due October, 2008)
  • Bear Flag Republic: Prose Poems and Poetics from California, edited by Christopher Buckley and Gary Young, (Greenhouse Review Press, 2008)
  • And the Sea (Sheep Meadow Press, 2006)
  • Sky (Sheep Meadow Press, 2004)
  • Star Apocrypha (TriQuarterly Books, 2001)
  • Fall from Grace


Nickole Brown
  • Sister (Red Hen Press, 2007)


Dan Gerber
  • A Primer on Parallel Lives (Copper Canyon Press, 2007)
  • A Voice from the River (a novel, Michigan State University Press, 2005)
  • Trying to Catch the Horses (Michigan State University Press, 1999)
  • A Last Bridge Home; New & Selected Poems (Cark City Press, 1992)


Nin Andrews
  • Sleeping with Houdini (BOA Editions, 2007)
  • Midlife Crisis with Dick and Jane (Web del Sol, 2005)
  • Spontaneous Breasts (Pearl Chapbook Contest)
  • Any Kind of Excuse (Kent State University chapbok contest, 2003)
  • The Book of Orgasms (Cleveland State University Poetry Center 2nd edition, 2001)
  • Why They Grow Wings (Silverfish Review Press, 2001)


John Balaban
  • Path, Crooked Path (Copper Canyon Press, 2006)
  • CA DAO Vietnam: Vietnamese Folk Poetry (Copper Canyon Press, 2003) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Remembering Heaven's Face: A Story of Rescue in Wartime Vietnam (University of Georgia Press, 2002)
  • Spring Essence: The Poetry of Ho Xuan Huong, translated with Ho Xuan (Copper Canyon Press, 2000) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Locusts at the Edge of Summer: New and Selected Poems (Copper Canyon Press, 1997) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


John Menaghan
  • She Alone (Salmon Poetry, 2006)
  • All the Money in the World (Salmon Poetry, 1999)


Jay Leeming
  • Dynamite on a China Plate (The Backwaters Press, 2006)


Robert Bly

  • Turkish Pears in August (Eastern Washington University Press, 2007)
  • My Sentence Was a Thousand Years of Joy (Harper Perennial, 2006) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • The Winged Energy of Delight: Selected Translations (HarperCollins, 2004)
  • The Night Abraham Called to the Stars (HarperCollins, 2001)
  • Eating the Honey of Words: New and Selected Poems (Harper Perennial, 2000) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Iron John: A Book about Men (Da Capo Press, 2004) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Kabir: Ecstatic Poems (Beacon Press, 2004) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Mirabai: Ecstatic Poems, with Jane Hirshfield (Beacon Press, 2004) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


——————————————————  2007  ——————————————————

Ralph Angel

  • Exceptions and Melancholies: Poems 1986-2006 (Sarabande Books, 2007)
  • Poem of the Deep Song by Federico García Lorca, translation (Sarabande Books, 2006)
  • Twice Removed [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Neither World [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


Michael Hannon

  • Trusting Oblivion (if publishing, 2002)
  • Ordinary Messengers (Floating Island, 1991)
  • Poems & Days , (Isis Press, 1986)


Dorianne Laux


Joseph Millar


Lola Haskins

  • Not Feathers Yet: A Beginner’s Guide to the Poetic Life (Backwaters Press, 2007)
  • Solutions Beginning with A (fables about women with images by artist Maggie Taylor) (Modernbook, 2007)
  • Desire Lines: New and Selected Poems (BOA Editions, 2004)
  • The Rim Benders (Anhinga Press, 2002)
  • Extranjera (Story Line Press, 1998)
  • Hunger (University of Iowa Press, 1993)
  • Forty-Four Ambitions for the Piano (University Press of Florida, 1990 and Betony Press, 1992)
  • Hunger (University of Iowa Press, 1993)
  • Castings (Countryman Press of Florida, 1984 and Betony Press, 1992)


James Hoch

  • Miscreants (W. W. Norton & Company, 2007)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • A Parade of Hands , (Silverfish Review Press, 2003)


Phyllis Koestenbaum

  • Doris Day and Kitschy Melodies, (Questa Press Poetry Series, 2001)
  • Criminal Sonnets , (Jacaranda Press, 1997)


Kate Gale

  • Mating Season, (Tupelo Press, 2004)
  • Fishers of Men , (Red Hen Press, 2000)
  • Selling the Hammock, (Red Hen Press, 1999)
  • Where Crows and Men Collide, (Red Hen Press, 1995)


Troy Jollimore


Jim Moore

  • Lightning at Dinner, (Graywolf Press, 2005)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Writing with Tagore above the Flamina , (The Press at Colorado College, 2003)
  • The Long Experience of Love, (Milkweed, 1995)
  • The Freedom of History, (Milkweed, 1988)
  • What the Bird Sees, (Momentum Press, 1978)
  • The New Body, (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1975)


Robert Priest

  • How to Swallow a Pig, (Ecw Press, 2004)
  • Tongue'n Groove , (CD) (EMI Heritage Artists, 2002)
  • Time Release Poems, (Ekstasis Editions, 1998)
  • Scream Blue Living, (Mercury Press, 1992)
  • The Mad Hand, (Coach House Press, 1988)
  • Man Who Broke out of the Letter X, (Coach House Press, 1984)


Jeffrey Harrison

  • The Names of Things: New and Selected Poems (Northwestern University Press, 2006)
  • Incomplete Knowledge (Four Way Books, 2006)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • An Undertaking (2005)
  • Feeding the Fire (Sarabande Books, 2001)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Signs of Arrival (1996)
  • The Singing Underneath (1988)


Susan Rich


Kathleen Lynch

  • Hinge (Black Zinnias Press, 2006)
  • How to Build an Owl (Small Poetry Press)
  • No Spring Chicken (White Eagle Coffee Store Press)
  • Alterations of Rising (Small Poetry Press)
  • Kathleen Lynch—Greatest Hits (Pudding House Publications)


——————————————————  2006  ——————————————————

David Barber


Matthew Zapruder


Matthea Harvey

  • Sad Little Breathing Machine (Graywolf Press, 2004)
  • Pity the Bathtub Its Forced Embrace of the Human Form (Alice James Books, 2000)


Kevin Prufer

  • Fallen from a Chariot (Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 2005)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • The Finger Bone (Carnegie-Mellon University Press, 2002)
  • Strange Wood (Louisiana State University Press, 1998)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Dark Horses: Poets on Overlooked Poems, with Joy Katz (University of Illinois Press, 2006) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • The New Young American Poets: An Anthology (Southern Illinois University Press, 2000) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


Kevin Boyle

  • A Home for Wayward Girls (New Issues Press, 2005)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • The Lullaby of History


Malena Mörling

  • Astoria (University of Pittsburgh, 2006)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Ocean Avenue (New Issues, 1998)


Joel Brouwer

  • Centuries (Four Way Books, 2003)
  • Exactly What Happened (Purdue University Press, 1999)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


Willis Barnstone

  • Sweetbitter Love, Poems of Sappho with Carolyn Kizer (Shambhala, July 1, 2006)
  • The Gnostic Bible, with Marvin Meyer (New Seeds, 2006)
  • We Jews and Blanks: Memoir with Poems (Indiana University Press, 2004)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Lifewatch (BOA Editions, 2003)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • The New Covenant, Vol. 1 (Riverhead Books, 2002) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • With Borges on an Ordinary Evening in Buenos Aires (University of Illinois Press, 2000)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • To Touch the Sky: Poems of Mystical, Spiritual & Metaphysical Light (New Directions, 1999)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Sappho: Lyrics (Green Integer Books, 1999)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Algebra of Night (Sheep Meadow Press, 1999)  [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


Tony Barnstone


Vern Rutsala

  • How We Spent Our Time (University of Akron Press, 2005)
  • The Moment's Equation (Ashland Poetry Press, 2004) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


Lewis Turco

  • Fantaseers: A Book of Memories (Star Cloud Press, 2005) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • The Collected Lyrics of Lewis Turco / Wesli Court (Star Cloud Press, 2004) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • The Book of Dialogue: How to Write Effective Conversation in Fiction, Screenplays, Drama, and Poetry (University Press of New England, 2004) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • A Sheaf of Leaves: Literary Memoirs (Star Cloud Press, 2004) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • The Book of Forms: A Handbook of Poetics (University Press of New England, 2000) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


Joshua Beckman

  • Your Time Has Come (Verse Press, 2004) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Nice Hat. Thanks. (Verse Press, 2002) with Matthew Rohrer
  • Something I Expected to Be Different (Verse Press, 2001)
  • Things Are Happening (American Poetry Review, 1998) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


Matthew Rohrer

  • A Geen Light (Verse Press, 2004) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Nice Hat. Thanks. (Verse Press, 2002) with Joshua Beckman
  • Satellite (Verse Press, 2001)
  • A Hummock in the Malookas (Verse Press, 1995)


Jane Hirshfield


Sarah Arvio


Vijay Seshadri


——————————————————  2005  ——————————————————

Gary Gach

  • Ten Thousand Lives, by Ko Un, with translators Brother Anthony of Taize, Young-Moo Kim and Gary Gach (Green Integer, 2005)
  • What Book!?: Buddha Poems from Beat to Hiphop, edited by Gary Gach with foreword by Peter Coyote (Parallax Press, 1998) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


Pascale Petit

  • The Huntress (Seren Books, 2005)
  • The Wounded Deer: Fourteen poems after Frida Kahlo (Doorstop, 2005)
  • The Zoo Father (Seren Books, 2002) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • The Zoo Father (Seren Books, 2002)


Robert Minhinnick


Gabrielle Calvocoressi


Peter Campion


Al Young

  • Literature of California: Vol. 1, Native American Beginnings, ed. with Jack Hicks and James D. Houston (University of California Press, 2005) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Mingus/Mingus: Two Memoirs, with Janet Coleman (Limelight Editions, 2004) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • The Sound of Dreams Remembered: Poems 1990-2000 (Creative Arts, 2001) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • African-American Literature: A Brief Introduction and Anthology (Longman Publishing Groups, 1997) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Heaven: Collected Poems, 1956-1990 (Creative Arts, 1992) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Additional books


Victoria Chang


Alicia Ostriker

  • No Heaven (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • The Volcano Sequence (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2002) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • How Shall We Tell Each Other of the Poet?: The Life and Writing of Muriel Rukeyser (Palgrave MacMillan, 2001), ed. with Herzog, Anne F. and Kaufman, Janet E. [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Dancing at the Devil's Party: Essays on Poetry, Politics, and the Erotic (University of Michigan, 2000) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • The Little Space: Poems Selected and New, 1968-1998 (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1998) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • The Crack in Everything (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


Sara Berkeley


Mary Szybist


Jerry Harp


B.H. Fairchild


Nils Peterson

  • Driving a Herd of Moose to Durango (Jotunheim Press, 2005)
  • The Comedy of Desire (Blue Sofa Press, 1993)
  • No Ordinary Rejoicing (No Deadline Press)


Martha Rhodes


Daniel Tobin


Robert Thomas

  • Door to Door (Fordham University Press, 2002)


D. Nurkse


C. Dale Young

  • The Second Person (Zoo Press, 2005)
  • The Day Underneath the Day (TriQuarterly Books, 2001)


Geri Doran

  • Resin (LSU Press, 2005)


Frank X. Gaspar

  • Night of a Thousand Blossoms (Alice James Books, 2004)
  • A Field Guide to the Heavens (University of Wisconsin Press, 1999)


Ilya Kaminsky


——————————————————  2004  ——————————————————

Gail Wronsky

  • Poems for Infidels (Red Hen Press, 2004)
  • Dying for Beauty (Copper Canyon Press, 2001) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • The Love-Talkers (fiction, Hollyridge Press)
  • Again the Gemini are in the Orchard


Meg Schoerke


Claudia Keelan

  • The Devotion Field (Alice James Books, 2004)
  • Utopic
  • The Secularist
  • Refinery


Donald Revell

  • My Mojave (Alice James Books, 2004)
  • Arcady (2002)
  • There Are Three (1998)
  • Beautiful Shirt (1994)
  • Erasures (1992)
  • New Dark Ages (1990)
  • The Gaza of Winter (1988)
  • From the Abandoned Cities (1983)


Thomas Cleary and Bannie Chow

  • Autumn Willows: poetry by women of China's golden age (Story Line Press, 2003)


Catherine Barnett

  • Into Perfect Spheres Such Holes Are Pierced (Alice James Books, 2004)


Susan Browne

  • Buddha's Dogs (Four Way Books, 2004)


Kim Addonizio


Steve Kowit


Alice Jones

  • Gorgeous Mourning (Apogee Press, 2004)
  • The Knot (Alice James Books, 1994) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]



  • twilight of the male ego (Tsunami Inc., 2002)


Natasha Sajé

  • Bend (Tupelo Press, 2004)
  • Red Under the Skin (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1994) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


Peter Pereira


Clemens Starck

  • China Basin (Story Line Press, 2002) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Journeyman's Wages (Story Line Press, 1995)


——————————————————  2003  ——————————————————

Mark Turpin


Virginia Chase Sutton


Erika Meitner
  • Inventory at the All-night Drugstore (Anhinga, 2003).

Melody Lacina

Jenny Factor


Toi Derricotte


Diane di Prima


Maria Mazziotti Gillan


devorah major


Opal Palmer Adisa


George Bilgere

  • The Good Kiss (University of Akron Press, 2002) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Big Bang (Copper Beech Press, 1999)
  • The Going (University of Missouri Press, 1995)


Greg Hewett


Sesshu Foster
  • City Terrace Field Manual


William O'Daly [Bookshop Santa Cruz]

  • Still Another Day by Pablo Neruda, translated by William O'Daly (Copper Canyon Press, 2005)
  • The Separate Rose by Pablo Neruda, translated by William O'Daly (Copper Canyon Press, 2005)
  • The Sea and the Bells by Pablo Neruda, translated by William O'Daly (Copper Canyon Press, 2002)
  • Winter Garden by Pablo Neruda, translated by William O'Daly (Copper Canyon Press, 2002)
  • Yellow Heart by Pablo Neruda, translated by William O'Daly (Copper Canyon Press, 2002)
  • The Book of Questions by Pablo Neruda, translated by William O'Daly (Copper Canyon Press, 2001)
  • A Separate Rose by Pablo Neruda, translated by William O'Daly (Copper Canyon Press, 1988)
  • Still Another Day by Pablo Neruda, translated by William O'Daly (Copper Canyon Press, 1984)


C. G. Hanzlicek

  • The Cave: Selected and New Poems (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2001) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


Contemporary Mexican Poetry: Two New Anthologies

  • Reversible Monuments: Contemporary Mexican Poetry, edited by Monical de la Torre and Michael Weigers (Copper Canyon Press, 2002) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]
  • Sin Puertas Visibles: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by Mexican Women, edited by Jen Hofer (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2003) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


Barbara Ras


Estelle Gershgoren Novak (ed.)

  • Poets of the Non-Existent City: Los Angeles in the McCarthy Era (University of New Mexico Press, 2003) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


Anita Barrows

  • Rilke's Book of Hours: Love Poems to God by Rainer Maria Rilke, translated by Anita Barrows and Joanna Macy (Riverhead Books, 1997) [Bookshop Santa Cruz]


Rick Barot


Sam Hamill


——————————————————  2002  ——————————————————

Mary Lou Taylor

  • The Fringes of Hollywood (Jacaranda Press, 2002)


Jennifer Michael Hecht

  • The Next Ancient World (Tupelo Press, 2001)


Aliki Barnstone

  • Wild With It (Sheep Meadow Press, 2001)
  • Voices of Light: Women's Spiritual Poetry From Around The World (Shambhala, 2000)


Ellen Dudley

  • Slow Burn (Provincetown Arts Press, 1997)


Cornelius Eady


Meg Kearney


Alan Stephens


John Wilson


Chryss Yost

  • La Jolla Boys


George Evans


Daisy Zamora


Alison Luterman


David Alpaugh


Amy England

  • The Flute Ship Castricum -- On the shelf at Bookshop Santa Cruz


Jack Foley


Paisley Rekdal


Janet Holmes


Terry Ehret


Valerie Berry

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