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  1. Surface of the Lit World
    In The Surface of the Lit World, Shane Seely draws on a wide range of sources — from personal memory to biblical narrative — to explore the stories that we tell ourselves about ourselves, the ways... Learn More
    Published: 2nd April 2015
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  2. South x South
    Winner of the Hollis Summers Poetry Prize. A vivid and insightful look at the culture and terrain of Antarctica, as well as the people who choose to live and work there, South × South celebrates and explores life... Learn More
    Published: 19th February 2013
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  3. Gravel and Hawk
    Winner of the Hollis Summer Poetry Prize Gravel and Hawk dwells on the physical and cultural landscapes of the Texarkana border region, an area of stark natural beauty and even starker manifestations of its human habitation:... Learn More
    Published: 6th March 2012
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  4. Cracks in the Invisible
    Winner of the Hollis Summers Poetry Prize Florida Book Awards Gold Medal Winner Stephen Kampa’s poems are witty and restless in their pursuit of an intelligent modern faith. They range from a four-line satire of office... Learn More
    Published: 31st May 2011
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  5. Unsettled Accounts
    2010 Ohio Poetry Association “Poet of the Year” Winner of the 2009 Hollis Summers Poetry Prize To take the mess of life and make meaning from it is what all poets seek to do. For Will Wells, recipient of the... Learn More
    Published: 22nd February 2010
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  6. Photographing Eden
    Winner of the 2008 Hollis Summers Poetry Prize Photographing Eden presents the first full-length collection of poems by a major new talent. The work meditates on several ideas, the crux of which is Eden: spirituality,... Learn More
    Published: 3rd February 2009
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  7. Dear Regime
    Winner of the 2007 Hollis Summers Poetry Prize In his provocative, brave, and sometimes brutal first book of poems, Roger Sedarat directly addresses the possibility of political change in a nation that some in America... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2007
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  8. Optimist
    Nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, The Optimist stares at contemporary darkness visible, a darkly lit tableau that erases the boundary between the world and the perceiving self. Whether narrative or lyric, dramatic... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2004
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  9. The Quarry

    The Quarry

    By Dan Lechay

    Series Hollis Summers Poetry Prize

    Ohio University Press

    Once or twice in a generation a poet comes along who captures the essential spirit of the American Midwest and gives name to the peculiar nature that persists there. Like James Wright, Robert Bly, Ted Kooser, and Jared Carter... Learn More
    Published: 23rd February 2004
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  10. Solving For X
    In Solving for X, his award-winning collection of new poems, Robert B. Shaw probes the familiar and encounters the unexpected; in the apparently random he discerns a hidden order. Throughout, Shaw ponders the human frailties and... Learn More
    Published: 31st December 2002
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  11. Midland

    Midland

    Poems

    By Kwame Dawes

    Series Hollis Summers Poetry Prize

    Ohio University Press

    The winning manuscript of the fourth annual Hollis Summers Poetry Prize is also the exciting American debut by a poet who has already established himself as an important international poetic voice. Midland, the seventh collection... Learn More
    Published: 14th February 2001
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  12. Infinite Morning
    About the author of this award-winning collection, final judge Miller Williams commented:“Meredith Carson writes poems so well-controlled in tone that the language of conversation takes on an elegance rarely found in contemporary... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 1997
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