Saunas – Jane Piirto
This item is part of the Book of the Month Special Offers! Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 100 pp. $15.95 plus s&h 2008, ISBN 978-0932412-645 From the frozen landscapes of her Finnish forebears to the ice-clear rivers and cold fields of Michigan’s Upper Pennisula, Jane Piirto paints a personal and extraordinary picture. These deeply moving poems…

Poemas Callejeros / Streetwise Poems – Johanny Vázquez Paz
Poetry – bilingual. Paper, perfect bound, 74 pp. $14.95 plus s&h 2007, ISBN 0-932412-46-7 These sensuous and passionate poems explore one of the many strands of contemporary Latino immigrant experience, dancing the tropical sensibility of Puerto Rico among Chicago’s concrete and broken glass. In Spanish and English, with translations by the author. 2007 PEN Beyond…

Lands I Live In –  Zilka Joseph
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 42 pp. $12.95 plus s&h 2007, ISBN 0-932412-47-5 In richly detailed, exuberant poems, Zilka Joseph embraces the vivid passions of her childhood home in Calcutta and the complex hopes and fears implicit in her move to the Midwest. These poems capture in evocative and specific ways the living-in-two cultures of America…

A Weakness for Boleros – Lidia Torres
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 48 pp $12.50 plus s&h 2005, ISBN-0-932412-34-3 A Weakness for Boleros by Lidia Torres The bolero was composed for you and me. For all the ten year olds drawn to the plastic dials of the radio, drooling a bit perhaps, swaying uncontrollably as the air in the room tensed, focused on…

Occupied Territory – Evelyn Wexler
Paper, perfect bound, 80 pp $10 plus s&h 1994, ISBN 0-932412-06-8 “These intense, visceral poems cover the territory occupied by fear, pain, memory, loss and desire. The ultimate paradigm is that of the self–dual embodiment of victim and aggressor. Wexler’s clear, steady voice convinces us that everything is both personal and political.” — Jane Flanders…