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New in at the NPL in April | 23-May-17

Here is a list of items added to our collection in April 2017 and now available for reference or loan.


Children's Collections (arranged by author):

Dotlich, Rebecca Kai
One day, the end : short, very short, shorter-than-ever stories / Rebecca Kai Dotlich ; illustrated by Fred Koehler.
2015
Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Boyds Mills Press, an imprint of Highlights, c2015.
29 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 24 x 24 cm.

Fleming, Denise
5 little ducks / Denise Fleming.
2016
New York : Beach Lane Books, c2016.
32 unnumbered pages : coloured illustrations ; 29 x 29 cm.

Kiernan, Pat
Good morning, city / story by Pat Kiernan ; pictures by Pascal Campion.
2016
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c2016.
30 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 27 x 27 cm

De la Mare, Walter
Summer evening / Walter de la Mare ; Illustrated by Carolina Rabei.
2016
London : Faber and Faber, 2016.
[24] pages : colour illustrations ; 26 x 26 cm.

Louise, Becci
Octopus medicine / Becci Louise.
2017
Reading : Two Rivers Press, 2017.
99 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 22 cm

McNaughton, Colin
We're off to look for aliens
2007
London : Walker Books, 2007
ca. 12 p.

Moses, Brian
The Frog Olympics / written by Brian Moses ; illustrated by Amy Husband.
2016
London ; Sydney : Wayland, 2016.
29 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 25 x 25 cm

Newman, Lesléa
Hanukkah delight! / Lesléa Newman ; illustrated by Amy Husband.
2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Kar-Ben Publishing, c2016.
10 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm

Purshouse, Emma
I once knew a poem who wore a hat / poems by Emma Purshouse ; pictures by Catherine Pascall Moore.
[Oswestry, Shropshire] : Fair Acre Press, c2016.
2016
112 pages : black & white illustrations ; 22 cm

Ripol, Claudio
The adventures of 3 bears / by Claudio Ripol & Yeonju Yang.
[UK] : Owl & Dog Playbooks, 2016.
2016

Guess who! / by Claudio Ripol & Yeonju Yang.
[UK] : Owl & Dog Playbooks, 2016.
2016

Umansky, Kaye
Stomp chomp, big roars! here come the dinosaurs!
2006
London : Puffin, 2006
ca. 30 p.


Adult Collections (arranged by author):

Armantrout, Rae
Partly : new and selected poems, 2001-2015 / Rae Armantrout.
2016
Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, ©2016.
234 pages ; 24 cm

Balmer, Josephine
The paths of survival / Josephine Balmer.
2017
Bristol : Shearsman Books, 2017.
93 pages ; 23 cm

Beddow, George
The bitter lemons of Nerval / George Beddow.
2016
Blaengarw, Bridgend, South Wales : Original Plus, ©2016.
36 pages ; 20 cm

Beech, Megan
When I grow up I want to be Mary Beard / Megan Beech.
2013
Portishead : Burning Eye Books, 2013.
43 pages ; 20 cm

Bevis, John
The window paintings / Stephen Skidmore & a poem by John Bevis.
2015
Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland : Coracle ; Wien, Austria : Galerie Hubert Winter, 2015.
15 unnumbered leaves : illustrations (black and white) ; 21 cm

Clark, Thomas A.
Arrangement in a blue jug / Thomas A. Clark.
[Richmond, Surrey] : Arnica Press, 1977.
1977
15 unnumbered leaves : illustration (black and white) ; 22 cm

Cooper, Bob
Everyone turns / Bob Cooper.
2017
Glasgow, UK : Pindrop Press, 2017.
70 pages ; 22 cm

Cropper, Margaret
Poems / Margaret Cropper, 1886-1980 ; foreword by Michael Ffinch ; edited by Anne Hopkinson.
1983
Kendal, Caumbria : WG Print, 1983.
94 pages : portraits (black and white) ; 18 cm

Cutts, Simon
Nymphaes / Simon Cutts.
[Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland] : Coracle, 2015.
2015
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 8 x 19 cm

Dastidar, Rishi
Ticker-tape / Rishi Dastidar.
2017
Rugby, United Kingdom : Nine Arches Press, 2017.
82 pages : illustration (black and white) ; 22 cm

Davoyan, Razmik
Requiem / Razmik Davoyan ; translated by Arminé Tamrazian ; introduction, Tony Ward.
2016
Todmorden : Arc Publications, ©2016.
101 pages ; 22 cm

Dhuga, U.S.
Page 2 of 12 Date: 23/05/2017
The sight of a goose going barefoot / U.S. Dhuga.
2017
London : Eyewear Publishing, 2017.
108 pages : portrait (black and white) ; 23 cm

Dick, Jennifer K.
Conversion / Jennifer K. Dick [poems] ; Kate van Houten [drawings].
2013
Paris : Estepa Editions, [2013]
8 folded sheets (16 unnumbered pages) : illustrations (black and white) ; 11 x 20 cm

Fluorescence : poems / by Jennifer K. Dick.
2011
Athens ; London : The University of Georgia Press, 2011
ix, 89 pages ; 22 cm

No title / Jennifer K. Dick.
2015
Paris : Estepa Editions, [2015]
1 folded sheet (6 unnumbered pages) ; 16 cm

Duncalf, Stephen
The 'X' mas files : cards, folding cards & notes from Stephen Duncalf 1994-1999.
2016
Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland : Coracle, 2016.
39 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 16 cm

Dworkin, Craig
Dure / Craig Dworkin.
[Austin, Texas] : Cuneiform Press, 2004.
2004
50 unnumbered pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm

Strand / Craig Dworkin.
2005
New York, NY : Roof Books, 2005.
109 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm

Ellams, Inua
#Afterhours : anthology, diary, memoir, poems / Inua Ellams and selected poets.
2017
Rugby, United Kingdom : Nine Arches Press, 2017.
142 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 22 cm

Fowler, S.J.
The guide to being bear aware / S.J. Fowler.
2017
Bristol : Shearsman Books, 2017.
89 pages ; 23 cm

Gillott, Alan
Except we teach / Alan Gillott.
2017
York : Fighting Cock Press, ©2017.
84 pages ; 22 cm

Goh, Teow Lim
Islanders / Teow Lim Goh.
[Colorado?] : Conundrum Press, c2016.
2016
89 pages ; 22 cm

Hadas, Rachel
Questions in the vestibule : poems / Rachel Hadas.
2016
Evanston, Illinois : TriQuarterly Books / Northwestern University Press, 2016.
xi, 107 pages ; 22 cm

Halsey, Alan
Selected poems : 1888-2016 / Alan Halsey.
2017
Bristol : Shearsman Books, 2017.
256 pages ; 23 cm

Hammond, Emma
Waves on a boring beach : poems written at Walthamstow Mall, East London, throughout 2016 / Emma Hammond.
[Manchester : zimZalla, 2017.
2017
32 unnumbered pages ; 21 cm

Hodgeon, Gordon
Will and breath / Gordon Hodgeon.
2017
Middlesbrough : Mudfog Press, 2017.
28 pages : portrait (black and white) ; 20 cm

Jackson, Christopher
The monkey fragment / by Christopher Jackson ; cover & illustrations by Sam Smith.
2017
Blaengarw, Bridgend, South Wales : Original Plus, ©2017.
32 pages ; 21 cm

Kerouac, Jack
Jack Kerouac, Steve Allen : poetry for the Beat generation (compact disc) / all selections written by Jack Kerouac ; accompanying music by
Steve Allen.
[Van Nuys, CA] : Rosemeadow Music Publishing Corp., ©2008.
2008

Leadbetter, Gregory
The fetch / Gregory Leadbetter.
2016
Rugby, United Kingdom : Nine Arches Press, 2016.
76 pages ; 22 cm

Lee, Jason
Burning box / Jason Lee.
2017
London : Eyewear Publishing, 2017.
65 pages ; 23 cm

Little, Pippa
Twist / Pippa Little ; editor, John W. Clarke.
2017
Todmorden : Arc Publications, ©2017.
79 pages ; 22 cm

Loydell, Rupert M.
Dear Mary / Rupert M. Loydell.
2017
Bristol : Shearsman Books, 2017.
103 pages : illustration (black and white) ; 23 cm

Love songs for an echo / Rupert M. Loydell.
2016
Blaengarw, Bridgend, South Wales : Original Plus, ©2016.
35 pages ; 20 cm

McFarlane, Roy
Beginning with your last breath / Roy McFarlane.
2016
Rugby, United Kingdom : Nine Arches Press, 2016.
83 pages ; 22 cm

Michelson, Joan
Bloomvale Home / Joan Michelson ; cover drawing by Jessica Rossner.
2016
Blaengarw, Bridgend, South Wales : Original Plus, ©2016.
28 pages : illustrations (black and white), portrait ; 21 cm

Moore, Merrill
XxX : 100 poems / Merrill Moore ; edited by David R. Slavitt.
2016
Stroud : Little Island Press, 2016.
122 pages : portrait (black and white) ; 24 cm

Morphet, David
Lyrics from the periodic table / David Morphet.
2011
London : Notion Books, 2011.
47 pages : illustration (black and white) ; 18 cm

Nelson, Maggie
Shiner / Maggie Nelson.
2001
Brooklyn, New York : Hanging Loose Press, ©2001.
80 pages ; 22 cm

Nicholls, Jack
Meat songs / animal noises by Jack Nicholls ; illustrations by Mark Andrew Webber.
[Birmingham], Great Britain : Emma Press, 2017.
2017
v, 29 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 18 cm

Noakes, Kate
Paris, stage left / Kate Noakes.
2017
London : Eyewear Publishing, 2017.
87 pages ; 23 cm

Normal, Henry
Travelling second class through hope / Henry Normal.
2017
Salford, Gtr Manchester : Flapjack Press, 2017.
89 pages : portrait (black and white) ; 20 cm

Patchen, Kenneth
Patchen : the last interview / Gene Detro ; with a foreword by Miriam Patchen and an afterword by Henry Miller.
1976
Santa Barbara, California : Capra Press, 1976.
31 pages ; 18 cm

Pearson, Ted
The Markov chain / Ted Pearson.
2017
Bristol : Shearsman Books, 2017.
66 pages ; 22 cm

Phillipson, Heather
more flinching / Heather Phillipson.
[London] : Whitechapel Gallery, 2016.
2016
approximately 70 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 30 cm

Price, Alan
Mahler's hut & other accommodations / Alan Price.
2017
Blaengarw, Bridgend, South Wales : Original Plus, ©2017.
32 pages ; 21 cm

Prynne, J.H.
Each to each / J.H. Prynne.
2017
Cambridge : Equipage, 2017.
approximately 21 pages ; 25 cm

Readman, Angela
Page 8 of 12 Date: 23/05/2017
The book of tides / Angela Readman.
2016
Rugby, United Kingdom : Nine Arches Press, 2016.
67 pages ; 22 cm

Ricci, Marilyn
Night rider / Marilyn Ricci.
2017
Leicester : Soundswrite Press, 2017.
47 pages ; 22 cm

Rickword, Edgell
Invocations to angels, and, The happy new year
1928
London : Wishart, 1928
75 p.

Robson, Jeremy
Subject matters / Jeremy Robson.
2017
Grewelthorpe, Ripon : Smokestack Books, ©2017.
82 pages ; 20 cm

Rodenbach, Georges
Poems / Georges Rodenbach ; selected, translated and introduced by Will Stone ; guest edited by Olivia Hanks ; series editor, Jean Boase-Beier.
2017
Todmorden : Arc Publications, ©2017.
110 pages : illustrations (black and white), portraits ; 22 cm

Rogers, Martin
Construction, storage, despatch / Martin Rogers.
[Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland] : Coracle, 2015.
2015
73 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 17 x 21 cm

Samuels, Lisa
Symphony for human transport / Lisa Samuels.
2017
Bristol : Shearsman Books, 2017.
75 pages ; 23 cm

Simms, Colin
Goshawk poems / Colin Simms.
2017
Bristol : Shearsman Books, 2017.
143 pages : illustration (black and white) ; 21 cm

Simon, Emma
Dragonish / by Emma Simon ; with an introduction by Caroline Bird.
[Birmingham], Great Britain : Emma Press, 2017.
2017
28 pages : illustration (black and white) ; 20 cm

Spott, Verity
Trans* manifestos / Verity Spott.
2016
Cambridge, UK : Shit Valley, 2016.
31 pages ; 30 cm

Summers, Paul
Straya / Paul Summers.
2017
Grewelthorpe, Ripon : Smokestack Books, ©2017.
131 pages ; 20 cm

Troup, Siriol
No names have been changed / Siriol Troup.
2017
Bristol : Shearsman Books, 2017.
76 pages ; 23 cm

Utting, Susan
Half the human race : new and selected poems / Susan Utting.
2017
Reading : Two Rivers Press, 2017.
99 pages ; 22 cm

Van Horn, Erica
Above / Erica Van Horn.
2016
Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland : Coracle, 2016.
12 unnumbered leaves ; 24 cm

Bus / Erica Van Horn.
2014
Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland : Coracle, 2014.
18 unnumbered pages ; 18 cm

Leftovers in the work are the work / Erica Van Horn.
2013
Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland : Coracle, 2013.
5 unnumbered pages ; 15 cm

The life of St. Anthony of Padua / Erica Van Horn.
[Clonmel, Tipperary] : Coracle, 2013.
2013
35 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 15 x 17 cm

Modern Dutch interiors / Erica Van Horn & Simon Cutts.
[Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland] : Coracle, 2014.
2014
34 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 11 x 15 cm

Natural cheese / Erica Van Horn.
2015
Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland : Coracle, 2015.
21 unnumbered pages ; 17 cm

Tea / Erica Van Horn.
2013
Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland : Coracle, 2013.
15 unnumbered pages : illustrations (colour) ; 15 cm

Witts, Dick
The passage : post-punk poets / Dick Witts ; edited by Alex Payne and Todd Swift.
Special hardcover edition.
2017
London : Eyewear Publishing, 2017.
109 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 21 cm

Wynn Owen, Andrew
The dragon and the bomb / an epyllion by Andrew Wynn Owen ; illustrated by Emma Wright.
[Birmingham], Great Britain : Emma Press, 2017.
2017
v, 29 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 18 cm


Adult Anthologies (arranged by title):

100 prized poems : twenty-five years of the Forward books / as chosen by William Sieghart, founder of the Forward Prizes.
2016
London : Forward Worldwide, ©2016.
xiii, 207 pages ; 22 cm

The best new British and Irish poets, 2017 / judged, with an introduction by Luke Kennard ; series editor, Todd Swift.
2017
London : Eyewear Publishing, 2017.
135 pages : portraits (black and white) ; 23 cm

The future always makes me so thirsty : new poets from the north of Ireland / edited by Sinéad Morrissey and Stephen Connolly.
2016
Belfast : Blackstaff, 2016.
218 pages ; 21 cm

The Golden Shovel anthology : new poems honouring Gwendolyn Brooks / edited by Peter Kahn, Ravi Shankar, and Patricia Smith ; with a
foreword by Terrance Hayes.
2017
Fayetteville : The University of Arkansas Press, 2017.
li, 278 pages ; 23 cm

Modern Scottish poetry: an anthology of the Scottish Renaissance, 1925-1985
[4th ed.]
1986
London : Robert Hale, 1986
250 p.

The Other Room anthology 9 / edited by James Davies and Tom Jenks ; associate editor: Scott Thurston.
[Manchester] : The Other Room Press, 2017.
2017
97 pages : illustrations (black and white), portraits ; 29 cm

Stone's throw : art from poetry, poetry from art.
Page 1 of 2 Date: 23/05/2017
[Colchester] : Mosaic Stanza, 2016.
2016
vii, 72 pages : illustrations (colour), portraits ; 22 x 31 cm

This is not your final form : poems about Birmingham / edited by Richard O'Brien and Emma Wright ; featuring the 2017 VERVE competition
winners chosen by Hannah Silva ; illustrated by Emma Wright.
[Birmingham], Great Britain : Emma Press, 2017.
2017
viii, 65 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 19 cm

The zoo of the new : poems to read now / edited by Nick Laird and Don Paterson.
[London], UK : Penguin, 2017.
2017
xxv, 482 pages ; 22 cm



Books About Poetry (Arranged by title):

Adventures in poetry : catalog 2 / editor, Larry Fagin. 
Published:  New York, N.Y. : Adventures in Poetry, [1975] 


The best minds of my generation : a literary history of the Beats / Allen Ginsberg ; compiled and edited by Bill Morgan ; with an introduction by Anne Waldman. 
Author:  Ginsberg, Allen 
Published:  [London] : Allen Lane ; USA : Grove Press, 2017. 


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