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Distinguished Poets Series

We are pleased to announce our new Distinguished Poets Series with the publication of the first two volumes:


Swimming for the Ark: New and Selected Poems by Joan Murray


Like the New Moon I WIll Live My Life  by Robert Bly

2014 White Pine Press Poetry Contest Winner

White Pine Press is pleased to announce that Janet McNally has been awarded the Twentieth Annual White Pine Press Poetry Prize for her manuscript Some Girls. Selected by final judge Ellen Bass, the book will be published in the fall of 2015. Ms. McNally also receives a cash prize of one thousand dollars. 

Janet McNally, who teaches creative writing at Canisius College, has an MFA in fiction from the University of Notre Dame. She has been awarded a fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts, and her writing has appeared in publications including Boulevard, Gettysburg Review, Crazyhorse, Mid-American Review, Ecotone, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, New Ohio Review, and Best New Poets 2012. She lives in Buffalo, NY with her husband and three daughters.

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Like the New Moon I Will Live My Life
by Robert Bly
Edited by Dennis Maloney

The Chinese-influenced strain of Bly’s work with its room for movement, spontaneity and openness is celebrated... more...

Original Trade Paperback. 220 pages.

The Rusted City
by Rochelle Hurt


 The Rusted City,... more...

Original Trade Paperback. 96 pages.

Poetics of Wonder
by Alberto Ruy Sanchez
Translated by Rhonda Dahl Buchanan

In an amazing cartography of desire, emerges what seems to be an island,... more...

Original Trade Paperback. 158 pages.

Swimming for the Ark
by Joan Murray

The first volume in our new Distinguised Poetry Series, Swimming for the Ark, contains selections from four earlier volumes, along with a section of stunning... more...

Original Trade Paperback. 220 pages.
The Lionís Tail and Eyes
by Robert Bly James Wright William Duffy

Poems written out of laziness and silence

We tend to describe all ventures in poetry as experiments in form. The poems in this book... more...

Original Trade Paperback. 48 pages.

Pelvis with Distance
by Jessica Jacobs

These vibrant persona poems tell O’Keeffe’s story in the artist’s voice in an unexpectedly intimate way.
Meticulously researched and richly imagined, these vibrant persona poems... more...

Original Trade Paperback. 136 pages.

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