“Anaphora matters artistically, politically, and historically, and is especially welcome now, when writers with close ties to long-marginalized groups need to be heard with more urgency than ever.”
—Nikky Finney, 2011 National Book Award Winner
–National Public Radio
Alice James Books is pleased to announce that Kaveh Akbar’s Calling a Wolf a Wolf is the recipient of the twenty-eighth annual John C. Zacharis First Book Award from Ploughshares.
". . . Pollock delivers moments of levity, lyric beauty, and a creeping melancholy that lend his work its distinct atmosphere."
Lucia's collection Hot With the Bad Things is forthcoming in May 2020. We wish you a warm welcome to the press, Lucia!
Catch up with Anna Rose Welch in part two of her chat with WQLN and Better than Monkeys to learn more about her process of writing WE, THE ALMIGHTY FIRES…
"Watson’s implementation of poetic form is as diverse as the range of experiences she explores..."
"CALLING A WOLF A WOLF is alive with images that render shifting mental states at dizzying speeds."
“This summer, we selected six poems by women and asked photographers to let the poems inspire them.” - The New York Times