Anthology Publications (Poetry & Prose)

Permanent Vacation: Volume 2

Bona Fide Books, 2018

Eighteen essays by people who work in United States National Parks and reveal their thrills, frustrations, and inside views of those set-aside places.

Reading Queer: Poetry in a Time of Chaos

Anhinga Press, 2018

Edited by Maureen Seaton and Niel de la Flor

A collection of the most subversive, gritty, moving, and courageous writing to come out of the U.S. queer community in recent political times.

The Poem’s Country: Place & Poetic Practice

Pleiades Press, 2018

Edited by Shara Lessley & Bruce Snider 

In twenty-nine innovative essays, The Poem’s Country: Place & Poetic Practice considers how the question of place shapes contemporary poetry.

The Echoing Green: Poems of Fields, Meadows & Grasses
Penguin Random House
Everyman’s Library, 2016
Edited by Cecily Parks

The rich poetic history of grass spans the centuries, from the pastoral poems of ancient Rome to the fields and prairies of the New World. Contemporary poets—Lucia Perillo, Harryette Mullen, Denise Levertov, and Gary Soto among them— reflect on an age of environmental crisis. 

Up Here: The North at the Center of the World

University of Washington Press

Edited by Julie Decker and Kirsten Andersen

Up Here connects art, science, and environment at a time when unprecedented climate change requires unprecedented innovation. The contributors explore the ideas of "wilderness" and "remoteness," the lessons to be learned from cold places and indigenous knowledge, and how the Arctic is a signal for global change.

Because You Asked: A Book of Answers on the Art and Craft of the Writing Life
University of Washington Press, 2016
Edited by Katrina Roberts

Borne out of over 15 years curating the Visiting Writers Reading Series at Whitman College, Katrina Roberts's Because You Asked is an anthology that brings together anecdotes, approaches, aspirations, confessions, warnings, challenges, passions, foibles, secrets, prompts, craft notes, manifestos—that is, perspectives from writers. 

Poem-a-Day: 365 Poems for Every Occasion
Academy of American Poets, 2015

For 80 years, the Academy of American Poets has been one of the most influential and respected champions of contemporary American poetry.  Now for the first time, the poems selected by the Academy for its Poem-a-Day program are available in book form.

This Assignment is So Gay: lgbtiq poets on the art of teaching
Sibling Rivalry Press, 2013
Edited by Megan Volpert

Open the Door: How to Excite Young People About Poetry
McSweeny's, 2013
Editors Dorothea Lasky, Dominic Luxford, and Jesse Nathan with the Poetry Foundation and McSweeny's. Part of the "Poets in the World" series from the Harriet Monroe Institute, edited by Ilya Kaminsky.

The Ecopoetry Anthology
Trinity University Press, 2013
Edited by Ann Fisher-Wirth and Laura-Gray Street, Introduction by Robert Hass

320 poems by 176 poets as diverse as John Ashbery, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Lucille Clifton, Louise Erdrich, Brenda Hillman,  W. S. Merwin, Naomi Shihab Nye, Ed Roberson.

The Rumpus Original Poetry Anthology
The Rumpus, 2012
Edited by Brian Barker

"Almost three years ago, we published our first poem at The Rumpus, Elizabeth Bradfield's "In Praise of Entropy." It was the first entry in our now yearly National Poetry Month poem-a-day project. [This e-anthology] showcases work from 100 poets."—Brian Barker

Collective Brightness:
LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality
Sibling Rivalry Press, 2011
Edited by Kevin Simmonds

Rigoberto González of National Book Critics Circle calls this anthology the "sacred text of our queer times." Over 100 LGBTIQ-identified established and emerging poets from around the world writing on faith, religion & spirituality.

Oil + Water
Typecast Publishing, 2010
Edited by Jennifer Woods

A literary and visual art project exploring the dependency and complex relationship we have with these two important resources. 

New Poets of the American West
Many Voices Press, 2010
The West is so big, the deeper one reads in this anthology, the more voices and world views one encounters, the more textures of thought, emotion, and language one discovers, the less we may find ourselves able to speak of a single, stable something called the American West. 

Joyful Noise: An Anthology of American Spiritual Poetry
Autumn House Press, 2007
This comprehensive survey includes Native American songs, traditional Protestant hymns, nineteenth-century transcendental verse, and selections from major modern and contemporary authors. 

Best New Poets 2006
Meridian Press, 2006