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Announcing new chapbook by Li-Young Lee

BOA Editions is thrilled to announce that, in honor of our 40th anniversary, we will be releasing The Word from His Song, a limited edition chapbook of new poems by Li-Young Lee!

The chapbook is the eleventh installment in the BOA Pamphlet Series, which began in 1978 and has seen the publication of such poets as Donald Hall, Robert Bly, David Ignatow, Louis Simpson, W.D. Snodgrass, and Lucille Clifton.

The Word from His Song features eight new poems by Li-Young Lee, bound together with a beautifully designed letterpress cover.

Publisher Peter Conners says, "Since the publication of his debut collection, Rose (BOA Editions, 1986), Li-Young Lee has remained a singular, vital figure in American poetry. Because the publication and promotion of his works has been a focus of BOA’s efforts for the past 30 years, it feels fitting that on the 40th anniversary of the press, we share a selection of Li-Young Lee’s newest work in a beautiful, collectible chapbook."

To be released in Spring 2016, the special edition chapbook will make its debut appearance at the AWP 2016 Conference in Los Angeles, where Li-Young Lee will have a book signing and participate in the BOA Editions 40th Anniversary Celebration reading. Because this is a limited edition publication, the chapbook will be sold exclusively through the BOA Bookstore (April 2016) and at BOA's AWP Bookfair booths (800 & 802).

A work of art in every sense, this limited edition publication will be a must-have collectible for poetry readers everywhere.

*Win a FREE, author-signed copy of The Word from His Song by sharing your "ideal reading experience" with BOA Editions! Click here to share your story. One winner will be chosen each month of 2016.*


2 comments


  • Hello Jeremy! Thank you for your interest! Since this is such a limited run, we will not have the new Li-Young Lee chapbook available for order online until after the AWP conference (April 2016). We will announce it on Facebook once live, but please note that it will only be available for a limited time, while they last. We also invite you to share your “ideal reading experience” with us at www.boaeditions.org/boaturns40 for the chance to win a free, author-signed copy of the new chapbook! One winner will be chosen each month of 2016.

    BOA Editions on

  • Are you taking pre-orders?

    Jeremy Gregg on

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