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Exploring the Backlist: Charles, Diana, & the Queen

Hello readers! Join our team of interns as they explore over 40 years of our publication history and share their passion for some of their favorite titles from BOA Editions. In today's post, Noah M. hops across the pond to contemplate William Heyen's poetic portraits of the British royal family.  Beyond Even the Memory of a Marriage: William Heyen's Diana, Charles, & the Queen I'm Noah, one of BOA's summer interns. I'll be a senior at SUNY Geneseo this fall, where I study English and Latin American Studies. Literarily, my interests lie in poetry and works in translation, and I’m considering a career in publishing...

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Poem of the Week: July 30, 2018

Greetings! Every week throughout the summer, BOA's staff and interns will share one of our favorite poems from our over 300 collections of poetry. This week, Intern Noah selected a poem from Diana, Charles, & the Queen  by William Heyen. Keep an eye on the BOA Blog this week for a guest post from Noah with more from this collection.  Boy King Five hundred years ago, this movementin the tomb of Tutankhamen: a gold-leaved chair collapses, dust swirls up in cerement darkness, thenthe long settling of motes. In this way, a poem breaks down into the gold & dust of time,atom by atom. But...

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Poem of the Week: July 23, 2018

Greetings! Every week throughout the summer, BOA's staff and interns will share one of our favorite poems from our over 300 collections of poetry. This week's poem is from Chaos is the New Calm by Wyn Cooper. Road Trip Morocco to Norfolk to Nashville, halfway around the glove and I'm wandering still. Jane in Virginia told me Tenessee's the new Virginia, that I should pack up and leave. Not until Knoxville did I know she didn't want me around, just hoped I would go. Nashville's a mirage that ripens over the Cumberland River, how I might like it depends. I knock on doors...

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Fall Preview: "Clues from the Animal Kingdom"

Watch the book trailer for Christopher Kennedy's forthcoming Clues from the Animal Kingdom (September 2018).

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Poem of the Week: July 16, 2018

Greetings! Every week throughout the summer, BOA's staff and interns will share one of our favorite poems from our over 300 collections of poetry. This week's poem from Laura Read's forthcoming collection Dresses from the Old Country was recently featured in The New York Times Magazine with an introduction by Rita Dove. Pentecost The week after your father died,I see you walking home after schoolin your Wimpy Kid T-shirt,and I don’t even know you, but I wantto call you over like a kidnapperand tell you it’s only beginning.Your head will always be a lit matchlike the apostles in the stained glass windowwhen Jesus came...

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