FIELD Magazine

FIELD, a twice-yearly journal, aims to publish the very best of contemporary poetry and poetics.

The Fall 2015 issue (#93) includes a symposium on the uncanny prose poems of Russell Edson (with essays by John Gallaher, Dennis Schmitz, Lee Upton, Charles Simic, B.K. Fischer, and Jon Loomis), plus poems by Cait Weiss, Mark Irwin, G.C. Waldrep, Cynthia Cruz, Hailey Leithauser, Catherine Bull, Karl Krolow, Tam Blaxter, Mary Ann Samyn, James Haug, D. Nurkse, Lynn Powell, Xi Xi, Ralph Burns, Afaa Michael Weaver, Chris Forhan, Angie Estes, Rene Char, Mark Wagenaar, and many others.

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Featured Books
Blood Hyphen Preludes and Fugues Some Slow Bees Dirty Bomb

Oberlin College Press publishes new collections of poetry by both established and emerging American poets, world poetry in illuminating translations, and innovative anthologies of poetry and poetics.

Next spring we are delighted to be publishing the 2015 FIELD Poetry Prize-winning volume by Kenny Williams and a new book by the brilliant French poet Emmanuel Moses as translated by Marilyn Hacker, joining recent volumes by Carol Potter and Mark Neely.

Our books are found at discriminating bookstores nationwide.

Essential operating support is provided by Oberlin College and by the Friends of Oberlin College Press.

News & Events

We're happy to announce our 2015 nominations for the Pushcart Prize--though as usual we wish we could have nominated twice as many. From FIELD #92: Anna Journey's "Fried Chicken Prom Corsage" and David Hernandez's "Figures"; and from FIELD #93: Hailey Leithauser's "Slow Danger," James Haug's "[First it didn't sound...]," Jon Loomis's "The Mansion of Happiness," and Afaa Michael Weaver's "Spirit Boxing." Congratulations, all!

Submissions to FIELD can be made directly through our submissions manager.

Angie Estes' Enchantee has been awarded the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Award, one of the world's most generous and prestigious poetry prizes. We're thrilled!

FIELD is now available for direct download from the 0s&1s e-bookstore.

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From Our Backlist

AMERICAN ALPHABETS: 25 Contemporary Poets

A major anthology of recent American poetry, featuring generous selections of the work of 25 extraordinary poets born since World War II, with thoughtful introductions and annotations. In language of striking originality and beauty, these poets illuminate the complexities of contemporary life and chart the contours of the American landscape.

Agha Shahid Ali, Pamela Alexander, Bruce Beasley, Robin Behn, Linda Bierds, Marianne Boruch, Mark Doty, Rita Dove, Norman Dubie, Beckian Fritz Goldberg, Linda Gregerson, Bob Hicok, Yusef Komunyakaa, Larry Levis, Thomas Lux, Carol Muske-Dukes, Carl Phillips, Mary Ruefle, David St. John, Susan Stewart, Arthur Sze, Lee Upton, Bruce Weigl, C. D. Wright, Franz Wright


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