FIELD Magazine

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

The Spring 2014 issue (#90) features poems by Larry Levis, Carol Potter, Eric Pankey, Rebecca Dunham, Mary Ann Samyn, Eric McHenry, Heather Sellers, Kenny Williams, William Aarnes, Darlene Pagan, Jon Loomis, Nicole Walker, Rufo Quintavalle, Philip Metres, Betsy Sholl, Gerald Stern, Ray Amorosi, Karl Krolow (translated by Stuart Friebert), Anna Journey, Mark Wagenaar, Angela Ball, Mark Lunday, Kevin Prufer, and others, along with reviews of new books by Mary Szybist, Shane McCrae, A. Van Jordan, Mark Wunderlich, Donald Revell, Jennifer Atkinson, and Pablo Neruda.

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Featured Books
Enchantee The Nothing Bird Enchantee The Nothing Bird

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.

This spring we were thrilled to introduce the 2013 FIELD Poetry Prize-winning volume by Bern Mulvey and the long-awaited new book by Dennis Schmitz, joining recent volumes by Pulitzer finalist Angie Estes and French surrealist Pierre Peuchmaurd, translated by E. C. Belli.

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

Congratulations to Carol Potter of Corinth, Vermont, who has won the 2014 FIELD Poetry Prize. In addition to receiving $1000, her manuscript, Some Slow Bees, will be published in the FIELD Poetry Series in the spring of 2015. Our thanks to the many talented poets who entered the contest. Your subscription to FIELD begins with the fall issue.

Angie Estes' Enchantee has won the 2014 Audre Lorde Prize for Lesbian Poetry from the Publishing Triangle, honoring the best LGBT literature published in 2013.

Sonja James gave Pierre Peuchmaurd's The Nothing Bird a rave review. "Belli has rendered both Peuchmaurd's lyric and prose poems with such generous ease that this volume of his selected poems is indeed one of the best books of the year."

FIELD is now available for direct download to the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Get the LitRagger app from the iTunes store.

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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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