FIELD Magazine

FIELD 95FIELD, a twice-yearly journal, aims to publish the very best of contemporary poetry and poetics.

The Fall 2016 issue (#95) features a symposium on the work of the splendid C.D. Wright, with essays by Jenny Goodman, Laura Kasischke, Pamela Alexander, Sharon Olds, Kazim Ali, and Stephen Burt, plus poems by Max Ritvo, James Haug, Traci Brimhall, Ralph Burns, Kay Cosgrove, Chris Santiago, Dan Rosenberg, Megan Snyder-Camp, Kaveh Akbar, Lee Sharkey, Bob Hicok, Peter Leight, Mikko Harvey, Bridget Sprouls, Kirsten Kaschock, David St. John, Vanessa Couto Johnson, Jon Loomis, Sandra McPherson, Ben Jackson, and many others.

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

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 fall we are delighted to be publishing the new collection by Jon Loomis, joining recent FIELD Poetry Prize-winning volumes by Kenny Williams and Carol Potter, as well as our second book by the brilliant French poet Emmanuel Moses as translated by Marilyn Hacker.

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 delighted to announce that Jeffrey Skinner of Louisville, Kentucky, has won the 2016 FIELD Poetry Prize for his manuscript Chance Divine, which we will publish next spring in the FIELD Poetry Series. Our thanks to everyone who entered: we received many very fine manuscripts, and our choice was especially difficult this year.

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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