"Poetry can always keep surprising you, and you can return to it; it's like a friend who's always there."

-Mary Biddinger

We hope you tuned in to the first CHQ Authors Convening webinar with Mary Biddinger and Sony Ton-Aime

Here's a list of works mentioned by (or inspired by) their discussion.

("Hotwire" by Leslie Ullman can be found at the Poetry Foundation.)

Reading List:

 

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A Nail the Evening Hangs on Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781556595608
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - February 25th, 2020

Sensorium: Poetry Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781629221540
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Published: University of Akron Press - April 7th, 2020

Partial Genius Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781625570062
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Published: Black Lawrence Press - August 15th, 2019

The Man with Night Sweats: Poems (FSG Classics) Cover Image
By Thom Gunn, August Kleinzahler (Introduction by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780374530686
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 17th, 2007

Rose (New Poets of America) Cover Image
By Li-Young Lee, Gerald Stern (Foreword by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780918526533
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Published: BOA Editions - March 1st, 1993

Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060752514
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 27th, 2009

Night Sky with Exit Wounds Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781556594953
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 5th, 2016

Progress on the Subject of Immensity (Mary Burritt Christiansen Poetry) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780826353627
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Published: University of New Mexico Press - August 30th, 2013

This poet was referenced several times by Mary.  To the best of our knowledge, the poem mentioned, "Hotwire," is not included in this collection.


At Blackwater Pond: Mary Oliver reads Mary Oliver Cover Image
By Mary Oliver, Mary Oliver (Narrator)
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ISBN: 9780807007006
Availability: Backordered - check back later!
Published: Beacon Press - April 1st, 2006

Having trouble reading these days?  Take Mary and Sony's advice, and listen!


Song (American Poets Continuum #30) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781880238134
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Published: BOA Editions - January 1st, 1994

Currently unavailable for purchase -- but mentioned in the webinar, and included here for your reference!