FIELD Magazine

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

The Fall 2014 issue (#91) features a symposium on the work of Nobel Prize-winner Seamus Heaney, with essays by Lloyd Schwartz, Gail Mazur, Richard K. Kent, Marianne Boruch, Carl Phillips, and DeSales Harrison, and new poems by D. Nurkse, John Gallaher, Fay Dillof, Jean-Paul de Dadelsen (translated by Marilyn Hacker), Christopher Howell, Nancy Eimers, Mario Chard, Diane K. Martin, Sarah Maclay, Nance van Winckel, Alpay Ulku, Elisabeth Murawski, Philip Metres, Mark Conway, Kuno Raeber (translated by Stuart Friebert), Mary Jo Thompson, Laurie Blauner, and Gerald Majer, among others.

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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

Please welcome FIELD's newest associate editor, Shane McCrae. Shane is the author of four books of poetry, most recently Forgiveness Forgiveness (just out from Factory Hollow Press) and The Animal Too Big to Kill (forthcoming from Persea Books). He joined the Creative Writing Program at Oberlin this fall.

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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