FIELD Magazine

FIELD 97FIELD, a twice-yearly journal, aims to publish the very best of contemporary poetry and poetics.

The Fall 2017 issue (#97) features a symposium on the work of the wonderful poet Nancy Willard, with essays by Lee Upton, Cynthia Hogue, Dore Kiesselbach, Martha Collins, Sarah Green, and Dennis Schmitz, and new poems by Kevin Prufer, Mary Ann Samyn, Sam Ross, Wayne Miller, Jennifer Atkinson, Timothy O'Keefe, Betsy Sholl, Kirsten Abel, Elton Glaser, Claudia Serea, Analicia Sotelo, Michael Teig, Ralph Burns, David Hernandez, Emily Skaja, Nancy Eimers, Karen Rigby, and Angie Estes, among many others.

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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.

Last year we were delighted to publish the 2016 FIELD Poetry Prize-winner by Jeffrey Skinner, joining recent FIELD Poetry Series volumes by Jon Loomis and Kenny Williams, 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 James Haug of Northampton, Massachusetts, has won the 2017 FIELD Poetry Prize for his manuscript titled Riverain, which we'll be publishing this spring. See the complete announcement here.

Marilyn Hacker's translation of Emmanuel Moses' Preludes and Fugues was named a finalist for the 2017 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation. Huzzah!

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

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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