FIELD Magazine

FIELD 98FIELD, a twice-yearly journal, aims to publish the very best of contemporary poetry and poetics.

The Fall 2018 issue (#99) begins with a symposium on Charles Simic, with contributions by Peg Boyers, Marianne Boruch, Bruce Weigl, Charles Wright, David Rivard, Marilyn Johnson, Robert Boyers, and Ange Mlinko, followed by new poems by Simic himself, Cynthia Hogue, Andrea Read, Catherine Pierce, Carolyn Oliver, Arthur Sze, Elizabeth Bradfield, Cassandra Cleghorn, Matthew Thorburn, Leah Falk, Bruce Beasley, Elizabeth Lyons, Sarah Maclay, Dennis Hinrichsen, Anne Marie Macari, Grzegorz Wroblewski (translated by Piotr Gwiazda), Carol Potter, Peter Leight, and John Gallaher, among others.

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Featured Books
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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.

This spring we are publishing Sharon Dolin's luminous translation of the prize-winning Catalan poet Gemma Gorga, which joins the latest volume by Pulitzer Prize finalist Angie Estes, Will Schutt's brilliant new translation of the important Italian modernist Edoardo Sanguineti, and the most recent FIELD Poetry Prize winner by James Haug.

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

Friends who will be attending the AWP conference in Portland in March are cordially invited to attend (and interact with!) our panel on the history and legacy of FIELD Magazine on the occasion of our 100th issue. Fifty Years of FIELD is scheduled at 1:30 pm on Saturday, March 30th, and will feature five former and current FIELD editors: David Young, Stuart Friebert, David Walker, Martha Collins, and Kazim Ali. Please come!

As subscribers already know, the Spring 2019 issue (#100!) will be the final issue of FIELD. Advance copies will be available at AWP.

We regret that we are no longer considering submissions to FIELD.

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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