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Getting Elected is the Easy Part

Karen Keiser, Washington State Senator The only guidebook of its kind, Getting Elected is the Easy Part helps first-time lawmakers, members of both parties, lobbyists, and other elected officials navigate state legislatures—institutions steeped in tradition, arcane procedures, and unwritten rules. Written for legislative newcomers and others…
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The Luminous Racetrack

Bill Tremblay The Luminous Racetrack is just what the subtitle says it is: a memoir in poems: spell binding and unique in its lyric clarity.  
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The Saint of Everything

Deborah Keenan Most recent book by noted Minnesota poet, Deborah Keenan.     More stock coming soon!
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All That Matters Now

John Witte John Witte’s All That Matters Now is a fabulous new addition to the Pacific NW Poetry Series.
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A Violin from the Other Riverside

Dmytro Kremin A Violin from the Other Riverside is a dual-language collection by outstanding Ukrainian poet of the post-World War II generation, Dmytro Kremin. Each poem is akin to a dictionary entry on Ukraine composed in complex and intellectually laden, yet colourful…
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The Oratory of All Souls

Richard Robbins The poems in Richard Robbins' seventh book are poems of great vision, affection, and historical and social clarity.
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Migrations & Other Exiles

Letisia Cruz Letisia Cruz’s latest collection, Migrations & Other Exiles, many years in the making, includes poems that began as simple explorations of the poet's past and as a way of accepting the violence of her youth without fear or self-judgment.  
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The Last Lookout on Dunn Peak

Nancy Sule Hammond Don and Nancy Hammond spent three exciting, magical fire seasons in Idaho’s St. Joe National Forest. Interspersing personal stories with regional fire history as well as dangers and details of the work, Nancy journeys back to the narrow catwalks and…
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Boyhood among the Woolies

Richard W. Etulain A sheepherder’s son delivers a rare look at life on an early eastern Washington sheep ranch, recounting endless chores, lambing season, sheep shearing, and fighting dangerous grass fires. He also describes family activities and shenanigans, relationships with hired staff, favorite…
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Man of Treacherous Charm

Candace A. Wellman Appointed to Washington Territory’s District and Supreme Courts in 1857 despite being under indictment for murder and only marginally qualified for the position, Edmund C. Fitzhugh’s biography offers unique insights into the people, personalities, politics, and practices of the territory and…
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Woman in Red Anorak

Marc Harshman Winner of the 20th Annual Blue Lynx Prize In Marc Harshman’s prize-winning collection, actual war, age, and disaster mingle with dream and hallucinatory sadness to produce an edgy sweetness few American poets have managed to give us. The voices of…
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Walks Along the Ditch

Bill Tremblay These poems represent a turn in Bill Tremblay's long, distinguished career. The political and social concerns are still present, as well as the powerful lyric invention that has marked his previous collections. What's new is the poems' meditative interiority, the…
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Walking It Off

Doug Peacock Peacock’s eagerly awaited tale brings us epic personalities, grizzly bears, the trauma of war, and wilderness adventure. A former Green Beret medic in Vietnam, he was mythologized by Edward Abbey as George Washington Hayduke in his environmental classic, The Monkey…
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Unfinished Figures

Dave Nielsen Dave Nielsen’s award winning first volume radiates empathy and good will while, at the same time, offering startling, image-based examinations of the physical world that dive lightning-like into the spiritual and back again. Not only are the poems made of…
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To Die in Latin

William Ryan "A second book from the author of Eating the Heart of the Enemy, this collection is like a living being made of ice: strange, lovely, and implacable. Ryan's is a broken world full of beauty, brimming with the serious play…
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Joe Wilkins Thieve is a pointed, political book, though the politics here are local, particular, physically felt. The central sequence of poems--ubtitled “Poem against the Crumbling of the Republic”--as written in direct response to the poet’s own transition from rural poverty to…
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The Widow’s Boy

Dev Hathaway "I don’t know of anyone handling the American language with a hotter torch than what Dev Hathaway uses in his best stories. Even in some of the decidedly uncompromising, shall we say unconventional, stories, I keep reading, just to hear…
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The Sign of the Crow

Ignacio Ruiz-Perez The poems of Ignacio Ruiz-Pérez, available in the U.S for the first time in this volume, are suffused with color and a textural music reminiscent of the work of Raphael Alberti, Pablo Neruda, Luis Cernuda, and all the great Spanish…
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The Present State of the Garden

Heather Sellers Winner of the 2020 Blue Lynx Prize for Poetry In The Present State of the Garden, both childhood and the natural world are elegized as the speaker works through layers of loss: the dissolution of a marriage and a world…