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Local Arizona Poets: Past and PresentLocal Arizona Poets: Past and Present<div class="ExternalClassDA39AF40C8AB4E30BD33EECA02F2F367"><p>​Discover the poetic talent of the Grand Canyon State with our selections.<br></p></div>

 

 

 

 

From Alberto Ríos to Sean Avery Medlin to Katherine Larson, our great state is home to many great makers of poetry.From Alberto Ríos to Sean Avery Medlin to Katherine Larson, our great state is home to many great makers of poetry.https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/images/Lists/Staff Picks/LocalPoets_web.jpg411

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

808s & otherworlds : memories, remixes, & mythologies808s & otherworlds : memories, remixes, & mythologiesMedlin, Sean Avery, author.6423163Book9781953387066https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=808s%20%26%20otherworlds&relation=ALL&by=TI&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=13
Collected poems : 1974-2004Collected poems : 1974-2004Dove, Rita, author.5181347Book0393354938https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Collected%20poems%20:%201974-2004&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Rita%20Dove&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=14
CrushCrushSiken, Richard, 1967-4108712Book9780300107890 (paperback)https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Crush&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Richard%20Siken&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=15
Currents : poemsCurrents : poemsLouis, Bojan, author.6520295Book9781943491117https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Currents&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Bojan%20Louis&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=16
Customs : poemsCustoms : poemsSharif, Solmaz, author.6667417Book9781644450796 : PAPhttps://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Customs&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Solmaz%20Sharif&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=19
Dear diasporaDear diasporaNguyen, Susan, 1992- author.6470167Book9781496227904https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Dear%20diaspora&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Susan%20Nguyen&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=20
Fever dreams : contemporary Arizona poetryFever dreams : contemporary Arizona poetry3057165Bookhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/images/Cover%20Art/_w/41Be6EBlyjL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200__jpg.jpg0816515883 (cloth : acid-free paper)https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Fever%20dreams&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Leilani%20Wright&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=40
Furious flower : seeding the future of African American poetryFurious flower : seeding the future of African American poetry6363329Book9780810141544https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Furious%20flower&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Joanne%20V.%20Gabbin&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=25
Getting over the color green : contemporary environmental literature of the SouthwestGetting over the color green : contemporary environmental literature of the Southwest3809456Book0816516642 (alk. paper)https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Getting%20over%20the%20color%20green&relation=ALL&by=TI&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=26
Gravity & spectacleGravity & spectacleOrion, Shawnte, author.6601334Book9781948800334https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Gravity%20%26%20spectacle&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Shawnte%20Orion&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=27
Guillotine : poemsGuillotine : poemsCorral, Eduardo C., 1973- author.6520311Book9781644450307https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Guillotine&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Eduardo%20C.%20Corral&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=28
Living nations, living words : an anthology of first peoples poetryLiving nations, living words : an anthology of first peoples poetry6350393Book9780393867916https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Living%20nations,%20living%20words&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Joy%20Harjo&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=30
Look : poemsLook : poemsSharif, Solmaz, author.4640454Book9781555977443https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Look&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Solmaz%20Sharif&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=31
Native voices : Indigenous American poetry, craft and conversationsNative voices : Indigenous American poetry, craft and conversations6637543Book1946482188https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Native%20voices&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Fuhrman&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=34
Nepantla : An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of ColorNepantla : An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of ColorSoto, Christopher (EDT)6624806Book9781937658786 : PAPhttps://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Nepantla:%20An%20Anthology%20Dedicated%20to%20Queer%20Poets%20of%20Color&relation=ALL&by=TI&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=35
New poets of Native nationsNew poets of Native nations5511246Book1555978096https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=New%20poets%20of%20Native%20nations&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Heid%20E.%20Erdrich&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=36
No parole todayNo parole todayTohe, Laura.2789001Book0931122937https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=No%20parole%20today&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Laura%20Tohe&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=37
Not go away is my nameNot go away is my nameRíos, Alberto, author.6007110Book9781556595875https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Not%20go%20away%20is%20my%20name&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Alberto%20Ri%cc%81os&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=38
Ocean power : poems from the desertOcean power : poems from the desertZepeda, Ofelia.5348127Bookhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/images/Cover%20Art/41kc8-yrhiL._SX340_BO1,204,203,200_.jpg0816515174 (cloth : acidfree paper)https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Ocean%20power%20:%20poems%20from%20the%20desert&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Ofelia%20Zepeda&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=42
Pocha theoryPocha theoryFlores, Anna, author.6237842Bookhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/images/Cover%20Art/71WVg1ADhkL.jpg9780692081204https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Pocha%20theory&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Anna%20Flores&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=44
Postcolonial love poemPostcolonial love poemDiaz, Natalie, author.5939558Book9781644450147https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Postcolonial%20love%20poem&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Natalie%20Diaz&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=47
Radial SymmetryRadial SymmetryLarson, Katherine6136035Bookhttps://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/1494-1/{FE8560C6-1B62-4FAD-813A-9BB5A6083D8A}Img200.jpg9780300171792https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Radial%20Symmetry&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Katherine%20Larson&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=48
Sub verse workshop = Taller sub versoSub verse workshop = Taller sub versoHuapaya, Giancarlo, 1979- author.6520359Book1944884793https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Sub%20verse%20workshop%20=%20Taller%20sub%20verso&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Giancarlo%20Huapaya&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=50
The Diné reader : an anthology of Navajo literatureThe Diné reader : an anthology of Navajo literature6565298Book9780816540990https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=The%20Dine%cc%81%20reader&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Esther%20G.%20Belin&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=22
The Sonoran Desert : a literary field guideThe Sonoran Desert : a literary field guide6639459Book9780816531233https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=The%20Sonoran%20Desert&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Eric%20Magrane&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=49
The book of emergenciesThe book of emergenciesDombrowski, Rosemarie, author.4756861Bookhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/images/Cover%20Art/_w/images_jpg.jpg9780990784210https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=The%20book%20of%20emergencies&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Rosemarie%20Dombrowski&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=39
The philosophy of unclean things : poemsThe philosophy of unclean things : poemsDombrowski, Rosemarie.4637949Bookhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/images/Cover%20Art/41qZL83ksEL._SX331_BO1%2C204%2C203%2C200_.jpg 9781635341010https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=The%20philosophy%20of%20unclean%20things&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Rosemarie%20Dombrowski&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=43
Thomas and Beulah : poemsThomas and Beulah : poemsDove, Rita.3712231Bookhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/images/Cover%20Art/Thomas_and_Beulah.jpg0887480209https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Thomas%20and%20Beulah&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Rita%20Dove&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=51
Tracing the horse : poemsTracing the horse : poemsDelgado, Diana Marie, 1975- author.6132425Book9781942683872https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Tracing%20the%20horse&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Diana%20Marie%20Delgado&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=52
Troubling the line : trans and genderqueer poetry and poeticsTroubling the line : trans and genderqueer poetry and poetics6520370Book9781937658106https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=Troubling%20the%20line&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Tolbert&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=53
When my brother was an AztecWhen my brother was an AztecDiaz, Natalie, author.5414841Book9781556593833https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=When%20my%20brother%20was%20an%20Aztec&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Natalie%20Diaz&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=56
When the light of the world was subdued, our songs came through : a Norton anthology of Native nations poetryWhen the light of the world was subdued, our songs came through : a Norton anthology of Native nations poetry6074318Book9780393356809https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=When%20the%20light%20of%20the%20world%20was%20subdued,%20our%20songs%20came%20through&relation=ALL&by=TI&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=57
korean mourning ritualskorean mourning ritualsKong, Erin6477140Bookhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/images/Cover%20Art/_w/71+LQ0kkJdL_1_jpg.jpg9780578509761https://catalog.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.35&type=Advanced&term=korean%20mourning%20rituals&relation=ALL&by=TI&term2=Erin%20Kong&relation2=ALL&by2=AU&bool1=AND&bool4=AND&limit=&sort=RELEVANCE&page=0&searchid=41