FIELD Magazine

FIELD 100FIELD, a twice-yearly journal, aims to publish the very best of contemporary poetry and poetics.

The final issue of FIELD is a celebratory collection of the present and the past. It begins with new work by Heather Christle, Erin Malone, Susan Rich, Angie Estes, Alicia Rebecca Myers, Ute von Funcke (translated by Stuart Friebert), Mark Neely, Susan Grimm, Laura Judge, Benjamin Naka-Hasebe Kingsley, Jean Valentine, Carol Moldaw, Kate Partridge, Per Aage Brandt (translated by Thom Satterlee), Sandra McPherson, Margaret Ray, and others. The second half of the issue presents fifty poems representing our entire fifty-year history, including work by Margaret Atwood, Linda Bierds, Robert Bly, Billy Collins, Rita Dove, Russell Edson, Michael S. Harper, Laura Jensen, Philip Levine, Thomas Lux, Adrienne Rich, William Stafford, Gerald Stern, Mark Strand, C. D. Wright, and Charles Wright. You won't want to miss it.

Ask for the new issue in your local bookstore, or contact us to order one!

Featured Books
Book of Minutes Parole My Life I Lapped It Up Riverain

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

With the publication of Sharon Dolin's translation of Gemma Gorga's Book of Minutes this spring, the publishing enterprise of Oberlin College Press is coming to an end, at least for the foreseeable future. Any further developments will be announced here. We intend that all our publications will remain in print and available for ordering.

The contents of the first fifty issues of FIELD are available in a searchable database online here.

As subscribers already know, the Spring 2019 issue (#100!) will be the final issue of 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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