Congratulations to Seattle’s “Poem Emporium,” Open Books, on their gorgeous new space in Pioneer Square in Seattle.
The store’s physical reinvention is accompanied by a fantastic new website for online shopping. Click browsing categories like New & Noteworthy; Black Poets on Justice, Abolition & Black History; and Poetry for the Planet to discover treasures from their collection of over 10,000 thoughtfully-curated titles. They also offer rare and out of print books, chapbooks, and journals.
Here are a few of their selections from their Poetry in Translation collection:
The Book by Stéphane Mallarmé, translated and with an introduction by Sylvia Gorelick
The Collected Poems of Chika Sagawa by Chika Sagawa, translated and with an introduction by Sawako Nakayasu
Ima and Coli Are the Tree That Was Never a Seed by Alejandro Pérez-Cortés, translated by José Kozer
Boat People by Mayra Santos-Febres, translated by Vanessa Pérez-Rosario