Now available: Birds, Beasts, and Seas

Edited by New Directions Poetry Editor Jeffrey Yang, this new collection showcases the best nature poetry from over one hundred and forty ND poets.  Birds, Beasts, and Seas spans centuries and continents, and traces poetry’s ever-changing relationship with the natural world.  Drawing on works published throughout ND’s illustrious seventy-five year history, these poems comes from sources as varied as the antiquity of Sappho and Virgil, Renaissance troubadours, industrial-age masters like Baudelaire and Rilke, eventually reaching the conflicts and ecstasies of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.      

Read the full table of contents and Jeffrey Yang’s introduction

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