Search - List of Books by Yusef Komunyakaa

Yusef Komunyakaa (born April 29, 1947) is an American poet who currently teaches at New York University and is a famous member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers. Komunyakaa is a recipient of the 1994 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, for Neon Vernacular and the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. He also received the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize.

Komunyakaa received the 2007 Louisiana Writer Award for his enduring contribution to the poetry world. The award was presented to him by Lt. Governor of Louisiana, Mitch Landrieu, on November 3, 2007, at a ceremony held at the fifth annual Louisiana Book Festival in Baton Rouge, LA.

His subject matter ranges from the black general experience through rural Southern life before the Civil Rights time period and his experience as a soldier during the Vietnam War.

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Total Books: 32
The Emperor of Water Clocks Poems
2016 - The Emperor of Water Clocks Poems (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374536572
ISBN-10: 0374536570
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The Chameleon Couch Poems
2012 - The Chameleon Couch Poems (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374533144
ISBN-10: 0374533148
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Warhorses Poems
2009 - Warhorses Poems (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374531911
ISBN-10: 0374531919
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Gilgamesh A Verse Play
2009 - Gilgamesh a Verse Play [Wesleyan Poetry] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780819568250
ISBN-10: 0819568252
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Taboo The Wishbone Trilogy Part One Poems
2006 - Taboo the Wishbone Trilogy Part One Poems [The Wishbone Trilogy] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374530150
ISBN-10: 0374530157
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Lost in the Bonewheel Factory
2006 - Lost in the Bonewheel Factory [Lynx House Books] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780899240183
ISBN-10: 0899240186
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Pleasure Dome New And Collected Poems
2004 - Pleasure Dome New and Collected Poems [Wesleyan Poetry] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780819567390
ISBN-10: 0819567396
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Taboo  The Wishbone Trilogy Part 1
2004 - Taboo the Wishbone Trilogy Part 1 [Komunyakaa, Yusef. Wishbone Trilogy] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780374291488
ISBN-10: 0374291489
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Best American Poetry 2003  Series Editor David Lehman
2003 - The Best American Poetry 2003 Series Editor David Lehman (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780743203883
ISBN-10: 0743203887
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Scandalize My Name Selected Poems
2002 - Scandalize My Name Selected Poems (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780330490788
ISBN-10: 0330490788
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Talking Dirty to the Gods Poems
2001 - Talking Dirty to the Gods Poems (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780374527938
ISBN-10: 0374527938
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Eye of the Poet  Six Views of the Art and Craft of Poetry
2001 - The Eye of the Poet Six VIews of the Art and Craft of Poetry (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780195132557
ISBN-10: 0195132556
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference
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Blue Notes  Essays Interviews and Commentaries
2000 - Blue Notes Essays Interviews and Commentaries [Poets on Poetry] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780472096510
ISBN-10: 0472096516
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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Thieves of Paradise
1998 - Thieves of Paradise [Wesleyan Poetry] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780819564221
ISBN-10: 0819564222
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Neon Vernacular New and Selected Poems
1993 - Neon Vernacular New and Selected Poems [Wesleyan Poetry] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780819512116
ISBN-10: 0819512117
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Magic City
1992 - Magic City [Wesleyan Poetry] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780819512086
ISBN-10: 0819512087
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.7/5 Stars.
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Dien Cai Dau
1988 - Dien Cai Dau [Wesleyan poetry] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780819521637
ISBN-10: 0819521639
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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