Brick Cave's poetry credentials run all the way back to 1994, when J.A. Giunta and Bob Nelson first came together and published Anthology magazine. We've always surrounded ourselves with some of the strongest wordsmiths, and the titles below will show you why poetry remains at the center of Brick Cave's publishing efforts.

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My Identity as a Stereotypical Side Character by Marcus S. Campbell

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Pages (Paperback Edition): 90
Genre: Poetry
Reading Level: Adult
Author Name: Campbell, Marcus
ISBN: Paperback: 9781938190766
BC Catalogue ID: BCB2022001

"This book is for all the people who stuck by my side through my years of trying to convince them to leave. It's dedicated to the people who propped me up instead of pulling me down. It's meant for all the people who helped shape me into who I am."

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Corporate Boiler Plate Vinegar by Patrick Hare

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Pages (Paperback Edition): 147
Genre: Poetry
Reading Level: Adult
Author Name: Hare, Patrick
ISBN: Paperback: 9781938190537
BC Catalogue ID: BCB2019003

Corporate Boiler Plate Vinegar is the definitive Patrick Hare book of poetry. 107 Poems that peek into the mind of Patrick from across his career. Including titles such as Hesitation is in Order, Fiendish Communion, and The World’s Most Boring Gunfight. With a forward by Bill Campana.

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Urban Contemporary History Month by Scott Woods

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Pages (Paperback Edition): 118
Genre: Poetry
Reading Level: Adult
Author Name: Woods, Scott
ISBN: Paperback: 9781938190308
BC Catalogue ID: BCB2016002

In his second full length collection, Scott Woods further interrogates the intersection of identity and society, exposing the frequently imposed and false duality of twenty-first century Black life by a world that prefers its art and people in neat boxes.

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The Naming Of by Louise Robertson

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Pages (Paperback Edition): 126
Genre: Poetry
Reading Level: Adult
Author Name: Robertson, Louise
ISBN: Paperback: 9781938190254
BC Catalogue ID: BCB2015003

Each of the pieces in this volume are infused with intellectual precision, hard-won wisdom, and a hand that can capture exactly what she wants to say the way she means to say it poetically, and yet she makes it all look very easy.

It’s not.

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We Over Here Now by Scott Woods

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Pages (Paperback Edition): 95
Genre: Poetry
Reading Level: Adult
Author Name: Woods, Scott
ISBN: Paperback: 9781938190117
BC Catalogue ID: BCB2014001

Scott Woods’ major collection of poetry and first book with Brick Cave Books. Tackling subjects from race to pop culture, religion, love and beyond, Scott’s raw and tenured language immediately connects with the Reader’s sense of the world and Readers find themselves gently nodding in understanding and awe as you explore this book.

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In Case You Didn’t Hear Me the First Time by Sharon Skinner

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Pages (Paperback Edition): 76
Genre: Poetry
Reading Level: Adult
Author Name: Skinner, Sharon
ISBN: Paperback: 9781938190223
BC Catalogue ID: BCB2011001

A tremendous collection of award winning poetry and prose from Sharon Skinner. In it, she relays stories about traveling in the Indian Ocean in the Navy, tremendous heart felt poetry, and her observations about the world around her.

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