Charles Simic





    • What the Grass Says, Kayak (San Francisco, CA), 1967.


    • Somewhere among Us a Stone Is Taking Notes, Kayak (San Francisco, CA), 1969.


    • Dismantling the Silence, Braziller (New York, NY), 1971.


    • White, New Rivers Press, 1972, revised edition, Logbridge Rhodes (Durango, CO), 1980.


    • Return to a Place Lit by a Glass of Milk, Braziller (New York, NY), 1974.


    • Biography and a Lament, Bartholemew's Cobble (Hartford, CT), 1976.


    • Charon's Cosmology, Braziller (New York, NY), 1977.


    • Brooms: Selected Poems, Edge Press (Christchurch, NZ), 1978.


    • School for Dark Thoughts, Banyan Press (Pawlet, VT), 1978.


    • Classic Ballroom Dances, Braziller (New York, NY), 1980.


    • Austerities, Braziller (New York, NY), 1982.


    • Weather Forecast for Utopia and Vicinity, Station Hill Press (Barrytown, NY), 1983.


    • Selected Poems, 1963-1983, Braziller (New York, NY), 1985.


    • Unending Blues, Harcourt (New York, NY), 1986.


    • Nine Poems, Exact Change (Cambridge, MA), 1989.


    • The World Doesn't End, Harcourt (New York, NY), 1989.


    • The Book of Gods and Devils, Harcourt (New York, NY), 1990.


    • Hotel Insomnia, Harcourt (New York, NY), 1992.



    • A Wedding in Hell: Poems, Harcourt (New York, NY), 1994.


    • Frightening Toys, Faber & Faber (New York, NY), 1995.


    • Walking the Black Cat: Poems, Harcourt (New York, NY), 1996.



    • Jackstraws: Poems, Harcourt (New York, NY), 1999, revised ed., Faber & Faber (NY), 2000.


    • Selected Early Poems, Braziller (New York, NY), 2000.


    • Night Picnic, Harcourt (New York, NY), 2001.


    • The Voice at 3:00 a.m.: Selected Late and New Poems, Harcourt (New York, NY), 2003.


    • Aunt Lettuce, I Want to Peek under Your Skirt, Bloomsbury USA (New York, NY), 2005.


    • My Noiseless Entourage, Harcourt (New York, NY), 2005.



    • The Uncertain Certainty: Interviews, Essays, and Notes on Poetry, University of Michigan Press (Ann Arbor, MI), 1985.


    • Wonderful Words, Silent Truth, University of Michigan Press (Ann Arbor, MI), 1990.


    • Dime-Store Alchemy: The Art of Joseph Cornell, Ecco (New York, NY), 1992.


    • The Unemployed Fortune-Teller: Essays and Memoirs, University of Michigan Press (Ann Arbor, MI), 1994.


    • Orphan Factory: Essays and Memoirs, University of Michigan Press (Ann Arbor, MI), 1997.


    • A Fly in the Soup: Memoirs, University of Michigan Press (Ann Arbor, MI), 2000.


    • Metaphysician in the Dark (essays), University of Michigan Press (Ann Arbor, MI), 2003.


    • (Editor, with Don Paterson) New British Poetry, Graywolf Press (Saint Paul, MN), 2004.



    • Stitt, Peter, Uncertainty and Plenitude: Five Contemporary Poets, (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1997).


    • Thurley, Geoffrey, The American Moment: American Poetry in the Mid-Century, (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1978).


    • Weigl, Bruce, editor, Charles Simic: Essays on the Poetry, (Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1996).