Books
  • Furious Lullaby (Crab Orchard Series in Poetry)
    Furious Lullaby (Crab Orchard Series in Poetry)
  • Names Above Houses (Crab Orchard Series in Poetry)
    Names Above Houses (Crab Orchard Series in Poetry)
  • A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry
    A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry

  • Requiem for the Orchard (Akron Series in Poetry)
    Requiem for the Orchard (Akron Series in Poetry)

Anthologies

Oliver's work can also be found in the following anthologies.

  • Tilting the Continent: Southeast Asian American Writing
    Tilting the Continent: Southeast Asian American Writing
  • Asian American Poetry: The Next Generation
    Asian American Poetry: The Next Generation
  • Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond
    Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond
  • From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great
    From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great
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Requiem for the Orchard Finalist for the Washington State Book Award

I am pleased to announce that Requiem for the Orchard is a Finalist for the Washington State Book Award. The winner was Frances McCue's The Bled.

Here's an excerpt from the press release:

 

2011 Washington State Book Award in Poetry:

The Bled by Frances McCue (Factory Hollow)

 

Finalists:

Letters from the Emily Dickinson Room by Kelli Russell Agodon (White Pine)

The Morning News Is Exciting by Don Mee Choi (Action Books)

Requiem for the Orchard by Oliver de la Paz (University of Akron Press)

The Alchemist’s Kitchen by Susan Rich (White Pine)

 

Congratulations to my fellow finalists and to Frances McCue!