Books by May Swenson

Another Animal (1954)
A Cage of Spines (1958)
To Mix with Time (1963)
Poems to Solve (1966)
Half Sun Half Sleep (1967)
Iconographs (1970)
More Poems to Solve (1971)
Windows & Stones (1972) (Translated from Tomas Transtromer)
The Guess and Spell Coloring Book (1976)
New and Selected Things Taking Place (1978)
In Other Words (1978)
The Love Poems (1991)
The Complete Poems to Solve (1993)
Nature (1994)
May Out West (1996)
Dear Elizabeth:  Five Poems & Three Letters to Elizabeth Bishop (2000)
The Complete Love Poems (2003)
The Centaur (2007)

Made with Words (prose)

In addition to her books, May’s poems are included in many anthologies and have also been published in leading literary magazines, including the following:

American Poetry Review
Arts in Society
Carleton Miscellany
The Harp
Hudson Review
The Nation
The New Republic
The New Yorker
Paris Review
Partisan Review
Prairie Schooner
Saturday Review
Times Literary Supplement
Yale Review

Note:  May Swenson’s collection Nature is currently out of print, as are most of her other books.  However, copies of a paperback edition of Nature are available from The Estate, upon request (Box 64, Sea Cliff, NY 11579; $9.95 plus $2.50 shipping).