Anthony Opal (b. 1983) is a poet, translator, and editor. His books include Action (2014), Procession (2020), and The Roof Above Our Heads (2021), as well as translations of Hatano Soha, Taneda Santoka, Kobayashi Issa, Yosa Buson, Matsuo Basho, and a linguistic survey of the Book of Jonah. His work has appeared in various magazines and journals, including Boston Review, Harvard Divinity Bulletin, Notre Dame Review, and Poetry. He received an MFA from Northwestern University and currently lives in Chicago, IL, where he edits The Economy Magazine + Press.


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BOOKS


ACTION

Paperback, 72 pp, 8 x 5 in
Language: English
ISBN: 978-0-692-33554-3
Published: December, 2014
Peanut Books / Punctum
Brooklyn, New York

︎ $18.00︎ Purchase

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PROCESSION

Booklet, 24 pp, 7 x 5.25 in
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-7356630-1-2
Published: September 2020
The Economy Press, Chicago, IL

︎ $10.00︎ Purchase




THE ROOF ABOVE OUR HEADS

Booklet, 64 pp, 7 x 5.25 in
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-7375909-0-3
Published: October 2021
The Economy Press, Chicago, IL

︎ $15.00︎ Purchase




TRANSLATIONS


POEMS OF MATSUO BASHO

Author: Matsuo Basho
Translator: Anthony Opal
Booklet, 12 pp, 7 x 5.25 in
Language: Japanese / English
ISBN: 978-1-7356630-5-0

︎ $7.50 ︎ Purchase


POEMS OF YOSA BUSON

Author:  Yosa Buson
Translator: Anthony Opal
Booklet, 12 pp, 7 x 5.25 in
Language: Japanese / English
ISBN: 978-1-7375909-1-0

︎ $7.50 ︎ Purchase


POEMS OF KOBAYASHI ISSA

Author: Kobayashi Issa
Translator: Anthony Opal
Booklet, 12 pp, 7 x 5.25 in
Language: Japanese / English
ISBN: 978-1-7356630-6-7

︎ $7.50 ︎ Purchase


POEMS OF TANEDA SANTOKA

Author:  Taneda Santoka
Translator: Anthony Opal
Booklet, 12 pp, 7 x 5.25 in
Language: Japanese / English
ISBN: 978-1-7375909-3-4

︎ $7.50 ︎ Purchase


SIX PHRASES

Author: Hatano Soha
Translator: Anthony Opal
Booklet, 12 pp, 7 x 5.25 in
Language: Japanese / English
ISBN: 978-1-7356630-0-5

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EDITED WORKS


IURDSTVO
Reflections on Foolishness

Author: Ken Feit
Editor: Anthony Opal
Booklet, 24 pp, 7 x 5.25 in
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-7356630-9-8

︎ $10.00 ︎ Purchase


TO ASK FORGIVENESS OF THE BIRDS
The Words of Father Zossima


Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Translator: Constance Garnett
Editor: Anthony Opal
Booklet, 42 pp, 7 x 5.25 in
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-7356630-2-9

︎ $15.00 ︎ Purchase


LIVE OAK, WITH MOSS
Reconstructing the Early Calamus Sequence


Author: Walt Whitman
Editor: Anthony Opal
Booklet, 48 pp, 7 x 5.25 in
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-7356630-7-4

︎ $15.00︎ Purchase


VERSIONS OF JONAH
The Ancient Story of Jona in Arabic,
Ethiopic, Greek, Hebrew, Syriac, and English


Editor / Translator: Anthony Opal
Booklet, 48 pp, 7 x 5.25 in
Languages: Arabic, Ethiopic, Greek, Hebrew, Syriac, English
ISBN: 978-1-7356630-4-3
Published: September 1, 2022

︎ $20.00︎︎︎ Purchase


THE ECONOMY MAGAZINE ANTHOLOGY
MMXII - MMXV, VOLUMES 1-7


Editor: Anthony Opal
Booklets, 7 vols, 7 x 5.25 in
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-7356630-3-6

︎ $35.00 (full set) ︎ Purchase



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