Best New Poets: 50 Poems from Emerging Writers

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Entering its ninth year, Best New Poets has established itself as a crucial venue for rising poets and a valuable resource for poetry lovers. The only publication of its kind, this annual anthology is made up exclusively of work by writers who have not yet published a full-length book. The poems included in this eclectic sampling represent the best from the many that have been nominated by the country's top literary magazines and writing programs, as well as some two thousand additional poems submitted through an open online competition. The work of the fifty writers represented here provides the best perspective available on the continuing vitality of poetry as it is being practiced today.

Author: Dorianne Laux
Publisher: Samovar Press
Published: 01/12/2015
Pages: 150
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 8.00h x 6.10w x 0.30d
ISBN13: 9780976629696
ISBN10: 0976629690
BISAC Categories:
- Poetry | Anthologies (multiple authors)
- Poetry | American | General

About the Author

Dorianne Laux is the author of five volumes of poetry, including Facts about the Moon, winner of the Oregon Book Award, and What We Carry, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. She teaches poetry at Pacific University and North Carolina State University.