Best New Poets 2016: 50 Poems from Emerging Writers

Entering its eleventh 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 haEntering its eleventh 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.Praise for earlier editions A reminder that contemporary poetry is not only alive and well but continuing to grow Publishers Weekly These poets prove that American poetry has the strength and vision to move beyond the MFA environment in order to reshape and reflect past traditions Bloomsbury Review This collection stands out among the crowd claiming to represent emergent poets Much of the editing and preliminary reading was done by emerging poets themselves, which results in an anthology that s fresh and eclectic, and may actually represent a significant portion of the best new poetry being written by the next generation Virginia Quarterly ReviewDistributed for the Samovar Press in cooperation with Meridian The Semi Annual from the University of Virginia
Best New Poets Poems from Emerging Writers Entering its eleventh 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

  • Title: Best New Poets 2016: 50 Poems from Emerging Writers
  • Author: Mary Szybist Jeb Livingood
  • ISBN: 9780997562309
  • Page: 469
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Best New Poets 2016: 50 Poems from Emerging Writers”

    1. This was, to me, a better anthology of poems than Best New Poets 2013, or at least I enjoyed more of them. Death, especially of a father or mother was a common theme in a lot of these poems. Apparently this was coincidence because these were nominated from many different places for this volume.For some reason, hickory trees was also a common motif.n, not sure why but I thought it was interesting nonetheless.Favorite poems?Anti-eclogue by Susannah B. MintzMonroe, Washington by Jen SiraganianYou M [...]

    2. It had some very good written poetry, some were not my cup of tea, but very good collection of new writers!

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