Aug 14, 2020
Best New Poets 2013
Posted by Brenda Shaughnessy Jazzy Danziger Meg Day

Praise for earlier editions 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, whichPraise for earlier editions 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 Best New Poets assures the reader that poetry, even in a generation of text messaging and MP3 players, is still alive and well The youthfulness of the anthology, combined with the wide scope of its contents, is apparent in the poems, which are edgy and daring Virginia Quarterly Review Entering its eighth 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.

  • Title: Best New Poets 2013
  • Author: Brenda Shaughnessy Jazzy Danziger Meg Day
  • ISBN: 9780976629689
  • Page: 429
  • Format: Paperback
  • Best New Poets Praise for earlier editions 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

    Mike Good

    delighted by the range as well as the small similarities


    Darrin

    There are some very good poems and poets in these collections It is hard to even list all of my favorites One stands out, however, Elizabeth Langemak s, An Apology She has published no books of poetry on her own, however.I strongly recommend to anyone interested in finding new poets to read or just wanting to read a really enjoyable book of poetry.


    Chelsea K.

    Considering that this is the product of fined poem submission by completely unknown poets, there are bound to be duds And there are definitely duds Tarfia Faizullah s Self Portrait as Slinky was sort of wonderfully formulaic, using a common, universal also, perhaps, outdated toy as a metaphor for minority image and self image doubts.The collection s opening piece by Hannah Sanghee Park, BANG , was a really, really great study of word and phonetics.Had the tone set by these two among others, of c [...]


    David Townsend

    Some truth, some beuaty, many questions, few answers, some swings and misses, some homeruns


    Meg Day



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