Best New Poets 2007: 50 Poems from Emerging Writers

Best New Poets 2007: 50 Poems from Emerging Writers

By: Natasha Trethewey (editor), Jeb Livingood (series_editor)Paperback

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In just three years, "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's being practiced today.

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About Author

Natasha Trethewey is Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Emory University. Her most recent book, Native Guard, received the Pultizer Prize. Her work has also appeared in the American Poetry Review, Kenyon Review, and Best American Poetry and has been honored with the Cave Canem Poetry Prize and the Lillian Smith Award for Poetry.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/12/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780976629627
  • Format: Paperback
  • Year: 2007
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9780976629627
  • weight: 254
  • ISBN10: 0976629623

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