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Isn't It Romantic: 100 Love Poems by Younger American Poets

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Written by 100 American poets, Isn’t It Romantic offers an engaging look at how contemporary poets respond afresh to the well-trammeled territory of the love poem. Award-winning poets from across the country lend their voices to this important document of contemporary poetry. The book also features a bonus full-length audio CD of love songs by independent recording artists.

Anthology Contributors include: Karen Volkman, Joe Wenderoth, Eleni Sikelianos, Juliana Spahr, Brenda Shaughnessy, Matthew Rohrer, Claudia Rankine, D.A. Powell, Hoa Nguyen, Noelle Kocot, Lisa Jarnot, Kevin Young, Brian Henry, Christine Hume, Matthea Harvey, Arielle Greenberg, Thalia Field, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Timothy Donnelly, Olena Kalytiak Davis, Stephen Burt, Joshua Beckman, and more.

Contributors to the audio CD include: David Berman, Richard Buckner, Vic Chesnutt, Ida, Doug Martsch, Mark Mulcahy, Megan Reiley, Jenny Toomey and more.

Editor Brett Fletcher Lauer is the poetry in motion director at the Poetry Society of America and poetry editor of CROWD Magazine. He is the co-editor of Poetry In Motion from Coast to Coast (W. W. Norton, 2002) and his poems have appeared in BOMB, Boston Review, and elsewhere. He lives in Brooklyn.

Editor Aimee Kelley is the editor and publisher of CROWD Magazine. She received her BA in English from UC Berkeley and her MFA from the New School for Social Research. She has worked at non-profit organizations such as the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses and the Academy of American Poets. Her poems have appeared in Denver Quarterly, Spinning Jenny, 811 Books and elsewhere.

Charles Simic (Introduction) is the author of many books of poems, including The World Doesn’t End, winner of the 1990 Pulitzer Prize. He teaches writing at the University of New Hampshire.

Synopsis:

This important anthology full of fresh voices includes a CD of original love songs by well-known independent recording artists.

Synopsis:

Poetry. ISN'T IT ROMANTIC offers an engaging look at how contemporary poets respond to the well-trammeled territory of the love poem. Award-winning poets from across the coutry, including Juliana Spahr, Brenda Shaughnessy, Hoa Nguyen, Lisa Jarnot, Kevin Young, Arielle Greenberg, Thalia Field, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Joshua Beckman, and others, lend their voices to this anthology which includes a full-length audio CD of love songs by independent recording artists.

About the Author

Brett Fletcher Lauer is the Poetry In Motion Director at the Poetry Society of America and poetry editor of CROWD Magazine. He is the co-editor of Poetry In Motion from Coast to Coast (W. W. Norton, 2002) and his poems have appeared in BOMB, Boston Review, and elsewhere. He lives in Brooklyn.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780974635316
Editor:
Lauer, Brett Fletcher
Editor:
Kelley, Aimee
Other:
Lauer, Brett Fletcher
Introduction:
Simic, Charles
Editor:
Kelley, Aimme
Editor:
Kelley, Aimee
Editor:
Lauer, Brett Fletcher
Author:
Kelley, Aimee
Author:
Kelley, Aimme
Author:
Lauer, Brett Fletcher
Author:
Simic, Charles
Other:
Lauer, Brett Fletcher
Publisher:
Wave Books
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Love poetry, American
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
November 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.5 in 12 oz

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