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The Best American Poetry (Best American Poetry)

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Publisher Comments:

OVER THE LAST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS, the Best American Poetry series has become an annual rite of autumn, eagerly awaited and hotly debated: “an essential purchase” (The Washington Post). This year, guest editor Denise Duhamel brings her wit and enthusiasm and her commitment to poetry in all its wide variety to bear on her choices for the 2013 edition of The Best American Poetry. Like her own vivacious, moving, and sometimes hilarious poems, bursting with energy and displaying an extraordinary dexterity, the acts of imagination included here testify to the vitality of the art in the United States today.

Readers of The Best American Poetry 2013 will encounter such known stars as Kim Addonizio, Tony Hoagland, James Tate, and Mary Ruefle side by side with the rising voices of Nin Andrews, Bruce Bond, Anna Maria Hong, Timothy Donnelly, and Jericho Brown. This edition opens with David Lehman’s incisive “state of the art” essay and Denise Duhamel’s engagingly candid discussion of the seventy-five poems that made her final cut.

Synopsis:

Edited this year by beloved and inventive poet Denise Duhamel, the foremost annual anthology of contemporary American poetry returns.

Over the last twenty-five years, the Best American Poetry series has become a mainstay in the poetry world and beyond. An eagerly awaited yearly event, it is an essential guide to contemporary American verse and the poets who define it.

Denise Duhamel is an ardent and curious poet who

About the Author

David Lehman, who founded The Best American Poetry series in 1988, is the editor of The Oxford Book of American Poetry and the author of seven books of poetry, including When a Woman Loves a Man. He teaches in the graduate writing program at the New School and lives in New York City and in Ithaca, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781476708027
Author:
Duhamel, Denise
Publisher:
Scribner
Author:
Lehman, David
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Subject:
national book critics circle award, denise duhamel, david lehman, sherman alexie, john ashbery, billy collins, louise gluck, dorothea lasky, mary ruefle, poetry collection
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20130910
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , Edited this year by beloved and inventive poet Denise Duhamel, the foremost annual anthology of contemporary American poetry returns.

Over the last twenty-five years, the Best American Poetry series has become a mainstay in the poetry world and beyond. An eagerly awaited yearly event, it is an essential guide to contemporary American verse and the poets who define it.

Denise Duhamel is an ardent and curious poet who

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