During November and December No Tell contributors will share their picks for Best Poetry Books published during 2008. Here are Kim Robert's choices:
Mark Doty, Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems (HarperCollins)
Gregg Shapiro, Protection (Gival Press)
Jane Shore, A Yes-or-No Answer (Houghton Mifflin)
A.B. Spellman, Things I Must Have Known (Coffee House Press)
Dan Vera, The Space Between Our Danger and Delight (Beothuk Books)
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Kim Roberts is the author of two books of poems, most recently The Kimnama (Vrzhu Press, 2007), and has published in literary journals beginning with every letter of the alphabet. She is co-editor of the Delaware Poetry Review and sole editor of Beltway Poetry Quarterly. Her website: http://www.kimroberts.org.