Monday, November 28, 2011

Best Poetry Books of 2011 - Laynie Browne

Laynie Browne's selections:

Studying Hunger Journals by Bernadette Mayer (Station Hill)

Culture of One by Alice Notley (Penguin)

How Phenomena Appear to Unfold by Leslie Scalapino (Litmus Press)

In the Time of the Blue Ball by Manuela Draeger, translated by Brian Evenson (Dorothy Publishing Project)

Address by Elizabeth Willis (Wesleyan University Press)

The Ravickians by Renee Gladman (Dorothy Publishing Project)

Schizophrene by Bhanu Kapil (Nightboat)

Light, Grass & Letter by Inger Christenson (New Directions)

Drizzle Pocket by Tim Roberts (BlazeVOX)

Both Poems by Anne Tardos (Roof Books)

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Laynie Browne's most recent books include Roseate, Points of Gold (2011, Dusie) and The Desires of Letters (Counterpath, 2011). Soon out is an anthology she co-edited: I'll Drown My Book: Conceptual Writing by Women (Les Figues Press, 2011, co-editors Carolyn Bergvall, Teresa Carmody, & Vanessa Place).


Carol Peters said...

2 ebooks, YAY!

ranprunty said...

i've now read roberts' drizzle pocket twice. and i've read "in it", many more times. i think it is what poetry is suppose to be doing now! what i understand of it, fascinates me. what i don't understand of it, leaves me gasping and grasping.