Friday, December 9, 2011

Best Poetry Books of 2011 - Steven Karl

Steven Karl's selections:

The Kings of the F**king Sea by Dan Boehl (Birds, LLC)

Red Missed Aches Read Missed Aches Red Mistakes Read Mistakes by Jennifer Tamayo (Switchback Books)

The Trees The Trees by Heather Christle (Octopus Books)

Ordinary Sun by Matthew Henriksen (Black Ocean)

The Girl Without Arms by Brandon Shimoda (Black Ocean)

Schizophrene by Bhanu Kapil (Nightboat Books)

The Hermit by Laura Solomon (Ugly Duckling Presse)

The Grief Performance by Emily Kendal Frey (Cleveland State University)

The Peace Conference by Thomas Fink (Marsh Hawk Press)

White-Collar Worker: I Am A Destiny by Dan Magers (H_NGM_N)

& finally two late 2011 releases that I am dying to read:
MOUTH: EATS COLOR Sagawa Chika Translations, Anti-Translations, & Originals by Sawako Nakayasu & Chika Sagawa (Rouge Factorial)

Scared Text by Eric Baus (Center for Literary Publishing)

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Steven Karl is the author with Angela Veronica Wong of the forthcoming chapbook, Don't Try This On Your Piano or am i standing here with my hair down (Lame House Press, 2012). His other chapbooks include emissions/ of (H_NGM_N portable chapbooks, 2011), (Ir)Rational Animals (Flying Guillotine Press, 2010) and with Joseph Lappie, State(s) of Flux (Peptic Robot Press, 2009). He has poems in or forthcoming from EOAGH, Forklift, Ohio, and We Are So Happy To Know Something.

1 comment:

Joseph M. Gerace said...

great list. i absolutely love the blog — look forward to reading more. joegerace.blogspot.com