Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Best Poetry Books of 2011 - Trina Burke

Trina Burke's selections:

Rag & Bone by Kathryn Nuernberger (Elixer Press)
The devil is in the details. The dark and science-y details.

Campeche by Joshua Edwards (Noemi Press)
Words and pictures for lovers of Galveston.

Building the Barricade by Anna Swir (Calypso Editions)
A nice introduction to the work of Anna Swir. The book includes the original Polish as well as the English translation.

The Many Woods of Grief by Lucas Farrell (University of Massachussetts Press)
Farrell layers images that will make your head spin in the best possible way.

The Bulk of the Mailable Universe by Jules Gibbs (Dancing Girl Press)
Timely-yet-playful songs for the digital age.

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Trina Burke is the author of Great America (Dancing Girl Press, 2011). Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in NOO Journal, Bone Bouquet, Hunger Mountain, and RHINO.

1 comment:

Yvette said...

I think this is my list.