Sunday, December 14, 2008

Best Poetry Books 2008 - Bruce Covey

Bruce Covey's choices:

Sandra Beasley, Theories of Falling (New Issues)

Anne Boyer, Romance of Happy Workers (Coffee House)

Brenda Coultas, The Marvelous Bones of Time (Coffee House)

Barbara Guest, Collect Poems (Wesleyan)

Lyn Hejinian Saga/Circus (Omnidawn)

Sueyeun Juliette Lee That Gorgeous Feeling (Coconut)

Bernadette Mayer Poetry State Forest (New Directions)

K. Silem Mohammad Breathalyze (Edge)

Alice Notley, Grave of Light (Wesleyan)

Danielle Pafunda My Zorba (Bloof)

Ariana Reines, Coeur de Lion (Mal-O-Mar)

Aram Saroyan, Complete Minimal Poems (Ugly Duckling)

Leslie Scalapino, It's go in horizontal (U California)

Sandra Simonds, Warsaw Bikini (Bloof)

Jack Spicer, My Vocabulary Did This to Me (Wesleyan)

Jen Tynes, Heron/Girlfriend (Coconut)

* * *

Bruce Covey lives in Atlanta, GA, where he teaches at Emory University and edits Coconut Poetry. His fourth book, Glass Is Really a Liquid, will be published by No Tell Books in 2009.

No comments: