Sunday, November 29, 2009

Best Poetry Books of 2009 - Laynie Brown

Laynie Browne's suggestions:

The Rose Concordance by Angela Carr (Book Thug)

Natural Light by Norma Cole (Libellum)

To After That (Toaf) by Renee Gladman (Atelos Books)

Humananimal: a Project for Future Children by Bhanu Kapil (Kelsey Street Press)

The Names of the Lion by David Larsen (Atticus Finch)

Magenta Soul Whip by Lisa Robertson (Coach House Books)

m-Talá by Chus Pato, translated by Erín Moure (Shearsman Books)

A Toast in the House of Friends by Akilah Oliver (Coffee House)

Hecate Lochia by Hoa Nguyen (Hot Whiskey)

Transcendental Studies by Keith Waldrop (University of California)

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Laynie Browne is the author of seven collections of poetry, most recently The Scented Fox and Daily Sonnets. She has two collections forthcoming; The Desires of Letters (Counterpath 2010) and Roseate, Points of Gold (Dusie, 2010). She teaches at the Poetry Center at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

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