Monday, November 23, 2009

Best Poetry Books of 2009 - Mike Young

Mike Young's suggestions:

The Difficult Farm by Heather Christle (Octopus Books)

The Book of Frank by CA Conrad (Chax Press)

A Mouth in California by Graham Foust (Flood Editions)

Skirmish by Dobby Gibson (Graywolf)

Sunny Wednesday by Noelle Kocot (Wave Books)

A Million in Prizes by Justin Marks (New Issues)

Areas of Fog by Joseph Massey (Shearsman Books)

The Front by K Silem Mohammad (Roof Books)

I Am Going to Clone Myself Then Kill the Clone and Eat It by Sam Pink (Paper Hero Press)

Selected Poems by Dara Wier (Wave Books)

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Mike Young is the author of the forthcoming poetry collection We Are All Good If They Try Hard Enough (Publishing Genius 2010) and the chapbook MC Oroville's Answeirng Machine (Transmission Press). He co-edits NOÖ Journal and Magic Helicopter Press. Visit him online at He lives in Massachusetts and is currently enamored of carrot cake.

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