Sunday, December 6, 2009

Best Poetry Books of 2009 - Charles Jensen

Charles Jensen's selections:

Midnight Voices by Deborah Ager (Cherry Grove)

Sister by Nikole Brown (Red Hen Press)

The Book of the Heart Taken by Love by Jim Elledge (Five Fingers Press)

Pear Slip by Matthew Hittinger (Spire Press)

Breakfast with Thom Gunn by Randall Mann (University of Chicago Press)

The Moon Makes Its Own Plea by Wendy Mnookin (BOA Editions)

Blue House by Christopher Nelson (Poetry Society Chapbook Fellowship)

Chronic by D. A. Powell (Graywolf)

Ohio Violence by Alison Stine (University of North Texas Press)

Sight Map by Brian Teare (University of California Press)

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Charles Jensen is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently The First Risk. He directs The Writer's Center, one of the nation's largest literary centers. He lives in metropolitan Washington, DC.

2 comments: said...

Oh, my. Thank you.


Matthew said...

Aw. Thank you Charlie!