Thursday, December 10, 2009

Best Poetry Books of 2009 - Tiffany Midge

Tiffany Midge's selections:

On the Cusp of a Dangerous Year by Lee Ann Roripaugh (Southern Illinois University Press)

Face by Sherman Alexie (Hanging Loose Press)

Dearest Creature by Amy Gerstler (Penguin)

Dark Thirty by Santee Frazier (University of Arizona Press)

Flood Song by Sherwin Bitsui (Copper Canyon)

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Tiffany Midge is an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux and grew up in the Pacific Northwest. She is the recipient of the Diane Decorah Poetry Award from The Native Writers Circle of the Americas for her collection, Outlaws, Renegades and Saints: Diary of a Mixed-Up Halfbreed published by Greenfield Review Press. The chapbook, Guiding the Stars to Their Campfire, Driving the Salmon to Their Beds, was published in 2005 by Gazoobi Tales.

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