Thursday, December 16, 2010

Best Poetry Books of 2010 - Brandon Shimoda

Brandon Shimoda's selections:

The Morning News Is Exciting by Don Mee Choi (Action Books)

Book of Numbers / Book of Letters by Phil Cordelli (Agnes Fox)

)((eco(lang)(uage(Reader)) edited by Brenda Iijima (Nightboat Books)

Bird Any Damn Kind by Lucas Farrell (Caketrain)

Poetic Intention by Édouard Glissant, translated by Nathalie Stephens (Nightboat Books)

Killing Kanoko by Hiromi Ito, translated by Jeffrey Angles (Action Books)

Look Back, Look Ahead: The Selected Poems by Srecko Kosovel, translated by Barbara Siegel Carlson and Ana Jelnikar (Ugly Duckling Press)

Reason and Other Women by Alice Notley (Chax Press)

Town by Kate Schapira (Factory School, Heretical Texts)

Collected Poems by Gustaf Sobin (Talisman House)

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Brandon Shimoda has two books forthcoming in 2011: The Girl Without Arms (Black Ocean) and O Bon (Litmus Press). He is currently building a library.

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