Thursday, December 29, 2011

Best Poetry Books of 2011 - Reb Livingston

Reb Livingston's selections:

not merely because of the unknown that was stalking toward them by Jenny Boully (Tarpaulin Sky)

Sinead O'Connor and her Coat of a Thousand Bluebirds by Neil de la Flor & Maureen Seaton (Firewheel Editions)

The Weary World Rejoices by Steve Fellner (Marsh Hawk Press)

Things Come On {an amneoir} by Joseph Harrington (Wesleyan)

WHO ARE THE TRIBES by Terrance Hayes (Pilot Books)

All the Garbage of the World, Unite! by Kim Hyesoon, translated by Don Mee Choi (Action Books)

A Beautiful Name for a Girl by Kirsten Kaschock (Ahsahta)

This Isa Nice Neighborhood by Farid Matuk (Letter Machine Editions)

Mule by Shane McCrae (Cleveland State University Press)

Culture of One by Alice Notley (Penguin)

Applies to Oranges by Maureen Thorson (Ugly Duckling Presse)

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Reb Livingston is the author of God Damsel (No Tell Books, 2010) and Your Ten Favorite Words (Coconut Books, 2007).

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