Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Best Poetry Books of 2011 - Scott Abels

Scott Abels' selections:

Homage to Homage to Homage to Creeley by Joshua Ware (2010 Furniture Press Poetry Prize)

The Louisiana Purchase by Jim Goar (Rose Metal Press)

Micrograms by Jorge Carrera Andrade, translated by Alejandro de Acosta and Joshua Beckman (Wave Books)

Mined Muzzle Velocity by Jennifer Fortin (Lowbrow Press)

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Scott Abels currently lives and teaches in Honolulu, where he edits the online journal of poetry Country Music. His poems can be found in Sink Review, H_NGM_N, DIAGRAM, Best New Poets, Word for/ Word, Juked, Sixth Finch, RealPoetik, LEVELER, and others. His first book, Rambo Goes to Idaho, is available with BlazeVOX [books].

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