Thursday, August 9, 2012

20 Anthologies featuring African American Poetry, 2003 - 2011

Compiled by Cindy Lyles and Howard Rambsy II

2003 -- The Spoken Word Revolution (Slam, Hip Hop and the Poetry of a New Generation) edited by Mark Eleveld

2003 -- Blues Poems edited by Kevin Young

2003 -- The Norton Anthology of African American Literature edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Nellie McKay

2004 -- Furious Flower: African-American Poetry from the Black Arts Movement to the Present edited by Joanne V. Gabbin

2005 -- Dream of a Word: The Tia Chucha Press Poetry Anthology edited by Quraysh Lansana and Asante Lightfoot

2005 -- Rainbow Darkness: An Anthology of African American Poetry edited by Keith Tuma

2006 -- Gathering Ground: A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem's First Decade edited by Toi Derricotte, Camille T. Dungy, and Cornelius Eady

2006 -- Black Writing from Chicago: In the World, Not of It? edited by Richard Guzman

2006 -- The Oxford Anthology of African-American Poetry edited by Hilary Herbold and Arnold Rampersad

2006 -- Every Goodbye Ain't Gone: An Anthology of Innovative Poetry by African Americans edited by Aldon Nielsen and Lauri Ramey

2006 -- Jazz Poems edited by Kevin Young

2007 -- The Spoken Word Revolution Redux edited by Mark Eleveld

2007 -- The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South edited by Nikki Finney

2009 -- Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry edited by Camille T. Dungy

2010 -- The Anthology of Rap edited by Adam Bradley and Andrew DuBois

2010 -- So Much Things to Say: 100 Poets from the First Ten Years of the Calabash International Literary Festival edited by Colin Channer and Kwame Dawes

2010 -- The 100 Best African American Poems edited by Nikki Giovanni

2010 -- The Art of Losing: Poems of Grief and Healing edited by Kevin Young

2011 -- Home Is Where: An Anthology of African American Poetry from theCarolinas edited by Kwame Dawes

2011 -- The Best American Poetry 2011 edited by David Leman and Kevin Young

20 Anthologies featuring African American Poetry, 1992 - 2002  
15 Scholarly Books on African American Poetry
105 African American Volumes of Poetry by Publisher, 2000 - 2012
105 volumes of poetry by year, 2000-2012
Some Volumes of Poetry Published During the 1990s 
10 Books of Collected Works by African American Poets from the 1990s
10 Notable African American Anthologies Feat. Poetry from the 1990s  
30 Anthologies featuring Black Poetry, 1968-1975
African American Poets
A Timeline of African American Poetry

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