Monday, December 2, 2013

16 volumes of poetry published in 2013

Alright, alright, here we go. We're at that moment in the year when folks are providing those "top 100" or "top 10" books.  Somehow, volumes of poetry don't make enough of those lists.

So just in case you wanted to balance your lists out, I'm providing a list of some of the volumes published in 2013:

• Ai. The Collected Poems of Ai (hardcover)
• Bonair-Agard, Roger. Bury My Clothes
• Cherry, James E. Loose Change (paperback)
• Diggs, LaTasha N. Nevada. TwERK (paperback)
• Harris, Reginald. Autogeography (paperback)
• Harvey, Yona. Hemming the Water (paperback)
• Jordan, A. Van. Cineaste (hardcover)
• Kocher, Ruth Ellen. Domina Un/blued (paperback)
• Matejka, Adrian. The Big Smoke  (paperback)
• McCall, Jason. Dear Hero (paperback)
• Moon, Kamilah Aisha. She Has a Name (paperback)
• Osbey, Brenda Marie. History and Other Poems (paperback)
• Phillips, Carl. Silverchest: Poems
• Walker, Frank X. Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers (paperback)
• Weaver, Afaa Michael. The Government of Nature
• Wilson, Lamar. Sacrilegion

208 volumes of poetry by African American poets, 2000-2013 by year   

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