Thursday, July 28, 2022

100+ Volumes of Black Poetry, 2000 - 2019

Yesterday, I pulled together this list, "100+ Volumes of Black Poetry, 1980 - 1999." I wanted a point of comparison, so today I pulled together a list of the next 20 years with the same 35 poets. 

2000: Blessing The Boats: New and Collected Poems 1988–2000 by Lucille Clifton
2000: Pastoral by Carl Phillips
2000: Songlines in Michaeltree: New and Collected Poems by Michael S. Harper
2000: Poems by Michael S. Harper
2001: Antebellum Dream Book by Elizabeth Alexander
2001: Mercurochrome by Wanda Coleman
2001: Brutal Imagination by Cornelius Eady
2001: Pleasure Dome: New and Collected Poems by Yusef Komunyakaa
2001: Talking Dirty to the Gods by Yusef Komunyakaa
2001: Buddha Weeping in Winter by E. Ethelbert Miller
2001: Carver, a Life in Poems by Marilyn Nelson
2001: The Tether by Carl Phillips
2001: Velvet BeBop Kente Cloth by Sterling Plumpp
2001: The Sound of Dreams Remembered: Poems 1990-2000 by Al Young
2001: To Repel Ghosts: Five Sides in B Minor by Kevin Young
2001: Plot by Claudia Rankine
2001: Debridement: Song I Want a Witness & Debridement by Michael S. Harper
2001: Da Black Book of Linguistic Liberation  by C. Liegh McInnis
2002: Jazz Dan Looks Back by Jayne Cortez
2002: Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea: Poems and Not Quite Poems by Nikki Giovanni
2002: The Nikki Giovanni Poetry Collection (album) by Nikki Giovanni
2002: Rock Harbor by Carl Phillips
2002: Piece Logic by Erica Hunt
2002: Transcircularities; New and Selected Poems by Quincy Troupe
2002: Selected Poems by Michael S. Harper
2002: Borders of Disorderly Time (album) by Jayne Cortez
2003: Dread: Poems by Ai
2003: Somebody Blew Up American & Other Poems by Amiri Baraka
2003: Ostinato Vamps by Wanda Coleman
2003: The Prosaic Soul of Nikki Giovanni by Nikki Giovanni
2003: Imitation of Life by Allison Joseph
2003: The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni: 1968-1998 by Nikki Giovanni
2003: jelly roll by Kevin Young
2003: The World is Round by Nikky Finney
2003: Gathering at the Crossroads: The Million Man March by Lenard D. Moore
2004: More Than Peace and Cypresses by Cyrus Cassells
2004: Mercy by Lucille Clifton
2004: American Smooth by Rita Dove
2004: Taboo, Farrar, Straus and Giroux by Yusef Komunyakaa
2004: Run Toward Fear: New Poems and a Poet's Handbook by Haki Madhubuti
2004: How We Sleep On the Nights We Don't Make Love by E. Ethelbert Miller
2004: Worldly Pleasures by Allison Joseph
2004: Fortune’s Bones: The Manumission Requiem by Marilyn Nelson
2004: The Rest of Love by Carl Phillips
2004: Find Your Own Voice: Poetry and Music, 1982–2003 (album) by Jayne Cortez
2005: American Sublime by Elizabeth Alexander
2005: Directed by Desire: The Complete Poems of June Jordan by June Jordan
2005: A Wreath for Emmett Till by Marilyn Nelson
2005: The Cachoeira Tales, and Other Poems by Marilyn Nelson
2005: Black Maria by Kevin Young
2005: To Repel Ghosts: The Remix by Kevin Young
2006: American Blue: Selected Poems by Elizabeth Alexander
2006: Gilgamesh by Yusef Komunyakaa
2006: Splay Anthem by Nathaniel Mackey
2006: Riding Westward: Poems by Carl Phillips
2006: Teahouse of the Almighty by Patricia Smith
2006: Femme du Monde by Patricia Spears Jones
2006: Coastal Nights and Inland Afternoons: Poems 2001-2006 by Al Young
2006: Time Slips Right Before the Eyes by Erica Hunt
2006: The Architecture of Language by Quincy Troupe
2007: The Beautiful Book by Jayne Cortez
2007: Acolytes by Nikki Giovanni
2007: Quiver of Arrows: Selected Poems, 1986-2006 by Carl Phillips
2007: For the Confederate Dead by Kevin Young
2007: Miss Crandall's School for Young Ladies... by Marilyn Nelson and Elizabeth Alexander
2008: Voices by Lucille Clifton
2008: On the Imperial Highway: New and Selected Poems by Jayne Cortez
2008: Hardheaded Weather: New and Selected Poems by Cornelius Eady
2008: Warhorses by Yusef Komunyakaa
2008: The Freedom Business: Including A Narrative of the Life...Venture by Marilyn Nelson
2008: Blood Dazzler by Patricia Smith
2008: Something About the Blues: An Unlikely Collection of Poetry by Al Young
2008: Dear Darkness by Kevin Young
2008: A Temple Looming by Lenard D. Moore
2009: Praise Song for the Day by Elizabeth Alexander
2009: Sonata Mulattica by Rita Dove
2009: Voice: Poems by Allison Joseph
2009: Bicycles: Love Poems  by Nikki Giovanni
2009: Liberation Narratives: New and Collected Poems: 1966-2009 by Haki Madhubuti
2009: On Saturdays, I Santana With You by E. Ethelbert Miller
2009: Sweethearts of Rhythm: The Story of the Greatest All-Girl Swing Band... by Marilyn Nelson
2009: Speak Low by Carl Phillips
2010: No Surrender by Ai
2010: Crave Radiance: New and Selected Poems 1990-2010 by Elizabeth Alexander
2010: Morning Haiku by Sonia Sanchez
2010: Painkiller: Poems by Patricia Spears Jones
2010: my father’s kites: poems by Allison Joseph
2011: The World Falls Away by Wanda Coleman
2011: The Undertaker's Daughter by Toi Derricotte
2011: The Chameleon Couch by Yusef Komunyakaa
2011: Nod House by Nathaniel Mackey
2011: Double Shadow by Carl Phillips
2011: Head Off & Split: Poems by Nikky Finney 
2011: Ardency: A Chronicle of the Amistad Rebels by Kevin Young
2011: Errançities, New Poems by Quincy Troupe
2011: As If You Knew by Jayne Cortez
2012: The Crossed-Out Swastika by Cyrus Cassells
2012: The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton by Lucille Clifton
2012: Faster Than Light: New and Selected Poems, 1996-2011  by Marilyn Nelson
2012: Shoulda been Jimi Savannah by Patricia Smith
2013: The Collected Poems of Ai by Ai
2013: Chasing Utopia: A Hybrid by Nikki Giovanni
2013: Silverchest by Carl Phillips
2013: Home/Bass by Sterling Plumpp
2014: Arkansippi Memwars: Poetry, Prose & Chants 1962-2012 by Eugene B. Redmond
2014: Living in the Love Economy by Patricia Spears Jones
2014: Book of Hours: Poems by Kevin Young
2014: Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
2014: Trace Particles by Allison Joseph
2015: Turning into Dwelling: Poems by Christopher Gilbert
2015: The Emperor of Water Clocks by Yusef Komunyakaa
2015: My Seneca Village by Marilyn Nelson
2015: Reconnaissance: Poems by Carl Phillips
2015: Little Epiphanies by Allison Joseph
2015: A Lucent Fire: New and Selected Poems by Patricia Spears Jones
2016: S O S: Poems 1961-2013 by Amiri Baraka
2016: Collected Poems 1974-2004 by Rita Dove
2016: Blue Fasa by Nathaniel Mackey
2016: The Collected Poems of E. Ethelbert Miller by E. Ethelbert Miller
2016: How I Discovered Poetry by Marilyn Nelson
2016: American Ace by Marilyn Nelson
2016: The Meeting House by Marilyn Nelson
2016: The Purpose of Hands by Allison Joseph
2016: Mercurial by Allison Joseph
2016: Multitudes by Allison Joseph
2016: Mortal Rewards by Allison Joseph
2016: Double Identity by Allison Joseph
2016: Blue Laws: Selected and Uncollected Poems, 1995-2015 by Kevin Young
2017: Your Silence Will Not Protect You : Essays and Poems by Audre Lorde
2017: Surviving Artistry by Allison Joseph
2017: What Once You Loved by Allison Joseph
2017: Taking Back Sad by Allison Joseph
2018: The Gospel according to Wild Indigo by Cyrus Cassells
2018: If God Invented Baseball: Poems by E. Ethelbert Miller
2018: Wild is the Wind by Carl Phillips
2018: Confessions of a Barefaced Woman by Allison Joseph
2018: Corporal Muse by Allison Joseph
2018: Brown: Poems by Kevin Young
2018: The Geography of Jazz by Lenard D. Moore
2019: Smart Pretender by Allison Joseph
2019: Veronica: A Suite in X Parts by Erica Hunt
2019: "I": New and Selected Poems by Toi Derricotte

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