This year was the first in which I’ve regularly read for pleasure, and I’ve come across so many amazing new books and writers, from Susan Orlean to Danez Smith.
So many amazing poetry collections have been released in 2018, and, as the year draws to a close, I wanted to run through some of my favorites.
Mini reviews of poetry collections written by one of my favorite contemporary American poets, Rita Dove.
Mini reviews of two poetry collections responding to the shifting state of American politics: Eileen Myles’s Evolution and Terrance Hayes’s American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin.
Weekly updates and mini poetry reviews for sam sax’s Bury It, Eve Ewing’s Electric Arches, and Hieu Minh Nguyen’s Not Here.