In the Fall-Winter 2019 issue of American PoetsLaura Eve Engel reviews ten of the year’s most anticipated poetry collections featuring Joy Harjo, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Mary RuefleXandria PhillipsSharon OldsMyung Mi KimTommy Pico, and Malcom Tariq.  Still to come: Cameron Awkward-Rich, and Mark Bibbins

 

 

Heed the Hollow (Graywolf Press, 2019)

Heed the Hollow

By Malcolm Tariq | “'Being born male and free,...

Feed (Tin House Books, November 2019)

Feed

By Tommy Pico | "To experience this book is to be...

Civil Bound, Myung Mi Kim, Omnidawn Publishing, October 2019

Civil Bound

By Myung Mi Kim | "Finding English complicit in...

Arias (Alfred A. Knopf, October 2019)

Arias

By Sharon Olds | "Olds’s familiar, frank lyricism...
An American Sunrise (W. W. Norton, August 2019)

An American Sunrise

By Joy Harjo | "Here, memory is more omnipresent...

Dunce (Wave Books, September 2019)

Dunce

By Mary Ruefle | "Emerging out of a deep...

The Wound is a World (University of Minnesota Press, September 2019)

This Wound is a World

By Billy Ray Belcourt | "This collection...

Hull (Nightboat Books, October 2019)

Hull

By Xandria Phillips | "In this debut...