Innovative Women Poets: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry and Interviews

Edited by Elisabeth Frost and Cynthia Hogue, winner of the 2013 Harold Morton Landon Translation Award, this anthology, published in 2007, features fourteen full-length literary interviews with innovative female poets of the previous forty years, with introductions and a selection of their poems. The editors selected poets with particular attention to diversity in terms of ethnicity, philosophical concerns, and aesthetic movements, including the New York School, the Black Arts Movement, and language writing. Featured poets include Gloria Evangelina Anzaldúa, Mei-mei BerssenbruggeJayne Cortez, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Alice FultonSusan HoweHarryette MullenAlice NotleyAlicia OstrikerSonia SanchezLeslie Scalapino, and C. D. Wright.