Please Excuse This Poem

Please Excuse This Poem

100 New Poets for the Next Generation

Book - 2015
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Penguin Putnam
One hundred poems. One hundred voices. One hundred different points of view.

Here is a cross-section of American poetry as it is right now?full of grit and love, sparkling with humor, searing the heart, smashing through boundaries on every page. Please Excuse This Poem features one hundred acclaimed younger poets from truly diverse backgrounds and points of view, whose work has appeared everywhere from The New Yorker to Twitter, tackling a startling range of subjects in a startling range of poetic forms. Dealing with the aftermath of war; unpacking the meaning of ?the rape joke”; sharing the tender moments at the start of a love affair: these poems tell the world as they see it.

Editors Brett Fletcher Lauer and Lynn Melnick have crafted a book that is a must-read for those wanting to know the future of poetry. With an introduction from award-winning poet, editor, and translator Carolyn Forché, Please Excuse This Poem has the power to change the way you look at the world. It is The Best American Nonrequired Reading?in poetry form.


Random House, Inc.
One hundred poems. One hundred voices. One hundred different points of view.

Here is a cross-section of American poetry as it is right now—full of grit and love, sparkling with humor, searing the heart, smashing through boundaries on every page.Please Excuse This Poem features one hundred acclaimed younger poets from truly diverse backgrounds and points of view, whose work has appeared everywhere fromThe New Yorker to Twitter, tackling a startling range of subjects in a startling range of poetic forms. Dealing with the aftermath of war; unpacking the meaning of “the rape joke”; sharing the tender moments at the start of a love affair: these poems tell the world as they see it.

Editors Brett Fletcher Lauer and Lynn Melnick have crafted a book that is a must-read for those wanting to know the future of poetry. With an introduction from award-winning poet, editor, and translator Carolyn Forché,Please Excuse This Poem has the power to change the way you look at the world. It isThe Best American Nonrequired Reading—in poetry form.

Baker & Taylor
An anthology of poems by award-winning up-and-coming writers reflects a diverse range of voices, styles and backgrounds and is introduced by an award-winning poet. Simultaneous eBook.

Baker
& Taylor

An anthology of poems by young, award-winning, up-and-coming writers reflects a diverse range of voices, styles, and backgrounds.

Publisher: New York, New York :, Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA),, [2015]
ISBN: 9780670014798
0670014796
Characteristics: xiv, 290 pages ; 22 cm

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