The premier anthology of contemporary American poetry continues with an exceptional volume edited by award-winning novelist and poet Sherman Alexie. Since its debut in 1988, The Best American Poetry has become a mainstay for the direction and spirit of American poetry. Each volume in the series presents the yearas most extraordinary new poems and writers. Guest editor Sherman Alexieas picks for The Best American Poetry 2015 highlight the depth and breadth of the American experience. Culled from electronic and print journals, the poems showcase some of our leading luminariesaAmy Gerstler, Terrance Hayes, Ron Padgett, Jane Hirshfieldaand introduce a number of outstanding younger poets taking their place in the limelight. A leading figure since his breakout poetry collection The Business of Fancydancing in 1992, Sherman Alexie won the National Book Award for his novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. He describes himself as alucky enough to be a full-time writera and has written short stories, novels, screenplays, and essaysabut he is at his core a poet. As always, series editor David Lehmanas foreword assessing the state of the art kicks off the book, followed by an introductory essay in which Alexie discusses his selections. The Best American Poetry 2015 is a guide to whoas who and whatas happening in American poetry today.Each volume in the series presents the yearas most extraordinary new poems and writers. Guest editor Sherman Alexieas picks for The Best American Poetry 2015 highlight the depth and breadth of the American experience.
|Title||:||The Best American Poetry 2015|
|Author||:||David Lehman, Sherman Alexie|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2015-09-08|