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Juliet Cook’s Best of 2009

Here are a few of my favorites from this year.

Poetry books:

~I Have to Go Back to 1994 and Kill a Girl, by Karyna McGglynn (Sarabande Books)
~The Ravenous Audience, by Kate Durbin (Black Goat/Akashic Books)
~Shana Linda~Pretty Pretty, by Nanette Rayman-Rivera (Scattered Light Publications)
~Moth Moon, by Matt Jasper (BlazeVOX)
~The Future is Happy, by Sarah Sarai (BlazeVOX)

Poetry chapbooks:
~Ode to Industry, by Michelle Detorie (Dusie Kollektiv)
~The Sad Epistles, by Emma Bolden (Dancing Girl Press)
~Squint, by Kristen Orser (Dancing Girl Press)
~At night, the dead, by Lisa Ciccarello (Blood Pudding Press)
~The Spare Room, by Dana Guthrie Martin (Blood Pudding Press)

~Aunia Kahn
~Casey Weldon
~Marnie Weber

~This is Why You’re Fat
~vintage waitress dresses
~bloody telekinetic females

Juliet Cook‘s latest poetry chapbook, FONDANT PIG ANGST was just published by Slash Pine Press and features fabulous cover art by Marnie Weber.  Find out more about the book HERE.  Find out more about Juliet HERE.  Buy a poetry chapbook for a stocking stuffer HERE or else it’s the Icingcano for you.

  • John Madera is the author of Nervosities (Anti-Oedipus Press, 2024). His other fiction is published in Conjunctions, Salt Hill, The &Now Awards 2: The Best Innovative Writing, and many other journals. His nonfiction is published in American Book Review, Bookforum, The Review of Contemporary Fiction, Rain Taxi: Review of Books, The Believer, The Brooklyn Rail, and many other venues. Recipient of an M.F.A. in Literary Arts from Brown University, New York State Council on the Arts awardee John Madera lives in New York City, Rhizomatic and manages and edits Big Other.

3 thoughts on “Juliet Cook’s Best of 2009

  1. I adoooooooored that Karyna McGlynn book and I guess she’s in Chicago and somehow I keep missing her readings. Heartbreak.

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