It’s National Poetry Month. As a result I have put together a small reading list of poetry collections you may have missed that you should read. Or maybe you’ve read some, in which case you should read the rest.
More Facts About the Moon by Dorianne Laux
If there is Something To Desire by Vera Pavlova
To The River by Rose Hunter
Fortune by Joseph Millar
Green Diver by Peter Sears
Jelly Roll by Kevin Young
The Human Line by Ellen Bass
Mars Being Red by Marvin Bell
Lost Horse Press New Poets Series Vol. 4
Second-Hand Coat by Ruth Stone
The Vigil by CK Williams
Prairie Style by CS Giscombe
Selected Poems by James Wright
A few places that are having sales of some kind on poetry books this month:
Powell’s (a good place to get many of the above titles)
If you know of any other places having sales or discounts for National Poetry Month please tell us in the comments!
2 thoughts on “On the 15th Day of April”
Thanks Ryan. I love Williams and Wright. Laux used to teach at the U of Oregon when I was there. Now too?
Laux and Millar left UofO and are teaching North Carolina somewhere now. Though they both continue to also teach in Pacific’s MFA program, where I went.