American Poetry Now: Pitt Poetry Series Anthology by Ed Ochester

By Ed Ochester

American Poetry Now is a finished choice of the easiest paintings from the popular Pitt Poetry sequence. due to the fact its inception in 1967, the sequence has been a motor vehicle for America's most interesting modern poets. The sequence record contains Poet Laureate Billy Collins, Toi Derricotte, Denise Duhamel, Lynn Emanuel, Bob Hicok, Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Ted Kooser, Larry Levis, Sharon Olds, Alicia Suskin Ostriker, Virgil Suárez, Afaa Michael Weaver, David Wojahn, Dean younger, and lots of others.

Throughout its forty-year historical past, the Pitt Poetry sequence has supplied a voice for the range that's American poetry, representing poets from many backgrounds with no allegiance to anyone university or type. American Poetry now's a real illustration of up to date American poetry.

Ed Ochester, sequence editor for almost thirty years, has assembled a fundamental selection-along with biographies and pictures, an enlightening advent, and a recommended checklist for additional analyzing, all in a hugely available format. American Poetry Now is a sweeping anthology that may satisfaction poetry fanatics, scholars, lecturers, and normal readers alike.

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