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George AbrahamBirthright (Button Poetry, April 2020).

Allison AdairThe Clearing (Milkweed Editions, June 2020).

*Alfredo Aguilar, This Side of the Dessert (Kent State University Press, September 2020).

*Ruth Awad & *Rachel Mennies, eds., The Familiar Wild: On Dogs & Poetry (Sundress Publications, March 2020).

Susan Barba, geode (Black Sparrow Press, April 2020).

*Ellen Bass, Indigo (Copper Canyon Press, April 2020). INTERVIEW only; review forthcoming.

Dan Beachy-Quick, Stone Garland (Milkweed Editions, September 2020).

*Alyse Bensel, Rare Wondrous Things (Green Writers Press, March 2020).

*Mary BiddingerPartial Genius (Black Lawrence Press, August 2019).

*Bruce BondWords Written Against the Walls of the City (LSU Press, December 2019).

Nickole Brown, The Donkey Elegies (Sibling Rivalry Press, January 2020; cross-listed in non-fiction).

*Cassandra J. Bruner, The Wishbone Dress (Bull City Press, January 2020).

Stephanie Burt, After Callimachus (Princeton University Press, April 2020).

*Lauren CampTook House (Tupelo Press, June 2020).

*Stephanie Cawley, My Heart But Not My Heart (Slope Editions, March 2020).

Felicia Chavez, *José Olivarez, & Willie Perdomo, eds., The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 4: LatiNext (Haymarket Books, April 2020).

S. Brook CorfmanMy Daily Actions, or The Meteorites (Fordham University Press, September 2020).

*Lisa Fay Coutley, tether (Black Lawrence Press, April 2020).

Olivia Cronk, Womonster (Tarpaulin Sky Press, June 2020).

Armen DavoudianSwan Song (Bull City Press, October 2020).

*Adam Day, Left-Handed Wolf (Louisiana State University Press, February 2020).

Allan deSouza, Ark of Martyrs (Wolfman Books/Sming Sming Books, April 2020).

*Oliver de la PazThe Boy in the Labyrinth (The University of Akron Press, July 2019).

*Todd DillardWays We Vanish (Okey Donkey Press, March 2020).

*Gregory Djanikian, Sojourners of the In-between (Carnegie Mellon University Press, February 2020).

*Noah FalckExclusions (Tupelo Press, May 2020).

*Helli FangVillage of Knives (Driftwood Press, February 2020).

*William FargasonLove Song to the Demon-Possessed Pigs of Gadara (University of Iowa Press, April 2020).

Rachel Feder, Birth Chart (Excelsior Editions, May 2020).

Krista FranklinToo Much Midnight (Haymarket Books, April 2020).

John Gallaher, Brand New Spacesuit (BOA Editions, April 2020).

Benjamin Garcia, Thrown in the Throat (Milkweed Editions, August 2020).

Leah Naomi Green, The More Extravagant Feast (Graywolf Press, April 2020).

*Jennifer HasegawaLa Chica’s Field Guide to Banzai Living (Omnidawn, March 2020).

Terrance Hayes, Ed. Wicked Enchantment: Selected Poems by Wanda Coleman (Black Sparrow Press, April 2020).

Juan Filipe Herrera, Every Day We Get More Illegal (City Lights, July 2020).

Zoe Hitzig, Mezzanine (Ecco, June 2020).

Kyla Jamieson, Body Count (Nightwood Editions, April 2020).

Amaul Jamaul JohnsonImperial Liquor (University of Pittsburgh Press, February 2020).

Patricia Kirkpatrick, Blood Moon (Milkweed Editions, April 2020).

Jee Leong KohConnor & Seal (Sibling Rivalry Press, March 2020).

David Ly, Mythical Man (Palimpsest Press, April 2020).

Roya Marsh, dayliGht (FSG Originals, May 2020).

*Nate Marshall, Finna (One World, August 2020).

Philip Matthews, Witch (Alice James Books, April 2020).

Thea Matthews, Unearth [The Flowers] (Red Light Lit, March 2020).

Shane McCrae, Sometimes I Never Suffered (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, June 2020).

Joyelle McSweeney, Toxicon & Arachne (Nightboat Editions, April 2020).

*Matt Morton, Improvisation Without Accompaniment (BOA Editions, April 2020).

Aimee Nezhukumatathil, World of Wonders (Milkweed Editions, August 2020).

Kathryn Nuernberger, Rue (BOA Editions, April 2020). INTERVIEW only; review forthcoming.

Alicia Suskin OstrikerThe Volcano and After (University of Pittsburgh Press, September 2020).

Joy PriestHorsepower (University of Pittsburgh Press, September 2020).

Joshua Rivkin, Suitor (Red Hen Press, September 2020).

Lauren Russell, Descent (Tarpaulin Sky Press, June 2020).

Khadijah Queen, Anodyne (Tin House Books, August 2020).

*Ed Skoog, Travelers Leaving for the City (Copper Canyon Press, May 2020).

Charlie SmithDemo (W.W. Norton & Company, April 2020).

Karen Solie, The Caiplie Caves (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, July 2020).

Jessica Q. Stark, Savage Pageant (Birds, LLC; March 2020).

*John Elizabeth Stintzi, Junebat (House of Anansi, April 2020).

Vincent Toro, Tertulia (Penguin Random House, June 2020).

Catherine Wagner, Of Course (Fence Books, March 2020).



Carlos Manuel AlvarezThe Fallen (Graywolf, June 2020).

Julia AlvarezAfterlife (Algonquin, April 2020).

*Matthew Baker, Why Visit America (Henry Holt and Co., June 2020).

Deni Béchard, A Song From Far Away (Milkweed Editions, May 2020).

Peter Cameron, What Happens at Night (Catapult, August 2020).

Andrew Durbin, Skyland (Nightboat Books, July 2020).

*Joseph Fasano, The Dark Heart of Every Wild Thing (Platypus Press, 2020).

*Tina May Hall, The Snow Collectors (Dzanc Books, February 2020).

S. M. HulseEden Mine (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, February 2020).

Douglas A. Martin, Outline of My Lover (Nightboat Books, May 2020)

Tariq Shah, Whiteout Conditions (Two Dollar Radio, March 2020).

Emma Jane Unsworth, Grown Ups (Simon & Schuster, August 2020).



Billy-Ray Belcourt, A History of My Brief Body (Two Dollar Radio, July 2020).

Betsy Bonner, The Book of Atlantis Black (Tin House Books, August 2020). INTERVIEW only; review forthcoming.

Nickole Brown, The Donkey Elegies (Sibling Rivalry Press, January 2020; cross-listed in poetry).

Laynie Browne, A Forest on Many Stems (Nightboat Books, June 2020).

nan collymore and The Black Aesthetic Collective, Editors. The Black Aesthetic Season III: Black Interiors (Wolfman Books, April 2020).

Miah JeffraThe Fabulous Ekphrastic Fantastic! (Sibling Rivalry Press, March 2020).

Nina MacLaughlin, Summer Solstice (Black Sparrow Press, April 2020).

Aimee NezhukumatathilWorld of Wonders (Milkweed Editions, August 2020).

Sue William SilvermanHow to Survive Death and Other Inconveniences (University of Nebraska Press, May 2020).

Melissa Valentine, The Names of All the Flowers (The Feminist Press, July 2020).

Richard Wagamese, For Joshua (Milkweed Editions, April 2020). REVIEW only.



Emma Ramadan (Fiction, Translation; Conversation)
Ilya Kaminsky (Poetry, Review)
Lidia Yuknavitch (Fiction, Conversation)
Elizabeth Holmes (Poetry, Review)
Jeff Alessandrelli (Poetry, Conversation)
Brandon Taylor
(Fiction, Conversation)
Kwame Dawes (Poetry, Review)
Clancy McGilligan (Fiction, Conversation)
Emily Hunt (Poetry, Conversation)
Elizabeth Bryer (Fiction, Tranlsation; Conversation)
Hannah Brooks-Motl (Poetry, Review)
Kyce Bello (Poetry, Conversation)
Jenny Molberg (Poetry, Review)
Tanya Grae (Poetry, Conversation)
Nicolette Polek (Fiction, Conversation)