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Kelli Agodon, Dialogue with Rising Tides (Copper Canyon Press, April 2020).

Andrea Abi-Karam & Kay Gabriel (eds.), We Want it All: An Anthology of Radical Trans Poetics (Nightboat Books, October 2020).

Allison AdairThe Clearing (Milkweed Editions, June 2020).

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

Kazim AliThe Voice of Sheila Chandra (Alice James Books, October 2020).

*Raymond AntrobusThe Perserverance (Tin House, March 2021).

The Bauhina Project, Hong Kong Without US (University of Georgia, April 2021).

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

Sandra Beasley, Made to Explode (W.W. Norton, February 2021).

Erin BelieuCome-Hither Honeycomb (Copper Canyon Press, February 2021).

*Elana BellMother Country (BOA Editions, October 2020).

Tamiko Beyer, Last Days (Alice James Books, April 2021).

*Destiny O. BirdsongNegotiations (Tin House Books, November 2020).

Daniel Borzutzky, Written After a Massacre in the Year 2018 (Coffee House Press, March 2021).

Conor Bracken, The Enemy of My Enemy Is Me (Diode, October 2020).

Elizabeth Brooks, The Whispering Horse (Tin House, May 2021).

CM BurroughsMaster Suffering (Tupelo Press, January 2021).

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

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

Peter Campion, One Summer Evening at the Falls (University of Chicago Press, 2021).

Kayleb Rae Candrilli, Water I Won’t Touch (Copper Canyon Press, April 2021).

Claudia Delfina Cardona, What Remains (Host Publications, 2020).

*Sumita ChakrabortyArrow (Alice James Books, September 2020).

Andrea Cohen, Every Thing (Four Way Books, 2021).

Eduardo C. CorralGuillotine (Graywolf Press, August 2020).

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

Adam Davis, Index of Haunted Houses (Sarabande, September 2020).

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

Tyree DayeCardinal (Copper Canyon Press, October 2020).

Kristina Marie Darling & Jeffrey Levine (eds.), Four Quartets: Poetry in the Pandemic (Tupelo Press, November 2020).

Nehassaiu deGannesMusic for Exile (Tupelo Press, February 2021).

*Alex DimitrovLove and Other Poems (Copper Canyon Press, February 2021).

Hilary Vaughn Dobel, The Messerschmidt Poems (Platypus Press, March 2021)

*Jay DeshpandeThe Umbrian Sonnets ([PANK], November 2020).

Carlina Duan, Alien Miss (University of Wisconsin, March 2021).

Denise Duhamel, Second Story (University of Pittsburgh, March 2021).

Kate Durbin, Hoarders (Wave Books, May 2021).

Chiyuma Elliot, Blue in Green (University of Chicago Press, 2021).

Diamond Forde, Mother Body (Saturnalia, March 2021).

Carrie Fountain, The Life (Penguin, July 2021)

Carribean Fragoza, Eat the Mouth that Feeds You (City Lights, March 2021).

Rudy FranciscoI’ll Fly Away (Button Poetry, December 2020).

Rebecca Morgan Frank, Oh You Robot Saints! (Carnegie Mellon, February 2021).

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

Ross GayBe Holding (University of Pittsburgh Press, September 2020).

Amy Gerstler, Index of Women (Penguin Poets, April 2021)

Hafizah GeterUn-American (Wesleyan University Press, September 2020).

Reginald Gibbons, Renditions (Four Way Books, 2021).

Jules Gibbs, snakes & babies (The Sheep Meadow Press, January 2021).

Kimberly Grey, Systems for the Future of Feeling (Persea, 2020).

Benjamin S. Grossberg & Claire Rossini (eds.)The Poetry of Capital (University of Wisconsin Press, January 2021).

*Roy G. GuzmánCatrachos (Graywolf Press, May 2020).

Alexandria HallField Music: Poems (HarperCollins, October 2020).

Lukas Ray Hall, loudest when startled (YesYes Books, October 2020).

Barbara Hamby, Holoholo (University of Pittsburgh, February 2021).

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

Zoe Hitzig, Mezzanine (Ecco, June 2020).

Miah Jeffra, Monique Mero-Williams, & Arisa White (eds.), Home Is Where You Queer Your Heart (Foglifter Press, March 2021).

Javon JohnsonAin’t Never Not Been Black (Button Poetry, October 2020).

June Jordan, The Essential June Jordan (Copper Canyon Press, May 2021).

*Fady Joudah, Tethered to Stars (Milkweed Editions, March 2021).

Douglas Kearney, SHO (Wave Books, April 2021).

Rosamond King, All the Rage (Nightboat, April 2021).

Benjamín Naka-Hasebe KingsleyDēmos (Milkweed Editions, March 2021).

*Taisia Kitaiskaia, The Nightgown and Other Poems (Deep Vellum, September 2020).

Michael Kleber-Diggs, Worldly Things (Milkweed, March 2021).

*Keith Kopka, Count Four (University of Tampa Press, October 2020).

Benjamin Landry, Mercies in the American Desert (LSU Press, March 2021).

*Ae Hee Lee, Dear bear (Platypus Press, April 2021).

*Lucia LoTempioHot with the Bad Things (Alice James Books, May 2020).

Jasmine MansBlack Girl, Call Home (Penguin Random House, March 2021).

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

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

Adrian Matejka, Somebody Else Sold the World (Penguin, July 2021)

Shara McCallum, No Ruined Stone (Alice James Books, August, 2021).

Michael McClure, Mule Kick Blues (City Lights, April 2021).

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

Michael McGriff, Eternal Sentences (University of Arkansas, April 2021).

Jennifer Militello, The Pact (Tupelo Press, May 2021).

Anna Meister, What Nothing (Sundress Publications, January 2021).

*Wayne Miller, We the Jury (Milkweed Editions, March 2021).

*Emily Mohn-Slate, The Falls (New American Press, October 2020).

Mihaela Mouscaliuc, Cemetery Ink (University of Pittsburgh, April, 2021).

Mihaela Moscaliuc and Michael Waters (ed.)Border Lines: Poems of Migration (Penguin Random House, September 2020).

Andrew Motion, Randomly Moving Particles (University of Pittsburgh, March 2021).

Christopher Nelson, Blood Aria (University of Wisconsin, 2021).

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

Geoffrey Nutter, Giant Moth Perishes (Wave Books, May 2021).

Britton Shurley, Spinning the Vast Fantastic (Bull City Press, February 2021).

*Rainie Oet, Glorious Veils of Diane (Carnegie Mellon, February 2021).

Gilian Osbourne, Green Green Green (Nightboat Books, July 2021).

Kathleen Ossip, July (Sarabande, June 2021).

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

Alan Michael Parker, The Age of Discovery (Tupelo Press, October 2020).

Isaac Pickell, Everything Saved Will Be Last (Black Lawrence Press, March 2021).

*Catherine Pierce, Danger Days (Saturnalia, April 2021).

Elizabeth A. PowellAtomizer (LSU Press, September 2020).

John Poch (ed.), Gracious: Poems from the 21st Century South (Texas Tech University Press, 2020).

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

Kevin Prufer, The Art of Fiction (Four Way Books, 2021).

Khadijah QueenAnodyne (Tin House Books, August 2020).

Paige Quiñones, The Best Prey (Pleiades Press, 2021).

Barbara Ras, The Blues of Heaven (University of Pittsburgh, March 2021).

Donald Revell, White Campion (Alice James Books, May 2021).

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

Noah Ross, Active Reception (Nightboat Books, March 2021).

C.T. Salazar, American Cavewall Sonnets (Bull City Press, February, 2021).

Hannah Baker Saltmarsh, Hysterical Water (University of Georgia, March 2021).

Maureen Seaton, Undersea (JackLeg Press, February 2021).

*Natalie ShaperoPopular Longing (Copper Canyon Press, February 2021).

Peter Jay Shippy, Kaputniks (Saturnalia, March 2021).

James Siegel, The God of San Francisco (Sibling Rivalry Press, November 2020).

Cedar Sigo, Guard the Mysteries (Wave Books, June 2021).

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

Karen Solie, The Caiplie Caves (FSG, July 2020).

Moheb Soliman, Homes (Coffee House Press, June 2021).

Ilan Stavans, Selected Translations (University of Pittsburgh, February 2021).

Adrienne Su, Peach State (University of Pittsburgh, March 2021).

Lisa Summe, Say It Hurts (YesYes Books, January 2021).

Terese Svoboda, Theatrix:  Poetry Plays (Anhinga, March 2021).

Cole Swensen, Art In Time (Nightboat Books, March 2021).

Adrienne SuPeach State (University of Pittsburgh Press, March 2021).

*Arthur SzeThe Glass Constellation (Copper Canyon Press, April 2021).

Dujie Tahat, Here I Am O My God (Poetry Society of America, November 2020).

Dujie Tahat, Salat (Tupelo Press, November 2020).

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

Hannah Vanderhart, What Pecan Light (Bull City Press, 2021).

Robert Vander Molen, Skin (Milkweed, 2021).

Laura Van Prooyen, Frances of the Wider Field (Lily Poetry Review Press, March 2021).

Divya Victor, Curb (Nightboat, April 2021).

G.C. Waldrep, The Earliest Witnesses (Tupelo Press, January 2021).

Nikki Wallschaeger, Waterbaby (Copper Canyon Press, April 2021).

Noah Warren, The Complete Stories (Copper Canyon Press, May 2021).

Jonathan Weinert, A Slow Green Sleep (Saturnalia, March 2021).

Marjorie Welish, A Complex Sentence (Coffee House Press, May 2021).

Cheryl Wilder, Anything That Happens (Press 53, March 2021).

Robert Wrigley, Nemerov’s Door (Tupelo Press, April 2021).

C. Dale Young, Prometeo (Four Way Books, 2021).



*Maria Adelmann, Girls of a Certain Age (Little, Brown, February 2021)

Carlos Manuel AlvarezThe Fallen (Graywolf, June 2020).

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

Natalie BakopoulosScorpionfish (Tin House Books, July 2020).

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

Elizabeth BrooksThe Whispering House (Tin House, March 2021).

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

Dario DiofebiParadise, Nevada (Bloomsbury, April 2021).

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

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

María José Ferrada (trans. Elizabeth Bryer)How to Order the Universe (Tin House, February 2021).

Rebecca FishowThe Trouble with Language (TRNSFR Books, November 2020).

Scott Gould, Whereabouts (Koehler Books, October 2020).

Forsyth HarmonJustine (Tin House, March 2021).

Arlene Heyman, Artifact (Bloomsbury, July 2020).

Caroline KimThe Prince of Mournful Thoughts (University of Pittsburgh Press, October 2020).

Gabriel KrauzeWho They Was (Bloomsbury Publishing, June 2021).

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

Anneliese MackintoshBright and Dangerous Objects (Tin House Books, October 2020).

Pedro Mairal (trans. Jennifer Croft), The Woman from Uuguay (Bloomsbury Publishing, July 2021).

Paraic O’DonnellThe House on Vesper Sands (Tin House, January 2021).

N/A Oparah, Thick Skin (KERNPUNKT Press, April 2021).

Eman QuotahBride of the Sea (Tin House, January 2021).

Ethel RohanIn the Event of Contact (Dzanc Books, May 2020).

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

Lara VapnyarDivide Me by Zero (Tin House Books, November 2020).

Diane Wilson, The Seed Keeper (Milkweed Editions, March 2021).



Kazim AliNorthern Light: Power, Land, and the Memory of Water (Milkweed Editions, March 2021).

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

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

Allison Cobb, Plastic: an autobiography (Nightboat Books, April 2021).

Beth KephartWife | Daughter | Self: A Memoir in Essays (Forest Avenue Press, March 2021).

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

Candace Jane OpperCertain & Impossible Events (Kore Press, January 2021).

Claudia RankineJust Us (Graywolf Press, September 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).

Elissa WashutaWhite Magic (Tin House, April 2021).



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)