Here are the books that we'll be reading in my Fall 2007 classes:
MFA Craft & Theory of Poetry: First Books
Ordering the Storm: How to Put Together a Book of Poems, ed. Susan Grimm
case sensitive by Kate Greenstreet
Swimming the Witch by Leilani Hall
leadbelly by Tyehimba Jess
Dancing in Odessa by Ilya Kaminsky
Miracle Fruit by Aimee Nezhukumatathil
Subject to Change by Matthew Thorburn
New (American) Poetry
Small Knots by Kelli Russell Agodon
Midlife Crisis with Dick and Jane by Nin Andrews
Becoming the Villainess by Jeannine Hall Gailey
M-A-C-N-O-L-I-A by A. Van Jordan
Drift of the Hunt by Craig Paulenich
Here, Bullet by Brian Turner
I am so excited about these lists, and I'm glad that I have the details in time for my students (and future students) to buy these fantastic books at AWP.
Now on to less exciting tasks of the day.
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