This year, Steve Evans of the University of Maine
invited me to participate in the tenth anniversary of Attention Span
, in which eighty poets list the eleven books that influenced them the most in 2012 (not necessarily published in 2012).
Click the image below to go to the complete list of my choices. I was just getting warmed up when I had already used up my allotted eleven books. I could have listed so many more. Have a look at the lists of other poets while you’re at the site, and stay tuned to Attention Span for the annual tally of votes.
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Tagged A Broken Thing: Poets on the Line, Adam Seelig, Anton Vander Zee, Attention Span, Camille Martin, Ish Klein, Jeramy Dodds, Ken Babstock, Lissa Wolsak, Maxine Chernoff, Meredith Quartermain, Nicole Markotic, poem, poet, poetry, Robert Majzels, Steve Evans, Third Factory, Tony Lopez, University of Maine
Shearsman Books rocks my world — again! Like my previous collection (Sonnets), Looms will appear from Shearsman, a UK literary press that publishes about sixty new titles per year.
Poets who have published with Shearsman include Mark Scroggins, Maxine Chernoff, Tony Lopez, anne blonstein, Carrie Etter, Joseph Massey, Lisa Samuels, Eileen Tabios, Tom Clark, Anne Gorrick, Michael Heller, and Scott Thurston, to name only a few.
Among Canadian poets, Erin Mouré has published three books of translations of the poetry of Chus Pato for Shearsman.
I’m in fierce company.
Unless predictions of Doomsday 2012 come true, Looms will loom on the horizon in fall 2012.
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Tagged anne blonstein, Anne Gorrick, Camille Martin, Carrie Etter, Eileen Tabios, Erin Moure, Joseph Massey, Lisa Samuels, Looms, Mark Scroggins, Maxine Chernoff, Michael Heller, poems, poetry, Scott Thurston, Shearsman Books, sonnets, Tom Clark, Tony Lopez