Imani Perry. Beacon Press, 2018. 237 pages. $26.95.
Sinan Antoon. Translated from the Arabic by Jonathan Wright. Yale University Press, 2019. 312 pages. $24.00.
Carl Phillips, editor. Yale University Press, 2019. 400 pages. $65.00.
Kate Daniels. Louisiana State Press, 2019. 105 pages. $19.91.
By Indira Ganesan The foreword to The Year of Blue Water by Yanyi is written by Carl Phillips, the poet and judge of this year’s Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize. It is a celebratory and sensitive assessment of this quietly assertive, nuanced book. I suggest you skip it to savor after reading Yanyi’s book. […]
Maria DiBattista and Deborah Epstein Nord. Princeton University Press, 2017. 279 pages. $29.95.
Mary Norris. W.W. Norton & Company, 2015. 240 pages. $24.99.
Susan Cahill. St. Martin’s/Griffin, 2017. 297 pages.