The New Young American Poets

The New Young American Poets : An Anthology

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Poetry today holds mainstream attention as never before. From community workshops to reading groups, from coffee house poetry slams to small press lit mags, from universities to web 'zines, the world of poetry has become part of our everyday lives. Demonstrating the range and vitality of the new generation of American writers, The New Young American Poets features the work of forty poets born since 1960.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 154.94 x 228.09 x 17.53mm | 399.16g
  • Carbondale, United States
  • English
  • 0809323095
  • 9780809323098

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Poetry today holds mainstream attention as never before. From community workshops to reading groups, from coffee house poetry slams to small press lit mags, from universities to web 'zines, the world of poetry has become part of our everyday lives. Demonstrating the range and vitality of the new generation of American writers, The New Young American Poets features the work of forty poets born since 1960.
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Review quote

"There are so many good poems here . . . that the future of American poetry looks bright, indeed."--Booklist (starred review)
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About Kevin Prufer

KEVIN PRUFER is the author of Fallen from a Chariot, The Finger Bone, and Strange Wood. He is the editor of PLEIADES:A Journal of New Writing. He is the recipient of an individual fellowship from the NEA, three Pushcart Prizes, and two George Bogin Awards from the Poetry Society of America. He is on the board of the National Book Critics Circle (NBCC). He lives in rural Missouri.
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