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The Best American Poetry 2015

The Best American Poetry 2015
 

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ISBN 9781476708218
Barcode 9781476708218
Published 8 September 2015 by Simon & Schuster Ltd
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en
Author(s) By Lehman, David
By Alexie, Sherman
Series The Best American Poetry series
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ISBN-13 9781476708218
ISBN-10 1476708215
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
Imprint Scribner
Publication Date 8 September 2015
Publication Country United States United States
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Lehman, David
By Alexie, Sherman
Series The Best American Poetry series
Category Poetry Texts & Anthologies
Poetry Anthologies: Classical, Early & Medieval
Works By Individual Poets: Classical, Early & Medieval
Poetry Anthologies: 16Th To 18Th Centuries
Poetry Anthologies: 19Th Century
Poetry Anthologies: From C 1900 -
Reference, Information & Interdisciplinary
Yearbooks, Annuals, Almanacs
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Poetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education;Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 811.5408
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Electronic Book

The premier anthology of contemporary American poetry continues with an exceptional volume edited by award-winning novelist and poet Sherman Alexie, now with a new essay by Alexie on reactions to the 2015 publication. Since its debut in 1988, The Best American Poetry has become a mainstay for the direction and spirit of American poetry. Each volume in the series presents the year's most extraordinary new poems and writers. Guest editor Sherman Alexie's picks for The Best American Poetry 2015 highlight the depth and breadth of the American experience. Culled from electronic and print journals, the poems showcase some of our leading luminaries-Amy Gerstler, Terrance Hayes, Ron Padgett, Jane Hirshfield-and introduce a number of outstanding younger poets taking their place in the limelight. A leading figure since his breakout poetry collection The Business of Fancydancing in 1992, Sherman Alexie won the National Book Award for his novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. He describes himself as "lucky enough to be a full-time writer" and has written short stories, novels, screenplays, and essays-but he is at his core a poet. As always, series editor David Lehman's foreword assessing the state of the art kicks off the book, followed by an introductory essay in which Alexie discusses his selections. The Best American Poetry 2015 is a guide to who's who and what's happening in American poetry today.

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Author's Bio

David Lehman, the series editor of The Best American Poetry, is also the editor of theOxford Book of American Poetry. His books of poetry includePoems in the Manner Of,New and Selected Poems,Yeshiva Boys,When a Woman Loves a Man,andThe Daily Mirror. He lives in New York City and Ithaca, New York. Sherman Alexie, winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the PEN/Malamud Award for Short Fiction, a PEN/Hemingway Citation for Best First Fiction, and the National Book Award for Young People's Literature, is a poet, short story writer, novelist, and performer. His twenty-four books includeWhat I've Stolen, What I've Earned, poetry,Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories,andThe Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian,a novel. Alexie has been an urban Indian since 1994 and lives in Seattle with his family.

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