2015 National Book Awards Longlist for Poetry

National Book FoundationThis morning, the National Book Foundation released its longlist for the 2015 National Book Award for Poetry. The 10 titles are listed below and linked to their Booklist reviews when available. The finalists will be announced on October 14.

A Stranger’s Mirror
, by Marilyn Hacker

The Beauty, by Jane HirshfieldCatalog of Unabashed Gratitude

Bright Dead Things, by Ada Limón

Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, by Ross Gay

Elegy for a Broken Machine, by Patrick Phillips

Heaven, by Rowan Ricardo Phillips

How to Be Drawn, by Terrance Hayes

Mistaking Each Other for Ghosts, by Lawrence Raab

Scattered at Sea, Amy Gerstler

Voyage of the Sable Venus, by Robin Coste Lewis

Judging the entries this year are the notable poets Sherman Alexie, Willie Perdomo, Katha Pollitt, Tim Seibles, and Jan Weissmiller.




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