Do you read poetry? —of anyone still living? —of anyone relatively new to the scene?
I am taking a Topics in Contemporary American Literature and its focus happens to be Poetry. We are reading 20th Century Poets and for our final paper we will have chosen one ‘younger’ poet and their work from a list the prof has provided and compare their work to one of their forerunners (the poets we are reading for class). Said list is below. I will be doing the prescribed research to find someone to read for the comparative, just the same, I’m hoping more than a few of you will recognize a name or two and recommend toward the positive or negative.
Elizabeth Bradfield | Interpretive Work
Jericho Brown | Please
Matt Donovan | Vellum
Camille Dungy | Suck on the Marrow
James Allen Hall | Now You’re the Enemy
Sean Hill | Blood Ties and Brown Liquor
Amaud Jamaul Johnson | Red Summer
Judy Jordan | Carolina Ghost Woods
Anna Journey | If Birds Gather Your Hair for Nesting
Brian Turner | Here, Bullet