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Tuesday, May 05, 2009

A Few Contemporary Poets I Especially Appreciate

 

There are a good number of contemporary poets that are not  Merwins or Ashberys that nevertheless are exceptional practitioners of the craft and don't get near the attention they deserve. Here are my list of ten who's work I especially appreciate. (they are in no special order)

  1. Dana Goodyear
  2. Cecilia Woloch
  3. Kelli Russell Agodon
  4. Victoria Chang
  5. Aleah Sato
  6. Eileen Tabios
  7. Katrina Vandenberg
  8. Ivy Alvarez
  9. Aimee Nezhukumatathil
  10. Laura Kasischke
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