Bettering American Poetry Volume We feel that to better American poetry is to jam dominant systems of taste to the best of our abilities and to resignify the very phrase American poetry with the languages that it so desperately lack

  • Title: Bettering American Poetry Volume 2
  • Author: Amy King Jayy Dodd Camile Rankine Muriel Leung Sarah Clark Michael Wasson Joshua Jennifer Espinoza Hector Ramirez
  • ISBN: 9780692979594
  • Page: 113
  • Format: Paperback
  • We feel that to better American poetry is to jam dominant systems of taste to the best of our abilities, and to resignify the very phrase American poetry with the languages that it so desperately lacks We intend to center voices of resistance, subjectivities that emerge from the radical margins, artists whose Americanness transcends nationalism and other borders, persWe feel that to better American poetry is to jam dominant systems of taste to the best of our abilities, and to resignify the very phrase American poetry with the languages that it so desperately lacks We intend to center voices of resistance, subjectivities that emerge from the radical margins, artists whose Americanness transcends nationalism and other borders, perspectives historically denied institutional backing in short, poets and poetries that are urgent and necessary but do not get along nicely with Power Bettering American Poetry is an explosive revelation of the arriving generation of American poets arriving from every part of the landscape, bringing energies, gifts, and ways of seeing and saying of every kind Plunge into its pages See hear the news of who we are Jane Hirshfield, author of The Beauty This anthology and its squad of editors better American poetry by gathering a diverse formation of poets who inspire us to read across difference, speak against power, and breathe through struggle Craig Santos Perez, author of from unincorporated territory lukao Thank you, editors, thank you, authors for utterly rearranging my cells This is the only anthology with the word American I want to be a part of A series I will return to, giddy How desperately I needed to experience how big a poem can be what a gift you ve given us I m beaming at you, poets brutal and honey, whiplash and cry TC Tolbert, author of Gephyromania and co editor of Troubling the Line Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics Some anthologies are important Some are important and necessary Resistance on every level to what is considered normal and acceptable is both important and necessary It is the only way to breath This gathering helps us breathe We need all the help we can get John Yau, author The Wild Children of William Bake and Bijoux in the Dark.

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    1. Amy King Jayy Dodd Camile Rankine Muriel Leung Sarah Clark Michael Wasson Joshua Jennifer Espinoza Hector Ramirez

      Amy King s most recent book is I Want to Make You Safe Litmus Press Amy also works with VIDA Woman in Literary Arts, and teaches English and Creative Writing at SUNY Nassau Community College, as well as poetry workshops at such places as the San Francisco State University Poetry Center and the Summer Writing Program Naropa University Her poems have been nominated for numerous Pushcart Prizes, she was a Lambda Literary finalist, and she was the recipient of a MacArthur Scholarship for Poetry Amy founded and curated, from 2006, the Brooklyn based reading series, The Stain of Poetry, until 2010 Readings, reviews and AmyKing.

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