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American journal : fifty poems for our time / selected and with an introduction by Tracy K. Smith.

American journal : fifty poems for our time

Smith, Tracy K., editor, writer of introduction. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781555978389
  • ISBN: 155597838X
  • ISBN: 9781555978150
  • ISBN: 1555978150
  • Physical Description: 120 pages ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, in association with the Library of Congress, [2018]

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American Journal presents fifty contemporary poems that explore and celebrate our country and our lives. Poet Laureate of the United States and Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy K. Smith has gathered a remarkable chorus of voices that ring up and down the registers of American poetry. In the elegant arrangement of this anthology, we hear stories from rural communities and urban centers, laments of loss in war and in grief, experiences of immigrants, outcries at injustices, and poems that honor elders, evoke history, and praise our efforts to see and understand one another. Taking its title from a poem by Robert Hayden, the first African American appointed as Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, American Journal investigates our time with curiosity, wonder, and compassion. Among the fifty poets included are: Jericho Brown, Eduardo C. Corral, Natalie Diaz, Matthew Dickman, Mark Doty, Ross Gay, Aracelis Girmay, Joy Harjo, Terrance Hayes, Cathy Park Hong, Marie Howe, Major Jackson, Ilya Kaminsky, Robin Coste Lewis, Ada Lim©đn, Layli Long Soldier, Erika L. S©Łnchez, Solmaz Sharif, Danez Smith, Susan Stewart, Mary Szybist, Natasha Trethewey, Brian Turner, Charles Wright, and Kevin Young.
Subject: American poetry > 21st century.
Genre: Poetry.

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