The Best American Poetry

The Best American Poetry

By Kevin Young (Editor)

Scribner Book Company, Hardcover, 9781439181508, 211pp.

Publication Date: September 20, 2011

Description

The latest installment of the yearly anthology of contemporary American poetry that has achieved brand-name status in the literary world.



About the Author
Kevin Young is the author of five previous collections of poetry. His book "Jelly Roll "was a finalist for the National Book Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and won the Paterson Poetry Prize. His most recent collection, "For the Confederate Dead," won the 2007 Quill Award for poetry. He has also been the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship, and is currently the Atticus Haygood Professor of English and Creative Writing and curator of the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library at Emory University in Atlanta.