The Best American Poetry 2009 Launch

The Best American Poetry 2009
Gala Launch Reading
September 24, 7pm
@ The New School, 66 W. 12th Street

Join series editor David Lehman as he introduces an all-star line up of the following contributors of this year's volume, chosen by guest editor David Wagoner: John Ashbery, Mark Bibbins, Suzanne Cleary, Billy Collins, Jim Cummins, Mark Doty, Margaret Gibson, Douglas Goetsch, Michael Grabell, Dolores Hayden. Jennifer Michael Hecht reading Sarah Hannah's "The Safe House," Richard Howard. Tina Kelley, Philip Levine, Phillis Levin, Susan Blackwell Ramsay, James Richardson, Martha Silano, Mitch Sisskind, Craig Morgan Teicher, and Matthew Zapruder.

Woweewow. Now that's a lineup! I got a review copy of BAP 2009 in the mail and will be giving my two-cents about this year's anthology soon.

In the meantime, here are a couple of reviews of BAP 2009.

Happy poeticizing,


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