Bettering American Poetry 2015

"Soaring and raw, these poems 'better' American Poetry by battering down racial pieties of our white neoliberal nation. This anthology is an explosive Cri de Coeur of these times." - Cathy Park Hong

 

BETTERING AMERICAN POETRY IS AN ONGOING ACT OF RESISTANCE AND CELEBRATION. BETTERING AMERICAN POETRY 2015 IS THE FIRST PROJECT IN THIS SERIES, AND INCLUDES WORK FROM:

Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib / Aleph Altman-Mills / Manuel Arturo Abreu / Fatimah Asghar / Amber Atiya / Malaka Badr / Aziza Barnes / Samiya Bashir / Jenny Boully / Marcelo Hernandez Castillo / Wo Chan / Hayan Charara / Jos Charles / Don Mee Choi / Franny Choi / Aaron Coleman / Eduardo C. Corral / Rio Cortez / Cynthia Cruz / Kyle Dargan / Natalie Diaz / Tafisha A. Edwards / Natalie Eilbert / Joshua Jennifer Espinoza / t’ai freedom ford / Sarah Gambito / Kenyatta Jean-Paul Garcia / Ross Gay / Rachel Eliza Griffiths / Sarah Jean Grimm / B.B.P. Hosmillo / Brenda Iijima / Bhanu Kapil / Douglas Kearney / Jee Leong Koh / Rickey Laurentiis / Layli Long Soldier / Nate Marshall / Eduardo Martinez-Leyva / Sade Murphy / Lynn Melnick / Hieu Minh Nguyen / Urayoán Noel / Morgan Parker / Shelagh Patterson / Trace Peterson / Tommy Pico / Khadijah Queen / Arthur Russell / Lauren Russell / sam sax / Brittney Scott / Solmaz Sharif / Safiya Sinclair / Chris Slaughter / Christopher Soto / Carmen Giménez Smith / Melissa Studdard / Jennifer Tamayo / Terrell Jamal Terry / TC Tolbert / Joanna C. Valente / Grey Vild / Ocean Vuong / Sydnee Wagner / Michael Wasson / Phillip B. Williams / Tanaya Winder / Moss Angel Witchmonstr / Jamila Woods / Wendy Xu / Lauren Yates

 

Bettering American Poetry Volume 2

BETTERING AMERICAN POETRY IS AN ONGOING ACT OF RESISTANCE AND CELEBRATION. BETTERING AMERICAN POETRY VOLUME 2 IS THE SECOND PROJECT IN THIS SERIES, AND INCLUDES WORK FROM:

George Abraham / Steven Alvarez / Ruth Awad / Cameron Awkward-Rich / Ari Banias / Samiya Bashir / Zeina Hashem Beck / Destiny O. Birdsong / Ariana Brown / Jericho Brown / Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello / Kayleb Rae Candrilli / Chia-Lun Chang / Hayan Charara / Leila Chatti / Chen Chen / 최 Lindsay / Tiana Clark / Allison Hedge Coke / Joey De Jesus / Demian DinéYazhi´ / jayy dodd / Anaïs Duplan / Tafisha A. Edwards / Justine el-Khazen / Siaara Freeman / Shamala Gallagher / Suzi F. Garcia / Hafizah Geter / torrin a. greathouse / Jacq Greyja / Paul Guest / Minal Hajratwala / Marwa Helal / KOKUMỌ / Bryan Kamaoli Kuwada / Sade LaNay / Cecelia Rose LaPointe / Henry Wei Leung / Sarah Maria Medina / Kamilah Aisha Moon / Hieu Minh Nguyen / Christina Olivares / Wale Owoade / Xandria Phillips / Gabriel Ramirez / Justin Phillip Reed / Patrick Rosal / Nicole Sealey / Jess X. Snow / Christopher Soto / Nomi Stone / Lisa Summe / Chrysanthemum Tran / Lena Khalaf Tuffaha / Moss Angel the Undying / Vickie Vértiz / Vanessa Angelica Villarreal / Nikki Wallschlaeger / Rachel Jamison Webster / Candace Williams