Poetry News

2018 National Book Awards Longlist for Poetry Announced

By Harriet Staff
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Poetry is in the spotlight today with the National Book Awards, which has released its longlist of titles for this year's honor. Now, for that list you've been waiting all year to read, brought to you by the National Book Foundation:

Rae Armantrout, Wobble
(Wesleyan University Press)

Jos Charles, feeld
(Milkweed Editions)

Forrest Gander, Be With
(New Directions)

Terrance Hayes, American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin
(Penguin Books / Penguin Random House)

J. Michael Martinez, Museum of the Americas
(Penguin Books / Penguin Random House)

Diana Khoi Nguyen, Ghost Of
(Omnidawn Publishing)

Justin Phillip Reed, Indecency
(Coffee House Press)

Raquel Salas Rivera, lo terciario / the tertiary
(Timeless, Infinite Light)

Natasha Trethewey, Monument: Poems New and Selected
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Jenny Xie, Eye Level
(Graywolf Press)

Congrats to the 2018 nominees!