Year 2020: The Shore by Chris Nealon: 2020 Poetry Finalist

By Jacob M. Appel

The Shore by Chris Nealon (Wave) Anti-capitalist poetry—arguably because it is itself the product of consumer capitalism—comes in an extravagant variety of flavors from the subversive head-trips of Allen Ginsberg

Year 2020: Homie by Danez Smith: 2020 Poetry Finalist

By Diego Báez

Homie by Danez Smith (Graywolf) This third, highly anticipated collection of poetry from Smith has been praised for its “startling originality and ambition,” recognized as “deeply moving and funny,” and