Back Pocket RA: Poetry | Wyatt’s World

Poetry kicks off the countdown to 2017 and a multiweek survey of titles not to miss. Suggest these books to anyone looking for a bit of space and reflection as the year fades away

Summer Poetry: 13 Smart New Collections from Debut and Veteran Authors Alike

Bell’s new collection could draw even those who don’t typically read poetry; Plenty is important for sophisticated readers; raw, unsparing poems from Sharif come highly recommended; debuter Vuong’s poems are painfully, exquisitely exact

Special Edition: Report from the 2014 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Awards | What We’re Reading

LJ goes to the Rona Jaffe Foundation Awards ceremony to ask the literati: “What are you reading?”