The Best American Poetry 2011 by David Lehman
Series Editor David Lehman

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  The latest installment of the yearly anthology of contemporary American poetry that has achieved brand-name status in the literary world.

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David Lehman, who founded The Best American Poetry series in 1988, is the editor of The Oxford Book of American Poetry and the author of seven books of poetry, including When a Woman Loves a Man. He teaches in the graduate writing program at the New School and lives in New York City and in Ithaca, New York.
Published September 20, 2011 by Scribner. 242 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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there’s no better way to show them than to quote lines, so here goes: poetry fans will recognize names like Robert Pinsky (who describes a horn, probably a sax, as “the golden trophy.

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Lambda Literary

As David Lehman suggests in his foreword to The Best American Poetry 2012, Mark Doty collects a wide variety of poems that have a mysterious and “uncanny” quality, poems which are almost haunted by the “spirit in the dark.” In his introduction, Doty himself tell us poetry must “Sing me something”...

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