Dennis Cooper: 16 Favorite Poetry Books of 2012

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The Malady of the Century

Dennis Cooper: 16 Favorite Poetry Books of 2012 (as numbered on Cooper’s site, but note that he precedes the list with “in no order”)

  1. The Malady of the Century – Jon Leon
  2. Victory – Ben Kopel
  3. Percussion Grenade – Joyelle McSweeney
  4. The Collected Writings of Joe Brainard – Joe Brainard
  5. Hider Roser – Ben Mirov
  6. Baby Babe – Ana Carrete
  7. Foamghast – Paul Cunningham
  8. The Invention of Glass – Emmanuel Hocquard (translated by Cole Swenson and Rod Smith)
  9. I am My Own Betrayal – Guillaume Morissette
  10. Meat Heart – Melissa Broder
  11. Mercury – Ariana Reines
  12. Crunk Juice – Steve Roggenbuck
  13. Snowflake / different streets – Eileen Myles
  14. Trill – Justin Carter
  15. Stealing Things – Keegan Crawford
  16. [tie] mysapce.com – Walter Mackey