Dennis Cooper: 23 Favorite Poetry Books of 2016

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Cheer Up, Femme Fatal - Kim Yideum

Dennis Cooper: 23 Favorite Poetry Books of 2016 (“in no order”)

  • Two Teenagers – John Colasacco
  • Overpour – Jane Wong
  • Safe Space – Jos Charles
  • The Song Of The Dead – Pierre Reverdy
  • Avant Gauze – Christine Friedlander
  • Commotion of the Birds: New Poems – John Ashbery
  • Calamities – Renee Gladman
  • In the Empire of the Air: The Poems of Donald Britton – Donald Britton
  • George Washington: Poems – Adam Fitzgerald
  • Olio – Tyehimba Jess
  • Witch Hunt – Juliet Escoria
  • Cheer Up, Femme Fatal – Kim Yideum
  • Poem Without Suffering – Josef Kaplan
  • Certain Magical Acts – Alice Notley
  • Alien Weaving – Will Alexander
  • Night Sky With Exit Wounds – Ocean Vuong
  • The City Keeps: Selected and New Poems 1966-2014 – John Godfrey
  • Burn Book – Felix Bernstein
  • Come In Alone – Anselm Berrigan
  • Shorthand and Electric Language Stars – Stephanie Gray
  • Invisible Oligarchs – Bill Berkson
  • Marys of the Sea – Joanna C Valente
  • The Age of Reasons: Uncollected Poems 1969–1982 – Ted Greenwald