Dan Chiasson: The Poetry I Was Grateful for in 2017

In The New Yorker, Dan Chiasson writes about “The Poetry I Was Grateful for in 2017” and mentions the following collections (and one biography).

  • Afterland – Mai Der Vang
  • Simulacra – Airea D. Matthews
  • Calling a Wolf a Wolf – Kaveh Akbar
  • Whereas – Layli Long Soldier
  • Don’t Call Us Dead – Danez Smith
  • Distant Mandate – Ange Mlinko
  • I Am Flying into Myself: Selected Poems, 1960-2014 – Bill Knott
  • Debths – Susan Howe
  • The Essential W.S. Merwin – W.S. Merwin
  • The Songs We Know Best: John Ashbery’s Early Life – Karin Roffman
  • John Ashbery: Collected Poems 1991-2000 – John Ashbery
  • Richard Wilbur: Collected Poems 1943-2004 – Richard Wilbur
  • The Complete Poems of A.R. Ammons – A.R. Ammons
  • The Aeneid (translated by David Ferry) – Virgil
  • Half-Light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 – Frank Bidart