E. Ce Miller: 18 Best Poetry Collections of 2017

E. Ce Miller: 18 Best Poetry Collections of 2017 (as published by Bustle)

  • Testify – Simone John
  • bone – Yrsa Daley-Ward
  • Magdalene – Marie Howe
  • Earthling – James Longenbach
  • Half-Light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 – Frank Bidart
  • I Wore My Blackest Hair – Carlina Duan
  • The Sun and Her Flowers – Rupi Kaur
  • Afterland – Mai Der Vang
  • Unaccompanied – Javier Zamora
  • I Am Flying into Myself: Selected Poems, 1960-2014 – Bill Knott
  • When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities – Chen Chen
  • Thousands – Lightsey Darst
  • In the Language of My Captor – Shane McCrae
  • Together and By Ourselves – Alex Dimitrov
  • Don’t Call Us Dead – Danez Smith
  • Whereas – Layli Long Soldier
  • My Mother Was a Freedom Fighter – Aja Monet
  • How Lovely the Ruins: Inspirational Poems and Words for Difficult Times – various poets, selected by Annie Chagnot and Emi Ikkanda