Lloyd Schwartz: Favorite Poetry of 2017

Lloyd Schwartz: Favorite Poetry of 2017 (as posted by WBUR’s The ARTery)

  • New Collected Poems – Marianne Moore
  • Half-Light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 – Frank Bidart
  • The Aeneid (translated by David Ferry) – Virgil
  • The Amoeba Game – Tara Skurtu
  • Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character – Kay Redfield Jamison

a dozen more poetry books, by writers with Boston connections

  • Personal Science – Lillian-Yvonne Bertram
  • Advice from the Lights – Stephen Burt
  • Children with Enemies – Stuart Dischell
  • Not Elegy, but Eros – Nausheen Eusuf
  • Sometimes We’re All Living in a Foreign Country – Rebecca Morgan Frank
  • Fast – Jorie Graham
  • After Jubilee – Brionne Janae
  • A Dangling House – Maeve Kinkead
  • May All My Wounds Be Mortal – Karen Locascio
  • Said Not Said – Fred Marchant
  • Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast – Megan Marshall
  • Reaper – Jill McDonough