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Published 2017 by Poetry Foundation

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Lulufrances
Nov 11, 2017 rated it liked it
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As with most poetry anthologies, you win some, you lose some. Dim sum.
Asian-American pun intended (with a slight cringe on my behalf, but needs must etc.), since this focused on featuring poets with Asian-American heritage.
My dear sister picked this up for me in City Lights Bookstore SF which obviously makes it a special snowflake in my expanding poetry collection.
Many cool lines in various poems, only a few poems that I genuinely connected with in their entirety though.
Samantha
Jul 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
Very cool to see an Asian American issue of Poetry. This is also the first time I listened to the podcasts accompanying the journal, which offer a great multimedia complement to some of the poems in the issue.
Richard Thompson
Sep 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Special issue on Asian poetry. Really first rate
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Love this magazine!
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Shelves: poetry, c
I found a handful of new poets to love in here. It’s a wonderful thing to actively feel the number of my favorite poets growing as I go through a volume.
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i liked this better than the previous months of the 2017 poetry magazines.
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For me, the standout/most memorable poem in this issue is Garrett Hongo's "Kubota to Zbigniew Herbert in Lvov, 1941": https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poet....
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Don Share is the editor of Poetry magazine. His most recent books are Wishbone (Black Sparrow), Union (Eyewear), and Bunting’s Persia (Flood Editions); he has also edited a critical edition of Basil Bunting’s poems for Faber and Faber. His translations of Miguel Hernández, awarded the Times Literary Supplement Translation Prize and Premio Valle Inclán, were published in a revised and expanded edit ...more