long list

September 20, 2022

The National Book Foundation has announced the long lists for the 2022 National Book Awards. The ten poets and titles in poetry are:

  • Rio Cortez, Golden Ax (Penguin Random House)
  • Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, Look at This Blue (Coffee House Press)
  • Jay Hopler, Still Life (McSweeney’s)
  • John Keene, Punks: New & Selected Poems (Song Cave)
  • Sharon Olds, Balladz (Penguin Random House / Knopf)
  • Roger Reeves, Best Barbarian (WW Norton)
  • Sherry Shenoda, Mummy Eaters (University of Nebraska Press)
  • Quincy Troupe, Duende (Seven Stories Press)
  • Shelley Wong, As She Appears (YesYes Books)
  • Jenny Xie, The Rupture Tense (Graywolf Press)

The finalists will be announced on October 4, and the winners will be announced at the 73rd National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner on November 16, 2022.

If these books aren’t already on your list, add them now!

2 Responses to “long list”

  1. Brandon Lee Says:

    Id like to know how i could get my work recognized by the poetry society


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