your 2023 bookshelf

January 20, 2023

The poetry publishers are setting a brisk pace for 2023 and the reviews and recommendations are rolling in. Here’s the first round for 2023:


July 3, 2022

Well, The Rumpus beat us to the headline “What to Read When You’ve Made it Halfway Through 2022” but they didn’t include all of the book recommendations, so here you go:

Happy reading! And if you have a poetry favorite, new or old, leave a comment for the benefit of other readers.


June 11, 2022

If you’re stacking up books for your summer reading, here are some titles, including a few slightly delayed recommendations:

Happy reading!

More new titles, plus a couple of catch-up recommendations, for your spring reading list:

more poetry books!

May 2, 2022

There are plenty of new poetry books for your reading list:

more to read

April 19, 2022

It’s still National Poetry Month and the new titles and recommendations are blooming:

more books

April 4, 2022

It’s National Poetry Month, with Women’s History Month just over, and the book pundits are busy with new recommendations. Here’s the latest selection:

new poetry books

March 23, 2022

Here are some new titles for your spring reading list:

more books, more poems

February 15, 2022

Here are some newer titles recommended by the poetry pundits:

more poetry to read

January 26, 2022

More titles for your growing list:

What poetry book(s) have you read lately? If you have don’t-miss recommendations, leave a comment!

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