Isn't It Romantic: 100 Love Poems by Younger American Poets by Brett Fletcher LauerIsn't It Romantic: 100 Love Poems by Younger American Poets by Brett Fletcher Lauer

Isn't It Romantic: 100 Love Poems by Younger American Poets

EditorBrett Fletcher Lauer, Aimee KelleyIntroduction byCharles Simic

Paperback | November 11, 2004

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Written by 100 American poets,Isn't It Romantic offers an engaging look at how contemporary poets respond afresh to the well-trammeled territory of the love poem. Award-winning poets from across the country lend their voices to this important document of contemporary poetry. The book also features a bonus full-length audio CD of love songs by independent recording artists.Anthology Contributors include: Karen Volkman, Joe Wenderoth, Eleni Sikelianos, Juliana Spahr, Brenda Shaughnessy, Matthew Rohrer, Claudia Rankine, D.A. Powell, Hoa Nguyen, Noelle Kocot, Lisa Jarnot, Kevin Young, Brian Henry, Christine Hume, Matthea Harvey, Arielle Greenberg, Thalia Field, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Timothy Donnelly, Olena Kalytiak Davis, Stephen Burt, Joshua Beckman, and more.Contributors to the audio CD include: David Berman, Richard Buckner, Vic Chesnutt, Ida, Doug Martsch, Mark Mulcahy, Megan Reiley, Jenny Toomey and more.EditorBrett Fletcher Lauer is the poetry in motion director at the Poetry Society of America and poetry editor ofCROWD Magazine. He is the co-editor ofPoetry In Motion from Coast to Coast (W. W. Norton, 2002) and his poems have appeared inBOMB,Boston Review, and elsewhere. He lives in Brooklyn.EditorAimee Kelley is the editor and publisher ofCROWD Magazine. She received her BA in English from UC Berkeley and her MFA from the New School for Social Research. She has worked at non-profit organizations such as the Council of Literary Magazines & Presses and the Academy of American Poets. Her poems have appeared inDenver Quarterly,Spinning Jenny,811 Books and elsewhere.Charles Simic (Introduction) is the author of many books of poems, includingThe World Doesn't End, winner of the 1990 Pulitzer Prize. He teaches writing at the University of New Hampshire.Written by 100 American poets,Isn't It Romantic offers an engaging look at how contemporary poets respond afresh to the well-trammeled territory of the love poem. Award-winning poets from across the country lend their voices to this important document of contemporary poetry. The book also features a bonus full-length audio CD of love songs by independent recording artists.Anthology Contributors include: Karen Volkman, Joe Wenderoth, Eleni Sikelianos, Juliana Spahr, Brenda Shaughnessy, Matthew Rohrer, Claudia Rankine, D.A. Powell, Hoa Nguyen, Noelle Kocot, Lisa Jarnot, Kevin Young, Brian Henry, Christine Hume, Matthea Harvey, Arielle Greenberg, Thalia Field, Thomas Sayers Ellis, Timothy Donnelly, Olena Kalytiak Davis, Stephen Burt, Joshua Beckman, and more.Contributors to the audio CD include: David Berman, Richard Buckner, Vic Chesnutt, Ida, Doug Martsch, Mark Mulcahy, Megan Reiley, Jenny Toomey and more.EditorBrett Fletcher Lauer is the poetry in motion director at the Poetry Society of America and poetry editor ofCROWD Magazine. He is the co-editor ofPoetry In Motion from Coast to Coast (W. W. Norton, 2002) and his poems have appeared inBOMB,Boston Review, and elsewhere. He lives in Brooklyn.EditorAimee Kelley is the editor and publisher ofCROWD Magazine. She received her BA in English from UC Berkeley and her MFA from the New School for Social Research. She has worked at non-profit organizations such as the Council of Literary Magazines & Presses and the Academy of American Poets. Her poems have appeared inDenver Quarterly,Spinning Jenny,811 Books and elsewhere.Charles Simic (Introduction) is the author of many books of poems, includingThe World Doesn't End, winner of the 1990 Pulitzer Prize. He teaches writing at the University of New Hampshire.
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Title:Isn't It Romantic: 100 Love Poems by Younger American PoetsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:November 11, 2004Publisher:Wave BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0974635316

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"Isn't It Romantic: 100 Love Poems by Younger American Poets is an astonishing revelation." --Charles Simic, from the Introduction