Poetry Books to Read This Summer

I have been reading a lot of amazing poetry lately, and so jotted down a few notes for Huffington Post on the ones that most grabbed my attention. You can read the full list, with commentary, on the HuffPo site. Feel free to add your own favourites and recommendations in the comments section there.

The Paradox of Contemporary Poetry (Board-Game Edition)

There is a great paradox in contemporary poetry. On the one hand, poetry seems to be dwindling–in bookstore shelves and traditional academic curricula–so much so that it has become fashionable for journalists to frequently declare it dead. On the other hand, I have but to scroll through my social media feeds to witness an eruption …

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