Legitimate Dangers by Michael Dumanis
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Legitimate Dangers
By Michael Dumanis

Legitimate Dangers

American Poets of the New Century

Edited by See other recent books by Michael Dumanis See other recent books by Cate Marvin
Foreword by Mark Doty See other recent books by Mark Doty
Format: Paperback / softback

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Legitimate Dangers by Michael Dumanis

Book Description

This groundbreaking anthology offers a broad and representative introduction to some of the most exciting, fresh voices on the contemporary poetry landscape by gathering together generous selections from the work of 85 younger American poets.The poets selected were born after 1960, published their first book within the last 10 years, and have no more than three books published. Some are the recipients of numerous awards, while others, who are making their first appearance, are quickly making significant contributions to twenty-first-century poetry.The poets include Rick Barot, Joshua Beckman, David Berman, Nick Flynn, Matthea Harvey, Terrance Hayes, Major Jackson, James Kimbrell, D.A. Powell, Spencer Reece, Matthew Rohrer, Rebecca Wolff, Kevin Young, Matthew Zapruder, Andrew Zawacki, and many others.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781932511291
ISBN-10: 1932511296
Format: Paperback / softback
(228mm x 155mm x 36mm)
Imprint: Sarabande Books
Publisher: Sarabande Books
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michael Dumanis

Marvin's first book, World's Tallest Disaster, was awarded the 2000 Kathryn A. Morton Prize by Robert Pinksy (Sarabande 2001). In 2002, she received the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. Her poems have appeared in The Paris Review, New England Review, Ploughshares, Fence, Georgia Review, Slate, and The Kenyon Review. She is a creative writing professor at the College of Staten Island. Dumanis was the Poetry Curator at Brazos Bookstore, a former Poetry Editor of Gulf Coast, and is currently completing his Ph.D. in Creative Writing at the University of Houston. A two-time Academy of American Poets Prizewinner and recipient of Fulbright, Truman Capote, and James Michener Fellowships, he has published his poems in numerous literary journals.

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