Follow this link to find the 5 nominated books. My bet: Yusef Komunyakaa, for his 4th dimensional axis that makes his work transcend. We will see what happen soon. Awared are March 8. The Awards Ceremony is free and open to the public.
Reception to follow at Lang Center, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY. Tickets for the reception are $50.
Space in Chains By Laura Kasischke, Copper Canyon Press; Devotions By Bruce Smith, Phoenix Poets; Core Samples from the World By Forrest Gander, New Directions; The Chameleon Couch By Yusef Komunyakaa, Farrar, Straus and Giroux; Kingdom Animalia By Aracelis Girmay, BOA Editions, Ltd.