Frank Bidart Wins National Book Critics Circle Award

Frank Bidart

Photo: James Franco

Frank Bidart has won the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award for Metaphysical Dog. Read James Kimbrell’s review. Bidart’s book was also a finalist for the National Book Award this past fall; that award went to Mary Szybist for Incarnadine. The other NBCC nominees for poetry were:

Lucie Brock-Broido, STAY, ILLUSION (Knopf)

Denise Duhamel, BLOWOUT (University of Pittsburgh Press)

Bob Hicok, ELEGY OWED (Copper Canyon)

Carmen Gimenez Smith, MILK AND FILTH (University of Arizona Press)