National Book Award Finalists Announced


The finalists for the 2015 National Book Award in poetry have been announced.

The longlist, released a few weeks ago, has been whittled down to just five finalists. Here is the list of nominees:

Ross Gay for Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude

Terrance Hayes for How to Be Drawn

Robin Coste Lewis for Voyage of the Sable Venus

Ada Limón for Bright Dead Things

Patrick Phillips for Elegy for a Broken Machine

Read more about this year’s finalists in all categories here.