National Book Award Longlist for Poetry Announced


According to poet C.Dale Young, earlier this week the National Book Award for poetry longlist was revealed. Here’s the complete list of nominees, their titles and presses:

Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude from University of Pittsburgh Press by Ross Gay

Scattered at Sea from Penguin Random House by Amy Gerstler

A Stranger’s Mirror from W.W. Norton & Company by Marilyn Hacker

How to Be Drawn from Penguin Random House by Terrance Hayes

The Beauty from Knopf by Jane Hirshfield

Voyage of the Sable Venus from Knopf by Robin Coste Lewis

Bright Dead Things from Milkweed Editions by Ada Limón

Elegy for a Broken Machine from Knopf by Patrick Phillips

Heaven from Farrar, Straus and Giroux by Rowan Ricardo Phillips

Mistaking Each Other for Ghosts from Tupelo Press by Lawrence Raab

Learn more about the longlist titles here.