NBCC Poetry Finalists Announced


The National Book Critics Circle has announced the 2013 poetry finalists for the award. The finalists are:


Frank Bidart, METAPHYSICAL DOG (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

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)


The awards ceremony will be held March 13 at The New School in New York City. The award ceremony is free and open to the public, but the after-party event costs $75 for the public and $50 for members in advance. Tickets can be ordered here.