Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

2018 Poetry

Book Riot: Best Poetry of 2018

31 December 2018

Book Riot: Best Poetry of 2018

Meghan O'Rourke: 9 Best Books of Poetry in 2018

22 December 2018

Meghan O'Rourke: 9 Best Books of Poetry in 2018, as published by New York Magazine’s Vulture

Chicago Review of Books: 10 Best Poetry Books of 2018

19 December 2018

Chicago Review of Books: 10 Best Poetry Books of 2018

[see also 2017, 2016]

E. Ce Miller: 15 Poetry Collections From 2018 You Won’t Want To Miss

19 December 2018

E. Ce Miller: 15 Poetry Collections From 2018 You Won’t Want To Miss, as published by Bustle

[see also 2017, 2016]

Michael Robbins: Best Poetry Collections of 2018

16 December 2018

Michael Robbins: Best Poetry Collections of 2018, as published by The Chicago Tribune

[see also 2017, 2016, 2012]