Year-End Lists

A browsable archive of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

2017 Poetry

Brooklyn Rail: Joseph Salvatore: Best 25 Poetry Books of 2017

09 January 2018

Advances in Embroidery - Ahmad Al-Ashqar

Joseph Salvatore: Best 25 Poetry Books of 2017, as published by The Brooklyn Rail

Lit Hub: Favorite Poetry Collections of 2017

04 January 2018

Literary Hub: Favorite Poetry Collections of 2017, as selected by 50 poets and writers

[see also 2010s]

ARTery: Lloyd Schwartz: Favorite Poetry of 2017

27 December 2017

Lloyd Schwartz: Favorite Poetry of 2017, as posted by WBUR’s The ARTery

a dozen more poetry books, by writers with Boston connections

New York Times: David Orr: Best Poetry of 2017

22 December 2017

David Orr: Best Poetry of 2017, as published by The New York Times

[see also 2019201820162015]

New Yorker: Dan Chiasson: The Poetry I Was Grateful for in 2017

21 December 2017

In The New Yorker, Dan Chiasson writes about “The Poetry I Was Grateful for in 2017” and mentions the following collections (and one biography).

[see also 201820162015]

Verso Books: Best Poetry Books of 2017

19 December 2017

Night Sky With Exit Wounds - Ocean Vuong

Verso Books: Best Poetry Books of 2017

Entropy: Best Poetry Books of 2017

18 December 2017

Inherit - Ginger Ko

Entropy: Best Poetry Books of 2017 (numbered but “in no particular order”)

[see also 20192018]

Dennis Cooper: Favorite Poetry of 2017

17 December 2017

Dennis Cooper: Favorite Poetry of 2017 (“in no order”)

[see also 20192018201620152012]

Chicago Tribune: Michael Robbins: Notable Poetry of 2017

15 December 2017

Michael Robbins: Notable Poetry of 2017, as published by The Chicago Tribune

[see also 201820162012]

Publishers Weekly: 5 Best Poetry Books of 2017

12 December 2017

Publishers Weekly: 5 Best Poetry Books of 2017

[see also 202120202019201820162012]