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.

2019 Poetry

Publishers Weekly: 5 Best Poetry Books of 2019

05 January 2020

Hybrida - Tina Chang

Publishers Weekly: 5 Best Poetry Books of 2019

[see also 202120202018201720162012]

Chicago Review of Books: Anthony Frame: 10 Great Poetry Collections You May Have Missed

05 January 2020

The Year of Blue Water - Yanyi

Anthony Frame: 10 Great Poetry Collections You May Have Missed, as published by Chicago Review of Books

New York Times: David Orr: The Best Poetry Books of 2019

23 December 2019

The Next Loves - Stéphane Bouquet

David Orr: The Best Poetry Books of 2019, as published by The New York Times

[see also 2018201720162015]

Electric Lit: Christina Orlando: 14 Unmissable Poetry Books from 2019

19 December 2019

Library of Small Catastrophes - Alison C. Rollins

Christina Orlando: 14 Unmissable Poetry Books from 2019, as published by Electric Lit

New York Public Library: Best Poetry Books of 2019

17 December 2019

Deaf Republic - Ilya Kaminsky

New York Public Library: Best Poetry Books of 2019

[see also 20212020]

BuzzFeed: Best Poetry of 2019

15 December 2019

Library of Small Catastrophes - Alison C. Rollins

BuzzFeed: Best Poetry of 2019

[see also 20162015]

Dennis Cooper: Favorite Poetry of 2019

15 December 2019

Dunce - Mary Ruefle

Dennis Cooper: Favorite Poetry of 2019, in no order

[see also 20182017201620152012]

Library Journal: Best Poetry of 2019

11 December 2019

NDN Coping Mechanisms - Billy-Ray Belcourt

Library Journal: Best Poetry of 2019

[see also 202120202016]

Via Negativa: Best Poetry Books of 2019

05 December 2019

Deaf Republic - Ilya Kaminsky

Via Negativa: Best Poetry Books of 2019, compiled from the responses of poets and bloggers who were asked for their favorite collections of the year

Entropy: Best Poetry Books & Poetry Collections of 2019

02 December 2019

Time - Etel Adnan

Entropy: Best Poetry Books & Poetry Collections of 2019

[see also 20182017]