news | Tuesday April 25, 2023

Four Talonbooks on Ms. Magazine's List of Best Poetry Collections of the Year

We’re so excited to see four Talonbooks titles in Ms. Magazine’s list of the year’s best poetry collections! _Spells, Wishes, and the Talking Dead:ᒪᒪᐦᑖᐃᐧᓯᐃᐧᐣ ᐸᑯᓭᔨᒧᐤ ᓂᑭᐦᒋ ᐋᓂᐢᑯᑖᐹᐣ mamahtâwisiwin, pakosêyimow, nikihci-âniskotâpân by Wanda John-Kehewin, Song & Dread by Otoniya J. Okot Bitek, HARROWINGS by Cecily Nicholson, and Uiesh / Somewhere by Joséphine Bacon and translated by Phyllis Aronoff all get their flowers from writer Karla J. Strand. This is a wonderful compendium of poetry collections to enjoy this National Poetry Month.

Thank you to Karla J. Strand for compiling this list! Read it here.