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Seeing to Write, Writing to See
Selected by rmanery
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Listing of Contemporary American Poets appropriate for Poetry Anthology assignment for Intro to Creative Writing (English 223) at the University of Michigan, Fall 2011, Rebecca Manery, Instructor
 
Poetry
• American Sonnet (10) by Wanda Coleman
• Ars Poetica? by Czeslaw Milosz
• December 2, 2002 by Juliana Spahr
• Exquisite Politics by Denise Duhamel
• Farm Implements and Rutabagas in a Landscape by John Ashbery
• Ghazal of the Better-Unbegun by Heather McHugh
• How to Read a Poem: Beginner's Manual by Pamela Spiro Wagner
• If See No End In Is by Frank Bidart
• On the Subject of Poetry by W. S. Merwin
• One Art by Elizabeth Bishop
• Sonnet [Nothing was ever what it claimed to be,] by Karen Volkman
• The Day I Saw Barack Obama Reading Derek Walcott's Collected Poems by Yusef Komunyakaa
• The Forest by Susan Stewart
• Wheeling Motel by Franz Wright
• Workshop by Billy Collins
• Dangerous for Girls by Connie Voisine
• Reading Moby-Dick at 30,000 Feet by Tony Hoagland
• Eating Poetry by Mark Strand
• In the Library by Charles Simic
• Introduction to the World by Matthea Harvey
 
Prose
• Conversing With the World: The Poet in Society by Rachel Galvin
• How to Read a Poem
 
Poets
• Kim Addonizio
• Billy Collins
• Mark Doty
• Dorianne Laux
• Harryette Mullen
• D. A. Powell
• Charles Simic
• Susan Stewart
• Mark Strand
• Cole Swensen
• Natasha Trethewey
• Jean Valentine
• Karen Volkman
• James Wright
• Kevin Young
• John Ashbery
• Frank Bidart
• Anne Carson
• Lucille Clifton
• Olena Kalytiak Davis
• Lynn Emanuel
• Carolyn Forchι
• Alice Fulton
• Amy Gerstler
• Linda Gregerson
• Terrance Hayes
• Bob Hicok
• Jane Hirshfield
• Yusef Komunyakaa
• Ann Lauterbach
• Li-Young Lee
• Thylias Moss
• Marilyn Nelson
• Carl Phillips
• Claudia Rankine
• Reginald Shepherd
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