Table of Contents, Fall-Winter 2017

American Poets, Vol. 53
A Letter from Executive Director Jennifer Benka

Dear Poet: Engaging Young People in Poetry

The American Poets Prizes
Celebrating the 2017 winners of our Wallace Stevens Award, Academy of American Poets Fellowship, Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, James Laughlin Award, Raiziss/de Palchi Fellowship, Harold Morton Landon Translation Award, and Aliki Perroti and Seth Frank Most Promising Young Poet Award.

Fragility and Repetition: On the Poetry of Robert Lowell
by Katie Peterson

Watershed: A New Poem
by U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith

Unaccompanied: An Interview with Javier Zamora
by Deborah Paredez
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Selected poems from new books by Dawn Lundy Martin, Maureen N. McLane, Kamilah Aisha Moon, Meghan O’Rourke, and Cedar Sigo.

Books Noted
by Stephanie Burt
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