Books Read 2017

Here is the list of books that I read in 2017. I didn’t include chapbooks this year, mostly because I lost track of how many I read. Additionally, I read a load of other smaller bits and pieces of things for the classes that I taught. Most of those on this list were for pleasure *or* pleasure & study.
– Perverse, All Monstrous by Cody-Rose Clevidence
– agon. by Judith Goldman
– I Can’t Distinguish Opposites by Mike Amnasan
– Beyond the Safety of Dreams by Mike Amnasan
– Anti-Face by Michael Nicoloff
– The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
– Friendly + Fire by Danielle LaFrance (re-read)
– For Love and Autonomy by Anahita Jamali-Rad
– Same Diff by Donato Mancini
– Night & Ox by Jordan Scott
– decomp. by Jordan Scott and Stephen Collis
– Fireweed by Ken Belford
– Internodes by Ken Belford
– Festival by Broc Rossell
– The Return of Painting, the Pearl, and Orion by Leslie Scalapino
– WHEREAS by Layli Long Soldier
– The Place of Scraps by Jordan Abel
– Fortino Samano by Virginie Lalucq and Jean-Luc Nancy (trans. Sylvain Gallais & Cynthia Hogue)
– Empire Wasted by Becca Klaver
– OUTSPEAKS: A Rhapsody by Albert Saijo
– In the Break by Fred Moten (full text after several attempts)
– Evening Oracle by Brandon Shimoda
– the necro-luminescence of pink mist by Ed Steck
– Veil by Rafia Zakaria
– Crawlspace by Nikki Wallschlaeger
– c.c. by Tyrone Williams
– The Complete Works of Pat Parker (ed. Julia Enszer)
– Heaven is All Goodbyes by Tongo Eisen-Martin
– Human Resources by Rachel Zolf
– Zong! by M. NourbeSe Philip & Setaey Adamu Boateng (re-read)
– Discourse on Colonialism by Aime Cesaire (re-read)
– Death Sentence by Maurice Blanchot (trans. Lydia Davis)
– World Ball Notebook by Sesshu Foster
– Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxane Dunbar-Ortiz
– Peace, Power, Righteousness: an indigenous manifesto by Taiaiake Alfred
– Nature Poem by Tommy Pico
– All Our Relations by Winona LaDuke
– Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
– fire this time. by RA Washington
– Measuring the Harlem Renaissance by Michael Soto
– Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (re-read)
– Confronting Fascism by Don Hamerquist
– From Our Hearts to Yours: New Narrative as Contemporary Practice (eds. Rob Halpern and Robin Tremblay-McGraw)
– Withdrawn: a Discourse by Thom Donovan
– Withdrawn by Thom Donovan
– The Practice of the Wild by Gary Snyder (re-read)
– Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard (re-read)
– Teaching a Stone to Talk by Annie Dillard
– Already Dead by Denis Johnson (re-read)
– Once in Blockadia by Stephen Collis
– Olio by Tyehimba Jess
– Denny Smith: stories by Robert Gluck (re-read)
– Noise in the Face Of by David Buuck