Books Read 2018

Apologies for my tardiness in posting last year’s readings. Those entries marked with a star (*) indicate those that were re-reads. Those marked with a pound sign (#) indicate those that I read more than once within 2018’s span.

  • Convergences by Lionel Kearns
  • The Properties by Colin Browne
  • Passing Duration by Stephen Rodefer
  • Triage by Cecily Nicholson
  • Wayside Sang by Cecily Nicholson
  • Sybil Unrest by Larissa Lai & Rita Wong
  • Prison Industrial Complex Explodes by Mercedes Eng
  • The Gorge by Nancy Shaw
  • Lightsail by Lissa Wolsak
  • Counter-Interpellation by Aaron Vidaver
  • blert by Jordan Scott*
  • Lost Language by Maxine Gadd
  • Buddyland by Clint Burnham
  • The Only Poetry That Matters by Clint Burnham
  • You Must Work Harder to Write Poetry of Excellence by Donato Mancini
  • To After That (toaf) by Renee Gladman*
  • The Activist by Renee Gladman*
  • Calamities by Renee Gladman
  • Pamela: A Novel by Pamela Lu
  • The Desert by Brandon Shimoda
  • Evening Oracle by Brandon Shimoda
  • Things Stirring Together or Far Away by Larry Eigner
  • Waters/Places/A Time by Larry Eigner
  • Ode to Certain Interstates by Howard W. Robertson
  • Smudgy & Lossy by John Myers
  • Valley Fever by Julia Bloch
  • A Handbook of Disappointed Fate by Anne Boyer
  • Atomik Aztex by Sesshu Foster
  • City of the Future by Sesshu Foster
  • Kildare by Stacy Doris
  • Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
  • Islands of Decolonial Love by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson #
  • indigena awry by annharte
  • Shadow Country by Paula Gunn Allen
  • Life is a Fatal Disease by Paula Gunn Allen
  • Don’t Let Them See Me Like This by Jasmine Gibson
  • Dear Angel of Death by Simone White
  • Counternarratives by John Keene #
  • In the Presence of Absence by Mahmoud Darwish
  • Veil by Rafia Zakaria
  • Personal Stereo by Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow
  • Tumor by Anna Leahy
  • Trouble Songs by Jeffrey T. Johnson
  • Fontamara by Ignazio Silone
  • 40 Stories by Donald Barthelme
  • Class Warfare by DM Fraser #
  • Silas Marner by George Eliot
  • Jesus’ Son by Denis Johnson *
  • No Other by Mark Gluth *
  • Bear by Marian Engel #
  • Complete Poems by Marianne Moore +
  • Liar by Mike Amnasan
  • Touching Voids in Sense by Rob Halpern
  • Recombinant by Ching-in Chen
  • General Motors by Ryan Eckes
  • Testimony: The United States by Charles Reznikoff *
  • Holocaust by Charles Reznikoff
  • How to Flit by Mark Johnson
  • Cruel Fiction by Wendy Trevino
  • They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us by Hanif Abdurraqib
  • Bright Felon by Kazim Ali *
  • There There by Tommy Orange #
  • An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxane Dunbar-Ortiz *
  • Sarajevo Blues by Semezdin Mehmedinovic
  • Nine Alexandrias by Semexdin Mehmedinovic
  • Blank by M. NourbeSe Philip
  • Kith by Divya Victor
  • The Cooking Gene by Michael Twitty
  • Carceral Capitalism by Jackie Wang
  • Proxies by Brian Blanchfield
  • Into and Out of Dislocation by C.S. Giscombe
  • Riding Toward Everywhere by William T. Vollmann *
  • North American Stadiums by Grady Chambers
  • The Grid Book by Hannah B. Higgins
  • A Manual for Cleaning Women by Lucian Berlin
  • chapbooks by Tan Lin, Jordan Scott, Lisa Robertson, Wendy Trevino, Angel Dominguez, Julian Talamantez Brolaski, MC Hyland, Anna Gurton-Wachter, Deanna Ferguson, Maxine Gadd, Jack Spicer, Renne Sarojini Saklikar, Marguerite Pigeon, Judith Goldman, etc.
  • countless manuscripts
  • numerous plays by Chekhov, Brecht, Beckett, Parks, Shange, etc. for courses
  • numerous short stories for courses

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