The Southern Poetry Anthology, Volume IX: Virginia

Edited by William Wright, J. Bruce Fuller, Amy Wright and Jesse Graves

Contributions by Darnell Arnoult, April J. Asbury, Emma Aylor, Zeina Azzam, Jeff Bagato, George Bandy, Christina Beasley, John Berry, David Black, Terry Hall Bodine, Tara Bray, Robert Brickhouse, Candace Butler, Ben E. Campbell, John Casteen, Michael Chitwood, Kathy Davis, R.H.W. Dillard, Rita Dove, Michael Dowdy, Hilda Downer, Angie Dribben, Claudia Emerson, J. Indogo Eriksen, Latorial Faison, Forrest Gander, Matthew Gilbert, Charles Gillispie, Leah Naomi Green, Lucy Fowlkes Griffith, Raymond P. Hammond, Cathryn Hankla, Chelsea Harlan, David Havird, Jane Hicks, Mary Crockett Hill, Scott Honeycutt, Emily Hooker, John Hoppenthaler, Jessica K. Hylton, Luisa A. Igloria, Edison Jennings, Don Johnson, Jeffrey N. Johnson, Joshua Jones, M.A. Keller, Jennifer Key, Chelsea Krieg, Jessi Lewis, Christopher Linforth, Robert Wood Lynn, Catherine MacDonald, Margaret Mackinnon, Josh Mahler, Jeff Mann, John Q. Mars, Irène P. Mathieu, Gretchen McCroskey, Marianne Mersereau, Jesse Millner, Jim Minick, Felicia Mitchell, Thorpe Moeckel, Elisabeth Murawski, Yvonne Nguyen, Mel Nichols, Evan Nicholls, William Notter, Gregory Orr, James Owens, Lisa J. Parker, Lynda Fleet Perry, Kiki Petrosino, Alex Pickens, Matt Prater, Rita Sims Quillen, Valencia Robin, Allison Seay, Olivia Serio, Leona Sevick, Leslie Shiel, Maia Siegel, Rod Smith, Ron Smith, R.T. Smith, Lisa Russ Spaar, Sappho Stanley, Sofia M. Starnes, Ruth Stone, Henry Taylor, Randolph Thomas, Michael Trocchia, Ellen Bryant Voigt, G.C. Waldrep, Jorrell Watkins, L.A. Weeks, Brian Phillip Whalen, Stephen Scott Whitaker, Beth Oast Williams, Abby Wolpert, Karenne Wood, Diana Woodcock, Annie Woodford, Amy Woolard, Amy Wright and Charles Wright

978-1-68003-195-9 Paperback
6 x 9 x 0 in
360 pp.
Pub Date: 11/22/2022


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Home of the first settlement in the United States and known as Old Dominion and The Mother of Presidents, the state of Virginia’s artistic output proves among the most fecund in the nation, evidenced in this ninth volume of The Southern Poetry Anthology. This collection includes well-known, established, and celebrated poets such as Charles Wright, Claudia Emerson, Gregory Orr, Ellen Bryant Voigt, R. T. Smith, Forrest Gander, and Rita Dove, and the editors have dedicated equal focus on newer, diverse poets who continue to broaden and enrich the literary legacy of this beautiful state.

The Southern Poetry Anthology

Published by Texas Review Press