Contributor Round-up: The 2018 Poetry Books

In celebration of our wonderful poetry contributors, here is a guide to their 2018 books for your wish lists and gift lists. (*Debut poetry collections.) Bonus at the end: a sneak peak at 2019!

Diana Khoi Nguyen, Ghost Of (Omnidawn)* Finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry

Tarfia Faizullah, Illuminated Villages (Graywolf)

Sally Wen Mao, Oculus (January 2019, Graywolf)

Sara J. Grossman, Let the House of Body Fall (New Issues Press)*

Monica Ferrell, You Darling Thing (Four Way Books)

Kevin Prufer, How He Loved Them (Four Way Books)

Carly Joy Miller, Ceremonial  (Orison Books)*

Hadara Bar-Nadav, The New Nudity (Saturnalia)

Aaron Baker, Posthumous Noon (Gunpowder Press)

Peter Mishler, Fludde (Sarabande)*

Bob Hicok, Hold (Copper Canyon)

Melissa Stein, Terrible Blooms (Copper Canyon)

Emily Rosko, Weather Inventions (U of Akron Press)

Emilia Phillips, Empty Clip (U of Akron Press)

Anne Barngrover, Brazen Creature (U of Akron Press)*

Erika Meitner, Empty Clip (BOA Editions)

Matt Miller, The Wounded for the Water (Salmon Poetry)

Claire Wahmanholm, Wilder (Milkweed)*

Ada Limón, The Carrying (Milkweed)

Michael Bazzett, The Popol Vuh (Milkweed)

Dora Malech, Stet (Princeton University Press)

Virginia Konchan, The End of Spectacle (Carnegie Mellon University Press)*

Kathleen Winter, I will Not Kick My Friends (Elixir)

Carolyn Guinzio, How Much of What Falls Will be Left When it Gets to the Ground? (Tulson Books)

G.C. Waldrep, Feast Gently (Tupelo)

Joshua Beckman, The Lives of the Poems and Three Talks (Wave Books)


Here are just a few forthcoming titles from contributors for 2019:

Happy Reading! We hope you will support indie bookstores and presses with your direct orders. And while you are waiting, sample work from these poets at our magazine,, where we publish poetry, fiction, interviews, and art song. Follow Memoriousmag on Facebook or Twitter for the latest news.


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