13 New And Upcoming Poetry Collections To Pick Up If You’re Trying To Get Into Poetry

April is National Poetry Month, and whether you’re an avid poetry fan or a curious newcomer (hello and welcome — we’re so glad you’re here!), it’s the perfect time to settle in with a new book of poetry. Here are 13 of our recent favorites.

Chrome Valley by Mahogany L. Browne

From From by Monica Youn

Judas Goat by Gabrielle Bates

Above Ground by Clint Smith

Feast by Ina Cariño

God Themselves by Jae Nichelle

Short Film Starring My Beloved's Red Bronco by K. Iver

Trace Evidence by Charif Shanahan

Sex Depression Animals by Mag Gabbert

Promises of Gold by José Olivarez, translated by David Ruano

Buffalo Girl by Jessica Q. Stark (April 18)

Nomenclatures of Invisibility by Mahtem Shiferraw

Freedom House by KB Brookins (June 6)

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