PEN Center USA has just announced its 2012 Literary Award Winners! In the poetry category, the lone award goes to Anne Waldman for The Iovis Trilogy: Colors in the Mechanism of Concealment (Coffee House Press).
Oietry finalists included Tess Gallagher, Jane Hirshfield, and Shane McCrae. Full announcement and winners can be read here.
Has anyone read any of these books and can report on them?
Anne Waldman The Iovis Trilogy: Colors in the Mechanism of Concealment (Coffee House Press)
Eavan Boland A Journey with Two Maps: Becoming a Woman Poet (W.W. Norton & Co.)
Suzanne Jill Levine The Lizard's Tale: A Novel, originally by Jose Donoso (Northwestern University Press)