2020

  • Who Is Mary Sue? by Sophie Collins (Faber & Faber)
  • The Water Museum by Luis Alberto Urrea (Little, Brown & Company)
  • Tonight I'm Someone Else by Chelsea Hodson (Henry Holt & Company)
  • Something Bright, Then Holes by Maggie Nelson (Soft Skull Press)
  • Notes to Self by Emilie Pine (The Dial Press)
  • Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys (W. W. Norton)
  • The Carrying by Ada Limón (Milkweed Editions)
  • Marzi: a memoir by Marzena Sowa (Vertigo, illus. by Sylvain Savoia)
  • Bright Dead Things by Ada Limón (Milkweed Editions)
  • Away! Away! by Jana Beňová (Two Dollar Radio, tr. from the Slovak by Janet Livingstone)
  • Womanskin by Kathryn Merwin (CutBank Books)
  • Directions for Use by Ana Ristović (Zephyr Press, tr. from the Serbian by Steven Teref and Maja Teref)
  • Lanny by Max Porter (Graywolf)
  • Wild Rescues, for Transmittal by Kevin Grange (Chicago Review Press, manuscript)
  • The Blood Barn by Carrie Lorig (Inside the Castle)
  • When Women Were Birds by Terry Tempest Williams (Sarah Crichton Books)
  • Not Here by Hieu Minh Nguyen (Coffee House Press)
  • Soundmachine by Rachel Zucker (Wave Books)
  • Praying Naked by Katie Condon (Mad Creek Books)
  • Real Daughter by Lynn Otto (Unicorn Press)
  • Black Square by Tadeusz Dąbrowski (Zephyr Press, tr. from the Polish by Antonia Lloyd-Jones)
  • Whale and Vapor by Kim Kyung Ju (Black Ocean, tr. from the Korean by Jake Levine)
  • Proof of Loss by Sara Marchant (Otis Books)
  • Time by Etel Adnan (Nightboat, tr. from the French by Sarah Riggs)
  • Nine Moons by Gabriela Wiener (Restless, tr. from the Spanish by Jessica Powell)
  • Heating & Cooling by Beth Ann Fennelly (W. W. Norton)
  • Sharks in the Rivers by Ada Limón (Milkweed Editions)
  • Normal People by Sally Rooney (Random House)
  • Zirconia...Bad Bad by Chelsey Minnis (Fence Books)
  • The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion (Knopf)
  • New Poems by Tadeusz Różewicz (Archipelago Books)
  • Awe by Dorothea Lasky (Wave Books)
  • The Beauty by Jane Hirshfield (Knopf)
  • Homie by Danez Smith (Graywolf)
  • Hothouse by Karyna McGlynn (Sarabande)
  • Rome by Dorothea Lasky (W. W. Norton)
  • American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin by Terrance Hayes (Penguin)
  • The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa (Pantheon, tr. from the Japanese by Stephen Snyder)
  • The Crying Book by Heather Christle (Catapult)
  • Revenge of the Asian Woman by Dorothy Chan (Diode Editions)
  • Edith by Meg Freitag (BOAAT)
  • If They Come for Us by Fatimah Asghar (One World)
  • Cyborg Detective by Jillian Weise (BOA Editions)
  • Paul Klee's Boat by Anzhelina Polonskaya (Zephyr Press, tr. from the Russian by Andrew Wachtel)

2019

  • Primeval and Other Times by Olga Tokarczuk (Twisted Spoon, tr. from the Polish by Antonia Lloyd-Jones)
  • Utopia Minus by Susan Briante (Ahsahta)
  • Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk (Fitzcarraldo, tr. from the Polish by Antonia Lloyd-Jones)
  • Rising, Falling, Hovering by C.D. Wright (Copper Canyon)
  • The Gardener's Year by Karel Čapek (Modern Library)
  • Poetry Magazine September 2016 Issue
  • The Accidental by Ali Smith (Penguin)
  • El Cerrito by Noor Al-Samarrai (Inside the Castle)
  • Milkman by Anna Burns (Graywolf)
  • The Light of the World by Elizabeth Alexander (Grand Central Publishing)
  • Poetry Magazine April 2016 Issue
  • Museum of Accidents by Rachel Zucker (Wave Books)
  • Lake Michigan by Daniel Borzutzky (University of Pittsburgh Press)
  • Inseminating the Elephant by Lucia Perillo (Copper Canyon)
  • Temporary People by Deepak Unnikrishnan (Restless)
  • The Search by Geoff Dyer (Graywolf)
  • When the Wolves Quit: A Play-in-verse by Joshua Young (Gold Wake)
  • Poetry Magazine April 2019 Issue
  • Letters to Kelly Clarkson by Julia Bloch (Sidebrow)
  • All the Times We Passed McDonald's Between Chapel Hill and Tuxedo, North Carolina by Andrew Dally (New Michigan Press)
  • Aureole by Carole Maso (City Lights)
  • Calling a Wolf a Wolf by Kaveh Akbar (Alice James Books)
  • The Recovering by Leslie Jamison (Little, Brown and Company)
  • The Pedestrians by Rachel Zucker (Wave Books)
  • Thin Kimono by Michael Earl Craig (Wave Books)
  • A Bestiary by Lily Hoang (CSU Poetry Center)
  • Citizen Illegal by José Olivarez (Haymarket Books)
  • Ghostbread by Sonja Livingston (University of Georgia Press)
  • The Mobius Strip Club of Grief by Bianca Stone (Tin House Books)
  • Ninety-nine Stories of God by Joy Williams (Tin House Books)
  • Letters from Max: a book of friendship by Sarah Ruhl & Max Ritvo (Milkweed)
  • Better Days Will Come Again by Travis Atria (Chicago Review Press, manuscript)
  • Hold by Bob Hicok (Copper Canyon)
  • The Forgotten Waltz by Anne Enright (W. W. Norton)
  • Translation as Transhumance by Mireille Gansel (Feminist Press, tr. from the French by Ros Schwartz)
  • Isako Isako by Mia Ayumi Malhotra (Alice James Books)
  • Fox by Dubravka Ugresic (Open Letter, tr. from the Croatian by Ellen Elias-Bursać and David Williams)
  • The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • The Final Voicemails by Max Ritvo (Milkweed)
  • The Sleepwaker by Margarita Karapanou (Clockroot Books, tr. from the Greek by Karen Emmerich)
  • Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado (Graywolf)
  • The Year of Blue Water by Yanyi (Yale University Press)
  • The Testaments by Margaret Atwood (Penguin)
  • My Mother Laughs by Chantal Akerman (The Song Cave, tr. from the French by Corina Copp)
  • A year from today by Stacy Szymaszek (Nightboat)
  • The Undying by Anne Boyer (FSG)
  • Justice Piece // Transmission by Lauren Levin (Timeless, Infinite Light)
  • Transaction Histories by Donna Stonecipher (University of Iowa Press)
  • American Radiance by Luisa Muradyan (University of Nebraska Press)
  • Say Mother Say Hand by Marie Conlan (Half Mystic, manuscript)
  • Lost in Translation by Eva Hoffman (Penguin)

2018

  • Neither Here nor There by Bill Bryson
  • Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan
  • Stars of the Night Commute by Ana Božičević (Tarpaulin Sky)
  • Elsewhere edited by Eliot Weinberger (Open Letter)
  • Plus Shipping by Bob Hicok (BOA Editions, Ltd.)
  • A Little Lumpen Novelita by Roberto Bolaño (New Directions)
  • Practicalities by Marguerite Duras (Grove Press)
  • Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
  • The Way of the Stars by Robert Sibley
  • The Most of It by Mary Ruefle (Wave Books)
  • On the Primitive Way by Landon Roussel
  • How to Travel Without Seeing by Andrés Neuman (Restless)
  • Public Figures by Jena Osman (Wesleyan)
  • Garments Against Women by Anne Boyer (Ahsahta)
  • The Niagara River by Kay Ryan (Grove Press)
  • Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein (Dover)
  • The Vertical Interrogation of Strangers by Bhanu Kapil (Kelsey Street)
  • Discipline by Dawn Lundy Martin (Nightboat)
  • Manhatten by Sarah Rosenthal (Spuyten Duyvil)
  • Why We Live in the Dark Ages by Megan Levad (Tavern)
  • A Spare Life by Lidija Dimkovska (Two Lines)
  • Animal Soul by Bob Hicok (Invisible Cities)
  • How to Keep You Alive by Ella Longpre (Civil Coping Mechanisms)
  • We Were Liars by E. Lockhart (Delacorte)
  • Why I Am Not a Feminist by Jessa Crispin (Melville House)
  • My Life by Lyn Hejinian (Green Integer)
  • Incarnadine by Mary Szybist (Graywolf)
  • Sexographies by Gabriela Wiener (Restless)
  • Dreams I Never Told You & Letters I Never Sent by David Wojciechowski (Gold Wake)
  • Fleeting Snow by Pavel Vilikovsky (Istros Books)
  • Dear Ijeawele - A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Fourth Estate)
  • Run Scream Unbury Save by Katherine McCord (Autumn House)
  • Repeal the 8th edited by Una Mullally (Unbound)
  • The Unwomanly Face of War by Svetlana Alexievich (Penguin Classics)
  • Red Doc> by Anne Carson (Vintage)
  • Henry and June by Anaïs Nin (Penguin Classics)
  • Flights by Olga Tokarczuk (Fitzcarraldo)
  • Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit (Haymarket)
  • Heaven Is All Goodbyes by Tongo Eisen-Martin (City Lights)
  • I Love Dick by Chris Kraus (Semiotext[e])
  • Chasing the King of Hearts by Hanna Krall (Peirene)
  • Where Europe Begins by Yoko Tawada (New Directions)
  • The Vegetarian by Han Kang (Portobello)
  • Grief Is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter (Graywolf)
  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
  • 300 Arguments by Sarah Manguso (Picador)
  • Nocilla Experience by Agustín Fernández Mallo (Fitzcarraldo)
  • Scattering the Dark: An Anthology of Polish Women Poets edited by Karen Kovacik (White Pine)
  • Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney (Faber & Faber)
  • No Art by Ben Lerner (Granta)