Poetry. Anthologies. Edited by Joshua Beckman and Matthew Zapruder. William Carlos Williams wrote: "It is difficult /to get the news from poems / yet men die miserably every day / for lack / of what is found there." STATE OF THE UNION brings together 50 American poets whose work boldly illustrates the urgency of Williams's forewarning.Contributors include John Ashbery, Anselm Berrigan, Lucille Clifton, CAConrad, Peter Gizzi, Albert Goldbarth, Terrance Hayes, Fanny Howe, Tao Lin, Matthea Harvey, Eileen Myles, Michael Palmer, Wang Ping, Mary Ruefle, Mathias Svalina, Richard Siken, Juliana Spahr, James Tate, Catherine Wagner, Joe Wenderoth, Dara Wier, Rebecca Wolff, John Yau and many more.
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