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    Here’s the longlist for the 2022 National Book Award in Poetry.

    Emily Temple

    September 15, 2022, 10:15am

    Today, the National Book Foundation announced the 10 books on the longlist for the 2022 National Book Award for Poetry, including volumes by a MacArthur Fellow, a Pulitzer Prize winner, and three Whiting Award winners.

    The judges for this year’s award are Kwame Dawes (Chair), Juan Felipe Herrera, Keetje Kuipers, January Gill O’Neil, and Mai Der Vang. The 10 longlistees were chosen from a total of 260 books submitted by publishers; the finalists in all categories will be announced on October 4, and winners will be announced at the National Book Awards Ceremony on November 16.

    Here’s the longlist:

    Rio Cortez, Golden Ax
    Penguin Books / Penguin Random House

    Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, Look at This Blue
    Coffee House Press

    Jay Hopler, Still Life

    John Keene, Punks: New & Selected Poems
    The Song Cave

    Sharon Olds, Balladz
    Alfred A. Knopf / Penguin Random House

    Roger Reeves, Best Barbarian
    W. W. Norton & Company

    Sherry Shenoda, Mummy Eaters
    University of Nebraska Press

    Quincy Troupe, Duende
    Seven Stories Press

    Shelley Wong, As She Appears
    YesYes Books

    Jenny Xie, The Rupture Tense
    Graywolf Press

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