Best of It: New and Selected Poems • Kay Ryan


National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Kay Ryan’s recently concluded two-year term as the Library of Congress’s sixteenth poet laureate is just the latest in an amazing array of accolades for this wonderfully accessible, widely loved poet her awards include the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize from the Poetry Foundation, four Pushcart Prizes, and a Guggenheim fellowship. Ryan’s The Best of It: New and Selected Poems has garnered lavish praise. The two hundred poems in The Best of It offer a stunning retrospective of her work, as well as a swath of never-before-published poems all of which are sure to appeal equally to longtime fans and general readers.

About the Author:
Kay Ryan served as Poet Laureate of the United States from 2008 through 2010. She has long lived in Marin County, California.

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Very good. Paperback. No marks, highlighting, or creases inside. Pages are deckle-edged. Grove Press, 2010.