Recommended Reading (Marilyn Hacker)

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In American Poets, Volume 47, we asked some of our Chancellors to recommend two books—one essential volume revisited for inspiration and one beloved text that more people should know about. Experience these books for yourself with our new Recommended Reading series, conveniently grouped by Chancellor.


Marilyn Hacker's Essential Book:

Collected Longer Poems, by Hayden Carruth

"The poet's formal inventiveness, catholicity of concerns, and wide register of discourse are evident everywhere."


Marilyn Hacker's Beloved Book:

Iridium & Selected Poems 1986-2009, by Suzanne Gardinier

"Suzanne Gardinier is at once one of the most politically astute and engaged contemporary poets.... The new work shows an even more innovative and personalized formal approach."

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