"Here are poems from a new generation of writers who honor the magnetic fields of the real; who feel and think with full and open-eyed passion; who focus heat as the magnifying glass focuses sun: until the paper catches. Read them."-Jane Hirshfield This anthology includes new work by an intriguing and culturally diverse group of fifteen poets, born after 1960, including Ruth Forman, Ilya Kaminsky, Malena Morling, Kevin Goodan, Jay Leeming, Terrance Hayes, Luljeta Lleshanaku, Sherwin Bitsui, Maria Melendez, Valzhyna Mort, Eugene Gloria, Brian Turner, Joshua Poteat, Maurice Manning, and Chris Abani. Editor Norman Minnick is the author of To Taste the Water.
Mr. Minnick lives in Indianapolis, with his wife and two young children. He was formerly the coordinator of the Vivian S. Delbrook Visiting Writers Series at Butler University. He is the author of To Taste the Water. He earned his M.F.A. from the creative writing program at Florida International University in Miami.in 2001.