Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Good News A Day Early

We’re pleased to announce the fifty final selections for Best New Poets 2010 as made by Claudia Emerson and the series editor. Here they are, with the poet’s name, poem title, and the poet’s state.

Could not be more thrilled to see this. My poem "Remembering the Old Testament While Walking the Dog", which originally appeared in Third Coast last fall, has been selected by Pulitzer Prize winner Claudia Emerson to appear in Best New Poets 2010. Also stoked to see so many good friends/poets on there (Lisa Fay!) as well as other Hollins folks: Meighan Sharp is a current MFA student and I've been told that Matt Williams is an incoming MFAer. This will be my second time showing up in the series and I'm big-time pumped. Celebrate good times, come on.


Someone told me they didn't like Van Morrison the other day. I wasn't aware there are people in the world who don't like Van Morrison.


Justin Evans said...

Congrats! Way to go!

Sandy Longhorn said...

Big Congrats, Luke!

love your comment about Van Morrison as well. :)

Luke said...

Thanks, y'all!