The Volta: Friday Feature

Best Books of 2012
Joshua Marie Wilkinson

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The Collected Writings of Joe Brainard. Library of America.

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Juliana Leslie. Green Is For World. Coffee House Press.

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Ian Hamilton Finlay: Selections. Alec Finlay, Ed. University of California Press.

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Rosa Alcalá. The Lust of Unsentimental Waters. Shearsman Books.

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Andrea Rexilius. Half of What They Carried Flew Away. Letter Machine Editions.

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Cathy Park Hong. Engine Empire. W. W. Norton.

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Basil Bunting. Bunting’s Persia. Flood Editions.

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Dana Ward. This Can’t Be Life. Edge Books.

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Martha Ronk. Partially Kept. Nightboat Books.

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Rodney Phillips. Exit Moonshine, Enter Wall. Chax Press.

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Catherine Wagner. Nervous Device. City Lights.

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Mathias Svalina. The Explosions. Subito Press.

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Ernst Meister. In Time’s Rift. Translated from German by Graham Foust and Samuel Frederick. Wave Books.

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Joshua Marie Wilkinson's new book is Swamp Isthmus (Black Ocean 2013). He lives in Tucson and is the editor of The Volta.