The 10 Most Anticipated Poetry Books of 2015


Heaven, Rowan Ricardo Phillips (June, FSG)

Winner of the 2013 Whiting Writers’ Award and the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award, Phillips has quickly asserted himself as a major voice in American letters. On the basis of the graceful humor and wisdom of recent poems like “Kingdom Come,” I’d look for Heaven during the 2015 awards season.