Brenda Shaughnessy to Guest Edit Best New Poets 2013

We're pleased to announce that the Best New Poets 2013 will be guest edited by Brenda Shaughnessy.

Brenda's most recent collection of poetry is Our Andromeda (Copper Canyon Press, September 2012.)  She’s also the author of Human Dark with Sugar, which was a finalist for the 2008 NBCC Award, and Interior with Sudden JoyHer poems have appeared in Harpers, McSweeney’s, The Nation, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Slate.com and elsewhere. She is Poetry Editor-At-Large at Tin House Magazine, and is Assistant Professor of English and in the M.F.A. Program at Rutgers-Newark.

Best New Poets will begin accepting nominations from writing programs and literary journals shortly. The open competition begins on April 5.