2017 Levis Reading Price Semi-Finalists

June 1, 2017

The following poetry collections have been listed as semi-finalists for the 2017 Levis Reading Prize:

  • Blues Triumphant, Jonterri Gadson
  • Lord of House and Commons, Ishion Hutchinson
  • Bestiary, Donika Kelly
  • Rapture, Sjohnna McCray
  • The Big Book of Exit Strategies, Jamaal May
  • Tula, Chris Santiago
  • Look, Solmaz Sharif
  • Cannibal, Safiya Sinclair
  • Night Sky with Exit Wounds, Ocean Vuong
  • Destroyer in the Glass, Noah Warren
  • Glass Harvest, Amie Whittenmore
  • Overpour, Jane Wong

Thanks to everyone who read and submitted reviews of books.

Be on the lookout for an announcement about the winner later this summer!


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