1993 in poetry

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Events[edit]

  • January 20 — Maya Angelou reads "On the Pulse of Morning" at the inauguration of President Bill Clinton.
  • March 31–April 3 — Writing from the New Coast: First Festival of Poetry held at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Many influential younger poets attend the conference. The final, two-volume issue of o•blék magazine this year will contain writing presented at the conference.
  • December 8 — Start of the University of Buffalo POETICS listserv, informally and variously known as UBPOETICS or the POETICS list, one of the oldest and most widely known mailing lists devoted to the discussion of contemporary North American poetry and poetics. In the early days of the list, membership, list discussions and even the existence of the list itself were kept private, and members were required not to discuss the contents of list postings or the list itself with "outsiders." People who wished to join the list were asked to provide a short "personal statement" before being approved.
  • T. S. Eliot Prize created.
  • Reality television contest Million's Poet (Arabic: شاعر المليون) is launched in the United Arab Emirates.
  • Bound by Honor, a film directed by Taylor Hackford, based on the life of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, who co-wrote the screenplay, is released.
  • Poetic Justice, a film directed by John Singleton, features Maya Angelou's poetry, and she appears as Aunt June.
  • Poesia sempre, is created by the National Library of Brazil to promote poetry both from that nation and from beyond its borders and provide a forum for debate on poetry
  • A new Yiddish monthly journal, Di yidishe gas ("The Jewish Street"), edited by Aron Vergelis, appears in Moscow. It is the first since the Sovetish heymland ("Soviet Homeland") became defunct.
  • American literary magazine o•blék (pronounced "oblique"), founded in 1987 by Peter Gizzi who co-edited it with Connell McGrath, stopped publishing.

Works published in English[edit]

Listed by nation where the work was first published and again by the poet's native land, if different; substantially revised works listed separately:

Australia[edit]

Canada[edit]

India, in English[edit]

Ireland[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

Criticism, scholarship and biography in the United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

Criticism, scholarship and biography in the United States[edit]

Anthologies in the United States[edit]

  • Don Burness, editor, Echoes of the Sunbird: An Anthology of Contemporary African Poetry, Athens: Ohio University Center for International Studies[1]
  • John Hollander, editor, American Poetry, the Nineteenth Century, two volumes (Library of America)[1]
  • Garrett Hongo, editor, The Open Boat: Poems from Asian America, New York: Doubleday[1]
Poets included in The Best American Poetry 1993[edit]

Poems from these 75 poets were in The Best American Poetry 1993, edited by David Lehman, guest editor Louise Glück:

Works published in other languages[edit]

Listed by nation where the work was first published and again by the poet's native land, if different; substantially revised works listed separately:

Denmark[edit]

French language[edit]

Canada[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Hebrew[edit]

India[edit]

Listed in alphabetical order by first name:

Poland[edit]

  • Ewa Lipska, Wakacje mizantropa. Utwory wybrane ("Misanthrope Holidays: Selected Work"), Kraków: Wydawnictwo literackie[25]
  • Jarosław Marek Rymkiewicz, Moje dzielo posmiertne ("My Posthumous Works") Kraków: Znak[26]
  • Wisława Szymborska: Koniec i początek ("The End and the Beginning")
  • Jan Twardowski:
    • Kasztan dla milionera: Wiersze dla dzieci, Warsaw: Nasza Księgarnia[27]
    • Krzyżyk na drogę ("Cross the Road"), Kraków: Znak[27]

Portuguese language[edit]

Portugal[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Serbia[edit]

  • Miodrag Pavlović:
    • Knjiga horizonta ("The Book of Horizon")[28]
    • Nebo v pećini ("The Sky in the Rocks")[28]
    • Ogledi o narodnoj i staros srpskoj poeziji ("A Treatise on Folk and Old Serbian Poetry"), scholarship[28]
  • Dejan Stojanović, Krugovanje: 1978–1987 ("Circling"),[29] first edition, Narodna knjiga, Alfa, Beograd

Spain[edit]

Sweden[edit]

  • Jesper Svenbro:
    • Blått ("Blue")[32]
    • Samisk Apollon och andra dikter ("The Sami Apollo and Other Poems")[32]
  • Henrik Nilsson, Utan skor

Yiddish[edit]

Other[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

Australia[edit]

Canada[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Select General Bibliography for Representative Poetry On-Line" web page for Representative Poetry On-Line website of the University of Toronto, retrieved January 1, 2009
  2. ^ "Dennis Lee: Publications", Canadian Poetry Online, UToronto.ca, Web, Apr. 19, 2011.
  3. ^ Roberts, Neil, editor, A Companion to Twentieth-century Poetry, Part III, Chapter 3, "Canadian Poetry", by Cynthia Messenger, Blackwell Publishing, 2003, ISBN 978-1-4051-1361-8, retrieved via Google Books, January 3, 2009
  4. ^ a b "Notes on Life and Works", Selected Poetry of Raymond Souster, Representative Poetry Online, UToronto.ca, Web, May 7, 2011.
  5. ^ Web page titled "Sudeep Sen", Poetry International website, retrieved July 28, 2010
  6. ^ Web page titled "Vaidehi" at the Poetry International website, retrieved August 2, 2010
  7. ^ J. G. Bhuva, "The Poetry of Keki N. Daruwalla", p 208, in Indian English Poetry: Critical Perspectives, edited by Jaydipsinh Dodiya, 2000, Delhi: Prabhat Kumar Sharma for Sarup & Sons, ISBN 81-7625-111-9, retrieved via Google Books on July 17, 2010
  8. ^ a b c d e f g Crotty, Patrick, Modern Irish Poetry: An Anthology, Belfast, The Blackstaff Press Ltd., 1995, ISBN 0-85640-561-2
  9. ^ "Publications" Web page at Pat Boran's Web site, accessed May 2
  10. ^ a b c Web page titled "Fleur Adcock: New Zealand Literature File" at the University of Auckland Library website, accessed April 26, 2008
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q Cox, Michael, editor, The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN 0-19-860634-6
  12. ^ O’Reilly, Elizabeth (either author of the "Critical Perspective" section or of the entire contents of the web page), "Carol Ann Duffy" at Contemporary Poets website, retrieved May 4, 2009. Archived 2009-05-08.
  13. ^ Web page titled "W. S. Merwin (1927- )" at the Poetry Foundation Web site, retrieved June 8, 2010
  14. ^ Porter, Joy, and Kenneth M. Roemer, The Cambridge Companion to Native American Literature, p 29, Cambridge University Press, 2005, ISBN 978-0-521-82283-1, retrieved February 9, 2009
  15. ^ Lambæk Nielsen, Michael, translated by Russell Dees, "Bibliography of Kirsten Hammann", website of the Danish Arts Agency / Literature Centre, retrieved January 1, 2010
  16. ^ Web page titled "Übersicht erschienener Jahrbücher" at Fischerverlage website, retrieved February 21, 2010
  17. ^ Web page titled "Gulzar" at the "Poetry International" website, retrieved July 10, 2010
  18. ^ Web page titled "K. Satchidanandan", Poetry International website, retrieved July 11, 2010
  19. ^ Web page titled "Kanaka Ha. Ma." at the Poetry International website, retrieved July 11, 2010
  20. ^ Web page titled "Kunwar Narain" at the "Poetry International" website, retrieved July 12, 2010
  21. ^ Web page title "Mallika Sengupta", at the Poetry International website, retrieved July 15, 2010
  22. ^ Web page titled "Manushya Puthiran" at the "Poetry International" website, retrieved July 15, 2010
  23. ^ Web page titled "Nilmani Phookan" at the "Poetry International" website, retrieved July 16, 2010
  24. ^ Web page titled "Prabodh Parikh" at the Poetry International website, retrieved July 19, 2010
  25. ^ Web pages titled "Lipska Ewa" (in English and Polish), at the Instytut Książki ("Books Institute") website, "Bibliography" sections, retrieved March 1, 2010
  26. ^ Web page titled "Rymkiewicz Jaroslaw Marek", at the Institute Książki website (Polish), "Bibliography: Poetry" section, retrieved February 24, 2010
  27. ^ a b Web page titled "Jan Twardowski", at the Institute Książki website (Polish), "Bibliography: Poetry" section, retrieved February 24, 2010
  28. ^ a b c Web page titled "Vilenica 2006 Prize/Prize-winner Vilenica 2006, Miodrag Pavlović", at the Vilenica International Literary Festival website, retrieved August 27, 2010
  29. ^ Web page titled Krugovanje: 1978-1987 (First Edition) by Dejan Stojanović at the Open Library
  30. ^ Web page titled "Ángel González" at the Poetry International website, retrieved August 27, 2010
  31. ^ Laura López Fernández, "Experimental Poetry in Spain", Corner magazine, Fall 2001/Spring 2002, retrieved August 27, 2010
  32. ^ a b Web page titled "Chair No. 8 - Jesper Svenbro", at the Svenska Akademein (Swedish Academy) website, retrieved August 27, 2010
  33. ^ Balcom, John, "Lo Fu", article on Poetry International website, retrieved November 22, 2008.
  34. ^ Patten, Simon, "Yu Jian", article at Poetry International retrieved November 22, 2008