Friday, January 31, 2014
We are pleased that Poetry of Witness (2014) edited by Carolyn Forche (who visited us yesterday), has flown to the to the top of poetry bestseller lists nationwide. Among other things, it is the #1 best selling poetry anthology on Amazon.com and the #4 best selling poetry volume overall (trailing slightly behind Poe, Shakespeare and Homer).
Her appearance Wednesday on the PBS NewsHour may have helped in this regard:
Forche reads poems from the collection here: