Winner of the Big Other Award for Poetry.
Finalist for the Believer Book Award.
Poems from Problem of the Many nominated for Pushcart Prize.
Donnelly is a highly-respected poet known for his impressive command of sentence-craft and broad topical knowledge, garnering accolades from poets such as John Ashbery and Jorie Graham.
Donnelly puts a lot of time into his ambitious books, so when they publish they are highly anticipated and reviewed and discussed vigorously.
He writes lucidly on pressing topics such as global injustice and environmental devastation, contextualizing them in the day-to-day human experience.
Poems from the book have appeared or are forthcoming in the New Yorker, the New Republic, A Public Space, the Paris Review, Poetry, and elsewhere
Donnelly is well-known as a longtime poetry editor at the Boston Review (a post he left in protest over the sustained appointment of Junot Diaz), as well as the director of poetry at Columbia University.
Donnelly’s books have a proven track record in course adoptions, and this one has all the makings of a great course text.