Gregory Pardlo


Please Excuse this poem

Please Excuse This Poem (2015)
Eds. Brett Fletcher Lauer and Lynn Melnick
Features “Rolling Thunder”
Purchase: Viking Press / Amazon

Best American Poetry 2014

The Best American Poetry 2014 (2014)
Eds. Terrance Hayes and David Lehman
Features: “Wishing Well”
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Angles of Ascent: 
A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry
Ed. Charles Henry Rowell
Features:  "Double Dutch," "Copyright," "Four Improvisations on Ursa Corregidora," and more
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The Sonnets

The Sonnets: Translating and Rewriting Shakespeare (2012)
Eds. Paul Legault and Shamila Cohen
Features: "Sonnet #136"
Purchase: Nightboat Books / Amazon

Best American Poetry 2010

The Best American Poetry 2010 (2010)
Eds. Amy Gerstler and David Lehman, eds., Scribner, 2010.
Features: "Written By Himself"
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So Much Things to Say

So Much Things To Say (2010)
Eds. Kwame Dawes and Colin Channer
Features: "Marginalia"
Purchase: Akashic Books / Amazon

What's your exit?

What's Your Exit? A Literary Detour Through New Jersey (2010)
Eds. Joe Vallese and Alicia A. Beale
Features: "Atlantic City Sunday Morning"
Purchase: Word Riot Press / Amazon

Black Nature

Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry (2009)
Ed. Camille T. Dungy
Features: "Man Reading in Bed by a Window with Bugs"
Purchase: University of Georgia Press / Amazon

Gathering Ground

Gathering Ground: A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem's First Decade (2006)
Eds. Toi Derricotte, Cornelius Eady, and Camille T. Dungy
Features: "Winter After the Strike" 
Purchase: University of Michigan Press / Amazon

Fromt he Fishouse

From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great (2009)
Eds. Camille T. Dungy, Matt O'Donnell, and Jeffery Thomson
Features: "Double Dutch"
Purchase: Persea Press / Amazon

Role Call

Role Call: A Generational Anthology of Social and Political Black Literature and Art (2002)
Eds. Tony Medina, Samiya Bashir, and Quraysh Ali Lansana
Features: "Arsonist" and "Future as Evaporation"
Purchase: Third World Press / Amazon

Bum Rush the Page

Bum Rush the Page: A Def Poetry Jam (2001)
Eds. Tony Medina and Louis Reyes Rivera
Features: "Harvest: A Line Drawing"
Purchase: Three Rivers Press / Amazon