- 2017 INDIES Winner
- Bronze, Reference (Adult Nonfiction)
A sparkling new work compiling poetic terms spanning centuries and continents, including forms, devices, movements, aesthetics, rhetorical terms, and folklore. Knowing how a poem works is crucial to unlocking its meaning — entries will deepen readers’ relationships with their favorite poems and open greater levels of understanding in each new poem they encounter. This Essential edition is the book that all readers, writers, teachers, and students of poetry will return to again and again.