The American Poetry Review

First Editions from Winners of the APR/Honickman First Book Prize

2016Heather Tone, Likenesses

selected by Nick Flynn

“ is an origin myth, in that it attempts to create the world by naming it. But it’s too late in the game to—something else. Or many somethings elses…. It happens in real time … as one thing transforms, word by word, into another thing. How we are transformed, reading them.” —Nick Flynn

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