2017 is not the time to blink

AMERICAN PURGATORY IS A TOP 5 BESTSELLER IN AMERICA!

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Excellent news on World Book Day - Rebecca Gayle Howell's Sexton-prize winning collection, American Purgatory, is now a top 5 bestselling poetry book in the USA, according to the latest figures from SPD. The dystopian novel-in-verse is a powerful indictment against a Trump-like USA of the near-future.

SPD Poetry Bestsellers

February 2017

  1. The Performance of Becoming Human by Daniel Borzutzky (Brooklyn Arts Press)
  2. A Pillow Book by Suzanne Buffam (Canarium Books)
  3. American Purgatory by Rebecca Gayle Howell (Eyewear Publishing)
  4. IRL by Tommy Pico (Birds, LLC)
  5. A Sunday in Purgatory by Henry Morgenthau III (Passager Books)

 

 

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