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