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Yusef Komunyakka's eleven books of poems include Thieves of Paradise, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Neon Vernacular, for which he received the Pulitzer Prize. He teaches at Princeton University and lives in New York City. (Bowker Author Biography)
— biography from Everyday Mojo Songs of Earth: New and Selected Poems, 2001-2021
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Dien Cai Dau 184 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Poetry 2003 (Editor) 162 copies, 1 review
Magic City 110 copies, 2 reviews
The Chameleon Couch: Poems 62 copies, 2 reviews
Warhorses: Poems 54 copies, 2 reviews
The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms (Contributor) 1,118 copies, 9 reviews
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Contributor, some editions) 863 copies, 7 reviews
The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story (Contributor) 761 copies, 9 reviews
The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry (Contributor, some editions) 680 copies, 3 reviews
Baseball: A Literary Anthology (Contributor) 305 copies, 4 reviews
The Portable Sixties Reader (Contributor) 302 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Essays 2001 (Contributor) 228 copies
The Best American Poetry 2001 (Contributor) 213 copies
The Best American Poetry 1999 (Contributor) 209 copies
The Best American Poetry 2000 (Contributor) 206 copies
The Best American Poetry 2004 (Contributor) 196 copies
The Art of Losing (Cover artist) 172 copies, 20 reviews
The Best American Poetry 1997 (Contributor) 163 copies
The Best American Poetry 1996 (Contributor) 160 copies, 1 review
The Best American Poetry 1995 (Contributor) 155 copies, 1 review
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (Contributor) 142 copies, 1 review
The Best American Poetry 2016 (Contributor) 93 copies, 4 reviews
The Jazz Poetry Anthology (Editor) 87 copies, 1 review
The 100 Best African American Poems (Contributor) 85 copies, 5 reviews
The Best American Poetry 2017 (Contributor) 84 copies, 1 review
The Best American Poetry 2011 (Contributor) 75 copies, 4 reviews
The Best American Poetry 2014 (Contributor) 69 copies
Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series (Contributor) 62 copies, 1 review
The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink (Contributor) 58 copies, 1 review
The Best American Poetry 2020 (Contributor) 31 copies, 1 review
The Best American Poetry 2021 (Contributor) 27 copies, 1 review
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