Best of 2021

Novel

Plural. Because: two is always better. And, both of these are doorstoppers, too. Doorstoppers I didn’t want to go over, whose labyrinths I’m still plunging through, faster and faster:


Poetry

It came out in 2020, but I only read it in January or so of 2021. Stuck with me all year. And I’ll probably be reading it again. Which is to say: I agree with the Pulitzer committee:


Fight Scene

A new category, but this scene warrants it:

runner up for fight scene on a b

All over the place linkage

Which—man. I should have worded that differently. Feel like Pauly Shore, now. Anyway:

https://murderiseverywhere.blogspot.com/2021/11/more-than-month-7-native-american.html 
https://litreactor.com/columns/storyville-whats-the-best-money-youve-spent-on-your-writing-career 

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