From the Stacks: Noah Baldino

From the Stacks is a regular series on the Poetry Center Blog in which we solicit authors to wander our library and choose books that have been important to them and/or that they recommend.

Noah Baldino's poems can be found in Rattle and The Iowa Review Blog. The 2017 University of Arizona Poetry Center Summer Resident, Noah also attended the 2015 Bucknell Seminar for Undergraduate Poets, and was a finalist for the Rattle Poetry Prize in 2016. They currently live in Lafayette, Indiana, where they are pursuing their MFA in Poetry at Purdue University and serving as Poetry Editor for Sycamore Review. 

Noah's selections From the Stacks are:

The Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins edited by Catherine Phillips

Speak Low by Carl Phillips

Place by Jorie Graham

In The Western Night, Collected Poems 1965-90 by Frank Bidart

Blood by Shane McCrae

my life and my life in the nineties by Lyn Hejinian

Fearful Beloved by Khadijah Queen

Repast: Tea / Lunch / Cocktails  by D. A. Powell

The Dream Songs by John Berryman

Cadaver, Speak by Marianne Boruch

The Keepsake Storm by Gina L. Franco

No Shape Bends The River So Long by Beth Marzoni and Monica Berlin

The Big Smoke by Adrian Matejka

Slow Lightning by Eduardo C. Corral

Troubling the Line: Trans & Genderqueer Poetry & Poetics edited by T.C. Tolbert and Trace Peterson