Robin Coste Lewis


National Book Foundation
2015 National Book Award, Winner

Los Angeles Times
2016 LA Times Book Prize, Finalist

California Book Awards
85th Annual California Book Awards, Poetry Finalist

Hurston/Wright Legacy Award
2015 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in Poetry, Finalist

“Best of” Lists

Flavorwire — A “Best Art Book of 2015”
10 Must-Read Books About Art From 2015 | Flavorwire

The Paris Review — “Favorite Book of the Year”
Robin Coste Lewis | The Paris Review
Chosen by Sharon Olds

New York Times
The Best Poetry Books of 2015 | New York Times

The New Yorker — “Favorite Poetry Books of 2015”
Twelve Books of Poems, About Poems, or Tangentially Related to Poems from 2015 | The New Yorker

BuzzFeed — A “Best Literary Debut”
The 24 Best Literary Debuts Of 2015 | BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed — A “Best Poetry Book of 2015”
The 16 Best Poetry Books Of 2015 | BuzzFeed

Entropy Magazine — “Best Poetry Collection”
Best of 2015: Best Poetry Books & Collections | Entropy Magazine