“Given the recent mainstream popularity of poets like Rupi Kaur, it’s no secret that there’s been a poetry revival over the last few years. Poems are no longer only read by aspiring writers, English majors, and souls who find refuge in words. They’re being circulated to the masses.” (The Queen’s University Journal)
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the widely celebrated National Poetry Month. The first person to be named National Youth Poet Laureate and a huge celebrity after delivering her original poem at this year’s inauguration, Amanda Gorman, a PRH author with forthcoming books, is making the world sit up and take even more notice of poetry.
PRH and its distributed clients publish classic and contemporary poetry, and this list of top-selling titles in the category is great for stocking the shelves and promotions. Sample titles are below, but to see a complete list: