This annual serves as a continuing record of trends in the output of famous and lesser known poets and the cultural influences they represent. It includes poets from the US, Canada and the Caribbean, and other lands, cultures and times. This volume has 7393 entries for individual poets and translators with 21,135 entries of individual poems.
Rafael Catala, poet and critic, has published numerous books of poetry and articles on literary criticism. James D. Anderson is Professor at the School of Communication, Information, and Library Studies, Rutgers University.