Decade: Ten Years of Poetry and Barbeque is a celebratory publication of the Laura (Riding) Jackson Foundation. For ten years under the guidance of Sean Sexton, Indian River County Poet Laureate, the Foundation has hosted a poetry event that draws nationally recognized poets from around the country to read their work and offer workshops. The Foundation is proud to have hosted important names in poetry like Naomi Shihab Nye, Tony Hoagland, Brian Turner, and many others. Every poet who has come through the Foundation’s doors in the last decade to participate in events and programs has happily contributed to this anthology. The Foundation is proud to showcase its hard work and commitment to poetry in this beautiful volume.
Included in this anthology are Laurel Blossom, Cathy Smith Bowers, Steve Bradbury, Rick Campbell, Alfred Corn, Silvia Curbelo, Beth Ann Fennelly, Alice Friman, Carol Frost, Ken Hart, Andy Hedges, Lawrence Hetrick, Michael Hettich, Tony Hoagland, Jennifer Horne, Carol Lynne Knight, Susan Lilley, Campbell McGrath, Peter Meinke, Judson Mitcham, Donald Morrill, Joel Nelson, Naomi Shihab Nye, Randall J. Reiman, Shane Seely, Sean Sexton, R. Allen Shoaf, Enid Shomer, Analicia Sotelo, Peggy Ann Tartt, Brian Turner, Sidney Wade, Patricia Waters, Patti White, and Claude Wilkinson.
Please note that this anthology will be available in April 2021 for National Poetry Month.