Notable Books of 2014

The following collections were selected as notable works for the 2015 edition of BAX by our editorial team. They represent the wealth of experimental writing available today.

Adhemar Ahmad, Hannibal Barca
Sana Amanat, Stephen Wacker, G. Willow Wilson, and Adrian Alphona, Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal
Ken Babstock, On Malice
Jesse Ball, Silence Once Begun
David Bartone, Practice on Mountains
Katy Bohinc, Dear Alain
Nicholas Bourbaki, if
Brandon Brown, Top 40
Blake Butler, 300,000,000
Will Chancellor, A Brave Man Seven Storeys Tall
Julia Cohen, I Was Not Born
CA Conrad, ECODEVIANCE: (Soma)tics for the Future Wilderness
Lydia Davis, Can’t and Won’t
Olena Kalytiak Davis, The Poem She Didn’t Write and Other Poems
Lucas de Lima, Wet Land
Gregoire Pam Dick, Metaphysical Licks
Tim Earley, Poems Descriptive of Rural Life and Scenery
Andy Fitch, Sixty Morning Walks
Robert Fitterman, No, Wait. Yep. Definitely Still Hate Myself.
Frédéric Forte (trans. Matthew B. Smith), Seven String Quartets
Matt Fraction, David Aja, and Annie Wu, Hawkeye #15-20
Eckhard Gerdes, How to Read
Alena Graedon, The Word Exchange
Kate Hargreaves, Leak
Steven Hendricks, Little Is Left to Tell
James Hugunin, Tar Spackled Banner
Kim Hyesoon (trans. Don Mee Choi), Sorrowtoothpaste Mirrorcream
Hiromi Itō (trans. Jeffrey Angles), Wild Grass on the Riverbank
Laura Ellen Joyce, The Luminol Reels
Tim Kinsella, Let Go and Go On and On
Kelin Loe, These Are the Gloria Stories
Valeria Luiselli (trans. Christina MacSweeney), Faces in the Crowd
Cyrille Martinez, The Sleepwalker
Thomas McEvilley, The Arimaspia
Richard McGuire, Here
Henri Michaux (trans. Gillian Conoley), Thousand Times Broken
Felix Lucia Molina, Ben Segal and Brett Zehner, The Wes Letters
Sara Nicholson, The Living Method
Jenny Offill, Dept. of Speculation
Jena Osman, Corporate Relations
Sina Queryas, MxT
Stephen Ratcliffe, Painting
Gregory Robinson, All Movies Love the Moon
Bob Schofield, The Inevitable June
Ron Silliman, Against Conceptual Poetry
Eleni Sikelanos, You Animal Machine
Laura Sims, My God Is This a Man
Abraham Smith, Only Jesus Could Icefish in Summer
Dale Smith, Slow Poetry in America
Beth Steidle, The Static Herd
Jeff VanderMeer, Annihilation
John Dermot Woods, The Baltimore Atrocities
Nell Zink, The Wallcreeper
Rachel Zucker, MOTHERs