"The Zoo Anthology of Younger American Poets" represents the best of contemporary poetry penned by emerging young American writers. Critic and director of the Unterberg Poetry Center of the 92nd Street Y in New York City, David Yezzi has collected a range of works whose one commonality is consistent quality. These poems are also a delightful and powerful read. Pictures and biographies of each contributor are included. The poets include Talvikki Ansel, David Barber, Rick Barot, Erin Belieu, Geoffrey Brock, Dan Brown, Peter Campion, Ben Downing, Umit Singh Dhuga, Kevin Durkin, Andrew Feld, John Foy, Joseph Harrison, Adam Kirsch, Daniel Kunitz, Kate Light, Michael Lind, Joanie Mackowski, Molly McQuade, Joshua Mehigan, Wilmer Mills, Joe Osterhaus, A. E. Stallings, Pimone Triplett, Catherine Tufariello, John Voiklis, Rachel Wetzsteon, Christian Wiman, and C. Dale Young.