The National Book Foundation today announced the longlist for the 2014 National Book Award for Poetry. Among the poets on this year’s longlist are two former National Book Award finalists, two former Poets Laureate of the United States, a Pulitzer Prize winner, two Bollingen recipients, a Los Angeles Times Book Award winner, and a Whiting Writers’ Award winner.

The 2014 finalists are: Linda Bierds, Roget's Illusion G. P. Putnam's Sons/ Penguin Group (USA); Brian Blanchfield, A Several World Nightboat Books; Louise Glück, Faithful and Virtuous Night (FSG); Edward Hirsch, Gabriel: A Poem (Knopf); Fanny Howe, Second Childhood (Graywolf Press); Maureen N. McLane, This Blue (FSG); Fred Moten, The Feel Trio (Letter Machine Editions); Claudia Rankine, Citizen: An American Lyric (Graywolf Press); Spencer Reece, The Road to Emmaus (FSG); Mark Strand, Collected Poems (Knopf).

The National Book Award finalists will be announced exclusively on NPR’s Morning Edition on October 15, and the winners at the invitation-only National Book Awards Ceremony and Benefit Dinner on November 19 in New York City.