Not for Mothers Only: Contemporary Poems on Child-Getting and Child-Rearing

Not for Mothers Only: Contemporary Poems on Child-Getting and Child-Rearing

by Catherine Wagner
     
 

"The poets in this anthology have been ravished, whacked, illuminated, blown away by the experience of motherhood. The thousand experiences. The thousand interruptions. The fact that it is never what we expected, and that it is overwhelmingly intense."—Alicia Ostriker, from the foreword

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"The poets in this anthology have been ravished, whacked, illuminated, blown away by the experience of motherhood. The thousand experiences. The thousand interruptions. The fact that it is never what we expected, and that it is overwhelmingly intense."—Alicia Ostriker, from the foreword

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780977106486
Publisher:
Fence Magazine, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/01/2007
Pages:
546
Product dimensions:
6.37(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.55(d)

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Meet the Author

CATHERINE WAGNER is the author of two books of poems, Miss America and Macular Hole. She is the winner of the Ruth Lilly Prize and was a Teaching-Writing Fellow at the Iowa Writers Workshop. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, she currently lives in Oxford, Ohio, where she has recently joined the faculty at Miami University.

REBECCA WOLFF is founding editor and publisher of Fence and Fence Books. She is also the author of two books of poems, Manderley and Figment, which won the National Poetry Series and the Barnard Women Poets Prize, respectively. She was born and raised in New York City and attended Bennington College, U-Mass Amherst, and the University of Iowa's Writers Workshop, as well as doing a brief stint at the University of Houston. She lives in Athens, New York, and teaches at the New School.

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