Ploughshares Spring 1993 Guest-Edited by Al Young

Ploughshares Spring 1993 Guest-Edited by Al Young

by Al Young, Jane Hirshfield, Kevin Young, Carl Phillips
     
 

The Spring 1993 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Al Young. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Al Young, "Cellar Notes"

EDITOR PROFILE
Don Lee

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Overview

The Spring 1993 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Al Young. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Al Young, "Cellar Notes"

EDITOR PROFILE
Don Lee

FICTION
"Synapse and Grace," by Laura Ellen Scott
"Proper Library," by Carolyn Ferrell
Excerpt from "A Reluctant Education," by Paulette Bates Alden
"Paper Garden," by Jerome Wilson
"Poetry Night," by Janet Coleman
"Postcards," by Joshua Henkin
Excerpt from "Him," by Ginger Wineinger
"Faith," by James D. Houston
"Mad Girls, Ghosts, Grace, and the Big Break in the City of Sisterly Love," by Stewart David Ikeda

POETRY
Cyrus Cassells
Morton Marcus
Carl Phillips
Colette Inez
Ann Snodgrass
Peggy Shumaker
Terese Svoboda
Rex Wilder
Russell Susumu Endo
Michele Glazer
Dixie Partridge
Richard Tillinghast
Martín Espada
Patrick Sylvain
Ray A. Young Bear
Peter Schmitt
Sam Cornish
Frank Russell
Jack Ridl
Martin McKinsey
Sheila J. Packa
Stacey Land Johnson
Jan Bailey
Jim Kupecz
James Scofield
Kevin Young
Susan Ludvigson
Natasha Saje
Jack Marshall
Rodney Wittwer
Mary Clark
Susan Jane Gilman
Dinah Berland
Shep Clyman
Jane Hirshfield
David Mamet
Gabrielle Glancy
Nance Van Winckel
Colleen J. McElroy

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148398936
Publisher:
Ploughshares / Emerson College
Publication date:
04/01/1993
Series:
Ploughshares , #191
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
234
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

Al Young's volumes of poetry include Conjugal Visits: And Other Poems in Poetry and Prose (Creative Arts Book Co, 1996), Heaven: Collected Poems, 1956-90 (1992), The Blues Don't Change: New and Selected Poems (1982), Geography of the Near Past (1976), Some Recent Fiction (1974), The Song Turning Back into Itself (1971), and Dancing: Poems (1969), which won the Joseph Henry Jackson Award. He is the author of the novels Seduction by Light (1988), Ask Me Now (1980), Sitting Pretty (1976), Who Is Angelina? (1975), and Snakes: A Novel (1970). His memoirs include Drowning in the Sea of Love: Musical Memoirs (1995), Mingus-Mingus: Two Memoirs (1991, with Janet Coleman) Kind of Blue: Musical Memoirs (1984) and Bodies and Soul: Musical Memoirs (1981), which won the American Book Award. Young has also served as the editor of a number of books, including African American Literature: A Brief Introduction and Anthology (1995), and Yardbird Lives! (1978, with Ishmael Reed). His work has been widely anthologized and translated into many languages.
Among Young's numerous honors and awards are fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation, a Wallace Stegner Fellowship, and a Fulbright Fellowship. He lives in Palo Alto, California.

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