The Summer/Fall 1982 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Donald Hall. 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
"Ollie, Oh…," by Carolyn Chute
"The Dignity of Life," by Carol Bly
"Virginie Hears a Confession," by John Hawkes
"A Small, Good Thing," by Raymond Carver
W. D. Snodgrass
David R. Young
Alice Adelmen Lowenstein
William H. Matchett
Tommy Neil Tucker
Olav N. Hauge Robert Bly
X. J. Kennedy
Ellen Bryant Voigt
Excerpt from "Dogcatcher: a play in one act," by Wendy Salinger
Donald hHall will publish The Best Day the Worst Day, a memoir of his life with Jane Kenyon, in the spring of 2005. His most recent book of poems is The Painted Bed. More recently, he has collected essays about poetry in Breakfast Served Any Time All Day, and short stories in Willow Temple.