The Winter 1984 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Jane Shore. 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
"Tall Woman Love," by Carolyn Chute
"Fire Ants," by Gerald Duff
"Lord of Autumn," by DeWitt Henry
"A Conversation with Philip Levine," by Howard Norman
James Baker Hall
Marguerite Guzman Bouvard
Carole S. Oles
Barbara Helfgott Hyett
Charles O. Hartman
Jane Shore’s five books of poems have garnered the 1977 Juniper Prize, the 1986 Lamont Prize, and a 1996 National Book Critic Circle Award nomination. A Yes-or-No Answer (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) won the 2010 Poets Prize. Widely anthologized, her poems have appeared in The New Yorker and The Yale Review. That Said: New and Selected Poems will be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in April 2012. A professor at The George Washington University, she lives in Washington, DC, and in Vermont.