Ploughshares Winter 1997-98 Guest-Edited by Howard Norman and Jane Shore [NOOK Book]

Ploughshares Winter 1997-98 Guest-Edited by Howard Norman and Jane Shore

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The Winter 1997-98 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Howard Norman & 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

Howard Norman

Margaritte Huppert
Don Lee
Lorrie Goldensohn

"The Alternate," by Joyce Johnson
"The Death of Schumann," by Kathryn Davis
"South," by Lily King
"Rye Harvest," by Josip Novakovich
"Laura Providencia in the New World," by Jack Pulaski
"The Big Fish," by Hettie Jones
"Ant," by Stuart Dybek

Gregory Orr
Lorrie Goldensohn
Julie Agoos
Karen Fish
Elizabeth Spires
Gardner McFall
Jody Bolz
Joyce Peseroff
Nora Mitchell
Barry Goldensohn
Gail Mazur
Sandra M. Gilbert
Mark Rudman
Jody Gladding
Chase Twichell
David Mamet
Molly Bendall
Laurie Sheck
Michael Collier
Carol Muske-Dukes
Ruth Stone
Tom Sleigh
Chana Bloch
Lloyd Schwartz
Eugenio Montale
Jonathan Galassi
Mary Jo Salter
Stanley Plumly
Maura Stanton
Paul Nelson
Holly St. John Bergon
Tony Hoagland
David St. John
Philip Levine
Nick Flynn
Peg Boyers
Richard Cecil
Ann Choi
Robin Becker
Jon Loomis
Daniel Gutstein
Philip St. Clair
David McAleavey
Kevin Young
Kurt Brown
Susan Conley
Caroline Langston
H. L. Hix

Zacharis Award Winner Carolyn Ferrell
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148561040
  • Publisher: Ploughshares / Emerson College
  • Publication date: 12/1/1997
  • Series: Ploughshares, #234
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 234
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Howard Norman has published three collections of storytelling from the Far North: The Wishing Bone Cycle, winner of the Harold Morton Landon Prize in Translation from the Academy of American Poets; Where the Chill Came From, and Northern Tales: Traditional Stories of Eskimo and Indian Peoples, part of the Pantheon Folklore and Fairy Tale Library. His novels The Northern Lights and The Bird Artist were both finalists for the National Book Award. He has written children's books, radio plays, and a collection of short stories, Kiss in the Hotel Joseph Conrad. Other works include the novels The Haunting of L. and The Museum Guard, the short story collection, The Chauffeur: Stories, and collection of nonfiction travel essays entitled, My Famous Evening: Nova Scotia Sojourns, Diaries, and Preoccupations. Howard Norman’s most recent novel is What Is Left the Daughter (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). His memoir, I Hate To Leave This Beautiful Place, will be published in 2012, followed by the novel, excerpted in the Fall 2011 issue of Ploughshares, Next Life Might Be Kinder.
Since 1989 Norman has taught in the MFA program at the University of Maryland and in spring 2003, he was the Writer in Residence at Goucher College. He divides his time between Washington D.C. and Vermont.

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.
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