Ploughshares Winter 1999-2000 Guest-Edited by Madison Smartt Bell and Elizabeth Spires [NOOK Book]

Ploughshares Winter 1999-2000 Guest-Edited by Madison Smartt Bell and Elizabeth Spires

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The Winter 1999-00 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Madison Smartt Bell & Elizabeth Spires. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.

Full Table of Contents

Madison Smartt Bell
Elizabeth Spires


"Black Elvis," by Geoffrey Becker
"The Mourning Party," by Carolyn Cooke
"Happy Birthday" and "White Fang" by Walt Foreman
"False Confessions," by Goerge Garrett
"Israel," by Mary-Beth Hughes
"Engaging Diane," by Bethalee Jones
"Gray Girl," by Cynthia Kadohata"
"Other People's Mothers," by Erika Krouse
"Stop Breaking Down," by John McManus
"Centepides on Skates," by John Robinson


Penelope Austin
Aliki Barnstone
Bruce Beasley
John Bensko
Dinah Berland
A. V. Christie
Michael Collier
Wyn Cooper
Theodore Deppe
Timothy Donnelly
Carol Frost
Frank X. Gaspar
Brian Glasner
Greg Glazner
Loren Graham
Laurie Greer
Allen Grossman
Jeffrey Harrison
William Heyen
Cynthia Huntington
JonathanDavid Jackson
Josephine Jacobsen
Bethalee Jones
Samara Kanegis
Maxine Kumin
David Lehman
Phillis Levin Kathy Mangan
Cleopatra Mathis
Jonathan Musgrove
D. Nurkse
Sue Owen
Patrick Phillips
Stanley Plumly
Lia Pirpura
Jane Shore
Christine Steward
Susan Stewart
Virgil Suarez
Jennifer Tseng
Michael Tyrell
Belle Waring
Michael Waters
Charles Harper Webb
Mark Wunderlich
C. Dale Young
Andrew Zawacki

Wyn Cooper
A. V. Christie

Zacharis Award Winner Elizabeth Gilbert
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148589808
  • Publisher: Ploughshares / Emerson College
  • Publication date: 12/1/1999
  • Series: Ploughshares , #254
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 238
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Madison Smartt Bell is the author of nine novels and two collections of short stories. Born and raised in Tennessee, he has lived in New York and in London and now lives in Baltimore, Maryland. A graduate of Princeton University and Hollins College, he has taught in various creative writing programs, including the Iowa Writers' Workshop, the 92nd Street Y and the Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars. Since 1984 he has taught at the Goucher College Creative Program, where he is currently Professor of English, along with his wife, the poet Elizabeth Spires. Goucher College also appointed him as Director of the Kratz Center for Creative Writing. His novel Soldier's Joy received the Lillian Smith Award in 1989 and his eighth novel, All Soul's Rising, was the winner of the 1996 Anisfield-Wolf award. His most recent novel, The Stone That the Builder Refused, was published in November 2004.

Elizabeth Spires is the author of six collections of poetry, most recently The Wave-Maker (Norton). She lives in Baltimore and directs the Kratz Center for Creative Writing at Goucher College. During 2011-12, she will be a Cullman Fellow at the New York Public Library in Manhattan.
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