Women on Poetry: Writing, Revising, Publishing and Teaching

Women on Poetry: Writing, Revising, Publishing and Teaching

by Carol Smallwood, Cynthia Brackett-Vincent
     
 

In these 59 essays, published female poets share a wealth of practical advice and inspiration. Aimed at students and aspiring and experienced poets alike, the essays address such topics as the women's collective writing experience, tips on teaching in numerous contexts, the publishing process, and essential wisdom to aid the poet in her chosen vocation.  See more details below

Overview

In these 59 essays, published female poets share a wealth of practical advice and inspiration. Aimed at students and aspiring and experienced poets alike, the essays address such topics as the women's collective writing experience, tips on teaching in numerous contexts, the publishing process, and essential wisdom to aid the poet in her chosen vocation.

Editorial Reviews

Midwest Book Review
the handbook every poet and teacher of poetry should carry...a strongly recommended pick for any poetry hopeful
New Maine Times
these essays offer a rich look into the world of women and poetry
The Writer Magazine
the book is a much-needed and long-over-due addition to any writer's bookshelf

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786463923
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
01/19/2012
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Carol Smallwood is the author or editor of numerous books and journal articles. A Michigan resident, her experience includes school, public and special libraries. Colleen S. Harris is the author of three books of poetry and her work has appeared in various literary magazines. She works on the library faculty at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga as an assistant professor and Head of Access Services. Cynthia Brackett-Vincent holds a BFA in Creative Writing from the University of Maine at Farmington. A Pushcart Prize nominee, she has published over 100 poems in journals such as Avocet, Ibbetson Street, Orange Room Review, Pirene's Fountain and Yankee. Since 1995, she has been publisher/editor of the Aurorean poetry journal.

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