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Ploughshares Spring 1979: Special Poetry Issue
     

Ploughshares Spring 1979: Special Poetry Issue

by Ellen Bryant Voigt
 
The Spring 1979 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Ellen Bryant Voigt and Lorrie Goldensohn. 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

NONFICTION
"The Disappearance of Weldon Kees," by Sharon Libera
"Two

Overview

The Spring 1979 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Ellen Bryant Voigt and Lorrie Goldensohn. 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

NONFICTION
"The Disappearance of Weldon Kees," by Sharon Libera
"Two Strains: Some Thoughts About English Words," by Lisel Mueller
"To Study Our Lives," by Wendy Martin
"Elizabeth Bishop: The Art of Changing Your Mind," by Jane Shore
"Sandra McPherson: The Year of Our Birth," by Paul Nelson
"Through the Looking Glass: The Romance of the Perceptual in Contemporary Poetry," by Mary Kinzie

POETRY
Tom Absher
Angela Ball
Jane Barnes
Michael Benedikt
Suzanne E. Berger
Eavan Boland
Kathy Callaway
Ann Fox Chandonnet
Steven Cramer
Jennifer Crewe
Mary Crow
W. S. Di Piero
Stephen Dobyns
Jeanne Dowd
Lorrie Goldensohn
Sarah Gorham
Jorie Graham
Jeffrey Greene
Barbara Greenberg
Linda Gregerson
Marilyn Hacker
Donald Hall
James Baker Hall
Carol Baker Hansen
Madeleine Hennessy
Adam LeFevre
Nancy Sherman Lewis
Fran Lindsay
Lyn Lifshin
Judith Kroll
Linda McCarriston
Gardner McFall
Heather McHugh
Jane Miller
Paul Nelson
Richard Nester
Mary Oliver
Bea Opengart
Nina Payne
Paula Rankin
Susan Irene Rea
Carol Ann Russell
Michael Ryan
Herbert Scott
Alan Shapiro
Laurie Sheck
Dave Smith
Susan Stewart
Dona Stein
Dabney Stuart
Mary Swander
Elaine Terranova
Michael Van Walleghen
Ellen Bryant Voigt
Peter Wild

Product Details

BN ID:
2940148619031
Publisher:
Ploughshares / Emerson College
Publication date:
04/01/1979
Series:
Ploughshares , #51
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
244
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Ellen Bryant Voigt is the author of six volumes of poetry, most recently Shadow of Heaven, a finalist for the National Book Award in 2002. Her other books include Kyrie (1995); Two Trees (1992); The Lotus Flowers (1987); The Forces of Plenty (1983); and Claiming Kin (1976). She has also published a collection of craft essays entitled, The Flexible Lyric (2001).

Voigt has won numerous awards and honors including grants from the Vermont Council of the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Pushcart Prize, and the Academy of American Poets Fellowship. Voigt served as the Vermont State Poet for a term of four years until 2003, when she was elected Chancellor of The Academy of American Poets. Voigt developed the nation's first low-residency M.F.A writing program at Goddard College in 1976, and since 1981 has taught in the M.F.A. program for creative writing at Warren Wilson College. She resides in Cabot, Vermont.

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