Ploughshares Summer 1973

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Ploughshares Summer 1973 by Thomas Lux, Andre Dubas, Fanny Howe, Bill Knott

The Summer 1973 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by James Randall. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.

The final issue of Ploughshares' first year in print was guest edited by celebrated poet Thomas Lux (Child Made of Sand, God Particles). Showcasing work from previous and future Ploughshares guest editors, including Andre Dubus, Bill Knott, Fanny Howe, James Randall, and founder DeWitt Henry, this classic issue showcases the early literary voices of editors who would guide Ploughshares' artistic direction in future years.

"Corporal of Artillery," by Andre Dubus
"Marvin Gardens' Revenge," by Alan Lebowitz
"Harpoons," by David Gioia
"Teeth," by Wilson Brown

Richard Hugo
J. D. Reed
Bill Knott
Jack Myers
Peter Sears
Charlene Seeger
Fanny Howe
Robert Kaven
Kathleen Spivack
G. S. Sharat Chandra
William Doreski
Joe David Bellamy
Ellen Bass
Michael Ryan
David Ray
Ellen Wilbur
John Yau
Kim Frielich
Tomas O'Leary
Arthur Freeman & David Gullette
Marcia Southwick

Iso Papo
John Friedericy

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148396789
Publisher: Ploughshares
Publication date: 06/15/1973
Series: Ploughshares , #14
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 102
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Thomas Lux was born in Northampton, Massachusetts, in 1946. He was educated at Emerson College and The University of Iowa. Most recently, Lux has published The Cradle Place (Houghton Mifflin, 2004), a book of fifty-two new poems. His other books of poetry include The Street of Clocks (Houghton Mifflin, 2001); New and Selected Poems, 1975-1995 (1997), which was a finalist for the 1998 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize; The Blind Swimmer: Selected Early Poems, 1970-1975 (1996); Split Horizon (1994), for which he received the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award; Pecked to Death by Swans (1993); A Boat in the Forest (1992); The Drowned River: New Poems (1990); Half Promised Land (1986); Tarantulas on the Lifebuoy (1983); Massachusetts (1981); Like a Wide Anvil from the Moon the Light (1980); Sunday (1979); Madrigal on the Way Home (1977); The Glassblower's Breath (1976); Memory's Handgrenade (1972); and The Land Sighted (1970). Thomas Lux also has edited The Sanity of Earth and Grass (1994, with Jane Cooper and Sylvia Winner) and has translated Versions of Campana (1977).
Lux has been the poet in residence at Emerson College (1972-1975), and a member of the Writing Faculty at Sarah Lawrence College and the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers. He has also taught at the Universities of Iowa, Michigan, and California at Irvine, among others. He has been a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award in Poetry and has received three National Endowment for the Arts grants and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

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