Poetry Power: Writing, Editing, & Publishing Dynamic Poetry

Poetry Power: Writing, Editing, & Publishing Dynamic Poetry

by Melanie Faith


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You already know a lot more about poetry than you think. Ever recited nursery rhymes? How about sung lyrics or jingles for products? There's a bit of poetry in all of these and in much of your everyday life.

This book was written to ignite the many stages of your poetry-writing journey, from the first spark of an idea through the editing and publication process.

Chock-full of real-world advice, poetry examples, and prompts—here's inspiration to turbo-charge your verse for writers of all skill levels as well as plenty of creativity for workshops and classes within these packed pages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781925417807
Publisher: Vine Leaves Press
Publication date: 10/19/2018
Series: Flash Writing , #2
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 4.72(w) x 7.48(h) x 0.64(d)

About the Author

Melanie Faith is an English professor, tutor, and freelance writing consultant whose writing has been nominated for three Pushcart Prizes. She loves writing and teaching in several genres, including flash fiction and nonfiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, novel-writing, and craft articles about the writing process. She holds an MFA from Queens University of Charlotte. Her photographs have been featured on literary magazine covers and on books of poetry. In her free time, she collects quotes, books, and shoes; learns about still-life photography and the Tiny-House movement; and travels to spend time with her darling nieces. To learn more about Melanie, visit: melaniedfaith.com

Table of Contents

Section I: Making Your Way in the World Today: Tools and Techniques

Section II: It’s Time I Made it To the Top: Editing, Workshopping, and Publication

Section III: Maybe Think of Me Once in a While: The Poetic Life and Identity

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