The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Prose Poetry: Contemporary Poets in Discussion and Practice

The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Prose Poetry: Contemporary Poets in Discussion and Practice

by Gary L. McDowell, F. Daniel Rzicznek

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BN ID: 2940016261409
Publisher: Rose Metal Press, Inc.
Publication date: 04/15/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,180,631
File size: 692 KB

About the Author

Gary L. McDowell was born and raised in suburban Chicago. He earned a BA in English from Northern Illinois University and an MFA in Poetry from Bowling Green State University. He currently teaches writing at Western Michigan University where he is studying for his PhD in Contemporary Poetics and American Literature. His first collection of poems, American Amen, won the 2009 Orphic Prize and will appear in late 2010 from Dream Horse Press. He is also the author of two chapbooks, They Speak of Fruit (Cooper Dillon, 2009) and The Blueprint (Pudding House, 2005). His poems have been nominated several times for a Pushcart Prize, and have appeared in various literary journals, including Colorado Review, Indiana Review, The Laurel Review, New England Review, Ninth Letter, Poetry Daily, and Quarterly West. He lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan with his wife and their young son, Auden.

F. Daniel Rzicznek earned a BA in English from Kent State University and an MFA in Creative Writing from Bowling Green State University. His chapbook of prose poems, Cloud Tablets, was published by Kent State University Press in 2006 as part of the Wick Poetry Chapbook Series. In 2007, he won the May Swenson Poetry Award for his debut full-length collection, Neck of the World. In 2009 his second collection of poems, Divination Machine, appeared on the Free Verse Editions imprint of Parlor Press. His individual poems have been published in The New Republic, Boston Review, Orion, Shenandoah, AGNI, The Iowa Review, and Mississippi Review, among others, and have been nominated three times for the Pushcart Prize. Currently he teaches English composition and creative writing at Bowling Green State University. He lives with his wife, the writer Amanda McGuire, in Bowling Green, Ohio.

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