The Crafty Poet: A Portable Workshop

The Crafty Poet: A Portable Workshop

by Diane Lockward (Editor)

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Overview

A poetry tutorial to inform and inspire poets. Includes model poems and prompts, writing tips, and interviews contributed by 56 of our nation’s finest poets, including 13 former and current state Poets Laureate. An additional 45 accomplished poets contributed sample poems inspired by the prompts in this book. Ideal for use in the classroom, this book has been adopted by colleges and universities across the country. It is equally ideal for individual use at home or for group use in workshops. Geared for the experienced poet as well as those just getting started. Guaranteed to break through any writer's block.


This revised edition contains a full Table of Contents and an Index.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780996987127
Publisher: Terrapin Books
Publication date: 05/12/2016
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 1,026,824
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Diane Lockward is the author of The Crafty Poet: A Portable Workshop and four poetry books, most recently The Uneaten Carrots of Atonement. She is the recipient of the Quentin R. Howard Poetry Prize, a poetry fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and a Woman of Achievement Award. Her poems have appeared in Harvard Review, Southern Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, and elsewhere. Her work has also been featured on Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and The Writer's Almanac. She is the founder, editor, and publisher of Terrapin Books.

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