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Library Partnerships With Writers And Poets

Author : Carol Smallwood
ISBN : 9781476665399
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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“This is an informative and readable book useful to librarians, writers, and press editors who want to bring writers and readers together.”--Jerry Craven, author of Women of Thunder and director of Lamar University Literary Press and Ink Brush Press “Discover innovative ways to enhance the natural alliance between writers, poets, and librarians.”--Emy Nelson Decker, NextGen Public Services Manager, Georgia Institute of Technology Library “A must-read for librarians looking to provide customized services for writers in their communities.”--Monica Dombrowski, Gail Borden Public Library, Elgin, Illinois “Showcases practical applications for highlighting the significance and value of poetry and writing in the library.”--Amy James, Spring Arbor University “The librarian’s go-to resource for building a community of writers in your service area.”--Amanda Toth, Public Services Librarian, Lane Public Library, Fairfield, Ohio “Libraries should not be overlooked in an author’s marketing strategy. This comprehensive anthology offers field-tested ideas for writers and librarians to collaborate with publishers, universities, literary festivals, and workshops for under-served populations.”--Jendi Reiter, editor of WinningWriters.com Writer’s Digest 101 Best Websites for Writers. Libraries and writers have always had a close working relationship. Rapid advances in technology have not changed the nontechnical basis of that cooperation: author talks, book signings and readings are as popular as ever. Librarians continue to develop innovative ways to support local writers with workshops, festivals and community events. This collection of 29 new essays from nearly 50 contributors from across the United States presents a variety of projects, programs and services to help librarians establish relationships with the literary world, promote literature to the public and foster creativity in their communities.

The Poets Writers Guide To Literary Agents

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A collection of articles edited by the staff of Poets & Writers Magazine, this handy resource includes straightforward advice from professionals in the literary field and additional resources with insider tips. This practical guide will give you everything you need to understand what agents do, what you can expect from them, and how to find the best agent for you and your work: -Where agents search for new talent -Tips on how to secure an agent -What agents look for in the first few pages of a submission -How to follow up with an agent after you’ve submitted your work -The agent’s role in today’s publishing industry -How to know when the time has come to dissolve a relationship with an agent

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ISBN : UOM:39015068951907
Genre : Authors, American
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Vols. for present "up-dated and additional information to supplement A Directory of American poets."

Essays On The Greater German Poets And Writers

Author : Thomas Carlyle
ISBN : OXFORD:590203864
Genre : German literature
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Korean Writers

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105129651720
Genre : Korean poetry
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The Poets Writers Guide To Mfa Programs

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This essential handbook, revised and updated for 2010, provides everything you need to know about deciding where and how to apply to the best graduate creative writing programs for you. -The top programs in the United States. -How to decide where to apply. -Advice on preparing your application. -A look at PhD programs in writing. -Tips on becoming a teaching assistant. -How to get the most out of your MFA experience. A collection of articles edited by the staff of Poets & Writers Magazine, this handy resource includes straightforward advice from professionals in the literary field, additional resources to help you choose the best programs to apply to, and an application tracker to keep you organized throughout the process.

Poets Writers

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105131558517
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Australia S Writers And Poets

Author : John Miller
ISBN : 9781921497742
Genre : History
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From the iconic poems of Banjo Paterson to today's international bestsellers by Peter Carey and Patrick White, Australian literature has reflected the changes in Australia's national development, and today it stands proudly on the world stage. At the same time, Indigenous writing has come into its own, with authors such as Oodgeroo Noonuccal giving a powerful voice to the Aboriginal experience. Australia's Writers and Poets looks at the men and women who have created this rich literary tradition and celebrates the incredible diversity of their writing. This Little Red Book gives a terrific background to Australian writing, surprises with its stories, and says a lot about what it is to be Australian. This book is part of Exisle Publishing's Little Red Books series. Every title in the Little Red Books series provides an overview of key events, people or places in Australian history. They cover the essentials, bringing the reader up to speed on the most important, fascinating or intriguing facts. Appealing to everyone from students to pensioners who've always wanted to "know a bit about that", they're an essential part of every Australian bookshelf.

Poets Of Reality

Author : Joseph Hillis Miller
ISBN : 0674680502
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Although many books deal individually with each of the major writers treated in Poets of Reality, none attempts through analyses of these particular men and their works, to identify the new directions taken by twentieth-century literature. J. Hillis Miller, challenging the assumption that modern poetry is merely the extension of an earlier romanticism, presents critical studies of the six central figuresâe"Joseph Conrad, W. B. Yeats, T. S. Eliot, Dylan Thomas, Wallace Stevens, and William Carlos Williamsâe"who played key roles in evolving a poetry in which âeoereality comes to be present to the senses, and present in the words of the poem which ratify this possession.âe A new kind of poetry has appeared in the twentieth century, the author claims, a poetry which, growing out of romanticism and symbolism, goes far beyond it. The old generalizations about the nature and use of poetry are no longer applicable, and it is the gradual emergence of new forms, culminating in the work of Williams, that Miller traces and defines.

Cruel Futures

Author : Carmen Giménez Smith
ISBN : 0872867587
Genre : Poetry
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A Latina feminist State of the Union address at the intersection of pop culture and interiority. Cruel Futures, the fifth collection from Latinx feminista Carmen Gim�nez Smith, is a witchy confessional and wildly imagistic volume that examines subjects as divergent as Alzheimers, Medusa, mumblecore, and mental illness in sharp-witted, taut poems dense with song. Chronicling life on an endangered planet, in a country on the precipice of profound change compelled by a media machine that produces our realities, the book is a high-energy analysis of popular culture, as well as an exploration ofthe many social roles that women occupy as mother, daughter, lover, and the resulting struggle to maintain personhood--all in a late capitalist America. Like Joanne Kyger, Gim�nez Smith deploys humor while depicting the quotidian and its function as sacrament. Praise forCruel Futures: "Gim�nez Smith seeks release from the pressures of societal expectations in this collection of brief yet powerful poems. She depicts the myriad ways that a woman's sense of self is at the mercy of assigned gender roles. ... She links the concept of becoming a 'monster' to women's defiance of prescribed roles, their need to break out of which makes them dangerous ... Cultural phenomena such as marriage and television come under scrutiny, and she handles mental illness issues with great care, particularly bipolar disorder and dementia. Gim�nez Smith's crisp lyrics and imagery highlight ever-present threats to female personhood and autonomy."--Publishers Weekly "Carmen Gim�nez Smith's beautiful book,Cruel Futures is one of those rare books, rare pieces of art, that manages to be extremely intimate, vulnerable and close while also doing a kind of searing cultural critique. The poems can be tender or ironic, and sometimes a blending of the two, which is not easy, but occasionally yields lines like these, from the amazing and amazingly titled poem 'Ravers Having Babies': 'So much to do so little skin / left for transformation . . .' Somehow those lines for me get at the remarkable humanity in this book, the remarkable wisdom, which is ravenous, sorrowful, and dreaming. Like, probably, you are. Like me."--Ross Gay "In the body, through the lyric, and twitching with every sense of the word 'nerve,' this book sings a mongrel nation into and across its cruel futures. Like Neruda in hisPlenos Poderes/Full Powers, Gim�nez Smith has all the mastery she needs to cast a cold eye on her positioning, and ours. In this wayCruel Futures is an autobiography that won't stay in its genre or premise, caring less to author a self than to follow turns of magic in words that might soothe our 'collisions with the living.' Inheritor and conduit of an Latinx artistic tradition, this primer on how to 'feed the yearning' Anzald�a wrote of leaves us broken and stronger, 'Slick with lip gloss, with legend.'"--Farid Matuk "Declamatory anthems to no nation, these songs stride as they deal and wheel with skin and kin: history, catastrophe, the body, love. 'Upturned and defiant, all types of shade, no outskirt, / vital like a saint,' the poems inCruel Futures shimmer with Gim�nez Smith's lyric attention: full of grit, sharp and knowing."--Hoa Nguyen

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