Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write
HarperOne, 9780060587185, 224pp.
Publication Date: May 4, 2004
Get Your Creative Juices Flowing
A sumptuous, sensuous writing guide from the author of the award-winning The Book of Dead Birds
About the Author
Gayle Brandeis is the author of The Book of Dead Birds, the winner of Barbara Kingsolver's Bellwether Prize, an award in support of a literature of social change. Reviewers have highly praised this, her first novel, and Toni Morrison said: "It has an edgy beauty that enhances perfectly the seriousness of its contents." She is also the author. Fruitflesh: Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write.
Praise For Fruitflesh: Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write…
— Sark, author of Succulent Wild Woman
“Anyone immersing herself in Fruitflesh is sure to find her writing liberated, and enriched by the many stimulating exercises.”
— Susan Perry, Ph.D., author of Writing in Flow
"Gayle Brandeis shows us how to write sense-soaked prose and poetry that celebrates the embodiment of the life!"
— Oriah Mountain Dreamer, author of The Invitation and The Dance
“Beautifully written, with gorgeous usage of language and metaphor.”
— Publishers Weekly
“Lyrical, imaginative, beautifully crafted, and deeply intelligent. Before anything else, its characters take you by the heart.”
— --Barbara Kingsolver on The Book of Dead Birds
“[It] has an edgy beauty that enhances perfectly the seriousness of its contents.”
— --Toni Morrison on The Book of Dead Birds
“THE BOOK OF DEAD BIRDS is a story of healing--a skillful, textured weaving of dark and light.”
— --Donna M. Gershten, author of Kissing the Virgin's Mouth, on The Book of Dead Birds
“A moving and perceptive first novel.”
— -- O magazine on The Book of Dead Birds