Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write
Get Your Creative Juices Flowing
A sumptuous, sensuous writing guide from the author of the award-winning The Book of Dead Birds
Praise For Fruitflesh: Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write…
“Fruitflesh calls for some very juicy feasting!” — 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
HarperOne, 9780060587185, 224pp.
Publication Date: May 4, 2004
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.