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Women on Poetry

Writing, Revising, Publishing and Teaching

Carol Smallwood (Editor), Colleen S. Harris (Editor), Cynthia Brackett-Vincent (Editor)


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In these 59 essays, published female poets share a wealth of practical advice and inspiration. Aimed at students and aspiring and experienced poets alike, the essays address such topics as the women's collective writing experience, tips on teaching in numerous contexts, the publishing process, and essential wisdom to aid the poet in her chosen vocation.

McFarland & Company, 9780786463923, 286pp.

Publication Date: January 19, 2012

About the Author

A Michigan resident, Carol Smallwood has practiced in school, public and special libraries. Her primary interest is practical librarianship, and she is the author of journal articles and editor of numerous books. Colleen S. Harris serves as a librarian on the faculty of California State University Channel Islands. A three-time Pushcart Prize nominee for her fiction and poetry, she is the author of three poetry collections and lives in Camarillo, California. Cynthia Brackett-Vincent holds a BFA in Creative Writing from the University of Maine at Farmington. A Pushcart Prize nominee, she has published over 100 poems in journals such as Avocet, Ibbetson Street, Orange Room Review, Pirene's Fountain and Yankee. Since 1995, she has been publisher/editor of the Aurorean poetry journal.