100 Essential Modern Poems by Women (Hardcover)

By Joseph Parisi (Selected by), Kathleen Welton (Selected by)

Ivan R. Dee Publisher, 9781566637411, 289pp.

Publication Date: March 27, 2008



Inspired and inspirational, worldly wise, deeply felt, and often delightfully funny, here in one compact volume are 100 of the greatest poems written in English over the last century, memorable masterpieces that everyone should know and enjoy.

About the Author

Joseph Parisi is the former editor of Poetry magazine. His other books include 100 Essential Modern Poems and, with Stephen Young, The Poetry Anthology, 1912-2002, and a two-volume history of Poetry magazine in letters, Dear Editor and Between the Lines. Kathleen Welton is a thirty-year veteran of the publishing industry and is a member of the Academy of American Poets and the Poetry Society of America. Born in Santa Monica, California, she studied at Stanford University. She is the editor of Emily Dickinson International Society Bulletin. She has served as Director of Book Publishing for the American Bar Association as well as Publisher for IDG Books and Dearborn Trade. She lives in Chicago.