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Women on poetry : writing, revising, publishing and teaching

Women on poetry : writing, revising, publishing and teaching

Author: Carol Smallwood; Colleen S Harris; Cynthia Brackett-Vincent
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This collection of 59 essays captures the wit and wisdom of published contemporary female poets, who reveal their victories and struggles with writing. Topics include the collective writing life, tips on teaching in numerous contexts, the publishing process, and general advice to aid the poet in her chosen vocation. Includes a foreword by noted poet, Molly Peacock"--Provided by publisher
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Smallwood; Colleen S Harris; Cynthia Brackett-Vincent
ISBN: 9780786463923 0786463929
OCLC Number: 733232498
Description: x, 274 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The resurgence of women's poetry since the 1970s: a personal perspective / Sharon Chmielarz --
The fine art of revision / Judith Skillman --
How to write in multiple genres successfully / Jenny Sadre-Orafai --
In praise of the chapbook: more than mere stepping-stones / Diana Woodcock --
Making time for writing poetry / Linda Rodriguez --
Mirrors and muses: poetry with friends / Kate Chadbourne --
Women writers on the move: building a poetry of everyday practice / Purvi Shah --
The physics of poetry / Sharon Chmielarz --
Poetry at the swimming pool and other unconventional places / Kristin Berkey-Abbott --
Poets, role models, and finding our voices / Ona Marae --
Tapping inspiration: using life experiences in your poetry / Suzanna E Henshon --
To go or not to go: the benefits of good writing conferences / Rosemary Royston --
Women writing for (a) change: history, philosophy, programs / Sarah W Bartlett --
Writing taboo: speaking the unspeakable / Tracy L Strauss Ellen Bass's top 14 teaching tips / Ellen Bass --
A few tips on effective line breaks / Sheila Bender --
Fishing lines, dream hieroglyphics: how to begin a poem / Doris J Lynch --
The constituent element approach: gender-based writing prompts / Bonnie J Robinson --
Give 'em the beat: tips on teaching meter / Marilyn L Taylor --
"Hot stuff ": teaching the women poets of the 19th century / Marilyn L Taylor --
It sounds good to my ears: making poetry come alive in the classroom / Margaret Simon --
Just like West Side Story: teaching english grammar with poetry / Lynne Davis --
Making your creative writing class international in scope / Pramila Venkateswaran --
So, you want to present at conferences and workshops / Aline Soules --
Teaching with a vision: bringing your inner poet into the classroom / Suzanna E Henshon --
Bardic /tes: six simple steps toward successful e-promotion / Jennifer A Hudson --
Blogging for poets / Joan Gelfand --
Braced for the large, fat envelopes: preparing poetry submissions for a women's market / Zoe Brigley Thompson --
Build your platform / Joan Gelfand --
Creating a community life with poetry / Christine Swanberg --
Creating and distributing video poetry / Alexis Krasilovsky --
Being a poet: an embarrassing pursuit / Eleanor Lerman --
From excellent to virtuoso: the winning contest poem / Christine Swanberg --
How--and why--to write book reviews / Julie R Enszer --
How to promote your poetry in your free time (while working 40 hours, teaching at night, and restoring a century-old house) / Karen Coody Cooper --
The importance of self-promotion and blogging / Diana M Raab --
Online presence / Anna Leahy --
The publisher-poet / Rebecca Tolley-Stokes --
Publishing regardless of how impossible it is / Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg --
Revising your poetry manuscript for theme / Judith Skillman --
Sending your words into the world via an e-chapbook / Arlene L Mandell --
Show me the money: a very brief guide to securing funding for your writing / Christina Lovin --
The woman poet as entrepreneur / Kim Bridgford --
Writing, publishing--but what about presenting? / Carolyn A Dahl --
Competition and friendship: can both exist in writing groups? / Sharon Chmielarz --
Creating an audience: lessons from the lesbian and feminist publishing movement / Julie R Enszer --
Empowering yourself as a poet--a checklist / Sheila Bender --
The excitement of influence / Anna Leahy --
Heartfelt advice for young poets / Mary Langer Thompson --
Journal writing for poets / Debbie Mcculliss --
Motherhood poetry / Yelizaveta P Renfro --
Nourishing your muse / Diana M Raab --
Our real mother: reflections on the mythic in poetry / Cassie Premo Steele --
The poet's notebook / Zara Raab --
The power of the non-poetic: excavating your everyday, discovering poetry / Purvi Shah --
Room 19 revisited / Rosemary Royston --
Safety concerns for lesbian and bisexual women poets / Ona Marae --
Secrets of a successful woman writer / Arlene L Mandell --
Unique issues women poets must overcome / Linda Rodriguez.
Responsibility: edited by Carol Smallwood, Colleen S. Harris and Cynthia Brackett-Vincent ; foreword by Molly Peacock.


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