Ploughshares Fall 1977 Guest-Edited by James Randall

Ploughshares Fall 1977 Guest-Edited by James Randall

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Overview

The Fall 1977 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by James Randall. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.

Table of Contents

FICTION
"Vigilance," by John Irving
"Getting It On," by Anne Bernays
"Religious Instructions," by Jack Pulaski
"Snow Geese," by Wendy Lamb

NONFICTION
"An Interview with Bill Knott," by James Randall
"For Bill Knott: In Celebration and Anticipation of His Selected/Collected Poems," by Thomas Lux

POETRY
Bill Knott
Jim Harrison
Larry Levis
Thomas Lux
Charles Simic
Richard Lourie
William Doreski
John Ashbery
Tim Reynolds
Kenneth Rexroth
Richard Tillinghast
Anne S. Perlman
Peter Wild
Miriam Levine
Gail Mazur
Ruth Lepson
Lyn Lifshin
Thomas McAfee
Harold Bond
Jean Burden
Leo Connellan
Michael Waters
Cleopatra Mathis
Kim Frielich
Marcia Southwick
David Leviten
Mary Marta Anderson
John Mahnke
Peggy Janey
Sue Standing
Donna Gordon
Anneliese Wagner
Steve Blevins
Janet Thomas
Julianne Gavin
Anne Barbernitz
Dianne Marcotti
Denis Leary
Stephen Collins
Kevin Kusinitz

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148612599
Publisher: Ploughshares / Emerson College
Publication date: 09/01/1977
Series: Ploughshares , #41
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Born in Boston, James Randall earned his bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at Boston University. He taught at Bennett College in North Carolina before coming to Emerson in 1963 as an assistant professor in the English Department. In 1967, he founded Emerson's Writing Program. In 1971, he helped found the journal, Ploughshares, edited four of the early issues, and help bring the journal to Emerson College. He was the first chair of the Department of Creative Writing and Literature when it was established in 1981. He retired from Emerson in 1991. Randall also co-founded Pym-Randall Press with his wife, Joanne. The Press was known for publishing young poets, and Randall published then-student Thomas Lux's first chapbook in the '60s.

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