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Ploughshares Spring 1999 Guest-Edited by Mark Doty

Ploughshares Spring 1999 Guest-Edited by Mark Doty

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The Spring 1999 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Mark Doty. Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles.

Full Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Mark Doty

EDITOR PROFILE
Mark Wunderlich

FICTION
"Hunters and Gatherers," by Bernard Cooper
"Lessons in Another Language," by Megan Staffel
"Three Seaside Tales," by Karen Brennan
"How Aliens Think," by Judith Grossman

POETRY
Bob Hicok
Robert Pinsky
Lucille Clifton
Alice Fulton
Sandra McPherson
Sharon Olds
Antonio Jocson
Marilyn Hacker
Rafael Campo
Michael J. Carter
Amy Gerstler
Myrna Stone
Julie Paegle
Lynn Stanley
Brenda Hillman
Forrest Hamer
Kate Knapp Johnson
Ricardo Pau-Llosa
Reginald Shepherd
Scott Hightower
Jennifer Tonge
Gail Mazur
Virginia Chase Sutton
David Wojahn
Susan Wood
Jeredith Merrin
Gray Jacobik
Reetika Vazirani
James Richardson
Jack Martin
Kathryn Maris
Wayne Koestenbaum
Jonah Winter
Tony Hoagland
Carol Muske-Dukes
Dana Levin
Carolyn Kizer
Cynthia Macdonald
Susan Mitchell


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Product Details

BN ID: 2940148589860
Publisher: Ploughshares / Emerson College
Publication date: 04/01/1999
Series: Ploughshares , #251
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 207
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Mark Doty is the author of six books of poems, two memoirs, and the essay Still Life With Oysters and Lemon. Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems (Harper Perennial, 2008), which was awarded The National Book Award in 2008. This spring Prestel Publishing will publish his collaboration with the painter Darren Waterston, A Swarm, a Flock, a Host: Mark Doty and Darren Waterston?s Compendium of Creatures. He is also at work on a new collection of poems, Deep Lane, and a prose study of Walt Whitman titled What Is the Grass; both will be published by W. W. Norton & Co. His books have won the Ambassador Book Award, the Bingham Poetry Prize, a Lambda Literary Award, a National Book Critics Circle Award, Britain's T. S. Eliot Prize, the PEN/ Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction, and the Los Angeles Times Book Award. He has received fellowships from the N.E.A. and the Guggenheim, Ingram Merrill, Rockefeller, and Whiting Foundations. He was a 2001-02 fellow at the Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. He teaches at Rutgers and lives in New York City.

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