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Stein on Writing
by Sol Stein

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The Poet`s CompanionThe Poet's Companion: A Guide to the Pleasures of Writing Poetry by Kim Addonizio; Dorianne Laux
From the nuts and bolts of craft to the sources of inspiration, this book is for anyone who wants to write poetry and do it well. In this fortuitous collaboration, two spirited poets, themselves teachers of poetry, offer guidance to aspiring beginners and those who have already published. Brief essays on the elements of poetry, technique, and suggested subjects for writing are each followed by distinctive writing exercises.

The Practice of PoetryThe Practice of Poetry: Writing Exercises from Poets Who Teach by Robin Behn; Chase Twichell; Chase Twitchell
A distinctive collection of more than 90 effective poetry-writing exercises combined with corresponding essays to inspire writers of all levels.

In the Palm of Your HandIn the Palm of Your Hand: A Poet's Portable Workshop: A Lively and Illuminating Guide for the Practicing Poet by Steve Kowit; Dorianne Laux
An illuminating and invaluable guide for beginners wary of modern poetry, as well as for more advanced students who want to sharpen their craft and write poems that expand their technical skills, excite their imaginations, and engage their deepest memories and concerns. Ideal for teachers who have been searching for a way to inspire students with a love for writing -- and reading -- contemporary poetry.

A Poet`s Guide to PoetryA Poet's Guide to Poetry by Mary Kinzie
Professor of English and director of the creative writing program at Northwestern University, Mary Kinzie has created a reference handbook for anyone wishing to better understand poetry. Using examples of lyric and meditative poetry from the medieval period to the present, Kinzie discusses the sounds and rhythms of poetry along with the ideas and thought-units within poems.

PoemcrazyPoemcrazy by Susan Wooldridge
Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge is a poet and teacher who conducts workshops privately, as well as in the California Poets in the Schools program. Her exuberant, critically acclaimed teaching guide takes instructors, writers, and general readers into the very heart and intensity of life and the craft of expressing what one feels therefrom through the written word.

Poet Power: The Practical Poet's Complete Guide to Getting Published by Thomas A. Williams
Poet's Market 2003 by Nancy Breen (Editor)
The Art and Craft of Poetry by Michael J. Bugeja
Poet's Handbook by Judson Jerome
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Poetry by Nikki Moustaki
How to Publish Your Poetry by Helene Ciaravino
Writing Poems by Robert Wallace
Poet Power! The Practical Poet's Complete Guide to Getting Published (and Self-Published) by Thomas A. Williams
A Poet's Guide to Poetry by Mary Kinzie
Making Your Own Days: The Pleasure of Reading and Writing Poetry by Kenneth Koch
Writing Personal Poetry: Creating Poems from Your Life Experiences by Sheila Bender
You Can Write Poetry by Jeff Mock
Rules for the Dance: A Handbook for Writing and Reading Metrical Verse by Mary Oliver
Writing Poetry by David Kirby
Radical Artifice: Writing Poetry in the Age of Media by Marjorie Perloff


Quotes to Write By
Quotes to Write By
by Kristy Taylor


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by Shery Ma Belle Arrieta

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