Views from the Loft

Views from the Loft

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Teachers, exercises, mentors, critiques, humor, and inspiration: these form the fuel all writers need when they get down to work every day. For decades the Loft Literary Center has provided this fuel to an enormous community of writers. Views from the Loft brings together the collected wisdom of that community a€” its authors, students, and editors a€” giving anyone the tools and inspiration necessary to thrive in the writing life. A whoa€™s who of writers on writing ranging from the National Book Awarda€“winning poet Mark Doty to Newbery medala€“winning childrena€™s author Kate DiCamillo, and touching on issues as delicate as the representation of family in memoir and as hilarious as a a€œsad-epiphany poema€ mad lib for frustrated poets, this book is an essential collection of crucial tips and challenging questions for everyone who puts pen to page. The essays and interviews in this book include superstar writers like Rick Bass, Michael Cunningham, Grace Paley, Susan Power, Susan Straight, Marilyn Hacker, and many, many more.His most recent book, The Poetry Home Repair Manual (University of Nebraska, 2005), has been praised by the Star Tribune as a book a€œfriendly, straightforward and useful as a beginning poet is ever likely to read.a€ QUESTION: You recentlyanbsp;...

Title:Views from the Loft
Author:Daniel Slager
Publisher:Milkweed Editions - 2010-07-01


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