The Practice of Poetry: Writing Exercises from Poets Who Teach
Robin Behn (Author)
A distinctive collection of more than 90 effective poetry-writing exercises combined with corresponding essays to inspire writers of all levels.
William Morrow & Company
September 23, 1992
5.34 X 0.83 X 8.04 inches | 0.54 pounds
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About the Author
Robin Behn is a poet and Professor of English the University of Alabama, where she teaches in the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing. She was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in Poetry in 1999 and has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the state arts councils of Alabama and Illinois. Behn is the author of five volumes of poems, most recently Quarry Cross (Madhat Press, 2018), and two chapbooks. She is co-editor of The Practice of Poetry: Writing Exercises from Poets Who Teach (William Morrow, 1992) and editor of a book for young writers forthcoming from the University of Alabama Press, Once Upon a Time in the Twenty-First Century: Unexpected Exercises in Creative Writing.