Ploughshares Spring 1985: Special Poetry Issue

Ploughshares Spring 1985: Special Poetry Issue

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The Spring 1985 issue of Ploughshares, guest-edited by Thomas Lux. 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

"Editor's Note," by Thomas Lux
"James Tate: Tipster Nomad on a Planet of Rough Edges," by Richard Jackson

James Tate
Ralph Angel
Michael Augustin
Tina Barr
Donald Bell
Michael Burkard
Elena Karina Byrne
Richard Cecil
Gillian Conoley
Della Cyrus
Stuart Dischell
Stephen Dobyns
Edison Dupree
Mary P. Fister
Maria Flook
Alice Fulton
Lucy Grealy
John Searle
Lucy Grealy
Jeffrey Gustavson
Reine Hauser
Marie Howe
Richard Jackson
Mary Karr
Lindsay Knowlton
Yusef Komunyakaa
Susannah Lee
Jan Heller Levi
Philip Levine
Kevin Magee
Michael Milburn
Laura Mullen
Debra Nystrom
Dzvinia Orlowsky
Franz Wright
Kevin Pilkington
Trish Reeves
James Reidel
Ray Ronci
John Searle
Robyn Selman
John Skoyles
Karen South
Maura Stanton
Terese Svoboda
Lee Upton
Ellen Bryant Voigt
Robert Winner
Franz Wright
Peter Yovu

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148711438
Publisher: Ploughshares / Emerson College
Publication date: 04/01/1985
Series: Ploughshares , #111
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 235
File size: 562 KB

About the Author

Thomas Lux was born in Northampton, Massachusetts, in 1946. He was educated at Emerson College and The University of Iowa. Most recently, Lux has published The Cradle Place (Houghton Mifflin, 2004), a book of fifty-two new poems. His other books of poetry include The Street of Clocks (Houghton Mifflin, 2001); New and Selected Poems, 1975-1995 (1997), which was a finalist for the 1998 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize; The Blind Swimmer: Selected Early Poems, 1970-1975 (1996); Split Horizon (1994), for which he received the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award; Pecked to Death by Swans (1993); A Boat in the Forest (1992); The Drowned River: New Poems (1990); Half Promised Land (1986); Tarantulas on the Lifebuoy (1983); Massachusetts (1981); Like a Wide Anvil from the Moon the Light (1980); Sunday (1979); Madrigal on the Way Home (1977); The Glassblower's Breath (1976); Memory's Handgrenade (1972); and The Land Sighted (1970). Thomas Lux also has edited The Sanity of Earth and Grass (1994, with Jane Cooper and Sylvia Winner) and has translated Versions of Campana (1977).
Lux has been the poet in residence at Emerson College (1972-1975), and a member of the Writing Faculty at Sarah Lawrence College and the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers. He has also taught at the Universities of Iowa, Michigan, and California at Irvine, among others. He has been a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award in Poetry and has received three National Endowment for the Arts grants and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

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