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ISBN (paperback): 9781932870268
About the Book
When She Named Fire: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by American Women features 460 poems by 96 of the most exciting poets in America including:
Kim Addonizio, Natasha Trethewey, Robin Becker, Lia Purpura, Hilda Raz, Tracy K. Smith, Chase Twichell, Marilyn Nelson, Marie Howe, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Martha Collins, Jan Beatty, Maxine Kumin, Naomi Shihab Nye, Claudia Emerson, Lynn Emanuel, Mary Oliver, Jane Mead, Mary Ruefle, Kay Ryan, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, and Pattiann Rogers.
The collection includes a photograph and a brief biographical sketch of each poet.
About the Editor
Andrea Hollander Budy is the winner of the Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize, the D. H. Lawrence Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, the Runes Poetry Award, a fellowship from the Arkansas Arts Council, and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as more than a dozen other national awards. She and her husband, Todd, live in the Ozark Mountains near the town of Mountain View, Arkansas. They have one grown son, Brooke. Since 1991, she has worked as the Writer-in-Residence at Lyon College, where she was awarded the Lamar Williamson Prize for Excellence in Teaching. Andrea has published three full-length collections of poetry. Her website is www.andreahollanderbudy.com