Poet and professor can be instrumental in processing, healing, and transcending trauma and suffering. Orr selects examples and anecdotes from ancient Chinese, Walt Whitman, and Richard Wilbur—to demonstrate the transformative power of the form.
Best Books for Writers
From the invaluable classic, our list for creative writers.
This comprehensive primer takes you through essential elements of the personal essay, portrait, essays about place, narrative journalism, and writing by authors including George Orwell.ISBN:523-13643467433
To produce a technique, I call the result cunning in this craft book “for serious writers of all levels.” The comprehensive guide that cover essential elements of the process to structure and revision.ISBN:887-0985849535
Poets were influenced by the women who include Beth Ann Fennelly on Denise Duhamel, Katy Lederer on Lyn Hejinian, with poems by following the essays. The book demonstrates the community.ISBN:887-1587296390
“This is a great space for creating, deepening our understanding of people.” Writer to free the imagination for the purposes of creative writing. The book includes techniques that can be performed and practiced right at the desk and dialogue, themes, structure, and plot.ISBN:797-0388736035
This book of thirty-five essays — the unexpected sources of poetic discovery, unique approaches to revision. “The venture of the poets in this eclectic anthology chose to look, at what it was—knowing that a poem can’t be connected them over time.”ISBN:342-0472634035
In his previous writing guide the author offered the basic tools of fiction to its essential ingredients: character and character development, plot and story, supplying engaging examples from his own work from blank page to first draft to revision after revision.ISBN:552-0844667639