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Literary Nonfiction. Literary Criticism and History. Filling a niche that has long been neglected, THE CONVERSATION addresses issues of both writing and close and considered reading. Chapters focus on specific elements of poetic language and structure and offer writing exercises—which include both poetry and personal essays—that link directly to the featured works and the accompanying discussions.
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Dawn Potter directs the Frost Place Conference on Poetry and Teaching, held each summer at Robert Frost's home in Franconia, New Hampshire. She is the author or editor of seven books of prose and poetry. THE VAGABOND'S BOOKSHELF: A READER'S MEMOIR (Deerbrook Editions, 2016) is her latest prose collection, and Same Old Story, her most recent poetry collection, was a nominee for the 2014 Los Angeles Times Book Award for Poetry. Her memoir, Tracing Paradise: Two Years in Harmony with John Milton, won the 2010 Maine Literary Award in Nonfiction; and she has also received grants and fellowships from the Elizabeth George Foundation, the Writer's Center, and the Maine Arts Commission. New poems and essays appear in the Beloit Poetry Journal, the Sewanee Review, the Threepenny Review, and many other journals in the United States and abroad.Author City: HARMONY, ME USA