Poetry. Terry Phelan's second book, FIRES IN SONOMA tells the story of the dissolution of a marriage. In the famous words of William Carlos Williams, "Divorce is the sign of knowledge in our time, divorce! divorce!" Phelan's voice is ablaze with her new knowledge, full of bitter truth and intimate revelations.
Terry Phelan graduated from Michigan State University and earned her MFA in English from Mills College. She has published numerous feature articles and essays in the San Francisco Chronicle and the Pacific Sun. Her poetry has been nominated for a Pushcart prize and has appeared in publications including RATTLE, Runes, Mudfish, the Marin Poetry Center Anthologies, poemmemoirstory, Not What I Expected: the Unpredictable Road from Womanhood to Motherhood; and Red Rock Review. A working mother of three, she is former Chair of the Marin Poetry Center, and currently serves on the Steering Committee for the Marin Poet Laureate. Both FIRES IN SONOMA and her first collection, Husk, are published by Box Turtle Press (New York). Visit terryphelan.net for more information.Author City: Marin, CA USA