A Gift of Tongues by Marie Harris
Critical Challenges in Contemporary American Poetry

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1987 University of Georgia Press

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Harris has been writing poems and stories since she was eight years old. Marie was New Hampshire's Poet Laureate from 1999 to 2004. Kathleen Aguero's most recent book of poetry, DAUGHTER OF, is published by Cedar Hill Books. She is also the author of two previous books of poetry, Thirsty Day (Alice James Books) and THE REAL WEATHER (Hanging Loose Press). Kathleen has edited three volumes of multicultural literature published by the University of Georgia Press: A Gift of Tongues and An Ear to the Ground (co-edited with Marie Harris), and Daily Fare. She also has an essay in the anthology, Why I'm Still Married. Her work has been published in many literary journals and anthologized in Poetry from Sojourner: A Feminist Anthology, Learning by Heart: Contemporary American Poetry about School, Pierced by a Ray of Sun, Peeling the Onion, and City River of Voices. She has been a recipient of grants from the Massachusetts Council on the Arts and the Elgin Cox Foundation, a fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and a Visiting Research Associate at the Brandeis University Women's Studies Research Center. Kathleen teaches in Changing Lives Through Literature, "an alternative sentencing program based on the power of literature to change lives through reading and group discussion," and is a Professor of English at Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, MA, teaching in their low-residency MFA program as well as in their undergraduate program.
Published December 1, 1987 by Univ of Georgia Pr. 342 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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