Passing the Word by Jeffrey Skinner

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In this anthology, distinguished writers explore the relevance of mentors in their education and development as writers. Each author contributes an essay and a story or poem, which together give a unique sense of the forces that shape a writer's craft and vision.

About Jeffrey Skinner

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Jeffrey Skinner, the current Director of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Louisville, has published four collections of poetry with Graywolf Press, University or Miami and University of Chicago. He's received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Ingram Merrill and Howard Foundations.
Published July 1, 2001 by Sarabande Books. 250 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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This cleverly arranged anthology, edited by poet Skinner (The Company of Heaven) and memoirist Martin (From Our House), pairs personal essays by established writers on their mentors along with an original work of fiction or poetry by those writers to illustrate the qualities they have discussed.

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