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The Monkey and the Wrench: Essays into Contemporary Poetics takes a snapshot of a moving target: the ever-shifting conversation about today's poetry. The ten essays in this collection offer reflections and insights, practical advice for craft matters, and provocative points of departure for those who read and write poetry. This series seeks to further the discussion of poe ...more
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Published January 14th 2011 by University Of Akron Press
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The Monkey & the Wrench
Essays into Contemporary Poetics
by Mary Biddinger, John Gallaher

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Mary Biddinger is the author of the poetry collections Prairie Fever (Steel Toe Books, 2007), Saint Monica (Black Lawrence Press, 2011), O Holy Insurgency (Black Lawrence Press, 2013), A Sunny Place with Adequate Water (Black Lawrence Press, 2014), and Small Enterprise (Black Lawrence Press, 2015), as well as co-editor of The Monkey and the Wrench: Essays into Contemporary Poetics (University of A ...more
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