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Kathleen Rooney

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Kathleen Rooney is a founding editor of Rose Metal Press, a publisher of literary work in hybrid genres, and a founding member of Poems While You Wait, a team of poets and their typewriters who compose commissioned poetry on demand. She teaches English and Creative Writing at DePaul University and is the author of eight books of poetry, nonfiction, and fiction, including the novel O, Democracy! (Fifth Star Press, 2014) and the novel in poems Robinson Alone (Gold Wake Press, 2012). With Eric Plattner, she is the co-editor of René Magritte: Selected Writings (University of Minnesota Press, 2016 and Alma Books, 2016). A winner of a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from Poetry magazine, her reviews and criticism have appeared in the New York Times Book Re ...more

Il maggiore e Cher Ami…

…is the title of Cher Ami and Major Whittlesey in Italian. The Italian edition–translated beautifully by Cristina Cigognini–has just been released by 8tto Edizioni and you can read more about it and order it here. Thank you to everyone at 8tto for doing such a gorgeous job!

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message 4: by Dean

Dean Pusell Thank you for being my friend Kathleen :))).


Anastasia Hi Kathleen,

great to be friends.

A.


message 2: by Ed

Ed Thank you for the friends add, Kathleen. Much success and good reads to you. Have a great week.

Ed Lynskey
Author, PELHAM FELL HERE



Daniel
Can't see you behind the book, Kathleen.


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