Laurel Blossom

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LAUREL BLOSSOM’s second book-length narrative prose poem,Longevity, will be published by Four Way Books in October 2015. Four Way Books was profiled in the ARts Beat section of the New York Times on July 17, 2014. In order to illustrate its books' quality, publisher Martha Rhodes featured lines from Blossom's first book-klength narrative prose poem, Degrees of Latitude, which was published by Four Way Books in 2007. Blossom's most recent book of lyric poetry is Wednesday: New and Selected Poems, Ridgeway Press, 2004. Earlier books include The Papers Said (Greenhouse Review Press, 1993), What’s Wrong (Cobham & Hatherton Press, 1987), and a chapbook, Any Minute (Greenhouse Review Press, 1979). An earlier long poem, the mock epic “Easy Com ...more

The Writer's Chronicle (a publication of AWP, The Association of Writers and Writing Programs) for December 2014 reports that New York artist SUSAN CRILE has won a ruling from the United States Tax Court, allowing her to take tax deductions for business expenses related to her artwork. The IRS had contended in the 2010 case that Crile's artwork did not constitute a "profession" for tax purposes...
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Degrees of Latitude

4.36 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2007
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Splash: Great Writing About...

4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1996
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3.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2015
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What's Wrong: Poems

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1987
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Many Lights in Many Windows...

2.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1997
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The Ocean State Review Vol....

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