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Marianne Mersereau

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Marianne Mersereau is a writer and artist currently residing in the Pacific Northwest. She grew up in Appalachia and graduated from the University of Virginia's College at Wise. While at UVA Wise, she received the Lois Lowry Award for Superior Achievement in Language Arts and Children's Literature and taught these subjects and others for a decade. She received her Master of Arts degree from Seattle University in 1989. She is the author of two books: "Timbrel" a chapbook of narrative poetry selected as a semi-finalist in the Finishing Line Press 2012 New Women's Voices Chapbook Competition, and a children's picture book, "The Green Lake Gifting Game" which was released May 2014. Marianne is a performer of modern, folk, and sacred/liturgical ...more

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Dead of Winter: An Anthology

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The Green Lake Gifting Game

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Timbrel

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Bella Grace (Autumn 2019)

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Birth Lifespan Vol. 1

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Enough: Poetry

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Rules for the Dance by Mary Oliver
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I appreciated the selection of poems included in the anthology at the end of this manual. They are great examples of the advice Oliver shares.
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On Her Knees by Brenda Marie Davies
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This is a heartbreaking memoir about the shame and guilt the author experienced as a result of her following the teachings regarding sexual intimacy espoused by her fundamentalist evangelical church. She discusses the difference in purity and integri ...more
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What The Truth Tastes Like by Martha Silano
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The word choices in these poems is outstanding; this poet has a distinctive voice and uses language in truly inventive ways.
Bunny by Mona Awad
La familia grande by Camille Kouchner
"It takes so much courage to write such a book. Thank you Camille Kouchner. I think it has the power to help victims, maybe give them the strength to speak out. Beautifully written.
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The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix
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Horse and Rider by Melissa Range
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I've notice that very few modern day poets incorporate end rhymes in their poems so it was enjoyable to see several in this collection, and the musicality of the poems in general is wonderful. ...more
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A Jesse Stuart Reader by Jesse Stuart
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Stuart is one of many Kentucky writers whose work I really enjoy. His voice is reminiscent of Wendell Berry and bell hooks. I particularly enjoyed reading this collection during the month of April which he says is his favorite month. His poem "Hold A ...more
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