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Proses: On Poems and Poets
Chosen as the inaugural volume of the Copper Canyon Press "Writing Re: Writing" Series--each annual volume to be a major collection of prose on poetry by a leading poet--Proses collects essays and reviews by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and feminist, Carolyn Kizer. "Nearly every page sparkles with Kizer's intelligence."--Writer's NW
Paperback, 208 pages
Published July 1st 1993 by Copper Canyon Press
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Poet, essayist, and translator Carolyn Kizer was born in 1925 in Spokane, Washington. Raised by a prominent lawyer and highly educated mother, Kizer’s childhood was suffused with poetry. Of her development as a poet, she noted to the Poetry Society of America: “My parents were both romantics: father favored the poems of [John] Keats; mother went for [Walt] Whitman. No evening of my childhood passe ...more