Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “A Girl Goes Into the Woods” as Want to Read:
A Girl Goes Into the Woods
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

A Girl Goes Into the Woods

4.25  ·  Rating details ·  4 ratings  ·  1 review
Poetry. In her biggest, most varied selection of poems, A GIRL GOES INTO THE WOODS, Lyn Lifshin's intimate, intense, startling poems range from the adolescent experiences any young (or not so young) woman can identify with, to the roller coaster ride of agony to ecstasy of relationships. In her unique and magical way she explores the complicated, mysterious, ambivalent ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published October 1st 2013 by NYQ Books
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about A Girl Goes Into the Woods, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about A Girl Goes Into the Woods

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-11
Average rating 4.25  · 
Rating details
 ·  4 ratings  ·  1 review


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of A Girl Goes Into the Woods
THE TORONTO QUARTERLY
Hi, Everyone! Please check out my latest interview with American poet Lyn Lifshin as we discuss her latest collection A Girl Goes Into The Woods (NYQ Books, 2013). Read the interview and 3 poems from her book now on my TTQ Blog. http://thetorontoquarterly.blogspot.c...
Elizabeth Nichols
rated it really liked it
Nov 11, 2014
Jim LaMontagne
rated it really liked it
Mar 04, 2015
Lavonne
rated it it was amazing
Apr 20, 2017
sidney
rated it really liked it
Oct 22, 2019
Shannon
marked it as to-read
Jun 23, 2014
A'tevia O'Loughlin
marked it as to-read
May 15, 2016
Maura Badji
marked it as to-read
Jan 06, 2019
Atheer
added it
Feb 24, 2019
Beverly
marked it as to-read
Nov 22, 2019
Meg Tuite
is currently reading it
Jan 19, 2020
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
8 followers
Lyn Diane Lifshin (1942) is an American poet and teacher.

Born in Barre, VT, she was raised in Middlebury, VT. She earned a bachelor's degree in English from Syracuse University and a master's degree in English from the University of Vermont (writing a thesis on Dylan Thomas). She also studied at Brandeis University, the Bread Loaf School of English and attended the Bread Loaf Writer's Conference.

...more