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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 rel ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published October 1st 2013 by NYQ Books
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Lifshin is a phenomena! So prolific and powerful. LOVE!
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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... ...more
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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.

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