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Ten British and American poets describe how they structure their writing days, give brief details of their careers, and explore the creative process. They supplement their essays with the complete drafts of a favorite or significant poem. They then discuss the process of how that poem came about, how it developed from a single line (not always the first) or idea, how it wa ...more
Paperback, 175 pages
Published January 1st 1996 by Seren
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Maura Dooley was born in Truro, grew up in Bristol.

Educated at the University of York, she gained a postgraduate certificate of Education at Bristol. She is Lecturer in Creative Writing at Goldsmiths College, University of London.

She edited Making for Planet Alice: New Women Poets (1997) and The Honey Gatherers: A Book of Love Poems (2002) for Bloodaxe, and How Novelists Work (2000) for Seren. Lif
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