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- DescriptionIn the personal and critical essays of Mapping the Heart, Wesley McNair, one of New England's most important poets, reveals the impact of place on his own poetry and the verse of several other New Englanders, past to present. He also explains the ways poets of his climate have influenced each other, how poets think about their craft, and what poetry is.
- Author BiographyThe recipient of grants from the Rockefeller, Fulbright and Guggenheim foundations, WESLEY MCNAIR has held an NEH Fellowship in Literature, and two NEA Fellowships for Creative Writers. He has won the Eunice Tietjens Prize from Poetry; the Theodore Roethke Prize from Poetry Northwest; and the 1997 Sarah Josepha Hale Medal, among other honors. The editor of The Quotable Moose: Contemporary Maine Writing, he is the author of five books of poetry, the first of which, The Faces of Americans in 1853, was selected as a Classic Contemporary by Carnegie Mellon University Press. His tow most recent volumes are Fire and Talking in the Dark (David R. Godine, Publisher). He is the director of the creative writing program at the University of Maine at Farmington and lives with his wife Diane in Mercer, Maine.
- Author(s)Wesley McNair
- PublisherCarnegie-Mellon University Press
- Date of Publication05/02/2003
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectBiography: Literary
- Series TitleCarnegie Mellon Poets in Prose
- Place of PublicationPittsburgh
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCarnegie-Mellon University Press
- Weight340 g
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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