Hundred-year wave by Rachel B. J. Richardson

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  • American poetry

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 77-78).

Book details

Other titles100 year wave
StatementRachel Richardson
SeriesCarnegie Mellon poetry series, Carnegie Mellon poetry
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3618.I34485 A6 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination78 pages
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27213292M
ISBN 10088748610X
ISBN 109780887486104
LC Control Number2015945715
OCLC/WorldCa923650117

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Margaret’s Home for Pregnant Girls. Rachel Richardson is the author of two books of poetry, Copperhead () and Hundred-Year Wave (), both selections in the Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Sewanee Writers’ Conference.

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NANCY REDDY is the author of Double Jinx (Milkweed Editions, ), a winner of the National Poetry Series; and the chapbook Acadiana (Black Lawrence Press, ).

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Pediatric Radiology. Randy Ray Richardson. 01 Jan. Join Papercuts J.P. for a reading and panel discussion with Mark Beauregard, author of THE WHALE, Rachel Richardson, poet behind HUNDRED-YEAR WAVE, and Midge Raymond, author of MY LAST CONTINENT. THE WHALE: A Love Story: In the summer ofHerman Melville finds himself hounded by creditors and afraid his writing career might be coming to an end—his last three novels .About reprints and permissions: For permissions inquiries from Hundred-Year Wave and Copperhead, please contact Cynthia Lamb at Carnegie Mellon and/or .Poet Rachel Richardson was born and raised in Berkeley, California.

She is the author of the poetry collections Copperhead () and Hundred-Year Wave ().Her poetry investigates the disjunctions of remembered and recorded history.

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