ERIC Number: ED415514
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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The Writer's Journal: 40 Contemporary Writers and Their Journals.
Bender, Sheila, Ed.
This anthology presents excerpts from the journals of 40 of today's most noted writers, along with their comments on the role of journal-keeping in creating their art. Besides being generally instructional to other writers and a lesson in how to create a personal journal, the anthology is a look at writers in the midst of creating. It includes detailed instructions for keeping a writer's journal and annotated bibliographies of books on the creative process and on the journals of literary and historical figures. In alphabetical order, the writers are: Diana Abu-Jaber, Kathleen Alcala, Robert Alexander, James Bertolino, Linda Bierds, Ron Carlson, Omar S. Castaneda, Henri Cole, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Janice Eidus, Reginald Gibbons, Patricia Hampl, Jim Harrison, Robert Hellenga, Robin Hemley, Brenda Hillman, Israel Horovitz, Pam Houston, Fenton Johnson, Maxine Kumin, Craig Lesley, Denise Levertov, Phillip Lopate, Jaime Manrique, David Mas Masumoto, William Matthews, Kyoko Mori, Naomi Shihab Nye, Stanley Plumly, David Reich, Lisa Shea, Kim R. Stafford, Ilan Stavans, Marianna de Marco Torgovnick, Kathleen Tyau, Joan Weimer, Steven Winn, Shawn Wong, Elizabeth Woody, and Al Young. (NKA)
Descriptors: Authors, Contemporary Literature, Creative Development, Creative Writing, Diaries, Journal Writing, United States Literature, Writing Improvement
Dell Publishing, Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc., 1540 Broadway, New York, NY 10036 (U.S. $12.95; Canada $17.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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