In Short a Collection of Brief Creative Nonfiction

ISBN-10: 0393314928
ISBN-13: 9780393314922
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List price: $16.95
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/17/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Judith Kitchen attended college in Vermont. After graduating, she worked as a part-time secretary, an assistant in a carnival supply business, with the New York state Poets in the Schools, and finally as an instructor at SUNY College at Brockport. For twenty years, she served as editor and publisher of the State Street Press Chapbook Series. She wrote several books during her lifetime including Perennials, Writing the World: Understanding William Stafford, Only the Dance, Distance and Direction, Half in Shade: Family, Photography, and Fate, and The Circus Train. The House on Eccles Road won the S. Mariella Gable Prize in fiction. Her work has also won the Lillian Fairchild Award, the Anhinga Prize for poetry, and two Pushcart Prizes. She was the co-director of the Rainier Writing Workshop with her husband, Stan Sanvel Rubin. She died of cancer in November 2014 at the age of 73.

Mary Paumier Jones lives in Rochester. nbsp;Jones, who teaches creative nonfiction, has a degree in library science.

Preface: The Disproportionate Power of the Small
Editors' Introduction
Lights
All-Out Effort
Volar
Around the Corner
Enough Jam for a Lifetime
An Unspoken Hunger
Three Voices
Proofs
Tino and Papi
Last Shot
LZ Gator, Vietnam, February 1994
Culloden
Afternoon Tea
The Shock of Teapots
Harbour
The Opposite of Saffron
In Praise of the Humble Comma
Suspended
The Blues Merchant
The Usual Story
Joe Turner's Come and Gone: The Play
Sunday
Mint Snowball
Borrowed Time
Loose Ends
Nostalgia
Across the Street
A Wind from the North
Snow
Decoy
Growing Up Game
Rose Vegetables
Interlude
Orange Who?
Hands
The Signature of God
My Children Explain the Big Issues
The Complaint
My Mother in Two Photographs, Among Other Things
Ice Cream
On the Street
Call Guy
Locker Room Talk
White Men Can't Drum
Cat-Like
MRI
On Two Wheels
Running Xian
A Note About Allen Tate
Fernando and Marisela
A Voice for the Lonely
Museum Piece
An End to the Still Lifes
Three Fragments
Inheritance
Modern Times
Nostalgia for Everything
On the Way Home
Falling Stars
Three Yards
The Tree Beyond Imagining
December Meditation at Camp Polk Cemetery
Notes Toward Identifying a Body
A Match to the Heart
Rain
Proud Flesh
April 15
Walking
Into the Storm
Crazy Horse
Nacoochee Indian Mound: Helen, Georgia
The Stories Tell the Land
Sanctuary
Buckeye
August
Stonehenge and the Louvre Were Cool
Winter
Natural Edges
Good Use for Bad Weather
Greenhouse
Nature's See-Saw
Outside's Not What We Think
Falling
Grubby
Children in the Woods
We Are Distracted
One Human Hand
Mute Dancers: How to Watch a Hummingbird
Farder to Reache
The Fine Art of Sighing
Biographical Notes
Permissions
Index

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