Short Takes Brief Encounters with Contemporary Nonfiction

ISBN-10: 0393326004

ISBN-13: 9780393326000

Edition: 2005

Authors: Judith Kitchen

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List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/17/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.924
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.

Moving water, Tucson
Brief history of my thumb
Night song
Signs and wonders
from "Mexico's children"
In Wyoming
Those who stay and those who go
The Khan men of Agra
Water's edge
Someone I love
Words of my youth
Six postcards
Winter wheat
Planet unflinching
from Two or three things I know for sure
Muskgrass Chara
A second time
In Nebraska
The night trucks
Opposite of south
What Sacagawea means to me
The trains
Men at night
Standard time
The war at home
Book war
Bookless in Biak
Contributor's note
Me talk pretty one day
Moon snail
Breakfast with Canis latrans
An animal looks at me
The human road
Capital realism
Jet lag
Daylight savings time
Getting yourself home
Afternoon with canals
Siena, burnt and raw
from The growing seasons
Behind the screen
Take me out to the ballgame
The old country
Human cruelty
The unknown soldier
Kind of blue
Son of Mr. Green Jeans
The spinners
The ghetto girls' guide to dating and romance
The mother
Clean slate
Ritual meals
Getting rid of the gun
Bullet in my neck
The big nap
The museum of obsolete colors
Margot's diary
Salt hay
They're in the river
Essay, dresses, and fish
Some cloths
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