It's A Deal!: Dynamic Transactions by Carol & Robert LawsonIt's A Deal!: Dynamic Transactions by Carol & Robert Lawson

It's A Deal!: Dynamic Transactions

EditorCarol & Robert Lawson

Paperback | March 1, 2011

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We don’t often think of our daily lives and social connections as a marketplace, but sometimes that’s exactly what they are. Sometimes the interactions are win-win, and sometimes the outcome hangs on a single breaking point. The eighteenth volume of the annual Chrysalis Reader anthology explores the bargains that shape our lives through poetry, essays, and short fiction.

Among the fifty-three entries in this volume are poetry from poet laureates William Kloefkorn, Judith Ann Levison, Linda Pastan, and Wesley McNair. Acclaimed poet Robert Bly writes of regret and “long-leggèd birds.” Professor Michael Thomas’s short story “Are You an American?” highlights the desperation of Mexico’s rural villages; artist David S. Rubenstein gives a medical researcher a second chance; Pushcart Prize nominee Frank Scozzari spins a tale of revolution and sacrifice. Rounding out the volume are two Bailey Prize winners: Byron Edgington, whose journey home to see his dying father means tough choices, and Chloé Joseph with a poem about a mother’s infidelity.

Robert F. Lawson’s poetry has appeared in Three Rivers Poetry Journal, Salt Lick, Plum Review, Phoenix, Negative Capability, Lullwater Review, Kalliope, Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, and others. He is currently the major gifts and planned giving officer for the Maine Public Broadcasting Network. A co-editor for the Chrysalis Reader an...
Title:It's A Deal!: Dynamic TransactionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 10 × 7 × 1 inPublished:March 1, 2011Publisher:Swedenborg FoundationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:087785243X

ISBN - 13:9780877852438

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