Ordinary Genius: A Guide For The Poet Within by Kim AddonizioOrdinary Genius: A Guide For The Poet Within by Kim Addonizio

Ordinary Genius: A Guide For The Poet Within

byKim Addonizio

Paperback | January 27, 2009

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"The creative process is just that," maintains Kim Addonizio. "Not a means to an end, but an ongoing participation." A widely acclaimed poet and finalist for the National Book Award, Addonizio meditates on her own process as she encourages writers to explore both their personal and political worlds, to seek inspiration from poets new and old, and to discover the rich poetic resources of the Internet. Lively, accessible, and informative, Ordinary Genius?provides wisdom gleaned through personal experience and offers a heady variety of writing exercises. Chapters on gender, addiction, race and class, metaphor and line invite each individual writer to find and to hone his or her unique voice. This is the perfect book for both experienced writers and beginners eager to glimpse the angel of poetry.
A finalist for the National Book Award, Kim Addonizio has also received a Guggenheim Fellowship, two NEA Fellowships, and a Pushcart Prize. She divides her time between living in Oakland, California, and New York City.
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Title:Ordinary Genius: A Guide For The Poet WithinFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.25 × 5.49 × 0.76 inPublished:January 27, 2009Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0393334163

ISBN - 13:9780393334166

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