A Handbook for Writers
A Handbook for Writers: New & Selected Prose Poems
by Vern Rutsala
Selection from two previous collections join a large collection of new work which continues Rutsala's exploration of the prose poem as a literary form.
About the Author
Vern Rutsala received his B.A. from Reed College and his M.F.A. from the University of Iowa. He is the author of numerous poetry books. His previous book, The Moment's Equation, was a finalist for the National Book Award in poetry. Among his awards are a Guggenheim fellowship, two National Endowment for Arts fellowships, the Richard Snyder Prize, and the Kenneth O. Hanson Award. Rutsala taught at Lewis & Clark College from 1961-2004.