250 pages, 5 3/20 x 8 4/25
Paperback
Release Date:01 Oct 2017
ISBN:9780998196336
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Nasty Women Poets

An Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse

Edited by Grace Bauer and Julie Kane
Lost Horse Press

An anthology of poems from women who proudly celebrate their own nastiness and that of other women who have served as nasty role models; poems by and about women defying limitations and lady-like expectations; women refusing to be “nice girls;” women embracing their inner bitch when the situation demands it; women being formidable and funny; women speaking to power and singing for the good of their souls; women being strong, sexy, strident, super-smart, and stupendous; women who want to encourage little girls to keep dreaming.

Grace Bauer’s most recent book of poems is Mean/Time. Her other books include: The Women at the Well, Nowhere All At Once, Retreats and Recognitions, and Beholding Eye. Professor emeritus of English at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana, Julie Kane is a former Louisiana Poet Laureate and Fulbright Scholar. Her poetry collections include Rhythm and Booze; Jazz Funeral; and Paper Bullets. She and Grace Bauer previously coedited Umpteen Ways of Looking at a Possum: Critical and Creative Approaches to Everette Maddox.
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