Lewis Turco

Lewis Turco is an emeritus professor and the founding director of the Program in Writing Arts at SUNY-Oswego and the Cleveland State University Poetry Center. An award-winning author, Turco has published twenty-one collections of poetry and nonfiction, including The Book of Forms: A Handbook of Poetics, Fifth Edition, and The Book of Dialogue: How to Write Effective Conversation in Fiction, Screenplays, Drama, and Poetry.
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The Book of Dialogue

How to Write Effective Conversation in Fiction, Screenplays, Drama, and Poetry

University of New Mexico Press

The Book of Dialogue is an invaluable resource for writers and students of narrative seeking to master the art of effective dialogue.

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The Book of Forms

A Handbook of Poetics, Fifth Edition

University of New Mexico Press

Filled with both common and rarely heard of forms and prosodies, Turco's engaging style and apt examples invite writers to try their hands at exploring forms in ways that challenge and enrich their work.

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The Book of Literary Terms

The Genres of Fiction, Drama, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism, and Scholarship, Second Edition

University of New Mexico Press

Chapters covering fiction, drama, nonfiction, and literary criticism and scholarship offer readers a comprehensive guide to all forms of prose and their many sub-genres.

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