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Carnegie Mellon Poets in Prose Series


This series includes works by poets writing about their writing lives, poetry criticism, and guidebooks and handbooks about the writing of poetry


Basho's Ghost

A collection of essays by poet Sam Hamill.
Hamill, Sam

Mapping the Heart
Reflections on Place and Poetry
A collection of essays by poet Wesley McNair.
McNair, Wesley

The Memphis Letters

A collection of fictional letters written by Jay Meek.
Meek, Jay

Mickey Rourke and the Bluebird of Happiness
A Poet’s Notebooks
Notebook entries by the award-winning San Francisco poet
Di Piero, W. S.

The Republic of Burma Shave

A memoir by poet Richard Katrovas.
Katrovas, Richard

What the Poem Wants
Prose on Poetry
A collection of essays on poetry by Michael Dennis Browne.
Browne, Michael Dennis

The Years of Smashing Bricks
An Anecdotal Memoir
A memoir by poet Richard Katrovas.
Katrovas, Richard