Out of the Depths PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Out of the Depths free pdf A project of the Poverty Initiative of the Union Theological Seminary in New York City, "Out of the Depths: Poetry of PovertyCourage and Resilience" is a compelling anthology of over one hundred poems by well-known poets (such as Martin Espada, Naomi Shihab Nye, Gregory Orr, Marilyn Nelson, Wesley McNair, Brendan Galvin, Julia Alverez, Natasha Tretheway, and Kevin Young) as well as emerging poets and those never before published about firsthand experiences of poverty.While the poets hail from diverse locations, cultures, and ethnicities, their work shares common elements of vivid detail, determination of spirit (either quiet or passionate), and compelling artistry.FACESMichael Glaser"God is resident in all faces."Abraham Joshua Heschel"God challenges our faithwith the face of poverty, ""brings us to the altarof our own emptiness""and asks us if we have the courageto look at this""and bear witness."Susan Deborah King is the author of five poetry collections including "Coven," "One-Breasted Woman," "Bog Orchards," and "Dropping into the Flower." Her poems have appeared in numerous publications including "Tar Rivers Review," "Prairie Schooner," and the "Willow Review." She teaches creative writing and leads retreats on spirituality and creativity in Minneapolis and Maine."

About Susan Deborah King

CONTRIBUTORS NOTES Imali Abala was born in Western Kenya and is currently living in Ohio. Her publications include Drum Bits of Terror (2014), A Fallen Citadel (poetry, 2012), The Dilemma of Jahenda, the Teenage Mother (2010), The Disinherited (2007). and Move on, Trufosa (2006). Some of her other works have appeared in A Thousand Voices Rising, and Reflections: An Anthology of African Women Poets (2013). Cona F. (Faye) Gregory-Adams is an award-winning writer or poetry, children s books, nonfiction, and short fiction. She has been published in poetry journals and anthologies in the US, UK, Korea and Canada. Faye served as Missouri s senior poet laureate. Julia Alvarez is a Dominican-American poet, novelist and essayist, author of the novel, How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents and the poetry collections, Homecoming: New and Selected Poems and The Woman I Kept to Myself. She has received grants from the National Endowment of the Arts and the Ingraham Foundation. She is the writer in residence at Middlebury College, VT. Elvis Alves has written poetry that has appeared in The Caribbean Writer s Journal, Colere, Magazine De L Mancha, First Reads, St Somewhere Journal, The Shine Journal and Small Axe Salon. He lives and works in New York City. Onleilove Alston is a graduate of the Master of Divinity/Master of Social Work program at Union Theological Seminary and Columbia University School of Social Work. As a member of the Poverty Initiative she co-developed the Mary Magdala Welfare Queen Project. Onleilove is a contributing writer for Sojourners Magazine and Blogging Specialist at Ecumenical Women at the United Nations. She lives in New York City. Bobbi Arduini hold an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from St. Mary s College where she received the Chester Aaron Scholarship for excellence in writing. Her work has appeared in Women Reinvented, Good Dogs Doing Good, and Sacred Fools. She also makes music and teaches high school English. She lives in Santa Monica, CA. Cynthia Aretz, who died in 2012, lived in public housing in Minneapolis. Peggy Aylsworth s poetry has appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, The Alembic, The MacGuffin, Ars Interpres (Sweden), Chiron Review, Rattle, Poetry Saltzburg Review and numerous other journals in the U. S. and abroad. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2012. A retired psychotherapist, she lives in Santa Monica, CA. Reed Banks is an artist and a retired administrator of services for the mentally challenged in Albemarle County, Virginia. He lives in Charlottesville, VA. Melissa Barber, a native of the Bronx, NY, is a single mother of an autistic daughter, and recently weathered and survived the NYC homeless shelter system. She trained and graduated as a medical physician from the Latin American School of Medicine in Havana, Cuba and is currently studying for her US licensing exams. Glenda Barrett, a native and resident of North Georgia, is an artist, poet and writer. Her work has been published widely in such places as Woman s World, Farm and Ranch Living, Country Woman, Chicken Soup for the Soul, and Journal of Kentucky Studies. Her first chapbook was published by Finishing Line Press. Allie Marini Batts came here to kick ass and chew bubblegum and she s ALL out of bubblegum. She is an alumna of New College of Florida. Her work has appeared in over 40 literary magazines. She is a research writer by day and is pursuing her MFA degree through Antioch University of Los Angeles. She calls Tallahassee home. Starr Cummin Bright lives and worksas a writer, farm manager (Pennsylvania) and director of ayouth sailing program (Maine). Shefinds her way in woods, fieldsand on rivers and the sea, bringing physical and mystical observations to paper. Polly Brody is the author of four books: Other Nations, The Burning Bush, At the Flower's Lip, Stirring Shadows. At the Flower's Lip was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Polly's other metier is environmentalist/birder. As Chairwoman of the Newtown Conservation Commission she was instrumental in conserving a 790 acre peninsula as a CT State Forest. Ashley Bryan is a renowned illustrator and author of numerous children s books including Sing to the Sun, Beautiful Blackbird, The Dancing Granny, The ABCs of African-American Poetry and his autobiography, Words to My Life s Song. He has twice won the Coretta Scott King Award and won the Laura Ingalls Wilder Lifetime Achievement award. He lives on an island in Maine. Deborah Byrne is retired from the field of Special Education and Culinary Arts and Hospitality. After a divorce, she was unable to find affordable housing while completing her degree in the Boston area. Homeless for a year, she has published poetry, photography, and articles on how poverty affects survivors of abuse. She lives in Wyoming. Patricia Frisella, past President of the Poetry Society of New Hampshire, has a collection of poems published most recently in Liberation Poetry: An Anthology, edited by Tontongi

Details Book

Author : Susan Deborah King
Publisher : Holy Cow Press
Data Published : 28 April 2015
ISBN : 0985981873
EAN : 9780985981877
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Out of the Depths

17 Comments Add a comment

Related eBooks Download

  • Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry free pdfAnthology of Contemporary American Poetry

    Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry. Second Edition. contains poems by more than 115 poets born in 1910 or later. including many who have not been anthologized before. Editor Cary Nelson introduces students to a diverse selection of vital poetry..

  • Poems, Poets, Poetry free pdfPoems, Poets, Poetry

    Many students today are puzzled by the meaning and purpose of poetry. "Poems. Poets. Poetry "demystifies the form and introduces students to its artistry and pleasures. using methods that Helen Vendler has successfully used herself over her long..

  • Ten: The New Wave free pdfTen: The New Wave

    Ten: the new wave presents poetry from some of the most exciting new poets in Britain today. These ten poets were selected for The Complete Works 2 mentoring project. a groundbreaking initiative to promote diversity and quality in British poetry..

  • Modern Scottish Women Poets free pdfModern Scottish Women Poets

    With over 200 poets - including Naomi Mitchison. Carol Ann Duffy. Dilys Rose. Kathleen Jamie. Meg Bateman. Jackie Kay. Liz Lochhead and more - this collection contains some of the best poetry to be written in our time..

  • Little Book of Poems for Young Children free pdfLittle Book of Poems for Young Children

    This is a beautifully illustrated anthology. with a selection of poems ranging from classic poets like Roald Dahl and Lewis Carroll and exciting new contemporary poets. The poems cover many different themes and moods..

  • Out of the Depths free pdfOut of the Depths

    . A project of the Poverty Initiative of the Union Theological Seminary in New York City, "Out of the Depths: Poetry of PovertyCourage and Resilience" is a compelling anthology of over one hundred poe