The Chapter One Project from Marsh Hawk Press features the memoirs of outstanding poets from diverse backgrounds, recalling the ways by which they found their start as writers. While creative writing programs seek to develop the talents of maturing writers, recondite but essential information about the development of the writing craft will be discovered in the early memoirs—the Chapter One’s—of established poets published in this series. Each month we’ll post a new Chapter.
October: Denise Duhamel: “Mr. Rogers and Me”
November: Phillip Lopate: “The Poetry Years”
In the coming months watch for original Chapters: Jane Hirshfield, Dennis Nurkse, Burt Kimmelman. Barbara Novack. Eileen R. Tabios. Geoffrey O’Brien. Dan Morris. Sandy McIntosh, and others….