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What Breathes Us: Santa Barbara Poets Laureate

Spacks, Professor Barry.

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ISBN 10: 099166518X / ISBN 13: 9780991665181
Published by Gunpowder Press, 2016., 2016
Used Soft cover
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Title: What Breathes Us: Santa Barbara Poets ...

Publisher: Gunpowder Press, 2016.

Publication Date: 2016

Binding: Soft cover

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Celebrating the first 10 years of Santa Barbara's Poet Laureate program, this book collects poems by the first six poet laureates. These poems reflect a community with a commitment to the arts, including literary arts. Barry Spacks, Perie Longo, David Starkey, Paul J. Willis, Chryss Yost, and Sojourner Kincaid Rolle. Preface by Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneinder, with a coda to honor poet David Oliveira. The book includes 6-12 poems by each poet with a biographical note by editor (and poet laureate) David Starkey.

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perie longo lives in santa barbara, ca. she is a therapist and teaches poetry in the writing schools program

David Starkey is Honorary Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, and the author of many books including Elizabeth; Six Wives: The Queens of Henry VIII and Monarchy: England and Her Rulers from the Tudors to the Windsors . He is a winner of the WH Smith Prize and the Norton Medlicott Medal for Services to History presented by Britain s Historical Association. He is a well-known TV and radio personality. He was made a CBE in 2007. He lives in London.

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