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The 65 Practices of Moderately Successful Poets - A Self-Help Memoir - cover

The 65 Practices of Moderately Successful Poets - A Self-Help Memoir

Jeffrey Skinner

Publisher: Sarabande Books

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The latest in Sarabande's The Writer's Studio series, it's both truly a self-help title and a satire of the genreSeven Habits of Highly Effective People for Poets Skinner's take on a poetry career is encouraging, while never losing its sense of the absurdity of such an undertaking. Humor should translate well to audio essays, such as Weekend Edition Author is a poet (of moderate success) and tenured professor whose first career was in private security. His time as a private eye is as much a part of his career as a poet as his time in the ivory tower, and both inform the book Skinner has a track-record with both books of poetry, and books on poetry, and credibility in those fields should translate well for sales Panel planned for AWP 2012 -- a perfect captive audience for this type of book Cover is by New Yorker cartoonist Mick Stevens

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