categories: Cocktail Hour / Reading Under the Influence
Alise Hamilton is a bookseller at Andover Books in Andover, Massachusetts, and is the events and marketing coordinator for HugoBookstores. In addition, she’s an MFA student at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, working on a collection of linked stories. In honest fashion, she says: “The book spine poetry I created, but the idea to do it is stolen: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/04/16/book-spine-poetry-future/ ” This is her first guest post at Bill and Dave’s.Bill and Dave’s invites other larcenous souls to create spine poems for fun and prizes! Winners will get to help staff the Bill and Dave’s table at AWP this year!
Here’s the first entry, from Kristen Keckler:
Next entry is by Teresa Sundmark:
The Land Remembers
Having Everything Right:
The Woman Warrior
The Difficult Child
The Bigness of the World
About this Life.
Bite Every Sorrow.
Women in their Beds
Tell it Slant.
Alone With All that Could Happen,
You Must Remember This.
(Authors: Ben Logan, Kim R. Stafford, Maxine Hong Kingston, Judy Blunt, Stanley Turecki, M.D., Eva Saulitis, Lori Ostlund, Paul Harding, Barry Lopez, Seth Kantner, Barbara Ras, Dan Barker, Judith Barrington, Gina Berriault, Brenda Miller & Suzanne Paola, David Jauss, Arthur Miller, Tracy Philpot, Alice Munro, Joyce Carol Oates)