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My first proudly self-published book, this poem is a true product of and testament to the strong bonds formed in the Women's Communities of Los Angeles in the early '80's. A good friend (Sheila M.) printed this book b/c she just watned to know if she could, at her dad's print shop; about five of...
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Free spirit Aphra Porter never thought Isaac Lightfoot would remember the letter she wrote to him years before. But by some miracle, he does. Now a successful Web site designer in her thirties, Aphra meets the man whose writing talents she's always idolized-an encounter that leaves her spinning. No...
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Over the last generation, Appalachia has produced a number of women poets who have refined and redefined the boundaries of the region’s literature and identity. Her Words focuses on the work of twenty such poets, whose diverse voices have enriched Appalachian literature in particular and American...