Here are some of the books about writing available to read, outside of the zillion individual poet’s books BHS and I have. You choose one to read and present to us.
Working with Writing (Trade books)
The Muses Among Us Kim Stafford
If You Want to Write Brenda Ueland
Writing Fiction J. Barroway
Supplies Julia Cameron
Fooling with Words Bill Moyers
A Poetry Handbook Mary Oliver
Bird by Bird Ann Lamott
The Gift Lewis Hyde
Letters to a Young Poet R.M. Rilke
Poetry collections worth studying
The Daily Poet Kelly Russel Agondon, Martha Silano
Saved by a Poem Kim Rosen
Thunder and Lightning Natalie Goldberg
Poets Against the War Sam Hamill, ed
Ain’t I a Woman Linthwaite, ed.
Staying Alive Neil Astley, ed
Prose – Stories, essays, letters – collections worth studying
Gift from the Sea Ann Morrow Lindberg
Letters Emily Dickinson
100 Great Short Stories James Daley, ed.
40 Model Essays Jane E. Aaron, Ellen Kuhl Repetto
Night Lights (NW stories and essays) Dr. Charles Johnson, ed.
Thirsty for Joy – Australian stories retold Brian Doyle
Children and Other Wild Animals essays Brian Doyle
Best Am. Essays Mary Oliver, ed.
Principals of Uncertainty Maira Kalman