Lyn Lifshin is the November 2014 Blue Heron Speaks Featured Poet

Lyn Lifshin

Lyn Lifshin author photo First Choice

Welcome to our November Blue Heron Speaks feature. Blue Heron Review is very pleased to share the talents of the prolific writer, Lyn Lifshin. Please visit the Blue Heron Speaks page of our website to read three of Lyn Lifshin’s poems:

AS THE DAYS GET LONGER
WHEN A LEGGY FOAL COMES INTO THE WORLD
BUT INSTEAD HAS GONE INTO WOODS

About Lyn Lifshin
Lyn Lifshin has published over 130 books and chapbooks including 3 from Black Sparrow Press: Cold Comfort, Before It’s Light and Another Woman Who Looks Like Me. Before Secretariat: The Red Freak, The Miracle, Lifshin published her prize-winning book about the short-lived, beautiful racehorse, Ruffian, The Licorice Daughter: My Year With Ruffian and Barbaro: Beyond Brokenness. Recent books include: Ballroom; All the Poets Who Have Touched Me, Living and Dead; All True, Especially The Lies; Light At the End: The Jesus Poems; Katrina; Mirrors; Persephone; Lost In The Fog; Knife Edge & Absinthe: The Tango Poems. NYQ books published, A Girl Goes into The Woods. Also just out: For the Roses, poems after Joni Mitchell and Hitchcock Hotel from Danse Macabre. Tangled as the Alphabet—The Istanbul Poems was published by NightBallet Press. Just released as well, Malala. The Marilyn Poems was just released from Rubber Boots Press. An update to her Gale Research Autobiography is out: Lips, Blues, Blue Lace: On The Outside. Also just out is a DVD of the documentary film about her: Lyn Lifshin: Not Made Of Glass. Lyn Lifshin is also the author of the Red Mare Press chapbook, Chiffon (Red Mare #3, 2010). Forthcoming books include: Luminous Women: Eneduanna, Schererzade and Nefertiti; Femina Eterna; and Moving Through Stained Glass: the Maple Poems. Learn more about this author: http://www.lynlifshin.com/

(Secretariat: The Red Freak, The Miracle / Texas Review Press, 2014)

secretariat-cover

(A Girl Goes into the Woods: Selected Poems / NYQ Books, 2013)

A Girl Goes into the Woods book cover

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