Lifshin's most recent prize-winning book, (Paterson poetry award),
BEFORE IT'S LIGHT, was published winter 1999-2000 by Black Sparrow
following their publication of COLD COMFORT in 1997. ANOTHER WOMAN
WHO LOOKS LIKE ME will be published by Black Sparrow books published
by David Godine in November 2003. (ORDER@GODINE.) Also, just published
is A NEW FILM BY A WOMAN IN LOVE WITH THE DEAD, March Street Press.
She has published more than 100 books of
poetry, including MARILYN MONROE , BLUE TATTOO, won awards for her
fiction and edited 4 anthologies of women's writing including TANGLED
VINES, ARIADNE'S THREAD, and LIPS UNSEALED. Her poems have appeared
in most literary and poetry magazines and she is the subject of
an award winning documentary film, LYN LIFSHIN: NOT MADE OF GLASS,
available from Women Make Movies. Her poem, "No More Apologizing,"
has been called "among the most impressive documents of the
women's poetry movement." An update to her Gale Research Projects
Autobiographical series, "On The Outside, Lips, Blues, Blue
Sheets" was published Spring 2003. She is working on a collection
of poems about the famous, short lived beautiful race horse Ruffian
and a new collection called THERE WERE DAYS, SO PERSEPHONE. For
interviews, photographs, more bio material, reviews, interviews,
prose, samples of work and more, her web site is www.lynlifshin.com.
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