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by Cathy Song

eBook School Figures (Pitt Poetry Series) download ISBN: 0822955172
Author: Cathy Song
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press; 1 edition (November 22, 1994)
Language: English
Pages: 128
ePub: 1475 kb
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Category: Literature
Subcategory: Poetry

In choosing Cathy Song s first book for the Yale Series of Younger Poets, Richard Hugo said that her poems are bouquets to those moments in life that seemed minor but in retrospect count the most

School Figures (Pitt Poetry Series). 0822955172 (ISBN13: 9780822955177).

In choosing Cathy Song’s first book for the Yale Series of Younger Poets, Richard Hugo said that her poems are bouquets to those moments in life that seemed minor but in retrospect count the most. School Figures (Pitt Poetry Series).

Poet Cathy Song was born and raised in Hawaii and is of Korean and . This book is a gift to her readers. Song's first collection of short stories is forthcoming from Bamboo Ridge Press.

Poet Cathy Song was born and raised in Hawaii and is of Korean and Chinese descent. Her interest and talent were encouraged by her high school teacher, the Hart Crane biographer John Unterecker. Song attended Wellesley College and earned an MFA from Boston University. She met her husband, a medical student at Tufts University, while in Boston. Song is a noted teacher and leader of creative writing workshops through Hawaii’s Poets in the Schools program.

Cathy Song (born Cathy-Lynn Song; August 20, 1955) is an American poet who has won numerous awards including the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize and the Shelley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America. She uses her heritage, coming from. She uses her heritage, coming from an Asian American culture, as the key compartment for her work. Cathy Song was born in Hawaii to Ella Song, a Chinese-American seamstress and Andrew Song, a Korean-American airline pilot. She grew up in the Waialae Kahala neighborhood on Oahu.

Welcome to the Pitt Poetry Series! Visit our main page at. .The party takes place at the Rhode Island School of Design's Illustration Studies Building (55 Canal Walk, Providence, RI, 02903).

Great book launch at Rhode Island School of Design with Charles Kell and Aaron Smith. 21 October at 06:02 ·. This Wednesday, Martha Collins will read from her new collection at Shakespeare and Co. in NYC at 7 . Light refreshments will be served as well.

by. Song, Cathy, 1955-. American poetry - 20th century, American poetry, English poetry, United States. Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. Kahle/Austin Foundation.

Cathy Song (born August 20, 1955) is an Asian-American poet and academic. Song was born in Wahiawa, Hawaii

Cathy Song (born August 20, 1955) is an Asian-American poet and academic. Song was born in Wahiawa, Hawaii. She was the middle of 3 children born to Ella, an immigrant from China who was a seamstress, and Andrew Song, who is Korean, and worked as an airline pilot. In 1962, when Cathy was 7 years old, the family relocated to Honolulu. Song graduated from Wellesley College with a bachelor's degree in 1977 and from Boston University in 1981 with a master's degree in creative writing.

Cathy Song is an American educator and poet who has won numerous awards for her poetry. Her work draws on her rich Korean-Chinese ancestry as well as her experiences as an American and a woman. Song has been associated with the Hawaii literary journal Bamboo Ridge from its early days in 1978 and continues to collaborate with writers from that community. Her first book of poetry was "Picture Bride" (1983). She followed this book with several poetry compilations: "Squares of Light" (1988), "School Figures" (1994), and "The land of Bliss" (2001). Cathy Song’s poetry is often directly related to Song’s experiences of being a daughter, sister, and becoming a mother and wife.

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In choosing Cathy Song’s first book for the Yale Series of Younger Poets, Richard Hugo said that her poems are “bouquets to those moments in life that seemed minor but in retrospect count the most.” In this, Song’s third book, the poems are like the school figures an ice skater etches onto the ice - the pen moving silently and deliberately across a white expanse of paper and experience, bringing maximum pressure to bear upon the blade of language to unlock “the invisible fire beneath the ice.”