Sisters: An Anthology

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Jan Freeman, Emily Wojcik, Deborah Bull
Paris Press, 2009 - Family & Relationships - 285 pages
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A sister can be seen as someone who is both ourselves and very much not ourselves-a special kind of double.-Toni MorrisonHysterically funny, heartwarming, and heartbreaking, this collection of original and rediscovered short stories, letters, essays, poems, and novel excerpts includes work by an eclectic chorus of famous and emerging writers. Sisters: An Anthology is as complicated and exhilarating as the relationships it reveals. Ideal for readers of all ages-it is a perfect gift for birthdays, holidays, or no occasion at all. The sisters in Sisters are guardians of memories and secrets; they are sources of love, protection, and comfort as well as rage, jealousy, and searing pain.At last an anthology that captures the pivotal relationship in the lives of so many girls and women throughout history and around the world! Contributors include: Margaret Atwood, Robin Becker, Catherine Chung, Lucille Clifton, Delia Ephron, Julia Glass, Jane Hirshfield, Tsipi Keller, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Mary Karr, Marie Luise Kaschnitz, Maxine Kumin, Audre Lorde, Grace Paley, Dorothy Parker, Muriel Rukeyser, Ali Smith, Alice Walker, and more.Editor Jan Freeman is executive director of Paris Press, an award-winning poet, and a MacDowell Fellow. Her books include Hyena, Simon Says, and Autumn Sequence. She has two sisters.Editor Emily Wojcik is assistant editor of Paris Press and teaches literature at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. She has one sister.

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About the author (2009)

Jan Freeman is the Director and Founder of Paris Press. She is the author of three books of poetry, Simon Says, Hyena, Autumn Sequence, and a new manuscript, Blue Structure. She lives in Ashfield, MA. Her younger sisters live in Atlanta and New York City.

Emily Wojcik is the Assistant Editor of Paris Press. She teaches writing and American literature at the University of Connecticut, and lives in Northampton, MA. Her younger sister lives in New York City.

Deborah Bull has spent her career in publishing, most recently as Director of Photosearch,Inc./Fair Street Productions (NYC), which produced illustrated books, including anthologies on a wide variety of subjects. She lives in New York City. Her younger sister lives in Los Angeles.

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