The Gift of Tongues: Twenty-five Years of Poetry from Copper Canyon Press

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Sam Hamill
Copper Canyon Press, 1996 - Literary Criticism - 356 pages
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Since its inception in 1972, Copper Canyon Press has remained dedicated to publishing poetry from a wide range of styles. The Gift of Tongues is drawn from among more than 150 books and chap-books of poetry published by the press. Features Sam Hamill's in-depth personal introduction about Copper Canyon's path and dedication to the poetry of many cultures, as well as an annotated bibliography.

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User Review  - ronsea - LibraryThing

This book has an extraordinary range of poems and authors. It shows the depth and breath of Copper Cayon Press - a small press located in Port Townsend, WA. Sam Hamill is the editor and he is perhaps the most creative literary man on the west coast. Read full review

The Gift of Tongues: Twenty-five Years of Poetry from Copper Canyon Press

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Hamill, poet and principal editor of the prestigious Copper Canyon Press, has assembled a remarkable retrospective of the many labors of his little company. The list of poets offered here is almost ... Read full review


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Poet and translator Sam Hamill was the Founding Editor of Copper Canyon Press and is currently the Director for Poets Against War.

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