Words for Readers and Writers: Spirit-Pooled Dialogues

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Words--so small, so powerful--engender and enable our very existence. How are we to receive them, use them, hear them, and unite them?

Critically acclaimed author Larry Woiwode explores the mysterious potential of words in this collection of 21 essays on the process and the significance of reading and writing.

Reflect on Woiwode's masterful meditations and you will find yourself inspired not only to write and to read, but also to believe in the transforming power of words.

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About the author (2013)

Larry Woiwode is a Guggenheim and Lannan Fellow, recipient of the William Faulkner Foundation Award and John DosPassos Prize, a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Book Critics Circle Award, and has received the Medal of Merit from the American Academy of Arts and Letters “for distinction in the art of the short story.” His work has been featured in publications such as The New Yorker, The Washington Post, Books & Culture, and The Atlantic. He is Poet Laureate of North Dakota, Writer-in-Residence at Jamestown College, and author of Words Made Fresh and Words for Readers and Writers.

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