Item description for Ice, Mouth, Song by Rachel Contreni Flynn...
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Stephen Dunn selected this book for the 2003 Tupelo Press Dorset Prize. Ms. Contreni Flynn is a storyteller with an uncanny gift for transforming the everyday details of our lives, using language that shocks and surprises.
Says Stephen Dunn, "Ice, Mouth, Song has a haunting beauty to it . . . . Flynn will not pretty-up her world, nor will she be defeated by its harshness. She's written a book that makes easier the difficult task of judging contests."
Rachel Contreni Flynn holds an MFA from the Warren Wilson Program for Writers. A corporate lawyer, she has won an Illinois Arts Council award for poetry, is widely published in national magazines and journals and has been anthologized by Heather McHugh.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.8" Width: 5.9" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2005
Publisher Tupelo Press
ISBN 1932195181 ISBN13 9781932195187
Availability 0 units.
More About Rachel Contreni Flynn
Born outside Paris, the author grew up in a small Indiana farming town, and now teaches poetry and practices law near Chicago. She studied history and journalism at Indiana University, went on to law school at Loyola University and received an MFA from Warren Wilson College. In 2003, she received an Artists Fellowship from the Illinois Arts Council.