Half Drunk Muse Poetry


Lyn Lifshin

Lyn Lifshin’s most recent prize winning book,(Paterson poetry award) Before It’s Light, was published winter 1999-2000 by Black Sparrow press, following their publication of Cold Comfort in 1997. Another Woman Who Looks Like Me will be published by Black Sparrow books published by David Godine in November 2003. Also, just published is A New Film by a Woman in Love with the Dead, March Street Press. She has published more than 100 books of poetry, won awards for her non fiction and edited 4 anthologies of women’s writing. Her poems have appeared in most literary and poetry magazines and she is the subject of an award winning documentary film, Lyn Lifshin: Not Made of Glass, available from Women Make Movies. Her poem, “No More Apologizing,” has been called “among the most impressive documents of the women’s poetry movement.” An update to her Gale Research Projects Autobiographical series, “On The Outside, Lips, Blues, Blue Sheets” was published Spring 2003. She is working on a collection of poems about the famous, short lived beautiful race horse Ruffian, new chapbooks including Girls and Women and Mad Girls and Barbie Poems, When A Cat Dies and a new collection called Persephone to be published by Red Hen Press. For interviews, photographs, more bio material, reviews, interviews, prose, samples of work and more, her web site is http://linlifshin.com.




Artist Colony Application Summer 2004
Christmas Tree Summer 2004

About HDM

Half Drunk Muse was one of the first poetry ezines. It was founded in 1999 and ceased publication in 2006.

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