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A working girl can"t win and other poems

Deborah Garrison

A working girl can"t win and other poems

by Deborah Garrison

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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Young women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Poetry,
  • Women -- Employment -- New York (State) -- New York -- Poetry,
  • City and town life -- New York (State) -- New York -- Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDeborah Garrison.
    GenrePoetry
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3557.A734 W67 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 61 p. ;
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23272332M
    ISBN 100375755403
    LC Control Number99037413

      A WORKING GIRL CAN'T WIN. And Other Poems. By Deborah Garrison. 61 pages. Random House. $ You are conducted by safe passage to the front line of the gender wars in Deborah Garrison's impressive. Garrison is the author of two poetry collections: The Second Child: Poems (Random House, ), about her experiences as a mother, and A Working Girl Can’t Win: And Other Poems (Random House, ), about her experiences as a young, single woman living in Manhattan in her twenties.

    She is the author of A Working Girl Can’t Win and Other Poems (Random House, ). Before I started working as an editor of poetry books, when I was still a magazine editor, I used to roam indiscriminately in my extracurricular reading among poetry, novels, and short stories. Born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, poet and editor Deborah Garrison earned a BA at Brown University and an MA in literature at New York University. She is the author of the poetry collections A Working Girl Can’t Win: And Other Poems () and The Second Child: Poems (). In her subtly musical work, Garrison often incorporates slant rhyme to engage the moments and gestures of daily life and.

    Deborah Garrison is the author of A Working Girl Can’t Win: and Other fifteen years, she worked on the editorial staff of The New Yorker and is now the poetry editor af Alfred A. Knopf and a senior editor at Pantheon Books. She lives with her husband and three children in Montclair, New Jersey. Garrison also edits fiction and nonfiction for Pantheon Books. Novelist Julia Glass, winner of the National Book Award calls Garrison an "incredible editor." Garrison resides in Montclair, New Jersey with her husband and three children. Poetry. Garrison's first volume of poetry, A Working Girl Can't Win, was published in The poems in.


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For fifteen years, she worked on the editorial staff of The New Yorker and is now the poetry editor af Alfred A. Knopf and a senior editor at Pantheon Books. She lives with her husband and three children in Montclair, New Jersey.

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