Love in a Bookstore or Your Money Back

This collection of poems is written in a conversational tone and in the persona of a modern young woman who travels, observes, and writes. The poems frequently reveal snatches from a personal story--friends, relations, and lovers appear and disappear, and urban scenes come and go. Dealt with are three separate themes. The first touches on love in various forms and at various moments, the second and central theme has a German focus and is more...

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AUP New Poets 1

There is more than one author with this nameBorn in New Zealand, Sarah Quigley is a novelist and non-fiction writer. She has a D.Phil. from the University of Oxford. Her work has been widely published and she has received several high-profile awards.She has published several novels, two collections of short fiction and poetry, and a creative writing manual. Her new novel, The Conductor, tells the story of the writing of...

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Fifty Days

In the middle of a city, in a deserted apartment block, a woman lives, alone. She has just fifty days to complete her self-imposed task. Bustling into her apartment each day strides a girl with tiger hair and pink satin leggings, sparkling with life: the Candy Girl is the woman's only contact with the outside world, and essential to her lonely task. This solitary existence she has chosen becomes less possible as each day passes. From the window...

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Ink Stains

Nine authors with more than 25 published books between them offer countless insights to help your writing leave a mark. These honest accounts feature authors overcoming self doubt, waging war against writer's block, coming to terms with the editing process, and learning to trust their literary instincts. Their raw authenticity will inspire and encourage other writers. If they can do it, so can you. Featuring Kelly O'Connor...

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