The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Prose Poetry: Contemporary Poets in Discussion and Practice

Gary L. McDowell and F. Daniel Rzicznek, editors
Published in 2010
by Rose Metal Press

Rose Metal Press’s guide gathers thirty-four short personal essays about prose poetry by practitioners and teachers of the form, including Joe Bonomo, Brigitte Byrd, Maxine Chernoff, Denise Duhamel, Ray Gonzalez, Bob Hicok, Tung-Hui Hu, David Keplinger, and Gary Young. The essays share a diverse range of experiences, influences, and styles that demonstrates the possibilities for innovation in the form, and each one is followed by two exemplary prose poems by the essayist. 


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