CREATIVITY: WHERE POEMS BEGIN
by Mary Mackey
Just published by Marsh Hawk Press
Where do writers get their ideas? What is creativity? In this brilliantly-written examination of how creative ideas have come to her, award-winning poet and New York Times best-selling novelist Mary Mackey looks at the origins of inspiration, taking us to on a journey to the place where poetry begins.
“Sensuous, compassionate, and utterly unflinching.” Jane Hirshfield
“[Mary Mackey’s] quest makes Creativity a book for anyone who wants to understand how bursts of insight come not only to poets and writers but to all of us.” Mara Lynn Keller, PhD, Professor Emerita of Philosophy and Religion and Women’s Studies, California
“Told in a way that will encourage you to find the path to your own creativity.” Dorothy Hearst, Author of Promise of The Wolves
“Enlightening for creative writing students at all levels.” James Tipton, PhD, Professor of English, College of Marin
“A monumental achievement.” D. Nurkse
“Mary Mackey is a national treasure.” Tulsa Review
Available at SPDBooks.org, amazon.com, and your local bookstore
Book Passage Bookstore, Corte Madera, California (paperback)
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Hear Mary read some of her poems at Voetica.com