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Original Essays | June 20, 2014

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It's a wild and thundery night. Inside a ramshackle old manor house, a beautiful young girl lies asleep in bed. At the window, a figure watches... Continue »
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"Written in a voice at once steadfastly bold and gently intimate...Barrington shrewdly and unsentimentally explores the history and geography of her life."--Publishers Weekly¶"Her language is glorious--riveting in the precision of the image to evoke the constellation of sensation and emotion."--Belles Lettres

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Judith Barrington is known widely as the author of the bestselling Writing the Memoir: From Truth to Art published in January 1997. The process of writing Lifesaving is described in Writing the Memoir, generating considerable interest in it. She is the author of two volumes of poetry, Trying to Be an Honest Woman (1985) and History and Geography (1989). Her work has been included in numerous anthologies including The Stories That Shape Us: Twenty Women Write About the West, A Formal Feeling Comes, From Here We Speak: An Anthology of Oregon Poetry, Hers 3, Lesbian Travels, Uncommon Waters, Love Shook My Senses, and Season of Dead Water. Barrington's work has been published in many literary journals including Americas Review, Kenyon Review, ZYZZYVA, Poetry London, 13th Moon, Ploughshares, The GSU Review, and The Chattahoochee Review. Sections from Lifesaving were published in The American Voice, The Sonora Review (annual Creative Nonfiction Award), Left Bank, The Women's Review of Books, and in the anthologies: The House on Via Gombito and an Inn Near Kyoto.

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Barrington, Judith
Eighth Mountain Press
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Poetry-A to Z
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