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Summary: Presents a collection of twenty poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808.1 OUT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 808.1 OUT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J808.1 KWA

Summary: "The Kresge Eminent Artist Award honors an exceptional artist in the visual, performing or literary arts for lifelong professional achievements and contributions to metropolitan Detroit's cultural community. Gloria House is the 2019 Kresge Eminent Artist. This monograph celebrates her life and work." -- Title page.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kresge Foundation 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOUSE, GLORIA LIF

Hong, Cathy Park

Summary: "Asian Americans inhabit a purgatorial status: neither white enough nor black enough, unmentioned in most conversations about racial identity. In the popular imagination, Asian Americans are all high-achieving professionals. But in reality, this is the most economically divided group in the country, a tenuous alliance of people with roots from South Asia to East Asia to the Pacific Islands,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2020

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Brown, Molly McCully

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Summary: "In sixteen intimate essays, poet Molly McCully Brown explores living within and beyond the limits of a body-in her case, one shaped since birth by cerebral palsy, a permanent and often painful movement disorder. In spite of-indeed, in response to-physical constraints, Brown leads a peripatetic life: the essays comprise a vivid travelogue set throughout the United States and Europe, ranging...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Persea Books 2020

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Janzen, Rhoda.

Summary: Not long after Rhoda Janzen turned forty, her world turned upside down. It was bad enough that her brilliant husband of fifteen years left her for Bob, a guy he met on Gay.com, but that same week a car accident left her with serious injuries. What was a gal to do? Rhoda packed her bags and went home. This wasn’t just any home, though. This was a Mennonite home. While Rhoda had long ventured out...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Highbridge Company 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 JANZEN, RHODA JAN

Blanco, Richard

Summary: "A ... memoir from the first Latino and openly gay inaugural poet, which explores his coming-of-age as the child of Cuban immigrants and his attempts to understand his place in America while grappling with his burgeoning artistic and sexual identities"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BLANCO, RICHARD BLA

Janzen, Rhoda.

Summary: After reconnecting with her roots and her family in "Mennonite in a Little Black Dress," the author describes her newfound faith and interesting experiences hanging out with Pentecostals after she begins dating a churchgoer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JANZEN, RHODA JAN

Trethewey, Natasha D.

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Summary: "A chillingly personal and exquisitely wrought memoir of a daughter reckoning with the brutal murder of her mother at the hands of her former stepfather, and the moving, intimate story of a poet coming into her own in the wake of a tragedy."--Dust jacket. At nineteen Trethewey's world turned upside down when her former stepfather shot and killed her mother. Grieving and still new to adulthood,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Groom, Kelle.

Summary: A noted poet presents a full-length memoir based on her autobiographical "Ploughshares" essay that recounts her struggles with alcoholism and search for answers after her son's death from leukemia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GROOM, KELLE GRO

Lockwood, Patricia

Summary: Father Greg Lockwood is unlike any Catholic priest you have ever met, a man who lounges in boxer shorts, loves action movies, and whose constant jamming on the guitar reverberates "like a whole band dying in a plane crash in 1972." His daughter is an irreverent poet who long ago left the Church's country. When an unexpected crisis leads her and her husband to move back into her parents'...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2017

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Jackson, Fleda Brown

Summary: All our lives are made of moments, both simple and sublime, all of which in some way partake of the cultural moment. Fleda Brown is that rare writer who, in narrating the incidents and observations of her life, turns her story, by wit and insight and a poet’s gift, into something more. This is an unconventional memoir. A series of lyrical essays about life in a maddeningly complex family during...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 BRO

Janzen, Rhoda.

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Summary: A hilarious and moving memoir--in the spirit of Anne Lamott and Nora Ephron--about a woman who returns home to her close-knit Mennonite family after a personal crisis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 811 JAN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JANZEN, RHODA, JAN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Janzen 2009

Ewing, Eve L.

Summary: Blending stark realism with the surreal and fantastic, Eve L. Ewing's narrative takes us from the streets of 1990s Chicago to an unspecified future, deftly navigating the boundaries of space, time, and reality. Ewing imagines familiar figures in magical circumstances; blues legend Koko Taylor is a tall-tale hero; LeBron James travels through time and encounters his teenage self. She identifies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haymarket Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 EWI

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