Individual Author Record
Name: Cynthia GallaherPen Name: None Genre: Poetry Audience: Adult; Born: in Chicago
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Illinois ConnectionGallaher lives in the Chicago area.
Biographical and Professional InformationCynthia Gallaher, a Chicago native, is the author of three full collections of poetry, three chapbooks "Drenched" a chapbook about liquids that was published in 2018 by Main Street Rag Publishing Company (bit.ly/drenchedchap) and a nonfiction reference "Frugal Poets' Guide to Life: How to Live a Poetic Life, Even If You Aren’t a Poet," which was published Summer 2016. The Chicago Public Library lists her among its "Top 10 Requested Chicago Poets" and "Today's Chicago Woman" magazine named her one of "100 Women Making a Difference."
- Night Ribbons , Polar Bear Press, 1990
- Swimmer's Prayer, Missing Spoke Press, 1999
- Earth Elegance, MARCH/Abrazo Press, 2000
- Omnivore Odes: Poems About Food, Herbs and Spices, Finishing Line Press, 2013
- Frugal Poets' Guide to Life: How to Live a Poetic Life, Even If You Aren't a Poet, BookBaby, 2016
- Epicurean Ecstasy: More Poems about Food, Drink, Herbs & Spices, Poetry Box, 2018
Selected Titles At Your Library
Night ribbons /
ISBN: 096238030X. OCLC Number: Polar Bear Press,. Chicago :. ©1989.
Earth elegance /
ISBN: 1877636177. OCLC Number: . .
Omnivore odes :
ISBN: 1622292529. OCLC Number: . .
Frugal poets' guide to life :
ISBN: 1483571424. OCLC Number: . . Frugal Poets' Guide to Life is part personal journey, part life-coaching for poets (or those who'd like to live like one), part creativity guide, and part reference, with a special section on the modern history of the Chicago poetry scene, including the birth of the poetry slam. In many ways, this book is an anti-MFA guide to being a poet - or any other type of creative person. As poet Robert Frost said, " To be a poet is a condition, not a profession." Some of Gallaher's more personal sections of the book trace dating a well-known underground comics artist - dinner at a Denny's restaurant with an Academy Award Best Actor -- seeing a UFO in central Wisconsin - a night when poet and men's movement icon Robert Bly was "tarred & feathered" at a poetry reading -- play rehearsals at David Mamet's Chicago theater featuring then-unknown actor William H. Macy - how she met her poet husband, Carlos -- reflections on Gallaher's family relative, artist and member of the Algonquin Round Table, Neysa McMein -- visits and stays at a variety of writers' colonies around the country -- and celebrating how friend Sandra Cisneros launched an international literary career starting with a little eight-poem chapbook at a humble bookstore in a Chicago Puerto Rican neighborhood.
Epicurean ecstasy :
ISBN: 194846117X. OCLC Number: . .