Anne Stevenson: The Fiction-makers

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The Fiction-Makers, 1985, was the fifth collection of Anne Stevenson’s poetry to be published by Oxford University Press. Dedicated to the memory of her friend and fellow-poet, Frances Horovitz, 1938-83, it contains thirty-nine new poems composed during the intervening three years, since Minute by Glass Minute, 1982. As in that volume, the poems cover a wide range of different genres and forms, most of them having been published first in various journals and periodicals, including the Times Literary Supplement, Stand, P N Review, the Observer, and Poetry Review, between 1982 and 1985. Fourteen of the poems had been published a year earlier, in a limited edition of three hundred and sixty copies, b…

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Gordon, Ian. "The Fiction-makers". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 07 April 2011
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