Fruitflesh: Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write (Paperback)

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Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

A sumptuous, sensuous writing guide from the author of the award-winning The Book of Dead Birds

About the Author

Gayle Brandeis is the author of two novels for adults, "The Book of Dead Birds: a Novel "and "Self Storage". Her poetry, fiction, and essays have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, including and "The Nation". She teaches and lives in Riverside, California with her family.

Praise For…

“Fruitflesh calls for some very juicy feasting!”
-Sark, author of Succulent Wild Woman

“Anyone immersing herself in Fruitflesh is sure to find her writing liberated, and enriched by the many stimulating exercises.”
-Susan Perry, Ph.D., author of Writing in Flow

"Gayle Brandeis shows us how to write sense-soaked prose and poetry that celebrates the embodiment of the life!"
-Oriah Mountain Dreamer, author of The Invitation and The Dance

“Beautifully written, with gorgeous usage of language and metaphor.”
-Publishers Weekly

“Lyrical, imaginative, beautifully crafted, and deeply intelligent. Before anything else, its characters take you by the heart.”
---Barbara Kingsolver on The Book of Dead Birds

“[It] has an edgy beauty that enhances perfectly the seriousness of its contents.”
---Toni Morrison on The Book of Dead Birds

“THE BOOK OF DEAD BIRDS is a story of healing--a skillful, textured weaving of dark and light.”
---Donna M. Gershten, author of Kissing the Virgin's Mouth, on The Book of Dead Birds

“A moving and perceptive first novel.”
--- O magazine on The Book of Dead Birds

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060587185
ISBN-10: 0060587180
Publisher: HarperOne
Publication Date: May 4th, 2004
Pages: 224
Language: English