Amethyst and Agate

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Pub Date: 09/08/2015

Pages: 144

Publisher: Holy Cow! Press

Imprint: Holy Cow! Press

ISBN 13: 9780986448010

ISBN 10: 098644801X

Price: $18.95 / $24.99 CAN

Category: POETRY / Subjects & Themes / Places

Amethyst and Agate

By Jim Perlman, Deborah Cooper, Mara Hart, Pamela Mittlefehldt

Price: $18.95



About the Book

Seventy poems by contemporary poets such as Heid E. Erdrich, Kimberly Blaeser, James Armstrong, and Sara Thomsen, et al. who live near and/or have been inspired by Lake Superior. A gallery of full color images of Lake Superior adds to this unique presentation of culturally rich writings.

From "The Great Lake" by Linda Glaser:

Feel how this shining world
magnifies the sky
the quiet
the wild

Jim Perlman, Deborah Cooper, Mara Hart, and Pamela Middlefehldt live in Duluth, Minnesota.

About the Book

Seventy poems, by a variety of poets, who have been inspired by Lake Superior, the world's largest freshwater lake.


Jim Perlman is founding editor and publisher of Holy Cow! Press. Begun in 1977, his press has published more than 125 books. He holds an MA from The University of Iowa where he attended the first Whitman Seminar chaired by Ed Folsom that became the inspiration for Walt Whitman: The Measure of His Song. Please visit

Ed Folsom is the Roy J. Carver Professor of English at the University of Iowa, where he edits the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, co-directs the online Walt Whitman Archive, and edits the Whitman Series for the University of Iowa Press. He is the author or editor of numerous books and essays on Whitman and other American writers.

Dan Campion, author of Peter De Vries and Surrealism (Bucknell University Press, 1995) and Calypso (Syncline Press, 1981), lives in Iowa City, Iowa. He holds degrees from The University of Chicago and the Program for Writers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 1989. He has contributed poetry to many magazines, including Able Muse, Light, Measure, The Midwest Quarterly, The North American Review, Poet Lore, Poetry, Rolling Stone, Shenandoah, and Think.