The Best Spiritual Writing

The Best Spiritual Writing

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"A trove of well-wrought, luminous, soul-bracing gifts." -Thomas Lynch (on the 2010 edition) With selection chosen from a vast range of journals and magazines, The Best Spiritual Writing 2011 gathers the finest pieces of spiritual writing to appear in American publications during the past year. The collection offers an opportunity to read intimate and thought-provoking work, ranging from poetry to short fiction to memoir to essay, by some of the nation's most esteemed writers, including Rick Bass, Philip Yancey, Terry Teachout, Robert D. Kaplan, and many others. As Phyllis Tickle said of last year's edition, "there is enough here to feed the hungry heart for years to come."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 134 x 200 x 18mm | 222.26g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 2011 ed.
  • 0143118676
  • 9780143118671
  • 1,067,625

About Philip Zaleski

Philip Zaleski is the editor of the Best Spiritual Writing series and the author of many books, including Prayer: A History (with his wife, Carol Zaleski) and a revised edition of The Recollected Heart. He lives in Massachusetts. Billy Collins is the author of twelve collections of poetry, including The Rain in Portugal, Aimless Love, Horoscopes for the Dead, Ballistics, The Trouble with Poetry, Nine Horses, Sailing Alone Around the Room, Questions About Angels, The Art of Drowning, and Picnic, Lightning. He is also the editor of Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry, 180 More: Extraordinary Poems for Every Day, and Bright Wings: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems About Birds. A Distinguished Professor of English at Lehman College of the City University of New York and Senior Distinguished Fellow at the Winter Park Institute of Rollins College, he was Poet Laureate of the United States from 2001 to 2003 and New York State Poet from 2004 to 2006. In 2016 he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
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