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MARK DOTY is the author of eight collections of poetry, including Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems, which won the National Book Award for Poetry in 2008. He teaches at Rutgers University and lives in New York.
Wonderfully thought provoking. Maybe a little too deep for me in places but that's not Mark Doty's fault.Published 9 months ago by Laura Cummins
I wanted The Art of Description yes, this is that. But, Mark's point of reference is always (almost always) Poetry, nice but not what i was looking for. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Tombstone Blue
lovely guide to the power of imagery, movement, and description in poetry. highly practical and accessible. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Kevin Chesser
The beginnings of the chapters always started really well however, they quickly turned into pusdo-psychological nonsense. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Luci Lopez
If Doty’s ‘The Art of Description’ should be titled anything else, it’d be ‘How to Read Poetry (or most other things for that matter) - 101’. Read morePublished 14 months ago by M.C