Marge PiercyMarge Piercy is the author of seventeen novels including The New York Times Bestseller Gone To Soldiers; the National Bestsellers Braided Lives and The Longings of Women, and the classic Woman on the Edge of Time; eighteen volumes of poetry including The Hunger Moon and The Moon is Always Female, and a critically acclaimed memoir Sleeping with Cats. Born in center city Detroit, educated at the University of Michigan, the recipient of four honorary doctorates, she has been a key player in some of the major progressive battles of our time, including the anti-Vietnam war and the women's movement, and more recently an active participant in the resistance to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Reading, reading, reading

I’ve been reading manuscripts for my intensive juried poetry workshop that we hold every year in June here in Wellfleet. I counted for a while and then stopped and am just counting the poets accepted so far – five. I will do more of the rejections Monday. I read the mss. as they come in […]

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