To read "The Hive" called a "small masterpiece" and "a well-wrought, bittersweet poem that skillfully weaves its metaphor through several fascinating pages."
To read a review of The White Bridge in this issue.
The White Bridge is published by Poetry Harbor, P.O.Box 103, Duluth MN 55801-0103
The book is paperback, $5.95 plus shipping and handling. ISBN# is 1-886895-17-1
The White Bridge
by Francine Sterle
Comment upon The White Bridge:
The White Bridge, a fourty-four page chapbook, is Francine Sterle's first poetry collection. A native of Minnesota, she holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in poetry from Warren Wilson College and has studied writing in a variety of settings, including Oxford University in Oxford, England, the Spoleto Writers' Workshop in Spoleto, Italy, the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the Atlantic Center for the Arts, and the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. Awards include a Lake Superior Contemporary Writers Award, a Loft-McKnight Foundation Award, a Pushcart Prize nomination, a residency fellowship from the Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, a Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant, as well as both a Fellowship Grant and a Career Opportunity Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. Her poems have been published in such literary journals as The North American Review, Nimrod, CutBank, Atlanta Review, Birmingham Poetry Review, The Beloit Poetry Journal, Zone 3, and many others. Francine has also taught workshops and classes in venues ranging from The Depot to the Range Mental Health Center to the University of Minnesota. She currently resides in the tiny Iron Range town of Cherry, Minnesota. She just won the Editor's Prize from Tupelo Press and will have a book forthcoming in 2001 which will include poems from The White Bridge
The White Bridge is published by Poetry Harbor
Duluth MN 55801-0103
Paper $5.95 plus shipping and handling.