Nancy Shiffrin is the author of 3 collections of poetry, The Vast Unknowing, BN.com, Game With Variations, and Flight. Her work has appeared in the LA Times, Lummox Journal, poetix.net and numerous other publications.
What inspires you to write?
This amazing world as it impacts human consciousness. What one doesn’t ordinarily see — as a a crow and mockingbird chase each other.
Tell us about your writing process.
I freewrite daily and take away what is not the poem.
For Fiction Writers: Do you listen (or talk to) to your characters?
I write character bios and dialogues with my characters. I listen to what they tell me.
Who are your favorite authors?
Anais Nin, Muriel Rukeyser
How did you decide how to publish your books?
The need to connect my most private thoughts with the world
What do you think about the future of book publishing?
The possibilities are endless
What genres do you write?
poetry, fiction, reviews, creative prose
What formats are your books in?
Nancy Shiffrin Home Page Link
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