Poetry Grand Slam Finale
A Collection of WritingsBook - 2000
Poetry Grand Slam Finale presents the dazzling gifts of poet Alan MacDougall, who traveled the United States almost continuously for thirty years, sharing his art at writers' retreats, libraries, bookstores and poetry gatherings.Known for prophetic high drama and brilliant delivery, Alan MacDougall's poetry readings attracted intellectuals, Las Vegas gamblers, truck drivers, professionals, blue collar and office workers, hippies and housewives. His blending of art and life experience, plus his talent for foreign language translation (nine languages ) set him apart as totally unique.This collection of over 300 poems brings together many pieces of this multi-faceted, highly complex personality as he explores inner spaces in us all, the need for emotional connection, views on art and politics, the Las Vegas scene, his eleven year odyssey as a Great Lakes seaman, and his amazing Bus Poems translations. MacDougall's work also reveals the hidden world from which he reached out to share his creative genius.
Publisher: Keizer, OR : Eden Pub., c2000.
Branch Call Number: YA NF POETRY Macdouga
Characteristics: 164 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.