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Milk Horses: A Memoir ❴KINDLE❵ ❅ Milk Horses: A Memoir Author Rebecca Newth – Collection of short stories or personal essays centered around the hassels of growing up,isolated, and wanting to find the bigger world Collection of short stories or personal essays centered around the hassels of growing up,isolated, and wanting to find the bigger world.

About the Author: Rebecca Newth

Rebecca Newth Harrison is a writer working in Fayetteville Washington County Her literary corpus includes six books of poetry, a memoir, and a collection of children s books Newth is also the founder of Will Hall Books and an advocate for the arts in northwest ArkansasRebecca Newth was born on September , , in Lansing, Michigan, to William Arthur Newth and Catherine Messenger Newth She is the eldest of four children Newth s parents both worked at Michigan State University MSU , her father as an accountant and her mother as a medical technician Newth attended MSU, Milk Horses: PDF/EPUB ² graduating with a BA in English literature in At MSU, Newth met and married John Harrison, who was pursuing a career in library science Newth took the Harrison name when she married but continued to publish under her maiden name The Harrisons had three childrenBetween and , the family lived in Cambridge, Massachusetts New Haven, Connecticut and in Crete for six months Newth wrote and published poems in literary journals during this period Xeme, her first book of poetry, was published in , and later in that same year, she was awarded a poetry prize from the National Endowment for the Arts Her second book, A Journey Whose Bones Are Mine, appeared in Newth moved to Fayetteville in and immersed herself in the Fayetteville arts community Her husband became the dean of libraries at the University of Arkansas UA in Fayetteville, and Newth began work toward an MA in English literature there, completing it in She has taught literature at UA and, as of , teaches writing workshops through the Fayetteville Public School System s Adult Education programNewth has published fourbooks of poetry Finding the Lamb , The Oseberg Skiff , Great North Woods , and Walking the Guest Home She also published the memoir Milk Horses and, with her husband, a bibliography for New Directions Publishing, Published for James Laughlin A New Directions List of Publications, In , she was awarded a fellowship from the Arkansas Arts CouncilNewth founded the nonprofit Will Hall Books in to support emerging artists The mission of Will Hall Books has expanded to include children s literature, chapbooks, and grants to artists The mission statement reads Our philosophy holds that encouragement to authors, photographers, artists, and musicians is essential to the well being of a civilized world From to , Newth hosted the radio program Arkansas Voices on Fayetteville s KUAF public radio station On the show, Newth interviewed many of the leading writers of Arkansas, including Donald Harington, Skip Hays, Joan Hess, and Miller WilliamsSince , Newth has focused on writing children s books in both English and Spanish Her four books for children include Antonia Quail Antonia la Codorniz , Tikum s Dog , Mi Abuelita , and The Pass Key The Pass Key received the Susannah DeBlack Award from the Arkansas Historical Association, an award given to books that introduce young readers to Arkansas history from.

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