Motherland: Stories and Poems from Louisiana

Motherland: Stories and Poems from Louisiana by Lynn Hoggard

by Lynn Hoggard

"The journey," Lynn Hoggard writes, "from childhood to adulthood, for many of us, is perilous. If we survive, we may bear scars and even open wounds that ache or cripple us for the rest of our lives. If the journey was joyful, we cherish and celebrate the events and people who helped us know life in its fullness. In either case, these experiences often define who we are as human beings."

This unique and beautiful memoir in poetry and creative nonfiction is one you will not want to miss.

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About the Author

Lynn Hoggard

Lynn Hoggard has published dozens of poems and four books, including three translations from the French, one of which (Nelida) won the Soeurette Diehl Fraser award for translation given by the Texas Institute of Letters. She has been president of the American Literary Translators Association and has taught English, French, and Humanities at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, where she lives with her husband, poet and novelist James Hoggard.

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