Verlyn Klinkenborg knows a few things about writing. He earned a Ph.D. in English literature from Princeton, and he has authored a number of books. He is on the editorial board of the New York Times and he is a creative writing instructor.
Klinkenborg demonstrates crisp, clear prose in Several Short Sentences About Writing. His book is straightforward, direct, and takes the form of a prose poem sustained over 150 pages. A former creative writing professor suggested the book to me because it changed her thoughts about how writing should be taught, and I can see why it impressed her so much.Read More