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Library of Dreams

Written by Howard Shcwartz
Illustrated by Caren Loebel-Fried
BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City; 1st edition (November 1, 2013)

Poetry. Jewish Studies. These poems explore subjects drawn from the Hebrew Bible and Jewish mysticism as well as contemporary Jewish American life and imagination. The poet, who is also a celebrated expert in Jewish folklore and storytelling, has assembled a collection that includes new work, standout favorites, and some poems that have been long out of print, all from a career spanning nearly fifty years.

About the Author

Howard Schwartz is the author of five books of poems, Vessels, Gathering the Sparks, Sleepwalking Beneath the Stars, BREATHING IN THE DARK, and THE LIBRARY OF DREAMS (BkMk Press, 2013). He is also the co-editor (with Anthony Rudolf) of Voices Within the Ark: The Modern Jewish Poets. His other books include Tree of Souls: The Mythology of Judaism, which won the National Jewish Book Award in 2005, and Leaves from the Garden of Eden: One Hundred Classic Jewish Tales, published in 2008.

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