Third Mind: Creative Writing through Visual Art

bk-third_mindEdited by Tonya Foster & Kristin Prevallet 240 pp.

Grades: all ages
$19.95 paperback
This anthology of essays about the challenges and rewards of uniting visual art and creative writing not only demonstrates how art can spark wonderful student writing, but goes much further, offering novel insights into the creative process. The 20 essays in Third Mind—by teachers, poets, writers, artists, and museum educators—provide ideas on a diverse array of artistic disciplines, among them, quilt-making, Chinese calligraphy, abstract painting, and photographic portraiture. The collection also features 18 gorgeous color plates and an extensive bibliography of works on visual art and creative writing.

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ISBN 0-915924-94-3