Mary Lou Sanelli

Falling Awake: An American Woman Gets a Grip on the Whole Changing World – One Essay at a Time

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Description

Cultural Writing. Essays. Mary Lou Sanelli’s FALLING AWAKE: AN AMERICAN WOMAN GETS A GRIP ON THE WHOLE CHANGING WORLD–ONE ESSAY AT A TIME brings a sharp eye and sophisticated wit not only to the sometimes disheartening, sometimes encouraging aspects of our current politics and culture, but also to issues specific to her home city of Seattle. “Mary Lou Sanelli…offer(s) a sensitive, personal look at life’s tug-of-wars like those between age and time, male and female, war and peace, place and belonging”–Knute Berger.

 

Mary Lou Sanelli has published seven collections of poetry and two works of non-fiction, AMONG FRIENDS (Aequitas Books, 2009) and FALLING AWAKE (Aequitas Books, 2007). A WOMAN WRITING (Aequitas Books, 2015), is Mary Lou Sanelli’s newest title. Her regular columns appear in Seattle’s City Living MagazineArt Accessmagazine, as well as the Peninsula Daily News & Lilipoh health magazine. She has written for the Seattle Times, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, Morning Edition, National Public Radio, Seattle’s NPR station KUOW FM, and many other publications and radio stations. She works as a successful literary speaker and is booked at regional and national conferences and many other venues. She is also a master teacher of Lyrical style Jazz Dance and teach classes & workshops throughout the world. She lives in Seattle.

Additional information

Weight 10.4 oz
Dimensions 5 x 0.8 x 7.8 in
Format

Paperback

Author

Mary Lou Sanelli

ISBN

978-1-929355-38-9

Amazon

http://a.co/3MZt3Vr

Original Language

English

Publish Date

1/1/2007

Page/Word Count

251 pages

Praise

a testimonial to the age-long process of questioning the status quo in order to find one s truth. –Knute Berger, and humorous commentary. Political relations, but also to issues specific to her home city of Seattle and home town of Port Townsend, family dynamics, former editor, Mary Lou Sanelli has a personable and striking presence in her writings. She brings a sharp eye and sophisticated honesty not only to the sometimes disheartening, savvy, Seattle Weekly, sometimes encouraging aspects of our current politics and culture, the intricacies of a writer's life, Washington. Falling Awake chronologically compiles Sanelli's inquisitive, what can go wrong at a Seattle dinner party all are mulled over in this intelligently engaging collection that is a life-affirming journey in essays, women's issues

Imprint

Aequitas

1 review for Falling Awake: An American Woman Gets a Grip on the Whole Changing World – One Essay at a Time

  1. Knute Berger, former editor, Seattle Weekly

    Mary Lou Sanelli has a personable and striking presence in her writings. She brings a sharp eye and sophisticated honesty not only to the sometimes disheartening, sometimes encouraging aspects of our current politics and culture, but also to issues specific to her home city of Seattle and home town of Port Townsend, Washington. Falling Awake chronologically compiles Sanelli’s inquisitive, savvy, and humorous commentary. Political relations, women’s issues, family dynamics, the intricacies of a writer’s life, what can go wrong at a Seattle dinner party all are mulled over in this intelligently engaging collection that is a life-affirming journey in essays, a testimonial to the age-long process of questioning the status quo in order to find one s truth.

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