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Book Title: The Underwater Hospital|
Date of issue: 2006
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The author of the book: Jan Steckel
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 6.73 MB
Edition: Zeitgeist Press
Read full description of the books The Underwater Hospital:This poetry chapbook is from Pushcart-nominated writer Jan Steckel, who is a bisexual activist and a Harvard- and Yale-trained pediatrician. She served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic and cared for Spanish-speaking families in CA at a county hospital and at a large HMO. Her poems, short stories and nonfiction pieces have appeared in Scholastic Magazine, Yale Medicine, So to Speak, Margin and Lodestar Quarterly.
Read information about the authorJan Steckel is an Oakland, California writer, a Harvard- and Yale-trained former pediatrician (now retired due to an acquired physical disability), and an activist for bisexual and disability rights. Her first full-length poetry book, The Horizontal Poet (Zeitgeist Press, 2011), won a 2012 Lambda Literary Award. Her poetry chapbook The Underwater Hospital (Zeitgeist Press, 2006) won the Rainbow Award for lesbian and bisexual poetry. Both poetry books are available on Amazon and through the publisher at www.zeitgeist-press.com. Her fiction chapbook Mixing Tracks (Gertrude Press, 2009) won the 2008 Gertrude Press Fiction Chapbook Award. Her fiction, poetry and nonfiction have appeared in Yale Medicine, Scholastic Magazine, Bellevue Literary Review, Harrington Lesbian Literary Quarterly, Red Rock Review and elsewhere. She has won numerous awards, and her work has been nominated three times for a Pushcart Prize. You can find out more about her at www.jansteckel.com.
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