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Raising the Roof:
Poets Supporting Habitat for Humanity Riverside

Wayne Liebman (Editor), Jo Scott (Editor)


Bombshelter Press, 1999 72pp

ISBN: 0-941017-15-X

Anthology of 22 Los Angeles poets writing on the theme of the title.

The Editors

Wayne Liebman
is the author of Tending the Fire (Ally Press, 1991). His work has appeared in Rattle, The Sun, The Poetry Calendar, Next, Spillway, ONTHEBUS, and Pearl, and has been anthologized in In the Company of Others (Tarcher, 1993), Beyond the Valley of the Contemporary Poets (Sacred Beverage, 1999), and Twelve Los Angeles Poets (Bombshelter Press, 2002). He is a member of the Dog Ear playwrights collective.
Jo Scott
has taught English in Riverside, served as president of Habitat for Humanity, Riverside from 1998 to 1999 and began organizing "Raising the Roof" benefits for HFHR in 1997. Her own work has appeared in The Charleton Review, ONTHEBUS, 5th Gear, Caffeine, Spillway, and the anthology Scream When You Burn.
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