The first serious literary biography of a complex woman, the greatest woman philanthropist of the twentieth century, based on her extensive archive at Duke University in Durham, NC.
Books and Plays by Sallie Bingham
Sallie's complete collection of books and plays, in chronological order.
Sarabande Books (August 12, 2014)
This family history centered around three women from three generations spans the Civil War through the Jazz Age. Fans of Sallie Bingham’s work will especially appreciate her parents Mary and Barry’s romance that unfolds in letters and finally results in marriage. Bingham beautifully demonstrates an inheritance of emotion, morality, ideology, and most lasting of all, irreverence.
University of New Mexico Press (8/1/2013)
The Southwest of the twenty-first century is full of surprises, and so is this collection of southwestern short stories published between 2007 and 2011. The writers represented here remind us that this is not the “Old Southwest” of gunfighters and sagebrush but, instead, a place of rock collectors, palm readers, and Russian mail-order brides. Well-known authors like Sallie Bingham, Ron Carlson, Laura Furman, and Dagoberto Gilb are joined here by exciting newcomers Eddie Chuculate, Don Waters, Claire Vaye Watkins, and others.
Motes Books (5/25/2013)
Experienced and novice writers are presented together in this unique volume of monologues and short scripts. This anthology highlights a significant force in contemporary American theatre-the growing presence of women as playwrights. Award-winners are here, and so are undiscovered voices. They have one thing in common…their individual artistic journeys all include time spent in Kentucky-some for a short while, others for a lifetime.
Sarabande Books (10/1/2011)
In Mending, Sallie Bingham follows the often brutal course of yearning and its disappointments with an emotional acuity both unflinching and vigilant.
Tebot Bach (2010)
Sallie Bingham’s third book of poems, dedicated to her mother, is fronted by an image of the Cretan Snake Goddess, the powerful and mysterious Neolithic goddess whose meaning has never been discovered; likewise, these poems range from simple praise of natural beauty to the painful paradoxes of intimate relations. Bingham’s poems offer beauty but no
She explored Tibet, fought with Garibaldi, rode across India on the back of an elephant, was friends with Thomas Edison – a terror to the establishment, and a nightmare to the British Raj. Russian-born spiritualist and philosopher Helena Blavatsky lived everywhere from London to India to Hell’s Kitchen – and was (and remains) one of
Sarabande Books (2008)
In these twelve stories, Bingham travels from the beaches of Normandy shortly after the second World War, to modern-day Brittany, Santa Fe, Florida, and Southern Colorado to situate her wide range of characters.
He betrayed his country, his wife, his mistress, and his art.… or did he? Treason is the extraordinary story of American poet and iconoclast Ezra Pound – and the five women in his life. The man who was the most promising poet in the English-speaking world – as well as friend and mentor to T.S. Eliot and
Sunstone Press (2006)
Sallie Bingham’s poems seek, always, to connect. The events of ordinary life–walking in the woods around Santa Fe, lighting a fire in a stove–merge with the crises of maturity: death and other losses. Always, the tonic is hope–the hope that springs from a stone, a stream, or a memory of childhood. These short lyrics provide