BOOKS EDITED, Poetry and Prose

Kansas Poems of William Stafford, with an introduction and essay by Denise Low. 2010. Topeka: Woodley Memorial Press, 1990. 2nd edition 2010. ISBN-13: 978-0981733463. 212 pages, Available at Woodley website or Amazon A collection of Kansas poems by William Stafford with additional commentary on the man and his work by current notable writers including Jonathan Holden, Denise Low, Thomas Fox Averill, Kirsten Bosnak, Robert Day, Steven Hind, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, Al Ortolani, Linda Rodriguez, Ralph Salisbury, William Sheldon, Kim Stafford, Robert Stewart, Ingrid Wendt and Fred Whitehead, who have been inspired by William Stafford and by Kansas alike.

An Endless Skyway: Poetry from the State Poets Laureate,  edited by Denise Low with Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, Marilyn L. Taylor, Walter Bargen. Ice Cube Books, 2011,296 pages. Poetry from 38 state poets laureate: Sue Brannan Walker – Alabama, Peggy Shumaker – Alaska, David Mason – Colorado, Mary Crow – Colorado, Dick Allen – Connecticut, JoAnn Balingit – Delaware, Fleda Brown – Delaware, Kevin Stein – Illinois, Norbert Krapf – Indiana, Joyce Brinkman – Indiana, Mary Swander – Iowa, Marvin Bell – Iowa, Robert Dana – Iowa, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg – Kansas, Denise Low – Kansas, Jonathan Holden – Kansas, Betsy Sholl – Maine, David Clewell – Missouri, Walter Bargen – Missouri, W.E. Butts – New Hampshire, Marie Harris – New Hampshire, Larry Woiwode – North Dakota, Jim Barnes – Oklahoma, Paulann Petersen – Oregon, Lisa Starr – Rhode Island, Marjory Wentworth – South Carolina, David Allen Evans – South Dakota, Paul Ruffi n – Texas, Katharine Coles – Utah, Kenneth W. Brewer – Utah, David Lee – Utah, Kelly Cherry – Virginia, Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda – Virginia, Samuel Green – Washington, Irene McKinney – West Virginia, Bruce Dethlefsen – Wisconsin, Marilyn L. Taylor – Wisconsin, David Romtvedt – Wyoming

Wakarusa Wetlands in Word and Image. Lawrence: Imagination & Place, Lawrence Arts Center, 2005.

Teaching Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony. Co-ed. with Peter G. Beidler. Special issue of American Indian Culture and Research Jour. 28.1 (2004), UCLA.

The Good Earth: Three Poets of the Prairie: Paul Engle, James Hearst, William Stafford.  Eds. Denise Low,Robert Dana, Scott Cawelti. North Liberty: Ice Cube Press, 2002.

A Confluence of Poems, a school edition. Lawrence: Cottonwood, 1984. Second printing, 1985.

Confluence: Contemporary Kansas Poetry. Lawrence: Cottonwood (Univ. of Ks.), 1983.

30 Kansas Poets. Lawrence: Cottonwood Review Press, 1979. Second printing, 1980.