Sundays @ the J with George and Friends
Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
A popular monthly reading of original poetry by local authors, as well as tributes to established poets.
Moderated by published author and poet, George Kraus, Ph.D.
This Month: Poet Natalie Safir
Febuary 26, 2017
NATALIE SAFIR has been publishing poems in national literary journals such as Slant, Pivot, MidAmerican Review, Rhino, Natural Bridge, The MacGuffin, Connecticut River Review, ForPoetry.com, etc. since the 1980's and "Matisse's Dance" has been anthologized in college texts by The McGraw Hill Co. and in Art & Artists, Everyman edition, Knopf. 2012. Her Jungian fairytale, "The Woman with Midnight Hair," appeared in a collection by Indiana-Purdue Univ. Press; she also appeared in The Codhill Press collection : A Certain Slant of Light --Women Writers of the Hudson Valley" and wrote prose for Persimmon Tree.
Her books published are Moving into Seasons, 1981, To Face the Inscription, 1987, La Jolla Poets Press; Made Visible in 1998, Singular Speech Press; and A Clear Burning, 2004. Her collection: Love like Snow, 2010 was a special edition of Fithian Press, and the latest collection: Eyewitness, Dos Madres Press, 2016. She is a certified personal coach and leads Dreamwork workshops. She has been a
poetry editor, workshop leader, and lecturer at local institutions.
GEORGE KRAUS holds a doctorate in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages from CUNY. He has worked as both scholar and translator. His chapbook, Rendition, was published by Toadily Press. He divides his time between Rio de Janeiro and Tarrytown, NY. where he continues to write poetry and prose.
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