Showing posts from March, 2011

Lyrical Democracies: Poets Alexis De Veaux and Kathy Engel

Lyrical Democracies: Poets Alexis De Veaux and Kathy Engel read  their work in dialogue. The poets say: We believe that telling our stories to each other has the power to heal the divisions that separate us from each others’ humanities. Alexis De Veaux is a poet, playwright, fiction writer,  educator, activist and essayist .  She is associate professor and chair of the Department of Women’s Studies at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Kathy Engel is a poet who has founded, co founded, and directed social justice and human rights organizations including the women’s human rights organization  MADRE.  She is a co-founder of the Hayground School in Bridgehampton, New York where this program was recorded. Poet Ella Engel-Snow is also heard in this presentation.  More about Lyrical Democracies here . Listen here

Poets Maria Terrone and Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan

Recorded at Canio's Books, Sag Harbor in October 2009. Broadcast Date: March 23 at 6:30 pm Maria Terrone lives in Queens, NY.  She is a frequent visitor to the East End.  Her books include American Gothic, Take 2 and A Secret Room in Fall . Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan of Southampton is the Suffolk County Poet Laureate and the founder of The North Sea Poetry Scene .  She edits the Long Island Sounds  anthologies.  Her books include For Michael and The Bitter, The Sweet . The poets are introduced by Canios' Maryann Calendrille. listen here