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|Description:||Myra Shapiro, born in the Bronx, returned to New York to study with Galway Kinnell at NYU after 45 years in Georgia and Tennesse where worked as a librarian and teacher of English. She teaches poetry workshops for the International Women's Writing Guild and serves on the Board of Directors of Poets House. Her work has appeared in many periodicals and anthologies including the 1999 and 2003 editions of The Best American Poetry. Her new poetry collection is titled 12 Floors Above the Earth (2012). Owen Lewis is a practicing child psychiatrist and psychoanalyst and a professor of psychiatry at Columbia University; he divides his time between New York and Stockbridge. His books include March in San Miguel (Finishing Line Press, 2012) and Sometimes Full of Daylight (Dos Madres Press, 2013). His poetry has appeared in The Adirondack Review, Peregrine, Four Way Review, The Performing Arts Review and other publications. His honors include a prize in Pat Schneider Poetry Awards from the Amherst Writers and Artists Press. He is co-author of the multi-media work New Pictures At An Exhibition (Manduca Music), which has received many concert performances.|
New York, NY
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