Written in Arlington / Spoken in Arlington is a print and digital collection of the poets and poems of Arlington, VA, edited by Katherine E. Young and published by Paycock Press (forthcoming, fall 2020). It is supported in part by Arlington County through the Arlington Cultural Affairs division of Arlington Economic Development and the Arlington Commission for the Arts. For more information, visit Arlington Arts.
Image: After the Rain mixed media/collage on canvas by Anya Getter (fragment)
Wilson’s guest this month is Poet Katherine Gekker. He discuss the poetry in her new bookIn Search of Warm Breathing Things. Gekker’s poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. In addition, two of her poems have been put to music. Her poem “Overnight Maples Turn into Pumpkins” set to music by Carson Cooman and his chamber music group appears on this broadcast.
Delmarva Today Writers Edition #78, Friday, February 28, 2020, 9 am (EST).
From Hal Wilson, supporter and friend of writers, and a thoughtful and insightful interviewer: “Poet Katherine Gekker is my guest this month on Delmarva Today: Writer’s Edition. We discuss the poetry in her new book In Search of Warm Breathing Things. The program will air at 9:00 am Friday, February 28, 2020, on Delmarva Public Radio’s WSDL 90.7. It will also be streamed on the station’s website www.delmarvapublicradio.net and will remain on the website as a podcast.”
Glass Lyre Press Single Author Books and Chapbooks
1. “Supernova” by Mary Peelen from Quantum Heresies 2. “Extinction by Michael Meyerhofer from Ragged Eden 3. “Beluga Pangaea” by Katherine Gekker from In Search of Warm Breathing Things 4. “Apostasy #2” by Stewart Shaw from House of Men 5. “Pulse” by Rose M Smith from Unearthing Ida 6. “Poem after e. e. cummings” by Lori Desrosiers from typing with e. e. cummings