Poetry Matters features Kathleen Goldman January 21st


Kathy SmallerThis edition of POETRY MATTERS – Thursday January 21st at STAY GALLERY- will feature Kathleen Goldman and her new book “Down River”

Goldman grew up in Wisconsin near the banks of the Mississippi River. She now lives in Manhattan Beach, California, with her husband and children. A journalist by training, she discovered a new career teaching pre-school after her children were born. She has taught creative writing to elementary school children and adults.  Her poems have appeared in the anthology 13 Los Angeles Poets, and in periodicals including Northeast, Pearl, Spillway and Myriad.

“The joy of reading Kathy Goldman’s poems is this: she can see the ordinary world so carefully, so clearly, so tenderly, that it becomes extraordinary – even transcendent.”  — Anthony Lee, PhD, author of This Poem Means

Poetry Matters also features an open mike. We welcome first-time readers and everyone else with a poem to share. Doors open at 7 p.m. The open mike begins at 7:30. Poetry Matters is free and open to the public.

Curated by Lorine Parks.

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