This is an extraordinary reading from an extraordinary new book of poems by Georgia Popoff, Psalter: The Agnostic’s Book of Common Curiosities,” published by Tiger Bark Press (www.tigerbarkpress.com). In a few days we will publish our discussion of some of the poems in her book. Meanwhile, the reading is here:
Georgia Popoff is a poet based in Central New York, author of two prior collections of poetry, Coaxing Nectar from Longing (Hale Mary Press, 1997) – limited first edition currently out of print but often available used, and The Doom Weaver (Main Street Rag Publications, 2008) – available from publisher. She is also author of Our Difficult Sunlight: A Guide to Poetry, Literacy & Social Justice in Classroom & Community, with Quraysh Ali Lansana (Teachers & Writers Collaborative, 2011). She serves as a board member of the Comstock Writers Group and managing editor of their literary journal, the Comstock Review. and she is a faculty member and workshops coordinator of the Downtown Writer’s Center (the Syracuse, NY, chapter of the YMCA Writers Voice). As a teaching artist she specializes in literacy, reading comprehension, professional development, and arts-based learning through the vehicle of poetry.