Visiting NY Poet George Wallace
with Santa Fe Poet Barbara Rockman
at the HOUSE - 1814 Old Town Road NW. ABQ.
George Wallace is writer in residence at the Walt Whitman Birthplace in New York, writing professor at Pace University in Manhattan, and winner of the Orpheus Prize (BG), Naim Frasheri Prize (MK), CSAO Award (IT), and Alexander Gold Medal in Greece. Suffolk County Long Island’s first poet laureate, he is editor of Poetrybay, co-editor of Great Weather for Media in New York City, and author of 33 chapbooks of poetry, including A SIMPLE BLUES WITH A FEW INTANGIBLES, chosen as a Top Ten summer poetry reading choice by the Huffington Post in 2017.
This is George's second visit to the northern New Mexico poetry community, having read at Church of Beethoven (Albuquerque) and the Mabel Dodge Luhan House (Taos) in 2011.
His latest book is
A Hundred Years Among The Daisies
poems by George Wallace
Stubborn Mule Press, 2019
Devils Elbow Mo
Barbara Rockman is author of “Sting and Nest,” winner of the New Mexico-Arizona
Book Award and the National Press Women Book Prize. She is editor of the anthology,
“Women Becoming Poems.” Her chapbook, “Surrender to Storm,” was published in
collaboration with the invitational Harwood Arts Center art installation of the same
Her work appears widely in journals and anthologies including Calyx, Bellingham
Review, Cimarron Review, The Pinch, terrain.org, Thrush, Taos Journal and Nimrod.
Her poems have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net, and have
received the Baskerville Publishers Prize, The MacGuffin Poet Hunt and Southwest
Barbara has led poetry and generative writing workshops in New Mexico for 20 years.
She teaches at Santa Fe Community College, Esperanza Shelter for Battered Families
through Wingspan Poetry Project and at InsideOut Arts with people living with mental
Her new collection, “to cleave:” is forthcoming from University of New Mexico Press.teaches poetry and memoir at Santa Fe Community College and in private workshops in Santa Fe, NM. She is Workshop Coordinator for Wingspan Poetry Project, bringing poetry to victims of domestic violence. Her poems have appeared in Calyx, Bellingham Review, Cimarron Review, Nimrod, and the anthology, All We Can Hold: Poems of Motherhood (Sage Hill Press). Her collection, Sting and Nest, received the New Mexico-Arizona Book Reward and the National Press Women Poetry Prize. You can read her work online in the Taos Journal, Thrush, Persimmon Tree, and Terrain.org.