Love Over 60: An Anthology of Women's Poems

Event date: 
Friday, April 30, 2010 - 6:30pm

Join several editors and contributors for a reading celebrating the release of this exciting new anthology!

Robin Chapman, co-editor of the anthology, is author of six books of poetry, most recently Abundance, recipient of the Cider Press Review Book Award. She also co-edited the anthology On Retirement: 75 Poems.

Jeri McCormick, co-editor of the anthology, is author of When It Came Time, (Salmon Poetry in Ireland) winner of a Wisconsin Library Association Outstanding Book Award, and the forthcoming Marrowbone of Memory.

Margaret Benbow’s first poetry collection, Stalking Joy, won the Walt McDonald First Book Award. She also writes short stories, which have been widely published.

Lenore McComas Coberly is author of two poetry chapbooks and The Handywoman Stories and Sarah’s Girls: A Chronicle of Big Ugly Creek, both set in the West Virginia county of her birth.

Alice D'Alessio's A Blessing of Trees won the Posner Poetry Award from the Council for Wisconsin Writers. Days We Are Given won Earth’s Daughters’ chapbook competition in 2009.

Susan Elbe is author of Eden in the Rearview Mirror (Word Press) and Light Made from Nothing (Parallel Press) and a recipient of the 2006 Lorine Niedecker Award.

Jackie Langetieg is author of three poetry collections, including And Just What in Hell is a Stage of Grief? and Confetti in a Silent City (Ghost Horse Press) and the chapbook, White Shoulders (Cross+Roads Press).

Eve Robillard, poet, artist, and children’s writer, is author of everything happens twice (Fireweed Press) and When Gertrude Married Alice (Parallel Press).

Judy Roy, of Bailey's Harbor, is co-author of the chapbooks Slightly Off Q and Slightly Off Q2 (Marsh River Editions).

Kathleen Phillips from Waukesha, Wisconsin, started writing poetry in the "second half of life". Her love of family, travel, storytelling and life outside her kitchen window provide the fuel for her poetry.

Judy Kolosso writes from her home near Slinger, Wisconsin, and at her family’s farm in Neenah. Growing up on a farm is a thread that runs through much of her writing.

Event address: 
A Room Of One's Own Books & Gifts
307 W Johnson St
53703-2218 Madison