Mary Makofske, Donna Spector, and Howard Horowitz will read poems celebrating Earth Day, Poetry Month, family and geography. An open reading will follow (limit one or two poems).
- Mary’s latest books are World Enough, and Time (Kelsay, 2017) and Traction (Ashland, 2011), winner of the Richard Snyder Prize. Her poems have appeared in journals nationally and internationally, and in eighteen anthologies. In 2017, she won the Atlanta Review International Poetry Prize and the New Millennium Prize.
- Donna: off-Broadway play Golden Ladder (Women Playwrights: The Best Plays of 2002); Masters Poetry Prize; 2nd Prize winner in Ginsberg Poetry Awards; The Woman Who Married Herself (Evening Street Press) Sinclair Poetry Prize Finalist; Two Worlds (Aldrich Press); two National Endowment for the Humanities grants to study in Greece.
- Howard Horowitz is a poet, geographer, and environmental activist. He has taught natural resources courses at Ramapo College since 1982; before that, he was at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and worked on forestry contracts in the American West. In addition to a book of tree planting poems, he has been writing a growing number of wordmaps - poems in the form of maps.