Friday, July 25, 2014 – 7:00pm
Join several contributors to Loch Raven Review’s spring issue, reading from their work.
The reading is to celebrate works published in the Spring issue of Loch Raven Review and to remember local poet Constantine Pantazonis, who passed away suddenly from liver cancer on June 16.
Grace Cavalieri has published 16 books, the latest beingGotta Go Now. She founded “The Poet and the Poem” radio series 37 years ago, now recorded at the Library of Congress for public radio. Ms. Cavalieri also writes for theater and has seen 26 plays produced, her newest work being Anna Nicole: Blonde Glory, inspired by her book of poems on Anna Nicole Smith.
Clarinda Harriss, a longtime supporter of Loch Raven Review and the Baltimore literary scene, teaches poetry, poetic forms and editing at Towson University. She has worked for many years with writers in prisons. Her latest collections of poems are Dirty Blue Voice and Mortmain. She edits and directs BrickHouse Books, Inc., Maryland’s oldest continuously publishing literary press.
D.R. Belz, fiction editor at the Loch Raven Review, is a Baltimore satirist and fiction writer. He is contributor to NPR’s The Signal, and his poetry, fiction and humor have appeared in the Southern Literary Messenger, Oregon Review, Antietam Review, Mcguffin and other literary journals. He is the author of the collection White Asparagus.
Carol Bindel is a poet who lives quietly in rural Maryland where she wriites often and publishes occasionally. Her works have appeared in numerous places, including Buddhist Poetry Review, Time of Singing, Manorborn and The Gunpowder Reivew. Her first book is Inherited Estate: A Song Cycle.
Loch Raven Review editor Dan Cuddy has had poems published in numerous magazines and anthologies. Two of his poems are featured on the CD anthology Words on War. He is the author of a book of poems, Handprint on the Window.
David Eberhardt was incarcerated at Lewisburg Federal Prison in 1970 for 21 months for pouring blood on draft files with Father Philip Berrigan and two others to protest the Vietnam War. He has published three books of poetry: The Tree Calendar, Blue Running Lights and Poems from the Website, Poetry in Baltimore. He is at work on a memoir, For All the Saints, influenced by Thoreau, Nabokov, Mailer, Agee, Thomas and Cousteau.
Loch Raven Review editor Christopher T. George is editor at the Desert Moon Review poetry workshop. He is co-author ofFirst, the Dream and, as a historian, author of Terror on the Chesapeake: The War of 1812 on the Bay.
Sid Gold’s second book of poetry, The Year of the Dog Throwers, was published in 2010. A third book of poetry is forthcoming this year. His prose poem, “10 More,” is in the current issue of Poet Lore. He is also a two-time recipient of a Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award for Poetry. A native New Yorker, he lives in Hyattsville, Maryland.
Eric D. Goodman is the author of Tracks: A Novel in Stories, Flightless Goose and the forthcoming Womb andSetting the Family Free. His fiction, travel stories and articles about writing have been widely published in literary journals, magazines, newspapers and online. Tracks won the Gold Medal for Best Fiction in the Mid-Atlantic Region from the Independent Publishers Book Awards.
Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka, translations editor of Loch Raven Review, writes and translates poetry and prose in English and Polish. She is the author of two poetry chapbooks, Between Here and There and On the Verge of Light and Shadow. Her work has appeared in the USA, Ireland, UK, Sweden and Poland in numerous literary journals and anthologies. Her translations of poems by Lucille Clifton, Josephine Jacobsen and Linda Pastan have been published in Poland. She is the translator for two bilingual books of poems by Lidia Kosk,niedosyt/reshapings and Slodka woda, slona woda/Sweet Water, Salt Water.
The late Constantine Pantazonis is the author of the poem “elas” in the Spring issue of Loch Raven Review. Dino was a recent graduate of the University of Cincinnati. Dino took pride in being a poet and satirist whose work focused on the human experience – the interplay between memory, dream and fantasy that constitutes our sense of reality. In 1994, Dino published the chapbook Alley Entrances.
Charles Rammelkamp‘s latest book, Fusen Bakudan(“Balloon Bombs,” in Japanese), was published in 2012. It’s a collection of monologues involving missionaries in a leper colony in Vietnam during the war. A chapbook, Mixed Signals, is forthcoming. Charles edits an online literary journal, The Potomac.
Katherine E. Young‘s translations of Russian poet Inna Kabysh were awarded a share of the 2011 Joseph Brodsky-Stephen Spender Prize and commended by the judges of the 2012 Brodsky-Spender Prize. Young’s translations of Vladimir Kornilov appear in the forthcoming anthology Russian Poetry from Pushkin to Brodsky. Day of the Border Guards, a book of original poems, was published in 2014 by the University of Arkansas Miller Williams Award Series.
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