Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg is the Poet Laureate of Kansas, and the author of fourteen books, including a novel, The Divorce Girl; a non-fiction book, Needle in the Bone: How a Holocaust Survivor and Polish Resistance Fighter Beat the Odds and Found Each Other; four collections of poetry, including Landed; four anthologies, including An Endless Skyway: Poetry of the State Poets Laureate of America; and a memoir, The Sky Begins At Your Feet: A Memoir of Cancer, Community and Coming Home to the Body. She is founder of Transformative Language Arts where she teaches in the Individualized MA Program, and one of the founders of the bioregional movement on the local and continental levels. She facilitates writing workshops widely, and with singer Kelley Hunt, co-writes songs and leads writing and singing retreats and performances. She lives with her family in the country near Lawrence, KS, and practices cello and yoga.
William Stafford, Toni Morrison, Ben Okri, Adrienne Rich
Non-fiction book on friendship and stories of a Holocaust survivor and Polish resistance fighter; coming of age novel about girl growing up in New Jersey in mid-70s; other fiction and poetry
Potomac Books, Inc.
Yoga, writing, walking, cello
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