"This award recognizes the love affair between authors and the art that inspires them," said Sandra G. Treadway, Librarian of Virginia. "The visual artist and an acclaimed poet Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda's The Embrace embodies the almost mystical connection between the written word and art. The Embrace paints with words the unconventional passionate relationship of Rivera and Kahlo."
in connection with 100 Thousand Poets for Change.
100 Thousand Poets for Change, or 100TPC, is an international grassroots educational organization focusing on the arts, especially poetry, music, and the literary arts. It was founded in 2011 by Michael Rothenberg and Terri Carrion, and focuses on a world-wide event each September.
Learn more about 100 Thousand Poets for Change at Bigbridge.org.
Watch SFBP poet Joyce Brinkman read from the highest point in Indianapolis -- the grave of James Whitcomb Riley. Brinkman is the former Poet Laureate for Indiana and one of the "Airport Poets." She reads "Searching," which appears in the collection "Rivers, Rails and Runways" (2008). Watch here.
"A Dreamer’s Guide to Cities and Streams is an outstandingly rich, multilayered collection that rewards the reader with new meanings and nuances at every reading." Read more