Lake Fellowship

of Unitarian Universalists

Alzheimer's Poetry Project: Zoe Bird

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Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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Today, we welcome Zoe Bird to Lake Fellowship. 

Zoe Bird, professional writer/editor and director of Pegleg Press, was Alzheimer's Poetry Project's New Mexico Poet-in-Residence for three years. She has recently relocated to Minnesota and is starting the an APP there: http://www.alzpoetry.com/

Bird is an award-winning documentarian and poet whose work has appeared in art installations, and publications including Runes, The Harwood Anthology, Santa Fe Poetry Broadside, Curbside Review, and Central Avenue Poetry Magazine. She co-hosted Santa Fe's monthly Poets for Peace readings for seven years and Open Poetry readings for five, taught creative writing in the Documentary Studies Certificate Program at the College of Santa Fe, was a staff member of the Center for Contemporary Arts, served on the board of PEN New Mexico and as art director for Not Drowning, Waving, a literary and art magazine. Bird has published three chapbooks, The Buried Flower (2002), Shedding Lions (2007) and Victrola (2009), and is at work on Poultice for a Wooden Leg, a full-length poetry collection.

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