The Voice of Poets
A Zoom event with Geraldine Mills & Jacqueline Murray Loring
Internationally acclaimed poets Geraldine Mills (Galway, Ireland) and Jacqueline Murray Loring (Albuquerque, NM) will discuss the differences and similarities in their writing styles, inspirations and practices, the writing energy generated by knowing poetry forms and styles, and the magic of their meeting and collaborations. This workshop will include PowerPoint slides. Time will be allocated for writing exercises and Q&A.
ABOUT GERALDINE MILLS
Geraldine Mills is the distinguished author of five collections of poetry, three collections of short stories and a children’s novel for middle-grade readers. She has been awarded many prizes and bursaries for her poetry and fiction, including the Hennessy/Tribune New Irish Writer Award, three Arts Council Bursaries and a Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship. She collaborated with American poet Lisa C. Taylor on The Other Side of Longing which was chosen as the Gerson Reading at the University of Connecticut, 2011. Find Geraldine at GeraldineMillsWriter.blogspot.com
Her publications include Bone Road (Arlen House, 2019), Gold (Little Island, 2016), Hellkite (Arlen House, 2014)
ABOUT JACQUELINE MURRAY LORING
Jacqueline Murray Loring is a playwright, screenwriter, and poet. She was the 2012 winner of the Doire Press Irish International Poetry Prize for her collection The History of Bearing Children. She is the editor/writer of KiMo Theatre: Fact & Folklore, which was published in 2019 by SouthWest Writers. In June 2019, Vietnam Veterans Unbroken: Conversations on Trauma and Resiliency was published by McFarland & Co. In 2020 as a member of the New Mexico Arts Imaginative Collective, Loring served as the Poetry Curator for "Sense of Wonder Experience" that premiered both the Art and Music Reveals in December 2020.
Sense of Wonder Art Reveal Experience – YouTube
Jacqueline Loring was the executive director of the Cape Cod Writers Center and Conference from 2000 to 2008 and the director from 2006 to 2013 of the Eventide Arts’ New Playwrights, New Plays Competition. Her website is JacquelineMurrayLoring.com.