Guilford Poets Guild: Poetry reading by Barbara Crooker at the Guilford Free Library
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September 8, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Crooker’s poetry, for which she has won many awards, incorporates themes of nature, home, family, love, loss, and disability. Over 700 of her poems have been published in anthologies and magazines, as well as compiled in several chapbooks and books including The Lost Children (1989), Ordinary Life (2001), Radiance (2005), Line Dance (2008), and More (2010). Crooker continues to write, read her poetry, teach workshops, and speak about the venues available for publishing poetry. Her latest collection, Gold (2013), was published in the Poeima Poetry Series by Cascade Books. She currently resides in Fogelsville, Pennsylvania.
The Guilford Poets Guild is a group of poets from Guilford and the shoreline area who meet regularly to share poems and promote a general appreciation of poetry in the community. Throughout the year the GPG hosts a number of poetry readings including its popular Second Thursday Poetry Series, a Holiday Roundtable, the Guilford High School Poetry Contest.