3nd Annual Philadelphia Poetry Festival: April 27, 2013
The Philadelphia Poetry Festival celebrates Greater Philadelphia poetry in all its manifestions. This event will unite and showcase the diverse organizations that work throughout the region to make and share poetry.
Friday, April 22, 2011
FEATURED POET: Kathleen Sheeder Bonnano
Kathleen Sheeder Bonnano, poet
Kathleen Sheeder Bonanno is an award-winning author and poet who received the Beatrice Hawley Award for her book of poetry, Slamming Open the Door, a collection of poems recounting the true story of the murder of her daughter. Kathleen has recently been shortlisted for a Knights Art Foundation Grant and was covered by WHYY's Newsworks. Her poetry has also been published in Women’s Review of Books, Margie and the anthology: Beloved on the Earth: 150 Poems of Grief and Gratitude. In 2007, Kathleen received the Purple Ribbon Award from the Lutheran Settlement Home for her advocacy on behalf of domestic violence issues. She is a contributing editor of The American Poetry Review and teaches English and creative writing in Montgomery County.
Kathleen, our third featured poet, will read at 3pm tomorrow at the Philadelphia Poetry Festival.