Happy New Year, everyone! Well, it seems as if we’ve survived 2016 — and what a year it was.
Now, back to poetry, which is one of the things that helps us stay alive and human.
You must think so, too, or you wouldn’t be reading this page. Our poet today is someone whose sophisticated and mature work I had the pleasure of discovering only recently. Zara Raab grew up in northern California, where her
grandparents’ grandparents settled in the 19th century. Settled now in western Massachusetts, she works on-line in media communications and is putting together two new books, leading workshops in formal aspects of poetry and helping out at MassPoetry.
The author of two full-length collections, Swimming the Eel and Fracas and Asylum (David Robert Books, 2011 (more…)