Thursday evening, I read with the regional winners of the Jose Gouveia poetry contest at Preservation Hall here in Wellfleet. It’s an annual event and the audience seems to enjoy it every year. It went very well again this year. I always try out new poems since no books are sold at the event, so […]Continue Reading →
Marge Piercy has written 17 novels including The New York Times Bestseller Gone To Soldiers; the National Bestsellers Braided Lives and The Longings of Women; the classics Woman on the Edge of Time and He, She and It; and most recently Sex Wars. Among her 19 volumes of poetry the most recently published include The Hunger Moon: New & Selected Poems 1980-2010, and Made in Detroit. Her critically acclaimed memoir is Sleeping with Cats. Born in center city Detroit, educated at the University of Michigan and Northwestern, the recipient of four honorary doctorates, she is active in antiwar, feminist and environmental causes.