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Tuesday, January 03, 2012

First Friday poets at VMFA January 6 Poet # 2

First Friday poets at VMFA January 6
Bernadette Geyer Poet # 2

Poets at the Virginia Museum January 6th (First Friday) Local Poet Alert!!

First Friday in January at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts you will have the opportunity to meet and hear four WONDERFUL poets reading- Deborah Ager, Bernadette Geyer, Anna Claire Hodge, and John Hoppenthaler. They will read 25 minutes each from 6pm to 8pm in the atrium. Free.
About Ms. Geyer:
Bernadette Geyer lives inVienna, Virginia, where she works as a freelance writer and editor. Shereceived a 2010 Strauss Fellowship from the Arts Council of Fairfax County and isthe author of the poetry chapbook WhatRemains (Argonne House Press). Her poems have appeared in Verse Daily, Oxford American, The MidwestQuarterly, North American Review, and elsewhere.  Geyer was twice selected asa Jenny McKean Moore Poetry Scholar at The George Washington University, and threeof her poems appeared on Northern Virginia buses as part of the Moving Wordsprogram, sponsored by the Cultural Affairs Division of the Arlington CountyDepartment of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources. Geyer has served as apoet-in-the-schools in Northern Virginia through the Humanities Project of theArlington Public Schools, and collaborated with the Greater Reston Arts Center in2010 on a program to teach students how to write poetry in response to visualart. In 2011, she participated in the 3rd Annual Poetry Expo atMount Vernon High School, in Mt. Vernon, Virginia.
poems (video)   another poem  and another  and one last

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