Poetry reading Sunday March 29 at 5:00 pm
Margaret Baldwin was born and raised in the West Midlands of England.
Presently she lives in the Sierra of California where she worked from
1992 to 2008 as a Wildlife Technician for the Stanislaus National
Her poems has been
published widely in literary magazines including Poetry
Now, Tule Review,
Common Ground Review,
Calyx, and the Sow’s
Ear Poetry Review.
Her poetry collection,
Signal Fires, was
published by Word Project Press in October 2014.
Mary McGinnis has been writing and
living in New Mexico since 1972. Her work has been published in over
70 magazines and anthologies. The terrain and spaciousness of New
Mexico have inspired her to write poems about nature, love, and
death. She has published two full length collections, Listening
(1996) and October Again
(2008). As a licensed
professional counselor she enjoys serving couples and people with
both hidden and visible disabilities. As a woman who is blind, she
is inspired to write about the disability experience, as well. She
participates in three writing groups where lots of laughter, writing,
and sharing of good food and words takes place. Mary received the
first New Mexico Literary Arts Board Gratitude Award in 2009. Most
recently, she has had work in Fixed and Free Anthology 2015, Lummox
III, and Malpais Review. Coming up, her work will be featured in the
Spring issue of Malpais Review and a Reading with Kathamann in
Albuquerque in April 2015. Mary loves taking part in the monthly open
readings at Teatro Paraguas.
Joan Logghe works at poetry in community in La Puebla, New Mexico.
She and Michael built their own solar house, raised three children
and have four grandchildren. Awards include a National Endowment for
the Arts Fellowship, Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry Grants, A
Mabel Dodge Luhan Internship, and a Barbara Deming/Money for Women
grant. She taught poetry in Bratislava, Vienna, and Zagreb, Croatia
in 2004. Joan was Santa Fe’s Poet Laureate from 2010-2012. She has
authored or edited a dozen books and her most recent books are The
Singing Bowl from UNM press and Love & Death, Tres
Chicas Books, with Miriam Sagan and Renée Gregorio, a New Mexico
Book Award winner.