We'd like to share with you this loving tribute to the late Adrienne Rich by WVFC's own Carol Muske-Dukes, Rich's friend and former Poet Laureate of California. It appears in today's Los Angeles Times.
Though completely deaf, Elena Kras speaks and “hears” without sign language. A recognized poet, author and journalist in Russian and Ukrainian, she courageously sought us out as a vehicle for bringing her to a wider audience. The pleasure is all ours.
Julianna Baggott has the resume and energy of a village of writers. In this week's poem, she reflects on some of her book-cover blurbs; in the video, she reads from one of her best-selling children's books, The Prince of Fenway Park.