2/18/09 – Gary Mex Glazner + a CT Slam Team Slam

18 Feb

HOST/Slam Mistress: Faith

Gary Glazner is the founder and director of the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project, (APP). The National Endowment for the Arts listed the APP as a “best practice” for their Arts and Aging Initiative. NBC’s “Today Show, NPR’s All Things Considered and Voice of America have featured segments on Glazner’s work. He is Managing Director of Bowery Arts and Science, the nonprofit wing of the Bowery Poetry Club in New York City. Harper Collins W.W. Norton and have published him and he is author of Ears on Fire: Snapshot Essays in a World of Poets, published on La Alameda Press. The book chronicles a year abroad in Asia and Europe meeting poets, working on translations and writing poems. Soft Skull Press has a a three book series by Glazner featuring essays and interviews on creative poetry programming inlcuding the titles “How To Make a Living As a Poet.” and “How To Make a Life as a Poet.”

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Posted by on February 18, 2009 in * Past Features


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