Oct 5th – Linda Lerner
Linda Lerner, a New York City Poet, born and raised in Brooklyn, is on her 14th book of poetry, Takes Guts & Years Sometimes, which was published in June by New York Quarterly Books
Previous collections include: Something Is Burning In Brooklyn (2009, Iniquity Press/ Vendetta Books) Living In Dangerous Times (Presa Press, 2007) and City Woman (March Street Press, Fall, 2006, both Small Press Reviews’ Picks). Two previous collections also had that honor; she’s been nominated twice for a pushcart prize. In 1995 she and Andrew Gettler began Poets on the Line, (http://www.echony.com/~poets) the first poetry anthology on the Net for which she received two grants.
She’s published in the New York Quarterly, Onthebus, Louisiana Review, Paterson Literary Review, Ragged Lion Anthology, Chiron Revie, Danse Mcabre, Tribes, Van Gogh’s Ear, Home Planet News, New Verse News, Rusty Truck, et.al. She has read widely across the United States.