My new poetry collection will be published by Pedlar Press and launched in Toronto on October 12, 2017. Details to come.
I had the wild delight of performing to a full house at Harbourfront in Poetry NOW’s Battle of Bards. Nerve racking as it was, there was such a welcome warmth, I actually felt like I was reading to friends. Stuart Ross won the night. But bonus: I was invited to read at the International Festival of Authors in Toronto in the fall. A win in my books. Read what Susan G. Cole wrote about us in NOW magazine.
Ann Bjorseth and her daughter Daniela came to Mount Sinai Hospital for an appointment. They also stopped to see me at the Rx for Poetry booth. Ann wrote to share her thoughts and photos. Have a look.
At Poetry NOW’s annual Poetry Competition Battle of the Bards, I will be one of the 20 poets to throw their poems in the ring. Come cheer the poets, troubadours, gladiators, town criers etc.
March 29, 2017
“For several years now the poet Ronna Bloom has worked as Poet in Residence at Mount Sinai Hospital, dispensing poetry to patients and staff in need of what poems offer. I chatted with Ronna about her work in this program: how it came to be and how it unfolds in her own and others’ lives.” Read more —>>