Monday, November 23, 2015

Poet of the Week: Ellaraine Lockie

Songs of Eretz Poetry Review is pleased to announce that Ellaraine Lockie will be our Poet of the Week for the week of November 23, 2015.  Starting tomorrow and continuing through the end of the week, a poem of hers will appear each day as a Poem of the Day.

Lockie is a poet, nonfiction writer, and essayist.  Her eleventh chapbook, Where the Meadowlark Sings, won the 2014 Encircle Publication’s Chapbook Contest.  She recently won the Women’s National Book Association’s Poetry Prize, the Best Individual Collection from Purple Patch magazine, the San Gabriel Poetry Festival Chapbook Contest, and The Aurorean's Chapbook Spring Pick.  An internal chapbook of hers, Love Me Tender in Midlife, will be released later this year from Silver Birch Press.    

Lockie teaches poetry workshops and serves as Poetry Editor for the lifestyles magazine, Lilipoh. She is currently judging the Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contests for Winning Writers.

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