Former Poet Laureate of Virginia Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda and former Daily Press
Poet Laureate Bill Glose will present “Poets Laureate on Art and War”
at Osbourn Park High School, 8909 Euclid Ave., Manassas, on Saturday,
February 14, from 1 p.m. to 3: p.m.
Appealing to lovers of the arts, Kreiter-Foronda’s readings and presentation will come from her latest book, The Embrace, and focus on the art of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo. Glose will feature his current book, Half a Man, and focus on his life as a paratrooper and combat platoon leader in the Gulf War.
“Poets Laureate on Art and War” is free and open to the public and hosted by the Prince William County Poet Laureate Program.
Bill Gloseis a former paratrooper, Gulf War veteran, and author of the poetry collectionsHalf a Man(FutureCycle Press, 2013) andThe Human Touch(San Francisco Bay Press, 2007). For the past eleven years, he has been the Books Editor forVirginia Living. In 2011, Glose was named the Daily PressPoet
Laureate. Other honors include the F. Scott Fitzgerald Short Story
Award and the Virginia Press Association First Place Award for Sports
News Writing. Now a full-time writer, he undertakes intriguing
pursuits—such as walking across Virginia and participating in a
world-record-setting skinny dip event—and writes about them for
magazines. His work has appeared in over 100 publications, includingArmy Times,The Writer,Narrative Magazine, and Southern California Review. His website www.BillGlose.com includes a page of helpful information for writers.
served as Poet Laureate of Virginia from 2006-2008. She holds a B.A.
from the University of Mary Washington and a M.Ed., M.A. and a Ph.D.
from George Mason University, where she received the university’s first
doctorate and an Outstanding Academic Achievement and Service Award. In
2007 both universities gave her the Alumna of the Year Award. She has
co-edited three anthologies and published seven books of poetry,
including The Embrace: Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, winner of the 2014
Art in Literature: Mary Lynn Kotz Award from the Library of Virginia and
the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Her award-winning poems appear in
numerous magazines, including Nimrod, Prairie Schooner, Mid-American
Review, Best of Literary Journals, Poet Lore and An Endless Skyway, an
anthology of poems by U.S. State Poets Laureate. Visit her website at www.carolynforinda.com
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