Power of Artists – A Virtual Launching of Poetry Collection Illuminations

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
On the weekend I officially launched Illuminations – 19 Poems and 1 Story with the wonderful team and a special guest Delia Olam I held the whole event on line. However, I was able to do one in person interview with my designer Heidi, and my dear husband David helped…

International Women’s Day; pen portraits, poetry, posts past

Wishing you a happy International Women’s Day.  Wishing you strength in your quests to empower women. Enjoy! Weaving Sunset A poem. Poetry of Mahvash Sabet  A review of a poet rising above her situation of being a religious conscience prisoner. Empowerment of Women A reflection. It’s all in the Sidetracks When I first met Jennifer Martiniello.Continue reading “International Women’s Day; pen portraits, poetry, posts past”

Illuminations – on its way!

I have been a bit quiet of late, as a new book, Illuminations: 19 Poems and 1 Story, is about to be born. At the end of this post is a preview of the back cover. It has been a happy process – and has reunited me with designer Heidi Den Ronden and editor MatildaContinue reading “Illuminations – on its way!”

10 Things about Poetry and Me: Andrea Gallagher

1.      What is your earliest memory of poetry? My earliest memory of poetry was having a teacher introduce my class to Spike Milligan’s work in children’s books. He seemed incredibly fun.  2.       When and why did you begin to write poetry for children?  I have worked as a professional writer for more thanContinue reading “10 Things about Poetry and Me: Andrea Gallagher”