Poet Mary Jane Menuez reads selections from her work. Menuez was born in Chicago. She began writing poetry as a student of Ellen Bryant Voigt at Goddard College. Her poetry has appeared in such places as Orion's Dolphin, Countermeasures, Xanadu, and the Grolier Press Annual Anthology of Children's Poetry. She has taught poetry workshops at Suffolk Community College on Long Island, and, under the sponsorship of the Poetry Therapy Association, run a poetry therapy program for over a year at a veteran's hospital. This program was produced by Paul Oppenheimer for the Drama and Literature Department of WBAI New York.
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