Guest Poets At The White House. No 2. Eva Salzman
Many national and international poets have called into the White House when in Limerick. Pictured above, in The White House, is Eva Salzman (on the left) during her recent visit to Limerick as a guest of Cuisle, Limerick City international Poetry Festival. Also in the picture is Barney Sheehan and friend.
Eva Salzman grew up in Brooklyn and on Long Island where she was a dancer/choreographer. At Stuyvesant H.S., her teacher was Frank McCourt, and later, at Bennington College and Columbia University, where she received her MFA, she studied with Derek Walcott, Joseph Brodsky, C.K. Williams, Edmund White, Elizabeth Hardwick, Stanley Kunitz, Carolyn Kizer, Stephen Sandy and Jorie Graham. Her books include The English Earthquake (Bloodaxe) Bargain with the Watchman (Oxford) and, One Two II (Wrecking Ball Press), illus. Van Howell, all Poetry Book Society Recommendations/Special Commendations.
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