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Interview: Erika Johansen, Author of ‘The Queen of the Tearling’ trilogy

Erika Johansen, author of The Queen of the Tearling trilogy. Photo by Victoria Webb.

Interview with Erika Johansen author of 'The Queen of the Tearling' trilogy: "I’m constantly impressed by Elizabeth Tudor, not least because she deliberately sacrificed her own personal life for the good of the kingdom. That’s the decision of a good monarch and a strong woman, and I don’t see it echoed nearly enough in fiction nowadays, when everything for female characters seems to turn on romance. For Kelsea, it’s all about the job, and I wish there were more such heroines out there." Read More »

New York Botanical Garden Poet Laureate Billy Collins and Poet Eamon Grennan Read and Chat Poetry

Eamon Grannan, Alice Quinn, Billy Collins, Holiday Train Show, American Poetry Society

For twenty-five years the Poetry Society of America has been an active presence and voice in New York City. They have sponsored “Poetry in Motion” posting poems and having poets read their poems on NYC subways. They have also worked in concert with the New York Botanical Garden creating placards of beloved poems by noted poets to enhance and flavor ... Read More »