Friday, October 11, 2013

Donna Marie Merritt to sign books at Hickory Stick Bookshop, Washington Depot, CT

MerrittPhotoDonna Marie Merritt writes:
Hey,  friends! I’d love to see you at the signing for HER HOUSE AND OTHER POEMS (my fourth poetry book—woohoo!)
Date: June 8, 2013
Time: 2 to 4 p.m.
Place: Hickory Stick Bookshop, 2 Green Hill Rd, Washington Depot, CT
If you can’t make it, the book will be available online soon from http://stairwellbooks.co.uk . (The publisher is in England, but the book is printed in the US for US customers.)
Hope to see you in June! – Donna


Merritt is the author of the “Poetry for Tough Times” series: WHAT’S WRONG WITH ORDINARY? POEMS TO CELEBRATE LIFE (2012); CANCER, A CAREGIVER’S VIEW (2011); and JOB LOSS, A JOURNEY IN POETRY (2010). Her work has appeared in magazines, school reading programs, and American Library Association’s BOOK LINKS. Her poems have also been included in several anthologies: CADUCEUS, volumes 9 and 10, by the Yale Medical Group (2012, 2013); OLIVES, NOW AND THEN: poems in honor of Donald Hall by the Connecticut Poetry Society (2011); and DEAR ONE: A Tribute to Lee Bennett Hopkins by the National Council of Teachers of English (2009).

She is also the author of 15 award-winning math and science books for children.

Merritt’s newest book of poetry, HER HOUSE AND OTHER POEMS, is due to be released in June 2013 by Stairwell Books.
“I get a marvelous sense of Merritt – I feel as if I know her.” — Della Collins Cook.

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