Ronna Bloom talks about poetry in hospitals and prescribes a poem for host Nana Aba Duncan on CBC's Fresh Air.
A conversation between Pedlar Press publisher Beth Follett and Ronna Bloom on the how the book cover came to be:
Salve, a new poem from Ronna Bloom's forthcoming book, The More. https://youtu.be/4PW4R4FklSA
Thank you League of Canadian Poets and The American Academy of Poets for putting my poem in your pocket. See all 30 poems in the Poem in Your Pocket Day booklet and download them to keep or share or carry around.
The Sinai Healthy Workplace Program and the Department of Psychiatry have invited me to join the events donning my white coat as Poet in Residence and prescribing poems. Rx for Poetry on May 1 at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto
#getloud is the theme for Mental Health Awareness week.
I had the delight of performing to a full house at Harbourfront Centre in Poetry NOW's "Battle of Bards." Nerve racking as it was, there was such a welcome warmth, I actually felt like I was reading to friends. Thank you to the IFOA for inviting me to read at the International Festival of Authors in Toronto in the fall. I will be reading from my new book of poetry **The More** which will be published by Pedlar Press in October. Read what Susan G. Cole wrote about Poetry NOW in NOW magazine.