Poetry by John Minczeski; introduced by John Guzlowski
Oriana, a former journalist and community college instructor, now teaches poetry workshops. Her awards include The New Letters Award, Felix Pollack Award, and a residency at Yaddo. Her poems, essays, and translations have been published in Poetry, Ploughshares, Best American Poetry 1992, New Letters, Nimrod, The Iowa Review, Quarterly West, Texas Review, Wisconsin Review, American Poetry Review, Southern Poetry Review, Spoon River Review, and many other journals and anthologies.
Poet Kath Abela Wilson once wrote about “How I Fell In Love with Chopin.” This poem was written for the Paderewski-Chopin conference at Loyola University, Nov. 12, 2010 and read while accompanied by mathematician and flutist, Rick Wilson.
Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1950, Leonard Kress grew up in and around Philadelphia and graduated from Temple University with a degree in Religious Studies. He also has an M.A. in English from the University of Illinois, Chicago, and M.F.A. from Columbia University in New York. His family was originally [...]
Part of our series of articles for the Year of Chopin – 2010.