MCPL Community Blog |Cathy Cohen

MCPL Community Blog |Cathy Cohen

Hi, it’s an honor to join the MCPL community and follow so many talented PLs from the past 20 years.  I come from a background in community arts, teaching, and painting. My hope is to build cross-pollination and opportunities to workshop, share and connect with...

2019 Poet Laureate – Cathleen Cohen

Poet Laureate 2019 Cathleen Cohen Cathleen Cohen founded ArtWell’s We the Poets program in Philadelphia (www.theartwell.org). Her poems have appeared in Apiary, Baltimore Review, Cagibi, Chrysalis Journal, East Coast Ink, Philadelphia Stories and other journals. In...

2013 Poet Laureate – Glenn McLaughlin

Poet Laureate 2013 Glenn McLaughlin studied chemistry, education, running and dishwashing, but not writing or poetry, at Bucknell University. After nearly thirty years of laboring in the chemical and plastics industries, he was fortunate to lose his job and begin a...

2012 Poet Laureate – Liz Chang

Poet Laureate 2012   LIZ CHANG Liz Chang was selected as the 2012 Montgomery County Poet Laureate by Kathleen Sheeder Bonnano. Chang recently published her second book of original poems and literary translations with Book&Arts Press, What Ordinary Objects....

2011 Poet Laureate – Amy Small-McKinney

Poet Laureate 2011   Amy Small-McKinney  Amy Small-McKinney is the author of a new collection of poems,Life is Perfect (BookArts Press), and two chapbooks of poetry, Body of Surrender (2004) and Clear Moon, Frost (2009), both with Finishing Line Press. She was...