Berwyn Moore, Poet Laureate of Erie County, Pennsylvania
reads two poems — “Tweezing the Bones” and “Pins and Needles” —
from her book O Body Swayed [Cherry Grove Collections, 2009]
Filmed during Snoetry: A Winter Wordfest — a Lix and Kix production
at the Last Wordsmith Book Shoppe in North East, Pennsylvania on 16 January 2010
(photography & editing by John Burroughs, a.k.a. Jesus Crisis)
About the author:
Berwyn Moore, the current (and first ever) Poet Laureate of Erie County, Pennsylvania, is the author of two full-length poetry collections: Dissolution of Ghosts [Cherry Grove, 2005] and O Body Swayed [Cherry Grove, 2009]. Her work has been anthologized in Common Wealth: Poets of Pennsylvania [University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005] and Life on the Line [Negative Capability Press, 1992], and has been published in a wide array of journals including Alehouse Press, Bellevue Literary Review, Cimarron Review, Comstock Review, JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association, Kansas Quarterly, Margie, Nimrod, Poetry Northwest, River Walk Journal, Runes: A Review of Poetry, Shenandoah, Southern Review, and Wild Violet. For more information, see http://www.pw.org/content/berwyn_moore.