January 16, 2022: Gail Mazur
Gail Mazur’s eighth collection, Land’s End: New & Selected Poems, was published in 2020. Earlier books include: Forbidden City; Figures in a Landscape; Zeppo’s First Wife: New & Selected Poems, winner of the 2006 Massachusetts Book Award and finalist for the 2005 Los Angeles Times Book Prize; and They Can’t Take That Away from Me, finalist for the National Book Award in 2001. She is a former fellow of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and has taught widely including in Boston University’s MFA in Writing Program and in The Fine Art Work Center’s Summer Program. Mazur is the founding director of the Blacksmith House Poetry Series which she directed for 29 years and is now directed by Andrea Cohen.