Journeys on the Grassy River
Friday - October 22, 2010
About This Show
Poet, publisher, and graphic designer Sheri Lohr is a Californian who fell in love the Florida Keys and the Everglades and then decided to make Key West her home. Journeys on the Grassy River is collection of her poems about the Everglades, written over ten years of visiting and camping in Everglades National Park and other wilderness areas in south Florida and the Florida Keys. She talks with Dr. Edgar about her poetry and about the mysterious beauty of this unique landscape and web of habitat.
We’ll also encore a part of our 2009 conversation with poet Ed Madden, who is also Associate Professor of English language and Literature and Associate Director of Women’s Studies at USC’s College of Arts and Humanities in Columbia. Madden is the author/editor of several books, including Signals, a collection of poems which won the SC Poetry Book Prize.