Saturday, Nov 6
10:00am – 12:00pm
Corbin Studio & Gallery
4 E Main St, Crisfield, MD 21817, USA
An ekphrastic poem is inspired by a work of art.
$20 per participant with scholarships available.
About Patricia Valdata
Pat Valdata is a poet and novelist. Her poetry book about women aviation pioneers, Where No Man Can Touch, won the 2016 Donald Justice Poetry Prize. Her other poetry books are Inherent Vice and Looking for Bivalve. Her poetry has appeared in numerous literary magazines including Delmarva Review, Ecotone, Ekphrastic Review, Italian Americana, Little Patuxent Review, North American Review, Passager, The Raintown Review, String Poet, and Valparaiso Poetry Review, as well as several anthologies.
Her new novel, Eve’s Daughters (Moonshine Cove, November 2020), won first prize in the Novel category from the Delaware Press Association and received an Honorable Mention from the National Federation of Press Women. Her other novels are Crosswind (Wind Canyon Books) and The Other Sister (Plain View Press), which won a gold medal from the Arpad Academy of the Hungarian Association.
Pat has an MFA in writing from Goddard College and retired in 2020 from teaching creative writing and English for the University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC). She lives in Crisfield.