Marie Kane’s poetry has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize three times and has appeared in the Bellevue Literary Review, U.S. 1 Worksheets, Wordgathering, The Schuylkill Valley Journal, The Meadowland Review, Small Print Magazine, Naugatuck River Review, and I-70 Review, among others. Her poetry has also been frequently anthologized, most notably in Poems for the Writing: Prompts for Poets (Texture Press, 2013), editors, Lynn Levin and Valerie Fox.
Kane taught Creative Writing and English for twenty-eight years in the Central Bucks (PA) School District. For three years, Kane was the poetry editor for Pentimento magazine, which concerned literary and artistic interpretations on disability. For the last nine years, Kane has been the final juror in the national Sarah Mook scholastic (K-12) poetry contest, and is on the board and a judge for the Bucks County (PA) Main Street Poetry Contest, grades one through twelve, and adult.
She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1991; her chapbook, Survivors in the Garden (Big Table Publishing, 2012), mostly concerns her life with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis. Kane is the 2006 Pennsylvania Bucks County Poet Laureate. She lives in Yardley, PA with her husband, artist Stephen Millner, and their two rescue cats, Casey Jones and Emma Peel. Visit www.mariekanepoetry.com.
Paperback: 102 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books (September 20, 2017)