Poetry. Sag Harbor poet Susan Baran's new collection, RACING DAYLIGHT, celebrates the light and life of eastern Long Island, as does the beautiful painting, Thicket and Field, by Jane Freilicher, featured on its wraparound cover. The poems include reflections on the poet's early life in Manhattan, her years teaching in greater New York, particularly during the terror of 9/11; dedications to painter Ellen Adler, to the late painter Darragh Park, and to the much-missed poet and art critic Gerrit Henry; and the sharp, sweet details of her quietly observed, intensely felt life on Widow Gavits Road.
Susan Baran was born and raised in New York City. She is the author of Harmonious Whole (Groundwater Press, 1989) and The Necessary Boat (Groundwater Press and Painted Leaf Press, 2000). She was the founder and director of the Intuflo Reading Series, and taught science and literature at the Emily Dickinson School. She lives in Sag Harbor and Manhattan.Author City: NEW YORK, NY USA