Poetry. "Open this book at random. Read any three pages. Then close it, breathe a brief prayer, and begin at the beginning. ...BIRD IN THE HAND is a book you'll end up reading more than once."—Susan Blackwell Ramsey
"...vivid sketches, drawn from memory with an almost eerie feel of accuracy. The poet's voice is unashamedly personal, but never yields to sentiment or nostalgia. Her poems celebrate teachers and nurturers—family ties abound."—Bucky Ignatius
Lianne Spidel grew up in Detroit, daughter of an automotive artist to whom her chapbook of art poems, Chrome, is dedicated. A retired high school English teacher, she is a graduate of Wittenberg University and of the University of Michigan Rackham School. Her other books are Pairings, a chapbook of art and poetry with Michigan artist Ann Loveland, and What to Tell Joseme, for which she was named Ohio Poet of the Year, 2013.
Author City: GREENVILLE, OH USA