Karen George, a native Kentuckian, has published a full-length poetry collection, Swim Your Way Back, and a second forthcoming, A Map and One Year, and five chapbooks, most recently an ekphrastic collaborative chapbook, Frame and Mount the Sky. She reviews poetry at Poetry Matters blog: http://readwritepoetry.blogspot.com/, and is co-founder and fiction editor of the online journal, Waypoints: http://www.waypointsmag.com/. She enjoys taking photographs and visiting museums, cemeteries, gardens and parks, the woods, mountains, and historic river towns—particularly any place near a body of water.
Reason for signing up:
I signed up because this will be my sixth year of writing a poem-a-day with other LEXPOMO poets in June, and I've always found it inspiring. Also, for me, having a daily deadline is a good thing. I work well under pressure.