Catherine Chandler
          "the quietude is counterfeit"

Rebekah Curry
          "in bodies made for dancing"

Anna M. Evans
          "We are all orphans"

Nicole Caruso Garcia
          "Silence is the shield that lets them win"

Vernita Hall
          "My days have closed."

Katherine Hoerth
          "a satin alabaster / cheekini"

Michele Leavitt
          "The snow keeps falling here"

Barbara Loots
          "How darkly loves and dreams endure"

Joan Mazza
          "she has her subjectivity"

Kathleen McClung
          "No need to panic if you're locked inside"

Becca Menon
          "the motley mind"

Diane Moomey
          "lips, unkissed, that smiled across"

Sally Nacker
          "In stillness I wake slow"

Stella Nickerson
          "We laugh and pool our never-haves"

Samantha Pious
          "dark burgundy or lilac?"

Monica Raymond
          "Stewed pears in the cafeteria"

Jennifer Reeser
          "heavy rattles / of turtle"

Jane Schulman
          "Pierced lips, nostrils, eyelids, tongues"

Katherine Barrett Swett
          "Gertrude Stein walks on a sentence"

Paula Tatarunis (Featured Poet)
          "the mouse is screeching har dee har"

Ann Thompson
          "The edges disappear"

Jo Vance
          "I saw her once, my mother."

Lucy Wainger
          "A burning library is enough to read by"

Gail White
          "The women countered strength with wiliness."

Cheryl Whitehead
          "The cameraman zooms in on the girl's face."

Liza McAlister Williams
          "the light turns plum and gold"

Sherraine Pate Williams
          "haunted by the loss of love and beauty"

Marly Youmans
          "Judas, all his facial lines tugged down"


The most recent addition to The Mezzo Cammin Women Poets Timeline is Jane Kenyon by Susan Spear.

Gail White and Nausheen Eusuf are the recipients of the 2017 Mezzo Cammin Scholarships to the Poetry by the Sea conference.

Alice Mizrachi is a New York based interdisciplinary artist working in the mediums of painting, installation, murals and socially engaged art. Her work explores the interconnectedness of individuals and community through the dual lens of compassion and empathy. Through figurative work that reinforces both personal and community-oriented identity, Alice aims to inspire creative expression and a sense of shared humanity through art.

Alice has worked as an arts educator for nearly twenty years for a variety of organizations including BRIC Arts, The Laundromat Project and The Studio Museum in Harlem. As a pioneer in the field of socially engaged art at the local level, Alice has been recognized and selected to develop arts education curriculum for organizations such as HI-ARTS (Harlem, NY), Dr. Richard La Izquierdo School and Miami Light Project. She has also been a panelist discussing community-engaged art for events at Brown University and The Devos Institute of Arts Management.

As a painter, Alice maintains both a studio practice and an extensive body of work as a muralist. Her work have been featured in exhibitions at the Museum of the City of New York, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, UN Women and the Museum of Contemporary Art in DC. She has been commissioned as a mural artist for projects in Amsterdam, Berlin, Tel Aviv, and across the United States by organizations and museum including: Knox-Albright Museum, Buffalo, NY; Worcester DCU (Worcester, Massachusettes); Wall Therapy (Rochester, NY); La Mama and Fourth Arts Block (NYC); Miami Light Project (Miami, FL); and, Chashama (Harlem, NY), among others.

Alice's mural and installation work has been constructed in galleries and public spaces as part of site-specific arts education and community development projects. Her work often engages local neighborhoods and reflects positive visual responses to social issues. Her process activates a shared space of love, hope, optimism and healing as a means to connect with participants. Frequent topics include identity, unity, migration and the sacred feminine.

Alice and her art have been featured in a variety of publications including the book, 2Create, Outdoor Gallery: New York City, the New York Times, and Huffington Post and The Architectural Digest. She has a BFA from Parsons School of Design and was an instructor at the School of Visual Arts in 2015. Alice was also the co-founder of Younity, an international women's art collective active from 2006-2012. She has received grants from The Puffin Foundation and The Ford Foundation. Her recent projects include a residency in Miami with Fountainhead, a residency with Honeycomb Arts In Buenos Aires and a mural with The Albright Know Museum in Buffalo. Alice currently holds a studio space at The Andrew Freedman Home in the Bronx. Her upcoming projects include a workshop/ panel at Brown University and a book release in Summer 2017.

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