Interview with performance poet, Wendy Brown-Báez

February 5, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. CST. Nadia talked to Wendy Brown-Báez on BlogTalkRadio about some of her most exciting endeavors. Wendy also performed some of her poetry for the audience. To listen to the broadcast, CLICK HERE.

About Wendy: Among other things, she has facilitated writing groups, managed shelters for the homeless, visited penitentiaries and half-way homes and worked as a hospice volunteer. She studied alternative healing, ceremony, and spiritual traditions and is a member of a woman’s Moon lodge. Wendy has performed nationally (and in Mexico) in cafes, bars, galleries, bookstores, schools, cultural centers, peace centers, writers groups, art festivals, and women’s retreats. In 2008, she received a McKnight grant to teach a bilingual writing workshop with at risk youth and in 2009, a McKnight grant to develop a writing workshop with impoverished youth into an art installation, both provided through COMPAS Community art program.  She is the author of Ceremonies of the Spirit, a full-length collection of love poems published by Plain View Press in 2009. For more info, go to Wendy’s website, Writing Circles for Healing. To read a transcript of the broadcast, click here.