Stella V. Radulescu, Ph.D. in French Language and Literature, is the author of several collections of poetry published in the United States, France and Romania. She is the winner of two International Poetry Prizes, the Grand Prize 2007 "Art et Poésie" for her book Terre interrompue and the Grand Prize SPAF 2008 for her book Un cri dans la neige published by Editions du Cygne, Paris. She has had poems in Seneca Review, Pleiades, Rhino, Laurel Review, Louisville Review, Plainsongs Review, as well as in a variety of literary magazines in France, Belgium, Quebec and Romania.
Paul Martinez Pompa's chapbook, Pepper Spray, was published by Momotombo press in 2006. His first full length collection of poems, My Kill Adore Him, was selected by Martin Espada as winner of the 2008 Andres Montoya Poetry Prize. The book was recently publlished the University of Notre Dame Press.
UniVerse of Poetry sponsored readings and showcases commend individuals who demonstrate a consistent dedication and integrity of vision, humanity, innovation and artistry in their writing, increasing the dialogue and significance of poetry within a greater society, nationally and internationally.
Recorded Thursday, November 05, 2009 at Katerina's.