Sunday, January 24, 2010
Li Min Mo is a professional storyteller and artist who was born in China and lived in many parts of the world, before settling in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Li Min has been teaching art, drama, storytelling and history to children and adults, winning praise and awards for her work for over 20 years. She has brought her exciting programs to schools, universities, and communities all over the country.
Ms. Mo holds an M.A. in Theater and Education from Goddard College in Vermont and an M.F.A. from Emerson College in Creative Writing. In the sixties, she worked with Peter Schuman's Bread and Puppet Theatre and studied with Reality Theatre-Gurdinieze, Japanese Kyogen Players and with Joan Halifax on Shamanism, Buddhism and the Sun Dance Teachings of the Native Americans.
Ms. Mo has received awards and support from local arts councils, the Cultural Education Collaborative, Chapter 636 Grants, Friends of Boston Libraries, and Channel 4's "You Gotta Have Arts." Ms. Mo is listed in the Cultural Resource Directory for programs funded by Mass. Cultural Council.
Thursday, January 07, 2010
My guest on Poet to Poet: Writer to Writer will be poet/artist Celia Gilbert
Something to Exchange, BlazeVOX[books] 09; An Ark of Sorts, Alice
James Books, 1998; Bonfire,Alice James Books, 1983, Queen of
Darkness, Viking, 1976.
published in The New Yorker, Ploughshares, Southwest Review, Poetry,
Field, among other places; forthcoming in Fulcrum and in numerous
Studied with Robert Lowell, Anne Sexton, Robert Fitzgerald...
Was Poetry and Fiction Editor of the Boston Phoenix did feature
articles for them among others an interview with Mary Daly and one
with Robert Creeley that Ruth Lepson and I did together. Wrote drama
reviews as well.
Taught workshops at Cambridge and Boston Adult Education Centers
Lived and studied abroad, Paris and then two years in Cambridge, England
married, three children(one deceased)longtime resident of Cambridge.
A visual artist: monotypes and oil painting.(I created the cover for
my latest book) with a studio in the Brickbottom Artists' Building
first Jane Kenyon Chapbook Award for , An Ark of Sorts,
Discovery Award from the 92nd St Y
From the Poetry Society of America:
Consuelo Ford Award, Emily Dickinson Award