Tune in for free on July 16th, 2016 at 20.00 BST. The poets will be reading their work and answering your questions live on air.
Geraldine Green is Writer-in-Residence at Brantwood, former home of John Ruskin, Coniston, Cumbria, UK. She has performed widely in the UK, North America, Italy and Greece. She holds a PhD in Creative Writing from Lancaster University. Her work has been widely anthologised in the UK, US and Italy. She has had four poetry pamphlet collections published through Flarestack Publications, Palores Publications and Swarthmoor Hall Press. Her two full poetry collections, The Other Side of the Bridge and Salt Road, were published by Indigo Dreams in 2012 and 2013. She is is an associate editor of Poetry Bay.
George Wallace is writer in residence at the Walt Whitman Birthplace (2011-present), National Beat Poetry Festival Laureate (2015-16), and author of 29 chapbooks of poetry. An adjunct professor of English at Pace University, he obtained his MFA at Pacific University, studying with Marvin Bell, David St John and Joe Millar. George tours the US and UK annually, reading from his own work, conducting writing workshops, and lecturing on various literary topics.
TRANSATLANTIC Poetry is a unique community of poets writing in (or translating to) English from the US, UK, Europe, and beyond. We host an innovative series of readings “on air” that bring poets together from across the globe using Google+ Hangouts on Air technology. Robert Peake is an British-American poet living in near London and creator of the Transatlantic Poetry on Air reading series. His collection The Knowledge is now available from Nine Arches Press.