Alice Kociemba, Director of Calliope
Telephone Alice Kociemba 508 566-1090
E-mail Alice Kociemba email@example.com
Using humor and memory to celebrate people and place, Alice Kociemba
is the author of the chapbook Death of Teaticket Hardware, the title poem of which won an International Merit Award from the Atlanta Review.
She is a member of Jamaica Pond Poets, a weekly collaborative workshop and is the founding director of Calliope - Poetry Readings at West Falmouth Library, a monthly poetry series. www.calliopepoetryseries.com.
When asked, "How did you get interested in poetry?
credits Emily Dickinson with saving her
sanity after she
suffered a severe head injury in 1986 and couldn't read, drive or work for six months.
Shortly thereafter, Alice
first poem, seizure, about her
Having grown up in Jamaica Plain, Alice
now lives in a home overlooking wetlands and works as a psychotherapist in Falmouth, MA.