Ellen Steinbaum's third poetry collection, "Brightness Falls," will be published in September, 2013. Her work has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and is included in Garrison Keillor’s anthology, “Good Poems, American Places.” She is the author of a one-person play, “CenterPiece,” which she has performed. A former literary columnist for The Boston Globe, she now writes a blog, “Reading and Writing and the Occasional Recipe,” which can be found at her web site, ellensteinbaum.com.
What better way to end our chapter on poetry than with a poem by Ellen Steinbaum. Ellen's poem, "Adele at 100", is inspired by writer and teacher Adele Margolis. This particular poem is from her new book, Brightness Falls, which will be out in September.