Information on my new book

 

 

NeoPoiesis Press link to various distributors in the world

 Amazo

 Barnes and Noble

 Abe Books

or for an autographed copy, buy it directly from the author   donnajosnyder@gmail.com

 

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Video recording of “More Beautiful with Sangria”

Mark Walsh recorded me in his studio in downtown Los Angeles, California on November 23, 2014. I am reading from Poemas ante el Catafalco:  Grief and Renewal (Chimbarazu Press).

http://www.laartstream.com/words/more-beautiful-with-sangria/

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(Book review) Poemas Ante el Catafalco: Grief and Renewal by Donna J. Snyder, reviewed by Mary Saracino

“. . . she widens the circle of grief to encompass the universal, collective experiences of loss and outrage all share as citizens of planet Earth.”

Mary Saracino’s review of my Poemas ante el Catafalco: Grief and Renewal in Return to Mago.

(Book review) Poemas Ante el Catafalco: Grief and Renewal by Donna J. Snyder, reviewed by Mary Saracino.

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Brief video recorded during interview by Ramón Rentería

This is a very brief video recorded by Ramón Rentería during his interview for the El Paso Times.

http://www.tout.com/m/vl5j8v

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Video made during interview for El Paso Times–screen shot

Interview by Daniel Chacón on Words on a Wire

Daniel Chacón, the prize-winning author with international renown, interviewed me on Words on a Wire, a weekly literary program on KTEP, the National Public Radio affiliate in El Paso, Texas.  I also read a poem from Poemas ante el Catafalco:  Grief and Renewal.  In the weekly “Poetic License” segment of the show, Azu Domínguez read a story and sang a song by Pedro Infante.

http://ktep.org/post/words-wire-donna-j-snyder

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Three Questions for Poet Donna Snyder from Miriam’s Well

Thank you, Miriam Sagan, for including this interview of me in your series found at Miriam’s Well.

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Miriam's Well: Poetry, Land Art, and Beyond

Questions

What is your personal/aesthetic relationship to the poetic line? That is, how do you understand it, use it, etc.

Aside from childhood efforts, I began writing poetry in my early 30s, without any academic training. I was an obsessive lap swimmer, and my line length tended to be similar in length, read aloud as my natural breath. I soon became aware of the use of lines to emphasize specific words and images. Later, my line breaks began to signal both punctuation and continuation. My writing is innately rhythmic, likely influenced by performing my poetry with a band of musicians, artist, and performance poets from the West Texas/Northern Chihuahua/Southern New Mexico border region.

Do you find a relationship between words and writing and the human body? Or between your writing and your body?

The connection between my body and my poetry is multilayered. I tend to write in an uncalculated…

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Allen Parmenter’s review of Poemas ante el Catafalco: Grief and Renewal in Red Fez

Allen Parmenter’s review of Poemas ante el Catafalco:  Grief and Renewal in Red Fez

“One reads of dyings and deaths, and feels all the world’s spoken, sung, and written speech has streamed into Spanglish, in time for Donna Snyder to respond to it all.”

El Paso Bar Journal review of Poemas ante el Catafalco: Grief and Renewal, written by Michael R. Wyatt

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El Paso Bar Journal review

El Paso Bar Journal review