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MaryAnn McCarra-Fitzpatrick
Worked at Onpoint Advocacy, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, Churchill Livingstone Publishers, Alan R. Liss, Publishers, Garland Publishing, Gannett Newspapers.
Attended CUNY Graduate Center (NYC), Manhattan College (Riverdale, NY), Lincoln High School (Yonkers, NY)
Lives in Peekskill, NY
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he'll mold her, yes, from the clay dug out from a river bank, the birds calling, each to each, as he forms her, feet first, then the lithe limbs that may carry her away from him, some hollows, too, in the palm of her hand, so...
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weaving and unweaving she listens for the noise of suitors in the anteroom, waiting on her word as the scenes in fine wool are worked and unworked, the strands of cadmium red, the cobalt blue, twisted, nooselike, round her fi...
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so--poetry and art walk hand in hand, each keeping close track of the time, internal rhythms ticking away, turning somersaults, this capering pair trundling past once shuttered storefronts now blazing with music, adorned with...
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Listen to samples and purchase award-winning music for children. Titles include Learn & Play: Sing A Long Songs and Beth & Scott: Live in Concert
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Poems originally written for and read at the Kickoff Celebration for Peekskill Open Studios 2015 at the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater in Peekskill, NY.   5th June 2015.
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It's all new and improved, the soup cans tower skywards, each label bearing a message of some import, terse as a fortune cookie remember names, cross your t's and dot your i's, speak in lost languages only the select few will...
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metalwork of past years, past purpose, repurposed, hefted, heavy-shouldered, to new uses, to engage our eyes with their inventive winks at the fires of the foundries, the spark of liquid iron not done yet, and all the water i...
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framed by light, the lines graved in his face a studied relief, a map of all that has been, a hint of what may be yet as he (so noisily) hammers out a new piece of art and the crickets sing in counterpoint, our summer chorus ...
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171 people
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Johnathon Dunker's profile photo
Susan Dressel's profile photo
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  • Onpoint Advocacy, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, Churchill Livingstone Publishers, Alan R. Liss, Publishers, Garland Publishing, Gannett Newspapers.
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Peekskill, NY
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Mount Vernon, NY - Yonkers, NY - New York, NY - Bronx, NY
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Introduction

MaryAnn McCarra-Fitzpatrick blogs poetry at http://mccarra--poetry.blogspot.com/ 

Her work has appeared in MoonLit, The Westchester Times Tribune, Make Room for Dada, Mount Vernon Today, OBSOLETE Magazine, The Mount Vernon Inquirer, Thick With Conviction, Cavalier Literary Couture, the "Vox Mom" online feature of The Mom Egg and the Mount Vernon Independent.  Publication forthcoming in Torrid Literature and Clapboard House. Her work has been anthologized in the volume "Blood Beats in Four Square Miles" edited by james "jAFa" Fair, the first volume to gather together the work of poets living and working in Mount Vernon, New York.

A reader at such venues as The Back Fence,  Manhattan College, Blue Door Gallery, AC-BAW Arts Center, Lola's Tea House, Mount Vernon Public Library, ABC No Rio, and Centerfold Coffeehouse.
 
Poetry readings available on YouTube.
 
Poetry podcast available on Podbean and on Podsnack.
 
Audio and video samplings of her poetry are available on her blog, McCarra/Poetry.
 
In addition to the above, MaryAnn also creates collages from mixed media and found materials.  A sampling of these may be seen on Google+ and on the website "Uncooked Culture."

MaryAnn is a recent transplant to the banks of the Hudson, in Peekskill, New York--formerly having lived in the Fleetwood neighborhood of Mount Vernon, New York.  Her husband is Mark Fitzpatrick and their three sons are Aidan Michael, Conor Brian, and Brendan Walsh Fitzpatrick.

At present she is at work preparing a volume of poetry for publication.

Education
  • CUNY Graduate Center (NYC), Manhattan College (Riverdale, NY), Lincoln High School (Yonkers, NY)
    Ph.D. Program in English, 1989 - 1990
  • Manhattan College
    English and World Literature, 1985 - 1989
  • Lincoln High School
    1981 - 1985
  • Mark Twain Middle School
  • Public School No. 30
  • St. Simon Stock
  • Public School No. 33
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