I am excited to post Dailies written by other poets: Two by Mary Jane Ryals, Poet Laureate of Florida’s Big Bend: Voting Day 11/3/2020 Sun tricks pine straw into golden. Branches are veins squirrels run down. I know only this today. Late Afternoon, Fall The last tiger striped and monarch butterflies … More The Daily has legs!
2020: The world has changed. Suffering, loss, fear, isolation are the constants all around us and in our lives. But there is still joy. Still art. Still humanity, compassion and caring for others. I’ve been keeping a “pandemic journal” since mid-March and was posting nearly daily posts on “The Joys of Stay at Home” on … More Posts from the Pandemic
Mayor Castor’s appointment announcement https://www.tampagov.net/news/mayor-castor-appoints-gianna-russo-wordsmith Interview with Colette Bancroft https://www.tampabay.com/life-culture/arts/books/2020/09/14/tampa-native-gianna-russo-is-the-citys-first-wordsmith/ Saint Leo announcement http://community.saintleo.edu/2020/09/faculty-member-named-to-cultural-post-with-city-of-tampa/
SAVE THE DATE Wednesday, October 2, 2019 6:30 pm The University of Tampa Music Room 401 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa 33602 Join me for an extraordinary evening of poetry as The University of Tampa Low-Residency MFA program celebrates the publication of One House Down (Madville Publishing), my second full-length collection. I’m thrilled to be joined … More Book Launch of ONE HOUSE DOWN
I’m so honored to be spotlighted in the AWP website. Wow. https://www.awpwriter.org/community_calendar/spotlight_view/gianna_russo