Don’t miss this unique opportunity to chat with Myrne, as she shares insights into her writing career and the literary treasures within this collection. "Now that I Am Older" is a captivating collection that displays Myrne’s award-winning poems, spellbinding short stories, and personal favorites. Mark your calendar and be there to celebrate this remarkable author’s timeless work.
From the elegant Foreword by Roy J. Beckemeyer, author of "The Currency of His Light": “Roe proffers us the captivating glimmer of moments, insights, smiles, tears; a treasure chest of words and imagery to enjoy over and over again, each time we open its cover.”
“Whether she is talking about a funeral—her own—or squirrels, or pondering a wedding ceremony and how fleeting life’s defining moments are, or just what it is like to live a full and examined life, her wisdom and inner truth is a salve to me. It will be to you, too.”—Sarah Bagby, Owner, Watermark Books & Café.
“You will see yourself in her writing.”—Kelly Johnston, Fellow poet.
Myrne Roe is a former teacher, congressional chief of staff, university public relations executive, editorial writer, and nationally syndicated columnist. Winner of awards for her poetry, her feminist anthology, Radiating Like a Stone, is a gold mine of the history of Wichita women. Now an octogenarian, these poems and short stories reflect her life and career.
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