Mathematical Poetry at Bridges

Bridges Poets' News

   ball JoAnne Growney was interviewed by Sarah Glaz in the summer of 2017 at Bridges Waterloo. The interview, which includes ten poems by JoAnne Growney and a lively conversation about her poetry and mathematics, has been recently published in the Journal of Mathematics and the Arts (November 2019) and can be read at this link: "Artist Interview: JoAnne Growney." Enjoy!
   ball Stephanie Strickland's new poetry book, Ringing the Changes, is forthcoming this November from Counterpath Press. Ringing the Changes, based on the ancient art of tower bell-ringing (the challenging art of ringing all the permutations of seven bells), permutes lines of sampled language to allude to changes to be rung in our lives and communities. Poets and mathematicians, don't miss it!
   ball On November 30, 2019,  during the Fall graduation ceremony, the University of Alberta will  award its highest honor to Alice Major.  Alice will be given a honorary doctorate of letters for her award-winning books of poetry and essays and her contributions to the vitality of the poetry-writing life of Canada. Congratulations, Alice, for this well deserved recognition! We cheer for you!

   On March 28, 2019, at the New York City's Poets House, Emily Grosholz was interviewed by author and critic Edward Rothstein about her recent book Great Circles : The Transits of Mathematics and Poetry (Springer, 2018). The interview has appeared online in The Mathematical Intelligencer (October 2019) and can be read at this link: "Figures of Speech and Figures of Thought."  Enjoy!

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