poster by Dianne Borsenik

Here are brief bios of my three excellent co-features from the Facebook
event page
:

Geoffrey A. Landis,
a respected scientist, talented poet, and
award-winning science-fiction author (Nebula, Hugo, and Locus), has had a
novel (Mars Crossing), a collection of short stories (Impact
Parameter
), a volume of poetry (Iron Angels), numerous
short stories,
novelettes, and poems published, as well as 400 scientific papers
(photovoltaics and astronautics) and dozens of articles (model rocket
technology and popular science). Dr. Landis has worked on the Mars
Pathfinder and Mars Exploration Rovers missions at the NASA John Glenn
Research Center, holds 4 patents on photovoltaic device designs, won the
Rhysling Award last year for his science-fiction poem “Search,” and can
be found at www.geoffreylandis.com.

T.M. Göttl
received a Wayne
College Regional Writing Award for poetry, and won first place the first
time she competed in a poetry slam. She’s been heard on 91.3 WAPS and
89.7 WOSU radio. Her work has appeared online and in print, in
publications such as The Mill, The Hessler Street Fair
Poetry Anthology
,
Opium Press, The Poet’s Haven, Deep Cleveland,
and others. In addition
to performances at poetry readings throughout her home state, she has
featured at nationally recognized poetry venues like Cleveland’s
Literary Café, Lakewood’s Lix & Kix Poetry Extravaganza, Toledo’s
Collingwood Arts Center, and the historic Columbus Poetry Forum. Her
first full-length collection, Stretching the Window, was
published in
2008.

Dianne
Borsenik
, former
flowerchild and current redhead, is active in the Cleveland poetry
scene. Her poems have appeared in Slipstream, Rosebud,
Ship of Fools,
Nerve Cowboy, The Magnetic Poetry Book of Poetry, Haiku
World: An
International Poetry Almanac
, Eviscerator Heaven, Deep
Cleveland
Junkmail Oracle
, Voices of Cleveland, and Naturally
magazine; her
chapbook HardDrive/SoftWear
was published in 2009 (Crisis Chronicles
Press). Both the 2008 and 2009 Cleveland RTA poetry projects included
her poems, and actor Jonathan Frid (“Barnabas” on Dark Shadows)
used 3
of her poems on tour in “Genesis of Evil.” She has performed her poetry
in venues throughout Ohio, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.

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