My Review for Susan Maurer’s Maerchen in the June Issue of Gently Read Literature

My Review for Susan Maurer’s Maerchen in the June Issue of Gently Read Literature




Maerchen, Susan H. Maurer, Maverick Duck Press, 2008
Mythology, colored by Druid shamans, inspired Susan H. Maurer to document her poetic journey, Maerchen. Like a Celtic design, Maurer’s thirteen poems weave the past into the 21st Century. Her fascination with Celtic history began in the basement of the Jefferson Market Library in Greenwich Village, New York, where she read about the Celts and Druids in The Encyclopedia of Religion. Although the facts of this edition of The Encyclopedia of Religion were questionable according to a revised edition, learning about the myths and poetic traditions sent Maurer on her Celtic quest. (Read more at http://gentlyread.wordpress.com/2011/06/01/through-celtic-eyes-patricia-carragon-on-susan-maurers-maerchen/)


Please also check out Susan Maurer’s Poetry Thin Air Interview on Youtube:



Poetry Thin Air Interview – Susan Maurer
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