in memorium

I am terribly sad to announce the passing of my beloved friend, co-founder of Wordpeace and poetry editor, Monica Hand on December 16, 2016 after a short illness. She was a PhD student at the University of Missouri and a professor at Stephens College, and has been a force for poetry through her enthusiasm, her scholarship and through her book, “me and Nina” which won the Alice James Award in 2012. Monica was looking forward to a new book to be published in 2018, also from Alice James.

Here is a link to some of her poems in RaedLeafPoetry. 

We are working on bringing Wordpeace back online soon, in response to the recent political upheavals. Thank you all for your wonderful work and your support and friendship.

Lori Desrosiers

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