PUBLICATIONS

Books


Ruth’s Skirts, IKON

We Begin Here: Poems for Palestine and Lebanon, co edited with Kamal Boullata, Interlink Publishing

The Kitchen: with art by German Perez, Lulu.com

Banish The Tentative, Wingding and Honey Press

Journals and Other Publications (a selection)


“Waking” – Poet Lore (forthcoming)

“Dreaming Neruda” in Women’s Voice For Change 

“South Fork Poetry: ‘How Sweet the Time’ – The East Hampton Star

“Where I Live” – The East Hampton Star, reprinted by the Boggs Center

“Now I Pray” – Poetry Magazine, Poetry Foundation

“Return” – Poet Lore, Volume 110, Number 1/2

“Volunteer” – Poet Lore, Volume 108, Number 1/2

“My Daughter’s Convinced” – Poet Lore, Volume 106, Number 3/4

“Return (Etheree)” – Split This Rock Poem of the Week

“Family and Spirit” – The Wide Shore

“Inaugural”  – Women’s Voices for Change

“I Will Not” – Split This Rock Poem of the Week

“Gratitude” | “After the Storm, Praise” | “How the Light Gets In” – Beloit Poetry Journal/Split This Rock Chapbook, 2012

“Amends to Parts of the Body” – Women’s Voices for Change

“Dad, Pete, and Obama” | “Where” | “Prelude” – Foreign Policy In Focus

“Little Disturbances, Enormous Change: Remembering Grace Paley and the impact she had on literature, activism and many generations of women and children.” – The Nation online

Anthologies


“Return.” Ghost Fishing (forthcoming)

“When I Die.” The Lake Rises: poems to & from our bodies of water. Eds. Brandi Katherine Herrera and Lisa Wujnovich. New York:Stockport Flats, Witness Post Series, 2013.

“I Will Not.” Liberty’s Vigil, The Occupy Anthology: 99 Poets among the 99%. Eds. Karla Linna Merrifield and Dwain Wilder. New York: Foothills Publishing, 2012.

“Dad, Pete & Obama.” How Women Grieve. Special Issue – Adanna Women’s Literary Journal, 2012.

“Conversation with Harriet Barlow.” The Bridge Conversations: People Who Live and Work in Multiple Worlds. Arts & Democracy Project, 2011.

“not there” For the Crowns of Your Heads: A poetry chapbook. New York: Poets for Ayiti, 2010.

“Untitled.” Poets for Palestine. Ed. Remi Kanazi. New York: Al Jisser Group, 2008.

“Conversation with Heaven.” A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and a Prayer. Eds. Eve Ensler and Mollie Doyle. New York: Villard, 2007.

“Women and Social Change Leadership.” In Encyclopedia of leadership. Eds. G. Goethals, G. Sorenson, and J. Burns. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, 2004.

“The Hamptons.” Women on War: An International Anthology of Writings from Antiquity to the Present. 2nd ed. Ed. Daniela Gioseffi. New York: The Feminist Press at CUNY, 2003.

Racing and (E)Racing Language: Living with the Color of our Words. Eds. Safiya Henderson-Holmes and Ellen Goldner. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2001.

Film / Video / Radio


“The Lost Brother Alphabet,” performed with Suchi Branfman at Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA

Reading of “Inaugural” – 2012 Split This Rock Poetry Festival

Reading of “We Begin Here: Poems for Palestine and Lebanon” – East End Ink

Readings from Ruth’s Skirts – WPKN Community Radio – East End Ink

“On The Cusp” – Directed by Philippe Cheng and produced by Toni Ross, Kathy Engel, Bastienne Schmidt, and Philippe Cheng

The Voice of the Children: Meet-the-Author Book Reading – TeachingBooks.net

In this audio clip you’ll hear Kathy Engel, friend of poet June Jordan, introduce and read from a collection of poems written by teens in Harlem, NYC in the 1960’s, entitled The Voice of the Children (Holt, Rinehart, & Winston, 1970).

Moving Towards Home – Eyewitness News Clip