Alice Pero's poetry has been published or is forthcoming in many magazines and anthologies including 13th Moon, The Alembic, North Dakota Quarterly, The Distillery, Fox Cry Review, The Griffin, G.W. Review, Main Street Rag, Oregon East, The Pikeville Review, Zavier Review, Studio One, Three Mile Harbor, Salonika, San Gabriel Quarterly, Soundings East, Sulphur River Literary Review, Word Thursday, Très diverse-city, Albatross, Lummox, Bayou, Carquinez Poetry Review, California Quarterly and Sanskrit. She has won two poetry prizes from the National League of American Pen Women and an award from the California Poetry Society. Her book of poetry, Thawed Stars was praised by Kenneth Koch as having “clarity and surprises.” Pero is a teacher of poetry to grade school children and she has developed a unique curriculum that utilizes her experience with music. An accomplished flutist and former dancer, she is also the founder of Moonday, the distinguished reading occurring monthly at Village Books in Pacific Palisades.
If you are standing up while reading this,
They say that soon
Walking past the green square lawns
© 2007 Alice Pero