Poet Judy Rowe Michaels describes her experience with cancer through poetry and stories.
For the past twenty years Ms Michaels has served as a poet in the schools for the Gerarldine R. Dodge Foundation. She has taught English for many years at Princeton Day School and since 1990 has served as the school's poet in residence, giving poetry workshops across the disciplines for students and teachers.
An ovarian cancer patient for the past seventeen years, Ms. Michaels participates as a speaker in Survivors Teaching Students, Saving Women's Lives, a program currently in over one hundred medical schools across the country. Recently retired from teaching, she spends much of the summer and fall at her family's cabin on Lake Kezar.
Ms. Michaels has published books on teaching writing as well as three poetry collections. She will read from her latest book: Ghost Notes.