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Medical Humanities: Poetry, Compassion, and Healing

Presented by Bainbridge Island Poet Laureate Program at Kitsap Regional Library, Bainbridge Island, Bainbridge Island WA

Oct 22 2023
Medical Humanities: Poetry, Compassion, and Healing

Three poet/clinicians ciscuss the relationship between poetry and clinical care.

Enjoy poetry and a lively discussion about the role poetry plays in the clinical relationship and for the clinician-poet.

Jed Myers is a psychiatrist with a therapy practice and Clinical Professor at UW. His third poetry collection, Learning to Hold, is forthcoming from Wandering Aengus Press. Poems have appeared in Rattle, The Poetry Review, RHINO, The Greensboro Review, and elsewhere. Myers lives in Seattle, where he’s Editor of Bracken.

Risa Denenberg lives in Sequim where she works as a ... view more »



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Bainbridge Island Poet Laureate Program is sponsored by Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN), with support from the Bainbridge Community Foundation, the Bainbridge Public Library, the City of Bainbridge Island, and Town & Country Markets. For more information visit https://www.bainbridgeislandpoetlaureate.org/

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Kitsap Regional Library, Bainbridge Island

1270 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

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