Come hear poets Ina Anderson and Geza Tatrallyay on Friday, April 20th. They will touch on the destruction we bring to the world we live in, thereby threatening our future and that of other living beings. At the same time, their poems echo the beauty of life and nature around us.
7 pm | Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main Street
Ina Anderson grew up in Cumbria, the Lake District of northern England and now resides in Sharon, Vermont. Turning to teaching writing and literature, she spent over 20 years at the Community College of Vermont as a faculty member and advisor. Ina’s poems have appeared in several publications, including Mountain Troubadour, Red Fox Poets, and the anthology, Perhaps It Was the Pie. Her first poetry collection, Journey into Space, was published by Antrim House in 2017. She worked as a technical editor for several scientific journals in London and in the U.S., including Icarus with editor Carl Sagan. She was awarded the Arthur Wallace Peach Memorial Prize by the Poetry Society of Vermont. Her poem Joe Baker was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
in Budapest, Hungary, Geza Tatrallyay escaped with his family in 1956 during the Hungarian Revolution, immigrating to Canada the same year. He grew up in Toronto and graduated from Harvard University with a BA in Human Ecology. Geza was selected as a Rhodes Scholar from Ontario, attending Oxford University and graduating with a BA/MA in Human Sciences in 1974, completing his studies with a MSc in Economics from London School of Economics and Politics in 1975. He also represented Canada as an epée fencer in the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal. His professional experience has included stints in government, international organizations, finance and environmental entrepreneurship. Since 2004, he has been semi-retired, managing a few investments mainly in the clean energy sector and devoting himself to his family and his writing.