Tuesday, April 10, 2012
- Name: Esther Altshul Helfgott
- Location: Seattle, WA, United States
is a nonfiction writer and poet with a Ph.D. in history from the University of Washington. Her work appears in American Imago: Psychoanalysis and the Human Sciences, the Journal of Poetry Therapy, Maggid: A Journal of Jewish Literature, The American Psychoanalyst, Drash: Northwest Mosaic, Beyond Forgetting: Poetry and Prose about Alzheimer's Disease, The Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Review, Floating Bridge Review, HistoryLink, Pontoon, Raven Chronicles, The Seattle P.I., Blue Lyra Review, FragLit & elsewhere. Her chapbook, The Homeless One: a poem in many voices (Kota, 2000) is a poetic docu-drama about homelessness & schizophrenia. Esther is a 2010 Jack Straw poet. Her book "Dear Alzheimer's: Why did you pick our sheltered lives to visit" is forthcoming this summer from Cave Moon Press.
- Alzheimer’s Cafe, Seattle – Tues. March 13th, at M...
- He was never a ‘shadow’ to me
- It doesn't matter if they know you, visit
- Writing the Alzheimer’s Experience: A Workshop for...
- Witnessing Alzheimer's: A Caregivier's View - Janu...
- Found poem
- Meeting a blog-reader in a California book store
- Poeming the Silence at Greenwood Senior Center
- Of Yoga, Poetry, & Alzheimer's
- Grief counselors as metaphor
- Alzheimer Association
- Alzheimer Foundation
- Living in Minnesota
- Memory Bridge, Pinsky
- National Family Caregiver Assoc
- Agodon's Book of Kels
- American Masters on PBS
- Chicago Poetry
- Cleer Creek Girl
- Critical Mass
- It's About Time Writers
- Esther's Writing Works
- Ted Kooser
- National Writers Union
- The Page
- PEN American Center
- Peggy in Ballard
- PEN International
- Poetry International
- Publisher's Weekly
- Virtual World
"And the day came when the risk it took
to remain tight inside the bud
was more painful than the risk it took to blossom"
- Anais Nin