Personal Transformation 2020-2021: A Poetry Reading from Lifescapes by Lee Woodman
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Summary of Lifescapes:
Lifescapes is about a woman’s decision to leave a marriage, strengthening her commitment to her life in art, and coping solo in the unexpected global crisis of COVID-19.
Lee Woodman is the winner of the 2020 William Meredith Prize for Poetry. Her essays and poems have been published in Tiferet Journal, Zócalo Public Square, Grey Sparrow Press, The Ekphrastic Review, vox poetica, The New Guard Review, The Concord Monitor, The Hill Rag, Naugatuck River Review, and The Broadkill Review. A Pushcart nominee, she received an Individual Poetry Fellowship from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities FY 2019 and FY 2020. Her poetry collection, Mindscapes, was published by Poets’ Choice Publishing on January 9, 2020, Homescapes was published on May 22, 2020 by Finishing Line Press, and Lifescapes was published by Kelsay Books on June 1, 2021. Artscapes will come out from Shanti Arts in late 2021.
Woodman is a longtime artist and media producer, whose radio and film awards include five CINEs, two NY International Film Blue Ribbons, and three Gracies from American Women in Radio and Television. She worked for 20 years in leadership roles at the Smithsonian, was Vice-President of Media and Editorial at K12, Inc., and Executive Producer at Lee Woodman Media, Inc., with clients including The Library of Congress, The World Bank, Public Radio International, NPR, and the Fulbright Program. She has a BA in Art from Colby College, Waterville, ME and an MA Ed from Hartford Art School, CT. Lee spent her junior year at l'Institut d’Art et d’Archéologie, Paris, France. An overseas childhood in France and India sparked Lee Woodman’s love for language, art, theater and dance.