Oracles for Night-Blooming Eccentrics
A new book by Nancy Berg
Winner of the 2009 Blue Light Book Award
Now available on:
Three sample poems:
About the author (To view Nancy's work history, publications, and consulting services, click here)
Nancy Berg’s poetry has been widely published in literary journals, anthologies, and magazines.Oracles for Night Blooming Eccentrics is a winner of the 2009 Blue Light Book Award. Nancy is also recipient of a Poetry Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Whelks Walk Press Poetry Award, and a Pushcart Prize nomination, among other recognitions. She teaches with California Poets in the Schools and has an M.A. in Communication from Stanford University where she received a Fellowship on the basis of an original musical comedy screenplay. Raised by two cartoonists, Nancy began life as a cartoon, and later spent time as a lifeguard, a performer in a traveling tent show, a teacher of meditation, a university instructor, a disaster relief promoter, an evaluator of prognostications, and a small-time hula hoop savant, but she’s primarily earned a living as a writer and editor in various media. Nancy Berg lives in Woodland Hills, California.