ABOUT THE BOOK:
The eldest of three daughters, Miriam Stanley was born to Jonathan and Paula Rosefeld in New York City, and raised in Morganville, NJ. She joined the New York poetry scene in 1966, and has since been featured in over 30 readings , festivals and events, both locan and international. Her first solo book, Not To Be Believed! (Rogues Scholars Press) was published in 2005. Her work also appeared in the anthology Skyscrapers, Taxis and Tampons.
When she is not writing, Miriam serves humanity as an art therapist in the New York City hospital system.
These poems, burning with anger, hurt and despair, give a light that does not dazzle nor flicker, but stares steadily at the world that meets its eyes.—Jee Leong Koh, author of Payday Loans
About the Book and About the Author excerpted from the back cover of Get Over It (Rogue Scholars Press, 2009).