The poet and storyteller of Greek mythology Susan A. Katz of Washington, Connecticut, who has just published her fourth book, “The Limits of Light,” will participate November 10-12 at Norwalk Public Library’s 5e Annual Independent and Local Authors’ Week
The Norwalk Public Library’s annual Independent and Local Authors’ Week is a unique opportunity to bring together local independent authors, writers and readers for education, networking, workshops and more in one place. . For the past five years, this highly successful event has fostered a community of local authors and provided visitors with extraordinary access to exciting new literary voices.
Wednesday, November 10e from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Susan A. Katz will be selling and signing her latest book, “Limits of Light,” at her individual exhibition table.
Friday, November 12e Susan A. Katz, she will be a panelist for a Zoom presentation where she will read some of her poems, discuss her book and participate in a question-and-answer session among other panel authors from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.
“The Limits of Light” was released in bookstores and online on August 31, 2021 by Austin Macauley Publishers (London, Cambridge, New York). It presents a collection of narrative poems that explores tales from Greek mythology and their contemporary messages.
“The gods, ostensibly divine beings, it seems, looked a lot like us: stingy and untrustworthy; vindictive and myopic; malicious and forgiving. It’s almost like these old stories predicted the future, ”Katz commented.
From Apollo, who was thwarted by love, to Scylla who betrays her father for lust, to Icarus who strives to fly towards the sun, only to fall to his death… the tales of the gods are set in the captivating and dramatic narrative poetry by Katz.
Widely published nationally and internationally, Katz’s work has appeared in numerous anthologies, journals and literary magazines. With the publication of “The Limits of Light”, she will have published four books of poetry and co-authored two textbooks with music specialist Judith A. Thomas, embracing the need to integrate the arts into the school curriculum.
The Library will record on November 12e Zoom panelist program, providing links to panelists, and posting it on the Library’s website. The library will offer a promotional booklet containing biographies of participating authors, illustrations for their book covers, book descriptions and a link to Susan A. Katz’s website, www.poetlady.com, and location information. where his book can be purchased. The library will also link the booklet to its website, www.norwalkpl.org.
The Norwalk Public Library is located at 1 Belden Avenue in Norwalk, Connecticut. Their phone is 203-899-2780. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event.