Article by Georgina Marie
Georgina Marie is a Lakeport poet and the newly appointed Lake County Poet Laureate for 2020-2022. She is involved in the literary community as a writer, supporter of writers, and organizer and participant of poetry events. She has participated in many readings within Lake County and surrounding counties, has served as co-editor for the Middletown Art Center’s RESILIENCE and RESTORE chapbook projects, and is an assistant poetry editor for Rivet Journal, an online literary journal from Red Bridge Press. As part of the Broken Nose Collective, an annual chapbook exchange, she created her first poetry chapbook, Finding the Roots of Water, in 2018 and her second chapbook, Tree Speak, in 2019.