Edna Small was born in Passaic, New Jersey in 1930. She graduated from Antioch College in Yellow Springs Ohio, and did her graduate work in psychology at the University of Michigan. She moved to Washington in 1960. She retired from her career as a clinical psychologist in 1999, and returned to the study and writing of poetry. She is a member of the Federal Poets and Poets on the Fringe. Small has twice been a scholar in the Jenny McKean Moore community workshop at George Washington University. She has been a featured reader in the IOTA Poetry Reading Series in Arlington, Va., in the Kensington Row Bookshop Poetry Series, and at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library, a D.C. Public Library branch. She appears in their video poetry series on you tube. Her poems have appeared in Beltway Poetry Quarterly, District Lines, The Federal Poet, Poets on the Fringe, and Prospectus…A Literary Offering.
Written by Edna Small, August, 2014