Husband and wife Solonche and Siegel co-authored Peach Girl: Poems for a Chinese Daughter (Grayson Books 2002) and individually have published widely.
Joan I. Siegel
Recipient of the New Letters Poetry Prize and Anna Davidson Rosenberg Award as well as 4 Pushcart Prize nominations, Siegel is author of Hyacinth for the Soul (Deerbrook Editions 2009) and Light at Point Reyes (Shabda Press) forthcoming in December 2012. Her poems have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, Commonweal, The Gettysburg Review, Prairie Schooner, Alaska Quarterly Review, and Raritan, among other publications.
A pianist, she lives in Blooming Grove with her husband and daughter and seven cats.
Four-time Pushcart Prize nominee, J.R. Solonche has been publishing poetry in magazines, journals, and anthologies since the early 70s. Some of these are The American Scholar, The Progressive, The New Criterion, The Journal of the American Medical Association, The Literary Review, Poetry Northwest, Poetry East, The North American Review, Salmagundi, The Atlanta Review, Barrow Street, The Anthology of Magazine Verse & Yearbook of American Poetry, and Visiting Frost: American Poets on the Life and Work of Robert Frost. He recently retired from the English Department of SUNY Orange Community College.