Digging to the Roots Calendar Winner, Odarka Polanskyj Stockert

Odarka Polanskyj Stockert, Millburn, New Jersey

Odarka Polanskyj Stockert is a New Jersey native poet and and long time member of South Mountain Poets. Odarka is also a long time collaborator of the Yara Arts Group, resident at the La Mama, etc. in New York City and has performed in many Yara poetry and experimental theater events and productions.  Odarka is a harpist, poet and songwriter, an engineer and inventor.  She lives in Millburn, with her family.

Visit her Website:  http://www.myspace.com/odarkasharp where she often posts readings of her poems and follow her poetry life here:  http://www.facebook.com/pages/Odarkas-Poetry-Page/250392821524.  Odarka’s poetry has been previously published in Gathered on the Mountain, an Anthology of New Jersey Poets, Lunatic Chameleon, Literary Mama, Mamazine (www.Mamazine.com), Exit 13 Magazine (issue #15), The Poet’s Touchstone (Poetry Society of New Hampshire prize winner ), A Walk Through My Garden & Wild Things:  Domestic and Otherwise (Outrider Press), A Long Story Short (www.alongstoryshort.net) and most recently in The Final Lilt of Songs, The Binnacle, The Toronto Quarterly, The Mom Egg, Green Prints, “The Weeder’s Digest” and “Broken Circles” (Cave Moon Press) in 2011, Mom Vox feature in May 2012, Adanna and Sugar Mule in 2012.