Gerda Govine | The New Engagement

Gerda Govine

Gerda Govine

Gerda Govine

Gerda Govine has published three books of poetry in 2012, 2015, and 2016. She has read in Canada, Colombia, Cuba, and Mexico, and is the founder of the Pasadena Rose Poets. Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies, including Coiled Serpent, Altadena Poetry Review 2016, Spectrum, Journal of Modern Poetry, and Ms. Aligned. Her readings include The Last Book Store, Avenue 50 Studio, Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural Bookstore, The World Stage, and Pasadena City Council meetings.

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Moral Imperfections story art
By Gerda Govine

The will to achieve grace is within reach.

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Contests & Prizes

Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.

The James Baldwin Literature Prize
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of The James Baldwin Literature Prize of $1,000 to Hafsa Musa. Read more.

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