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Valerie Szarek calls herself a Medicine Poet. Her words and Native Flute are featured at festivals and events around Colorado, including the International Young Leadership Conference, Stage C, the Mercury Cafe, The Telluride Literary festival, and Ziggie’s Poetry Festivals. Her poetry book Signs of Life was a Colorado Author’s League Award finalist and received an EVVY Award. Her Poem Letters to an Unknown God won 1st place in the National Poetry Federation Winner’s Circle and was a Colorado Author’s League Finalist. Other books: 13 Moons on Turtles Back, Gratuitous Beauty; 14 Days and Nights in Prague.
See her work at www.valerieszarek.com