Joanne Olivieri, San Francisco Member Since July 2010 Artist Statement Joanne Olivieri is a published author, poet, freelance writer and photographer.
She has been writing for over 30 years and has been published in numerous ezines, magazines and anthologies.
Her poem "Symphony of Lights" was chosen as one of the winners in a Cathay Pacific Airlines contest which resulted in a free trip to Hong Kong. Inspired by her two journeys to the country she has authored several poems in honor of Hong Kong, it's people, culture and traditions.
Joanne has authored two poetry chapbooks, Red Lanterns and Serenity and one full length poetry book titled "nameless faces." Her latest book "Petals Unfold" is a series of macro flower photography accompanied by Western and traditional haiku styles. She has also published a cookbook of recipes in honor of her Mother titled Greek and Italian Recipes.
More information can be found on her blog at: poeticshutterbug.blogspot.com which has links to all of her websites and books.