Golda Solomon is an Adjunct Associate Professor Manhattan College, and also a poet-in-residence at the Blue Door Art Center in Yonkers, NY., where she established ArtSpeak, ekphrastic writing workshops partially funded by poets and writers. She is also Associate Editor of the Blue Door Quarterly: Journal of Literature and Art
Solomon created and curates Po’Jazz (Poetry in Partnership with Jazz) at The Blue Door Art Center and the Hudson Valley Writer’s Center, Sleepy Holow, NY. As a performing poet she goes on the road with a fabulous roster of jazz musicians. She has brought her words to festivals and universities in California, Colorado, Pennsylvania, and Washington DC.
She has authored two collections of poetry, Flatbush Cowgirl with accompanying CD’s. Her poetry may be found in anthologies, e-zines and journals Golda’s work has appeared in The Mom Egg, Heal (Clique Calm Books), and she is currently preparing a memoir manuscript for publication, Memory Is Not Always Accurate.
Solomon created “From Page To Performance” workshops for emerging poets and “ready to come out of the closet” writers and brings innovative, on-site organization specific arts programming to workplaces, schools and other organizations.
She is a founding member of IWJ (International Women In Jazz) and two-time awardee performing at All Nite Soul at St. Peter’s, NYC, the “jazz” church and at IWJ’s Inaugural Women In Jazz Festival.