Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Ask Us

Worth Quoting (Interviews): Martha Vertreace

Worth Quoting was made possible by Florida Community College at Jacksonville. The series was recorded from 1985 to 2005, and features a powerful collection of interviews.


Interviewee Martha Vertreace
Interviewer Mary Sue Koeppel
Subject Poetry

Copyright 1995 Florida Community College at Jacksonville


Summary: Associate Professor of English and the Poet in Residence at Kennedy-King College in Chicago Martha M. Vertreace reads aloud selections of her work from some of her poetry books, which include Second House from the CornerUnder a Cat's Eye Moon and Oracle Bones.  Martha writes poetry that is layered in symbolism and reflective on her environment.



Keywords: poetry, Ireland


Martha Vertreace

Vertreace, M. (1995). Interviewed by Mary Sue Koeppel [Video Recording]. Worth Quoting. YouTube, Jacksonville, Florida.

Run time: 27 minutes