Traveling Writer Loving the World and Loving People
Megan Gieske is a poet & writer living in Cape Town, South Africa. Originally from Fredon, New Jersey, Megan Gieske has received recognition for her poetry, writing, and work as an NGO Storyteller in eight countries, while traveling to twenty-six. Driven by a gaze of love and grief, her poems humanize world issues and are based on her own experiences. Her poetry is not beautiful because it is easy; it is beautiful because it is hard. She is an award-winning poet for her work to promote advocacy. The animation of her poem, "The Lotus Sisters," premiered in Tel Aviv, Paris, New York City, and New Jersey last Fall.