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Sunday, November 3rd — 2 pm
Poets Caroline Goodwin and Laura Walker

Caroline Goodwin

Caroline Goodwin

Caroline Goodwin — newly announced poet laureate of San Mateo County! — moved to the Bay Area from Sitka, Alaska in 1999 to attend Stanford’s Creative Writing Program as a Wallace Stegner Fellow. Her work has been widely published in literary journals in the US and Canada; a short collection entitled Text Me, Ishmael was published in Wales, UK in 2012 as part of the Literary Pocket Book Series and her first full-length collection, Trapline, was published in May 2013 by JackLeg Press in Chicago.  Read more at this link.  She received her MFA from the University of British Columbia; she lives in Montara and teaches in the MFA Writing Program at California College of the Arts and also the Stanford Writers’ Studio.

Laura Walker

Laura Walker

Laura Walker is the author of Follow–Haswed (Apogee Press, 2012), bird book (Shearsman Books, 2011), rimertown/ an atlas (UC Press, 2008), and swarm lure (Battery Press, 2004), and the chapbook bird book (Albion Books, 2010). She grew up in North Carolina and now lives in Berkeley, California. For the past twelve years she has taught creative writing courses at San Francisco State University, University of San Francisco’s MFA in Writing program, and UC Berkeley Extension. More information can be found at laura-walker.com.


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