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Connie Post

Author's Bio

I served as Poet Laureate of Livermore, California from May 2005 to June 2009. I now run a popular reading series in the San Francisco Bay Area in Crockett, Ca (The Valona Deli Second Sunday Poetry Series) My Chapbook "And When the Sun Drops"( Finishing Line Press2012)received the Aurorean Editors Chapbook Choice Award for Fall 2012. My first full length book "Floodwater" was released in January 2014 by Glass Lyre Press.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Floodwater (Glass Lyre Press, 2014)
Chapbooks:
And When the Sun Drops (Finishing Line Press, 2012), Trip Wires (Finishing Line Press, 2010), Waking State (Small Poetry Press, 2005)
Anthologies:
First Water Best of Pirene's Fountain (Glass Lyre Press, 2013), A Bird As Black as the Sun (Green Poet Press, 2012), Marin Poetry Center Anthology 2010 & 2012 (Marin Poetry Center Press, 2012), When the muse calls (Pomogranate Press, 2010), Marin Poetry Center Anthology (Marin Poetry Center Press, 2008)
Journals:
Adanna, Apparatus Magazine, Arsenic Lobster, Aurorean, Barnwood International Poetry Magazine, Big Muddy, Bloodroot Literary Magazine, Blue Fifth Review, Caesura, California State Poetry Quarterly, Calyx, Carquinez Poetry Review, Chiron Review, Cold Mountain Review, Comstock Review, Copperfield Review, Crab Creek Review, Disquieting Muses, I-70 Review, Iodine Poetry Journal, Kalliope, Karamu, Main Street Rag, Midwest Poetry Review, Mobius, Monterey Poetry Review, Oberon, Palooka, Pirene's Fountain, Poemeleon, Poettalk, Prick of the Spindle, Psychic Meatloaf, River Sedge, Slipstream, Spillway Magazine, The Dirty Napkin, The Dogwood Journal, The Great American Poetry Show, The Pedestal Magazine, The Toronto Quaterly , Timber Creek Review, Tipton Poetry Journal, Tule Review, Untitled Country Review, Up The Staircase, Valparaiso Poetry Review, White Pelican Review, Wild Goose Poetry Review
Prizes:
Winner of the 2009 Caesura Poetry Contest - Poetry Center of San Jose. Dirty Napkin Cover Prize Spring 2009. Nominated four times for a Pushcart and twice for a "Best of the Net".

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books:
Words Under the Words
Favorite Authors:
Naomi Shihab Nye

Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Listing last updated: August 24, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Born in:
Novato, CA
Raised in:
Livermore, CA

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