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Terry Ehret

Author's Bio

TERRY EHRET has published several collections of poetry including Suspensions, Lost Body, and Translations from the Human Language. Literary awards include the National Poetry Series, California Book Award, Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize, and four Pushcart nominations. Lucky Break, her most recent publication, has been nominated for the Independent Book Sellers Award and the Northern California Book Reviewers Award as one of the best poetry collections of 2008. She is the co-founder of Sixteen Rivers Press, a shared-work publishing collective for San Francisco Bay Area poets. From 2004-2006 she served as poet laureate of Sonoma County where she teaches writing and lives with her husband.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Lucky Break (Sixteen Rivers Press, 2008), Translations from the Human Language (Sixteen Rivers Press, 2001), How We Go on Living (Protean Press, 1995), Lost Body (Copper Canyon Press, 1993)
Anthologies:
Orpheus and Company: Contemporary Poems on Greek Mythology (University of New England Press, 1996), The Gift of Tongues (Copper Canyon Press, 1996)
Prizes:
National Poetry Series (1993) California Book Award, silver medal for poetry (1994) Nimrod/Hardman Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize (1995); Finalist 1998 and 2007. Northern California Independent Book Sellers nomination for poetry (2008) Northern California Book Reviewers nomination for poetry (2008)

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Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Collected Poems by W. B. Yeats, Collected Poems by Octavio Paz, Nonrequired Reading by Wislawa Szymborska, The Feminine in Fairy Tales by Marie-Louise von Franz
Favorite Books:
Pride and Prejudice Jane Eyre The Lathe of Heaven
Favorite Authors:
Jane Austen Charlotte Bronte Ursula LeGuin Grace Paley H.D. Tomas Transtromer Octavio Paz Pablo Neruda Ulalume Gonzales de Leon Dylan Thomas Russell Edson Anne Carson Italo Calvino

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Listing last updated: June 14, 2010

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
San Francisco, CA
Raised in:
Belmont, CA

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