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Connie Post

Author's Bio

I served as Poet Laureate of Livermore, California from May 2005 to June 2009. I host a popular reading series in the San Francisco Bay Area in Crockett, California (The Valona Deli Second Sunday Poetry Series) My Chapbook "And When the Sun Drops"(Finishing Line Press 2012)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."Floodwater" earned the Glass Lyre Press Lyrebird Award for 2014

Publications and Prizes

Floodwater (Glass Lyre Press, 2014)
And When the Sun Drops (Finishing Line Press, 2012), Trip Wires (Finishing Line Press, 2010), Waking State (Small Poetry Press, 2005)
Weatherings (FutureCycle Press, 2015), 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)
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, Prick of the Spindle, Psychic Meatloaf, River Sedge, Slipstream, Spillway Magazine, Spoon River Poetry Review, 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, Verse Daily, White Pelican Review, Wild Goose Poetry Review
Winner of the 2016 Crab Creek Poetry Review Prize. Other Awards include the Caesura Poetry Award, and the Dirty Napkin Cover prize. Short listed in the following Contests: Comstock Review Muriel Craft Bailey Awards, Calyx Lois Cranston Memorial Awards, Gary Gildner I 70 Review Award, Blood Root Literary Magazine.

Personal Favorites

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

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Listing last updated: September 22, 2016

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Born in:
Novato, CA
Raised in:
Livermore, CA

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