Patti Trimble

324 Wilson St.
Petaluma, CA 94952

Author's Bio

Patti Trimble is a published poet, essay writer, and performance poet. She has performed at many venues and environmental conferences; at the Tuolumne Poetry Festival for ten years. She is professor of creative writing in Siracusa, Sicily, is writing a book on her apprenticeship with the first generation of abstract expressionist painters, and is currently performing "The Loom and the Ship", spoken poems from Penelope's point of view.

Publications and Prizes

Petaluma Poetry Walk Anthology
(Taurean Horn Press, 2008)
, Saltwater, Sweetwater; Women Write from the North Coast
(Floreant Press, 1998)
, To the Thrush, Letterpress Broadside
(Yosemite Association, 2005)
, Turning a Train of Thought Upside Down
(Scarlet Tanager Books, 2012)
Carquinez Poetry Review, Stickman Review, Word Wrights
Carmel Performing Arts Festival
, Club Majazze, Catania, Sicily
, Nevada City Poetry Series
, New York Open Center - New York, NY
, Ortigiafest, Siracusa, Sicily
, Petaluma Poetry Walk, Andresen's Tavern - Petaluma, CA
, The Loom and the Ship, Exit Theater - San Francisco, CA
, Tuolumne Meadows Poetry Festival - Yosemite National Park
, Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival - Berkeley, CA
On the Backbone of Things Underfoot
(Red Fruit Press, 2001)
, When you Dip Your Head Under Water: Poems from Dreams
(Running Wolf Press, 2001)
Prizes Won: 
nomination Pushcart Prize, finalist California Poetry Contest, finalist Glimmer Train short story

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Last updated: Jan 10, 2013