Pearl L. Karrer

Palo Alto, CA 94301-3224

Author's Bio

A former microbiologist from Cornell working on cancer research in California, I now teach piano, exhibit art in juried shows and write poetry. I am an editor and proof reader for the California Quarterly, a poetry journal in its 40th year.

Publications and Prizes

(Slapering Hol Press, 1993)
Child of my Child
(Gelles-Cole Literary Enterprises, 2010)
, Hello, Goodbye
(July Literary Press, 2004)
, Knowing Stones: Poems of Exotic Places
(John Gordon Burke Publications, 2000)
, Tree Magic: Nature's Antennas
(SunShine Press Publications, 2005)
Artword Quarterly, Bayou, Berkeley Poetry Review, Black Buzzard Review, Buckle &, Burning Cloud Review, Caesura, California Quarterly, Clackamas Literary Review, Coffee & Chicory, Concrete Wolf, Devil's Millhopper, Dexter Review, GAIA, Green Fuse, Ibis, International Poetry Review, Into the Teeth of the Wind, Jabberwock Review, Liberty Hill Poetry Review, MacGuffin, Manzanita Quarterly, New Voices, Northern Contours, Pacific Coast Journal, Poets On, Red Owl, Red Wheelbarrow, Runes: A Review of Poetry, Slant: A Journal of Poetry, Steam Ticket, Sunrust, The Lucid Stone, Visions International, Whetstone, White Pelican Review
Prizes Won: 
The Thorn Fence (poems of Africa) published by Finishing Line Press 2008

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Jacobson's Organ & the Remarkable Nature of Smell by Lyall Watson
A Natural History of Seeing by Simon Ings
Musicophilia by Oliver Sacks
Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer
In the Body of Our Lives by Jeanne Wagner

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Last updated: Jul 07, 2011