Tricia Knoll

Portland, OR 97219

Author's Bio

Tricia Knoll is a Portland, Oregon poet. Her kinship with urban wildlife includes tree hugging; tending butterfly, native plant, herb and vegetable gardens, and work as a Master Gardener. She lives on a heavily culverted urban creek. She is working to provide habitat to reintroduce native tree frogs. She routinely speaks to crows who ignore her – and was once bitten on the neck by a captive coyote. Website: She has degrees in literature from Stanford University (BA) and Yale University (MAT.) Her poetry and haiku appear in numerous journals and several anthologies. Urban Wild (Finishing Line Press 2014) highlights intereactions between humans and wildlife in urban habitat. Ocean's Laughter (Aldrich Press, 2016) combines lyric and eco-poetry to explore change over time in a small town on Oregon's northern coast, Manzanita.

Publications and Prizes

How I Learned to Be White
(Antrim House, 2018)
, Ocean's Laughter
(Aldrich Press, 2016)
Every Day Poets, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Hamilton Stone Review, Literary Mama, Sliver of Stone, Up the Staircase Quarterly
Urban Wild
(Finishing Line Press, 2014)

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Feminist, German American
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Adults, Homeless people, Naturalists/Environmentalists, People with Disabilities, Teachers
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Highland Park, IL
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Last updated: Mar 05, 2018