Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet, Spoken Word Artist

1357 N. 1000 Rd.
Lawrence, KS 66046
Phone: 
785/766-7159

Author's Bio

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg is the 2009-2013 Poet Laureate of Kansas, and the author or editor of 16 books, including four collections of poetry, a memoir, a novel, a beloved writing guide, and many anthologies. Founder of Transformative Language Arts at Goddard College, where she teaches, she also leads community writing workshops widely.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Books:
Begin Again: 150 Kansas Poems (Woodley Press, 2014)
,
An Endless Skyway: Poetry From the State Poets Laureate (Ice Cube Press, LLC, 2011)
,
The Sky Begins At Your Feet (Ice Cube Press, LLC, 2009)

Fiction

Book:
The Divorce Girl (Ice Cube Press, LLC, 2012)
Prizes won: 

Poet Laureate of Kansas 2009-2013
Kansas Notable Book Award, 2012
Kansas Arts Fellowship in Poetry
Rocky Mountain National Park Artist-in-Residence
Morris Morrison Education Award

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Jewish
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Brooklyn
Raised in: 
Brooklyn, NY
New York
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Last update: Oct 07, 2013