Cassandra Dallett


Oakland, CA
California US

Author's Bio


Cassandra Dallett lives in Oakland CA. Cassandra has published multiple chapbooks and full-length books of poetry, (two of which On Sunday, A Finch and Collapse both on Nomadic Press, were nominated for CA Book awards.) She has been nominated for six Pushcart Prizes and is nominated as Oakland’s first Poet Laureate, She has graced many stages, hosts the weekly writing workshop ONTWOSIX, is co-host of the quarterly-themed reading series MoonDrop Productions, host of The Badass Bookworm Podcast, and The Badass Bookworm’s Lit Loft. Her most recent book of poetry, A Pretty Little Wilderness came out on Be About It Press June of 2020. Look for links

Publications & Prizes

Collapse (Nomadic Press, 2018)
On Sunday, A Finch (Nomadic Press, 2015)
Wet Reckless (Manic D Press, 2014)
Ascent Aspirations Magazine
Censored Poets
Cherry Bleeds
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Criminal Class Review
deuce coupe
Gutter Eloquence
Hip Mama
Milvia Street
Opium Poetry 2.0
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Yellow Mama
Prizes won: 

nominated six times for Pushcart Prize

nominated twice for California Book Award

nominated for first poet Laureate of Oakland, CA

More Information

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Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, Children, Disability, Homelessness, Illness/Wellness, Immigration, Incarcerated individuals, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Naturalists/Environmentalists, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers, Women
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Born in: 
lebanon, NH
New Hampshire
Raised in: 
San Francisco, CA
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Last update: May 28, 2021