Thea Gavin

Poet

Orange, CA
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Author's Bio

Thea Gavin is a native of Orange, CA, where she never gets tired of shoelessly exploring--and writing about--her local native plant communities. A retired writing professor, Thea enjoys inspiring others to challenge the status quo and "think outside the shoe" via her poems, essays, workshops and presentations--and the Barefoot Wandering and Writing blog.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Fire And Rain: Ecopoetry of California (Scarlet Tanager Books, 2018)
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Going Down Grand: Poems from the Canyon (Lithic Press, 2015)
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New Poets of the American West (Many Voices Press, 2010)
Journals:
Iambs & Trochees
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The Evansville Review
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The Formalist
Prizes won: 

Artist in Residence, Grand Canyon National Park (North Rim). June 2011.

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Christa Sadler; Kim Stafford; Don Thompson; Paul Zarzyski
What I'm reading now: 
Creative Quest by Questlove

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Orange, CA
California
Raised in: 
Orange, CA
California
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Last update: May 08, 2019