Jane Hirshfield has been honored with the Poetry Center Book Award and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Academy of American Poets.
Jane Hirshfield is a Bay Area-based poet, essayist, and translator. Her newest book, Ledger: Poems, will be published in 2020.
Tennessee Reed is the author of six books of poetry, including City Beautiful, Airborne, and Electric Chocolate.
Luis J. Rodriguez was poet laureate of Los Angeles from 2014 to 2016. He’s the author of eight books of poetry and the founding editor of Tia Chucha Press.
This poem by Katie Peterson appears in her book A Piece of Good News. Peterson's honors include the Howard Mumford Jones Prize, the New Issues Poetry Prize, and the Rilke Prize.
A new poem by Ishmael Reed. His latest honors include the Alberto Dubito Award for International Poetry and the AUDELCO award for theatre.
These works by California poets capture particular, private moments of life in the Golden State
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