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Janet Jennings is the author of the poetry chapbook, Traces in Water. Her poetry and flash fiction have appeared in Agni Online, Shenandoah, Spillway, and Verse Daily, among others. She is a curator for the annual "Night of the Poets" held at the San Anselmo Library. Janet lives in San Anselmo with her husband and twin daughters.

​Aislinn McInerney is a 2019 graduate of San Domenico School. Her poem, "Dermatologists Hate Me?" appeared in Sand & Salt Water, the Marin Poetry Center 2019 High School Poets Anthology.

​4:00 P.M. Sunday, July 7th

Ken Haas lives in San Francisco where he works in healthcare and sponsors a poetry writing program at the UCSF Children's Hospital. His poems have appeared in over 50 journals, including Clare, Freshwater, Helix, Natural Bridge, Nimrod, Poet Lore, Quiddity and Spoon River. You can visit him online at http://kenhaas.org. 

Margaret Stawowy is a Pushcart Prize nomin​ee whose work has won awards from Atlanta Review, Beyond Baroque and Naugatuck River Review. Her book, Keeper of the Pond, was released by Conflux Press in 2017. Besides writing poetry, Margaret is an active member of the poetry community in Marin, and works as a librarian in San Rafael. https://margaretstawowy.weebly.com​ 

Kat Crawford is a native of San Francisco and now lives in Tiburon with her husband. She's had her poetry published in several quarterlies, including Creative Woman, Nomads' Choir, Marin Poetry Center Anthology, Tuxedo of Dominican University, and Spillway. Her first book, A Particular Kind of Heaven, was published in 2014. She's just graduated from Dominican University with an MFA in Poetry. Kat is planning on forming a group linking teenagers with elders using poetry as a link. 

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​4:00 P.M. Saturday, July 6th

Tayve Neese's poetry has appeared in Fourteen Hills, diode, MiPOesias, The Paris Review (online edition), Best New Poems Online, and other journals. She is the author of Blood to Fruit (David Robert Books, 2015), and is the Executive Editor and Co-founder of Trio House Press, an independent, nonprofit press publishing emerging and established American poets. Tayve lives on a barrier island in North Florida. https://tayveneese.com   

Indigo Moor, Poet Laureate of Sacramento, is also a scriptwriter and author. His books include Through the Stonecutter's Window, which won Northwestern University Press's Cave Canem prize. As with Tap-Root, Indigo's 2017 release, In the Room of Thirsts & Hungers, is an Editor's Select choice from Main Street Rag. indigomoor.org

4:00 P.M. ​Thursday, July 4th

Catharine Clark-Sayles arrived in California as an Army doctor and stayed to practice geriatrics in Marin county. She recently graduated from an MFA program in creative writing at Dominican University of California. Her chapbook, Brats, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2018. She had two previous books of poetry published by Tebot Back Press: One Breath in 2008 and Lifeboat in 2011.


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     4:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 3​rd

Maw Shein Win's poetry chapbook, Score and Bone, is on Nomadic Press (2016). A Full-length collection, Invisible Gifts: Poems, ​was published by Manic D Press in 2018. Maw is the first poet laureate of El Cerrito (2016-2018). She is currently a Visiting Scholar in the English Department at UC Berkeley. www.mawsheinwin.com

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Terry Lucas's poetry collections include Dharma Rain (Saint Julian Press, 2016), In This Room, and If They Have Ears to Hear (Winner of the 2012 Copperdome Chapbook Contest). His recent work is available in current or forthcoming issues of Alaska Quarterly Review, Naugatuck River Review, Star 82 Review, and the Marin Poetry Center Anthology. Terry is the sixth Poet Laureate of Marin County California. Website HERE.