13th Reading


4th SUNDAY 05-22-11

Jeff Knorr

Jeff Knorr is the author of the three books of poetry, The Third Body (Cherry Grove Collections, 2007), Keeper (Mammoth Books), and Standing Up to the Day (Pecan Grove Press). His other works include the co-authored Mooring Against the Tide: Writing Poetry and Fiction (Prentice Hall); the anthology, A Writer's Country (Prentice Hall); and The River Sings: An Introduction to Poetry (Prentice Hall). His poetry and essays have appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies including The North American Review, Chelsea, Connecticut Review, The Journal, Red Rock Review, Barrow Street, and Like Thunder: Poets Respond to Violence in America (University of Iowa, 2002).

Jeff has edited, judged, and been a visiting writer for various conferences and festivals. He was the founding co-editor and poetry editor of The Clackamas Literary Review. He has also been an invited judge for contests such as the Willamette Award in Poetry and the Red Rock Poetry Award. He has appeared as a visiting writer at such venues and festivals as Wordstock, University of Pennsylvania’s Kelly Writer’s House, The Des Moines Festival of Literary Arts, and CSU Sacramento’s Summer Writers Conference. He currently directs the River City Writer’s Series at Sacramento City College and also serves on the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission’s Poet Laureate committee.

Jeff Knorr lives in California's central valley and is Professor of literature and creative writing at Sacramento City College.

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Vinny Starr welcomes everyone.

D.B. Pacini introduces Jeff Knorr.

Jeff Knorr

Wooden book box of poets.

D.B. Pacini explaining "Poet's Box" drawing.

David Voytek assists with drawing.

Refreshment Break

Wallace Condon

Jim Turner

Taylor Graham

Hatch Graham

David Voytek

David Voytek

Playing George Barbizon, celtic tune.

Canine Poet Fuzzy
With Martha Myles

Lessie Bond

Marlen Stroh

Jeff Knorr's flowers.