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Favorite Poetry from the Word Temple project
Katherine Hastings, Sonoma County Poet Laureate
Original Date: Thursday, June 11, 2015


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Katherine Hastings, Sonoma County Poet Laureate for the years 2014—2016, is the author of Cloud Fire (Spuyten Duyvil NYC, 2012) and Nighthawks (Spuyten Duyvil NYC, 2014). Her poems have appeared in many journals and anthologies, as well as The Book of Forms—A Handbook of Poetics, Lewis Putnam Turco, ed. (University Press of New England, 2012). She edited and published the anthology What Redwoods Know—Poems from California State Parks as a fundraiser for the California State Parks Foundation when 70 parks were threatened with permanent closure. Executive Director of the non-profit WordTemple, She hosts WordTemple on NPR affiliate KRCB FM and the WordTemple Poetry Series at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts.

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