Joan Gelfand is an award-winning writer from San Francisco who has authored two books of poetry: A Dreamer’s Guide to Cities and Streams (San Francisco Bay Press, 2009) and Seeking Center (Two Bridges Press, 2006). Her poetry, fiction, reviews and essays have appeared in national and international magazines, anthologies and literary journals. Recipient of the 2010 Cervena Barva Award, Gelfand teaches in the California Poets in the Schools and Poetry Out Loud programs and frequently speaks at writing workshops and conferences, including every year with Dr. Andy Jones for many years at the San Francisco Writers Conference.
Joan blogs regularly for the Huffington Post. For more information, visit her website:http://www.joangelfand.com.
Joan Gelfand performed on December 15th, 2011.