The poet Scot Siegel grew up in the East Bay Area and Lake Tahoe, but has lived in the Pacific Northwest since 1987. His second full-length poetry collection, Thousands Flee California Wildflowers,was released in 2012 by Salmon Poetry. Siegel’s other volumes include Some Weather, Untitled Country, and Skeleton Says.His poems are anthologized in the Aesthetica Creative Works Annual (UK), Open Spaces: Voices from the Northwest (Seattle: University of Washington Press 2011), Dogs Singing: A Tribute Anthology(Salmon Poetry (2010), and Before We Have Nowhere to Stand(Lost Horse Press 2012),among others. He was awarded a fellowship-residency from Playa in 2012, and has received awards and commendations from Aesthetica Magazine, Nimrod International, and the Oregon Poetry Association. Siegel is a member of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers and edits the online poetry journal Untitled Country Review. He lives in Oregon.
Scot Siegel performed on April 5th, 2011.