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Jeff Knorr


Knorr is the author of three books of poetry, The Third Body, Keeper, and Standing Up to the Day. His work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies including Chelsea, Connecticut Review, The Journal, Red Rock Review, Barrow Street, and Like Thunder: Poets Respond to Violence in America.

A sought-out visiting author and professor, Jeff Knorr has edited, judged, and been a visiting writer for various conferences and festivals. He is the founding co-editor and poetry editor the Clackamas Literary Review, has been an invited judge for the Willamette Award in Poetry and the Red Rock Poetry Award, and has been a visiting writer for venues and festivals such 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 serves on the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission’s Poet Laureate committee.

Jeff Knorr performed on June 4th, 2008.