Sharon Doubiago

credit: Andrena Zawinski

Events

July 31, 2014 - August 2, 2014: Mendocino Writer's Conference, College of the Redwoods, Mendocino, CA, a 3-day intensive writing workshop
http:/​/​www.mcwc.org/​

July 9-12: Foothill Writer’s Conference, Memoir and poetry. This is a GREAT conference. For Californians, all events: $53.00. Click here for more information. I will be teaching, mainly, memoir.

July 12-18: Nothing Told Besides: Memoir Retreat, Cloquet Forestry Center, MN. Split Rock, U of Minnesota. Click here to contact for more information.
612-625-1237.

August 19: Sharon Doubiago, David Meltzer, Michael Rothenberg reading, Sunset Poetry by the Bay, Studio 33, 333 Caledonia St, Sausalito, CA 7-9pm.

October TBA: Watershed Poetry Festival, Ukiah, California

October 24: Luna’s Sacramento, with Ellen Klages, Bari Kennedy

November 7, 2009: the Glenna Luschei Distinguished Poet Award for Love on the Streets, 26th Annual San Luis Obispo Poetry Festival, 7pm, SLO Art Center, 1010 Broad Street, San Louis Obispo, CA: Sharon Doubiago

February 6, 2010: Love on the Streets, Finalist in the 2009 Paterson Poetry Prize. Paterson New Jersey. (The winner: Behind My Eyes, by Li-Young Lee.)

Selected Works

Memoir, Autobiography, Women's Studies, Trauma Studies, Poetics, Family History, American History
Volume Two of the memoir, My Father's Love, reveals the legacy of her father's sexual and psychological abuse that continued throughout his life and the toxic effects it has had on the lives of everyone in the family.
Memoir
Childhood in Southern California; reveals her identity as the author of an acclaimed story on incest.
Poetry
“A grand and powerful selection by one of America’s best.”
–Jack Hirschman, San Francisco Poet Laureate
Epic Poem
“…submerges into the dismembered body of woman and the Americas…fans the fires of the lyrical oracle”
–Meridel LeSueur

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