Sharon Doubiago

credit: Andrena Zawinski

Events

July 2, 2015, 6:30 pm, Sharon Doubiago and David Meltzer at Reader's Bookstore, Ft. Mason, Building C, San Francisco.

April 19, 2015, 7:00 pm. Sharon Doubiago, ZZ Packer, Alejandro Murguia, dvorah major, Alan Kaufman and Genny Linn reading at the SF Jazz Poetry Festival, 201 Franklin St., San Francisco.

March 29, 2015, 1:00 - 2:00 pm. Author booksigning event at Gallery Bookshop, corner of Main and Kasten in Mendocino, California.

February 2, 2015: Sharon Doubiago and Gary Hicks read at Bird & Beckett, 653 Chenery St., San Francisco, 7:00 pm. http:/​/​www.birdbeckett.com/​poets-gary-hicks-and-sharon-doubiago/​

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

Poetry
A book-length poem in the tradition of investigative poetry that takes on both the Church and the State in a complex search for justice and reconciliation of crimes and the abuse of power past and present as told through one man's story - a full-blooded Shuswap-Lillooet Indian convicted of a crime he claims he did not commit.
“A grand and powerful selection by one of America’s best.”
–Jack Hirschman, San Francisco Poet Laureate
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.
poems
Includes "How To Make Love To A Man," a 2001 Puschcart Prize winner
poetry and interview
Poem and Interview about the OJ Simpson, Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman case.
long poem
A 298 page poem of traveling with her 15 year old daughter through Columbia, Equador and Peru, climaxing at Machu Picchu.
poetry
Poems: 1975-1987, The Hazel Hall Oregon Book Award for Poetry, Oregon Institute of Literary Arts, 1991
short stories
Published by Graywolf, serial short stories in the voice of a woman from adolescence to mid adulthood.
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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