Donna de la Perrière
The recipient of a 2009 Fund for Poetry award, Donna de la Perrière is the author of Saint Erasure (Talisman House, 2010), a finalist for the Northern California Booksellers Association’s 2011 Book of the Year Award, and True Crime (Talisman House, 2009).
Her work has appeared in Agni, American Letters and Commentary, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Five Fingers Review, New England Review & Bread Loaf Quarterly, New American Writing, Volt, and other journals as well as No Gender: Reflections on the Life and Work of kari edwards (Litmus Press, 2009) and Bay Poetics (Faux Press, 2006).
Readings and residencies include those at City Lights Bookstore, The Poetry Project (New York), The University of San Francisco Poetry Festival, The University of Denver, Colorado State University, The New England Institute of Art, New York's Teachers and Writers Collaborative, Otis College of Art and Design (Los Angeles), The Boston Poetry Festival, San Francisco's Galeria de la Rosa, Small Press Traffic, New York's Zinc Bar series, Boston's CityArts series, National Public Radio, and elsewhere.
De la Perrière curates the Bay Area Poetry Marathon reading series every summer at The Lab, a gallery and performance space located in San Francisco's Mission district.