Poetry Participant, 2015
KB Ballentine’s fourth collection, The Perfume of Leaving, won the 2016 Blue Light Press Poetry Award and was published in late 2016. A few of the poems were written at the Community of Writers. Ballentine’s fifth collection, Almost Everything, Almost Nothing, was accepted for publication by Middle Creek Publishing and will be available May 2017. Several of the poems in this latest collection were conceived and workshopped at Squaw Valley, including the title poem of the book.
Attended with the help of The Galway Kinnell Memorial Scholarship.
Poetry Participant, '92, '95, '98, '04 & Art of the Wild Participant '94
Molly Fisk was named the inaugural Poet Laureate of Nevada County, CA in April. Her latest book is Houston, We Have a Possum, Further Observations from a Working Poet.
Attended with the help of Poetry Elf/Community of Writers Scholarship