Susan Kennedy has been a poet/teacher with California Poets In The Schools for twenty-eight years. She has had poetry residencies in thirty-three elementary, middle, and high schools in Sonoma, Marin, and Napa Counties. She has a B.A. in English from the University of Rochester and a M.A. in English/Creative Writing from San Francisco State University. Her poetry has appeared in dozens of literary journals, and she has read widely in the Bay Area. A poetry chapbook with poet Mike Tuggle, Cazadero Poems was published by floating Island Publications in 1994. Her first solo book of poetry, Dancing With The Dog, was published by Philos Press in 2004. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Eskisehir, Turkey where she developed a lifelong love of Middle Eastern music and dance. She lives on a small West Sonoma County farm with her family. Recently she has had poetry residencies at Fort Ross School, Spring Creek School, Sheppard Accelerated-School, and St. Helena Catholic School.
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