Beth Paulson has been widely published over the last fifteen years in well over a hundred national literary journals and anthologies. Her poems have been three times nominated for Pushcart Prizes as well as Best of the Net. She has also been awarded prizes from West Side Books, Mesa State Festival, Mark Fischer Poetry Prize, Cloudbank, The Eleventh Muse, Passager, and the Naugatuck River Review. Her poetry has appeared in Crazy Woman Creek: Women Rewrite the American West (Houghton Mifflin, 2004), What Wildness is This: Women Write About the Southwest (University of Texas Press, 2007), What’s Nature Got To Do With Me? (Native West Press, 2011), and Going Down Grand: Poems from the Canyon (Lithic Press, 2015). Beth’s four previous collections are The Truth About Thunder (Ponderosa Press, 2001), The Company of Trees (Ponderosa Press, 2004), Wild Raspberries (Plain View Press, 2009), and Canyon Notes (Mount Sneffels Press, 2012). Beth taught English at California State University Los Angeles for over 20 years. She currently lives in Ouray County, Colorado where she leads Poetica, a workshop for area writers, and co-directs the Open Bard Poetry Series.
Paperback: 88 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books (August 30, 2016)