The Playful Poet
Toni Mirosevich was recently interviewed on the program, Poet as Radio, on KUSF In Exile for a discussion, among other things, about her writing process. Enjoy it here.
Toni Mirosevich, professor of poetry and creative non-fiction at San Francisco State University, is the author of Pink Harvest ( Mid-List Press, 2007), winner of the First Series in Creative Nonfiction Award and a 2007 Lambda Literary Award finalist; Queer Street (Custom Words, 2005), My Oblique Strategies (Thorngate Road, 2005) winner of the Frank O’Hara Award Chapbook Award, The Rooms We Make Our Own (Firebrand Books, 1996) and co-author of Trio: Toni Mirosevich, Charlotte Muse, Edward Smallfield (Specter Press, 1995).Pushcart nominations in poetry (2005, 2006, 2007), Astraea Foundation Emerging Lesbian Writer in Fiction Award, 1999. Fellowships with the MacDowell Colony (2004), Djerassi Resident Artists Program (2005), and Espy Literary Foundation (2004, 2007). Writings anthologized in Best of the Bellevue Literary Review, Best American Travel Writing, The Impossible Will Take A Little While, AutoBioDiversity, Revenge and Forgiveness, Against Certainty: Poets for Peace. Poetry, fiction, and nonfiction published in Utne, Gastronomica, Five Fingers Review, Puerto del Sol, The Journal, San Francisco Chronicle Magazine, Zyzzyva and elsewhere. Served as Associate Director of the Poetry Center and American Poetry Archives from 1996-1998.