Pacifica Tribune/Jane Northrop,Staff Writer, 1/11/17. "New Pacifica poet laureate named."
"In the continuing tradition of honoring a local poet as the town’s poet laureate, the Pacifica Parks, Beaches and Recreation Commission named a published poet and author to fill a three-year term.
|Camincha Benvenutto, named|
Poet Laureate 2017-2020.
Poet Laureate 2013-2016.
.... She’s been writing poetry since age 13, but found little time to write while raising her children. She is also a published author of one book of poetry and four novels, all of a little different genre, some short stories, one historic fiction. She’s currently working on another book — a pictorial memoir. She has more than 300 poems written, most have never been published. Her published work, however, is available through the San Mateo County and San Francisco County library systems. Benvenutto is listed in the directory of American poets and fiction writers and is a member of PEN International." Read article.
Reference, Poet Laureate. Facebook, Camincha Benvenutto. Related, past Poet Laureate article. The Mercury News/Pacifica Tribune/Jean Bartlett 1/22/14, "Pacifica welcomes new poet laureate Dorsetta Hale." Related, City of Pacifica. Pacifica PB&R Commission. Note photographs. Camincha Benvenutto from her Facebook page; Dorsetta Hale from her website.
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