Lynne Knight

LYNNE KNIGHT was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but grew up in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York. She graduated from the University of Michigan, where she won two Hopwood awards, and then from Syracuse University, where she was a fellow in poetry. After living for several years in Canada, she moved with her daughter to upstate New York. In 1990, she moved to Berkeley, California. Her first collection, Dissolving Borders, won a Quarterly Review of Literature prize in 1996. Her work has appeared in a number of journals, including Beloit Poetry Journal, Poetry, Poetry Northwest, and Best American Poetry 2000. She teaches writing at two Bay Area community colleges.

The Poems:

Her Story
The Story
Not Even They Could Stop It, and They Were Myth
Boundless Kingdom
Bedtime Story
Lost Sestina
Meditation Interrupted by Bats
Bed and Bone
O, Penelope!
None of Us at Prayer
Dissolving Borders

TIMES TEN: An Anthology of Northern California Poets