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Genevieve Kaplan | Writing Faculty

Genevieve Kaplan (MFA, PhD) is a poet, writer, and literary expert. She serves a committee member for LitFest Pasadena, a reader for The Word Works, and board member and publicist for the long-running reading series Fourth Sundays: Poetry at the Claremont Library. Genevieve has received grants from the Center for Cultural Innovation and the Nevada Arts Council and has been an Artist-in-Residence at Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains National Monument; since 2004 she’s been editing the Toad Press International chapbook series, publishing literary translations of poetry and prose. Her poems, essays, and reviews have been published in AWP’s The Writer’s Notebook, American Book Review, Third Coast, Spillway, and New American Writing, among others. She is the author of In the ice house (Red Hen, 2011), as well as three chapbooks. Genevieve lives in southern California, where she teaches university and community courses in writing, research, poetry, and book arts.