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Karen Pierce Gonzalez

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  Art    Folklore   Writing It's true: life is art. A continual coming together of elements; many unseen until ready. Until we are ready. Whether visual, kinetic, acoustic, verbal, we are always artist and audience. This blessed weave always moves us into the moment of seeing and being seen. My  fiction, journalism, non-fiction , short plays , and  poetry  have appeared in numerous platforms, including  Big Blend Magazine, BluePepper, Fringe of Marin Festival ,  Marin Independent Journal, Pandemic Puzzle Poems, Riverbed Review,   The San Francisco Chronicle, Postcard Poems and Prose, Visual Verse. Chapbooks: True North (Origami Poems Project), forthcoming:   Coyote in the basket of my ribs  (Alabaster Leaves) and Down River with Li Po (Black Cat Poetry Press).  More   Two Odes to Ukraine:             As a   folklorist , I facilitate folklore-related and creative writing workshops in the San Francisco Bay Area, and am a former folklore columnist for Big Blend Magazine. I have also w

Published Writing

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Partial List of Publications Best of the Net 2022 Nominee Chapbooks True North   (Origami Poems Project) Forthcoming: Coyote in the basket of my ribs   (Alabaster Leaves Press) Down River with Li Po (Black Cat Poetry Press) Film/Play  ( Script) Death Fog   Fringe of Marin Virtual Short Plays Festival Upcoming: Space on Mission Lake  Fiction, Non-Fiction  Partial List Night Comfort  (3rd Winner, Heart Balm Literary Flash) Above Her Feet     Timeworn Literary Journal Glowing in the Dark      Potato Soup Journal Harvesting Yarrow    Thimble Literary Magazine   Listen Jake's Place      Twist in Time Literary Magazine It's Just Wind  Golden Walkman Magazine     Listen Latin Eyes        San Francisco Chronicle Soobin      Lagom Journal    (pg 42-43) Storyteller Keeps Indian Tradition Alive      Canku Ota Table For One     Sonoma Style Magazine    Listen Taking Flight    Visual Verse   The Itchy Dress Roi Faineant Literary Press Your After-Death Kiss    By Moonlight Poetry  Partial

Art Samples (2022)

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unraveling (a work in progress) Black Swan Cover and 4 inside art images: Nightingale and Sparrow Literary Magazine 2022 July Spotlight Artist National Arts Program More: A Sampling Patches: Some of its 11 layers

Folklore

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 Folklore Overview Recent FolkHeart Press Blogs July : Film & Foodlore    June: Prayer Flags  May: The Divine Mother  April: National Poetry Month    March : Rituals and Recipes  February: Ten Thousand Miles Select Blogs & Reports:    Folk Art Meets Forensics         Sonoma County Scarecrows About Writing Your Own Folktales