Monday, June 20, 2011

Presenting Chryss Yost

Chryss Yost is an award-winning and Pushcart Prize nominated poet.
Her poems have been included in the most popular poetry textbooks in the country
and widely anthologized elsewhere.
Her poems have appeared in The Hudson Review, Quarterly West and Solo,as well as other national and international publications.As an editor, Chryss has edited two influential collections. California Poetry and From the Gold Rush to the Present. She also edited with Dana Gioia and Jack Hicks. Chryss was the first major over viewer of the subject. Poetry Daily, A Year of Poems for the World's Most Popular Poetry Website. Chryss edited with Poetry Daily ,founders, Dianne Boller and Don Selby.
Chryss was responsible for a groundbreaking project which confirmedthe growing influence of online poetry.A California Poet in the Schools, Chryss is also a founding faculty member of the Santa Barbara Writers' Conference, Poetry Conference and the Teaching Poetry Conference in Sonoma.
Chryss teaches regularly at the Granada's Music & Arts Conservatory.Here is Chryss Yost in an interview with David Starkey:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wadAqoHyido

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