Dr. Jeanne Powell holds degrees from WSU in Michigan and USF in
California. She is a published poet and essayist, with four books
in print from Taurean Horn Press: MY OWN SILENCE, TWO SEASONS,
WORD DANCING, and DEEPLY NOTCHED LEAVES.
Regent Press has published CAROUSEL, a collection of her essays.
Jeanne founded Meridien PressWorks™ which published 20 writers in 20 years.
Her film and cultural reviews appear online at starkinsider.com/author/jeannep.
Jeanne's first poetry manuscript, MY OWN SILENCE, was shortlisted for a national award.
Her poems have appeared in eight anthologies.
For ten years Jeanne facilitated Meridien Writers, which met monthly
in San Francisco. For a decade she hosted "Celebration of the Word,"
a weekly open mic in the City. Jeanne has taught in the CS, OLLI and UB
programs on college campuses. She has been a featured performer
in coffee houses, cafes, public and private libraries, bookstores, and
Yerba Buena Gardens.
And for eight years Jeanne has been the facilitator for Write if You Dare,
a writing group at Mechanics Institute Library in San Francisco.
She is currently a writing consultant for USF School of Law.
Deeply Notched Leaves