Jamie Asaye FitzGerald

Reclaiming Witches and Monstrous Women, Sunday, May 7 at 12:30pm, Mt. View Mausoleum

Jamie Asaye FitzGerald is a Los Angeles-based hapa poet from Hawaii. Her poetry is published in The American Poetry ReviewWorks & Days, Mom Egg Review, and elsewhere, and has been included in anthologies such as Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts in Los Angeles (Tia Chucha Press, 2016) and Wide Awake: Poets of Los Angeles & Beyond (Beyond Baroque/Pacific Coast Poetry Series, 2015). She has an MFA in poetry from San Diego State University and a BA in English/Creative Writing from the University of Southern California where she received an Academy of American Poets College Prize and the Edward Moses Poetry Prize. For over a decade, she has worked on behalf of creative writers in her role as director of Poets & Writers’ California office. She can be found at www.jamiefitz.com or on her IG haiku page @jamiefitzwrites. www.jamiefitz.com.

Books That Make a Difference: The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros, Autobiography of Red by Anne Carson, What We Carry by Doriane Laux, Rose by Li-Young Lee, Peace is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hahn, Ariel by Sylvia Plath, The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot, Cheri and the Last of Cheri by Colette.