“City, her shopping cart people
with coins on their eyes
steal names of dead poets off her street signs
and dance with them all night…”
– excerpt from Skulls & Crosswords
Julia Vinograd is a Berkeley street poet. She has published 50 books of poetry, and won the American Book Award of The Before Columbus Foundation. She has three poetry CD collections: Bubbles and Bones, Eye of the Hand, and The Book Of Jerusalem. She received a BA. from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.F.A. from the University of Iowa.
She received the 2004 Poetry Lifetime Achievement Award from the City of Berkeley.
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