CCA Writing Faculty Caroline Goodwin Named First Poet Laureate of San Mateo County

Writing and Literature and MFA Program in Writing faculty member Caroline Goodwin was recently named San Mateo County’s first poet laureate.

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Once approved, her position will take a two-year term, from January 2014 to December 2015. A committee of San Mateo County supervisors chose Goodwin out of a pool of 15 nominations.

Goodwin was born and raised in Anchorage. She moved to the Bay Area in 1999 and attended Stanford as a Wallace Stegner Fellow.

Goodwin’s book of poetry, Trapline (JackLeg Press 2013), released earlier this year.