Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda

Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda was the 2006-2008 Virginia Poet Laureate. She has written seven poetry books, most recently The Embrace (San Francisco Bay Press, 2013), and coedited three anthologies. She has received three Artist-in Education grants and an Arts-on-the-Road grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts, an Edgar Allan Poe first place poetry award, a Passages North contest award, a Virginia Cultural Laureate Award, and the 2014 Art in Literature: Mary Lynn Kotz Award.