Alice Pero’s poetry has been published in many magazines and anthologies, including Three Mile Harbor, Salonika, San Gabriel Valley Poets Quarterly, The California Poetry Calendar, Word Thursday, Trés di-verse-city, Albatross, Lummox, and The California Quarterly. She can be found online at www.jacketmagazine.com among others.
Alice's first book of poetry, Thawed Stars, published in 1999, was hailed by Kenneth Koch as having “clarity” and “surprises.” She has won two poetry prizes from the National League of American Pen Women, an award from The California State Poetry Society, and awards from the San Gabriel Poetry Quarterly. Thawed Stars is available on amazon.com or directly from the author at her website.
Alice has taught poetry to children in private and public schools for 12 years and is a member of the CA Poets in the Schools. In October 2002 she founded a new poetry reading series in Santa Monica, Moonday, which she runs with her co-host, Anne Silver. More information on