Patti Trimble is a poet, essayist, and visual artist, living in California and Sicily. Her poems are widely published and she performs in the US and Europe. Current projects include poems from Sicily; a memoir of her work with abstract expressionist painters; co-translations of Arabic poetry; and paintings on the theme of our post-pastorale times.
Patti was co-founder of the Tuolumne Poetry Festival in Yosemite, and professor of writing and visual art for The Mediterranean Center in Sicily for eight years. She teaches for OLLI Programs and Point Reyes Field Institute, and writes for San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival. Please see current events page for more.