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. Patti’s themes are often include questions of how we live in the natural world. Current projects include a collection of poems from Sicily; a memoir of her work with abstract expressionist painters; co-translations of Arabic poetry; and sometimes, paintings.
Patti helped create the Tuolumne Poetry Festival, and was professor for The Mediterranean Center in Sicily for eight years. She currently teaches art history and writing for OLLI Programs and writing for Point Reyes Field Institute, and writes for San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival. Please see current events page for CDs, workshops, and readings.