Poets Laureate of Sunland Tujunga

Poets Laureate of Sunland Tujunga (R to L): Maja Trochimczyk,
Dorothy Skiles, Joe DeCenzo and Marlene Hitt, July 2012.

Poets Laureate of Sunland Tujunga:

Poets Laureate of Sunland Tujunga in 2008 (R to L): Joe DeCenzo, Katerina Canyon, Damien Stednitz, Ursula Gibson, and Marlene Hitt

Some accomplishments of our Laureates:
  • Newsletters and programs for local organizations
  • Readings and appearances in California and out of State
  • Poetry readings at the Sunland-Tujunga Branch Library, McGroarty Arts Center, and Bolton Hall Museum
  • Creation of the Shouting Coyote Poetry Festival
  • Creation of the Shouting Coyote Performing Arts Festival
  • Participation in the Commerce Street Faire
  • Poetry readings at the McGroarty Arts Center's exhibitions and events
  • Teaching creative writing and poetr to children and adults
  • Networking with other poets, such as the Chupa Rosa Writers, Poets on Site, Emerging Urban Poets, and the John Steven McGroarty Chapter of the California Federation of Chaparral Poets
  • Village Poets Blog and poetry websites
  • Special Events, e.g. Mother’s day brunch at the Bolton Hall Historical Museum
  • Programs for Seniors at the Senior Center
  • Books written by each Poet Laureate
  • and much, much more....

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