2010 Creekwalker Poetry Prize Judge
Jannie M. Dresser is a Bay Area poet with Central California roots. She is the editor and publisher of the Bay Area Poets Seasonal Review, a quarterly at examiner.com. She has been a popular teacher of poetry for 20 years, has taught basic writing, reading and creative writing in community colleges, adult education programs, senior centers, high schools, and in private workshops, in California and in Mexico. For most of her career, she has been involved in book and periodical publishing, holding jobs as an editor, typographer, book packager, and publications manager.