Born: in Chicago Illinois, USA
Resides: Portland, Oregon, USA
E-mail: triciaknoll (at) gmail (dot) com
Tricia Knoll retired after several decades of communications work for the City of Portland. She returned to writing poetry and reviewing many poems written while writing brochures, politician's speeches, annual reports and the like. Her poetry has been published in national and regional journals as well as two anthologies. She began writing haiku in January 2012. She has degrees in literature from Stanford University (B.A.) and Yale University (M.A.T.)
Books Published: Urban Wild (Finishing Line Press (2014); Becoming Americans: Asian Sojourners, Immigrants and Refugees (a textbook used in 1980s classes on race relations) was published in 1982 by Coast to Coast Books and is now out of print.
Credits: "beyond the cattle fence" - Lifting the Sky: Southwestern Haiku and Haiga (Dos Gatos Press, 2013); "the sweet smell" - Kernels Premiere Edition (Spring 2013); "Two women" - HSAOregon website (National Haiku Poetry Day, 2013); "lady bugs" - Kernels Premiere Edition (Spring 2013); "spring's gold cup" - New Verse News (March 5, 2013); "heavy-lidded crocus" - New Verse News (March 5, 2013).