The Poet Laureate's Page

Jen Siraganian is a writer, educator, and literary organizer. She has served as Managing Director for Litquake: San Francisco’s Literary Festival, been nominated for a Ruth Lilly Fellowship and a Pushcart Prize, earned scholarships from Community of Writers at Squaw Valley and Napa Valley Writers’ Conference, and authored a poetry chapbook titled “Fracture.” Her writing has appeared in Best New Poets 2016, Cream City Review, Mid-American Review, Smartish Pace, Barrow Street, Southwest Review, Not Somewhere Else But Here: A Contemporary Anthology of Women and Place, and other literary journals and anthologies.


Upcoming Events with Jen Siraganian, Town Poet Laureate

Los Gatos Second Annual Poetry Contest

Deadline: March 24, 2023 

Don’t miss a chance to make Los Gatos literary history! Judged by Town Poet Laureate Jen Siraganian, this contest will award prizes to the first, second, and third-place winners in the following age categories: 

Youth (ages 0-11) 

Teens (ages 13-18) 

Adult (ages 19+) 

Eligibility: Writers must live, work, or attend school in Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, or the Los Gatos mountain communities. Prizes include generous gift cards and items from Los Gatos local businesses. Submit your poem today.

Questions or need more information? Email Jen Siraganian

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