Kevin Gunn served as the poet laureate of Livermore California from 2013 to 2017. During that time, he curated the Ravenswood Poetry Series and worked with grammar school students and gave many poetry workshops. He also started a Teen Poet of the Month contest program. He has been published in Song of the San Joaquin, California Quarterly, Chiron Review and several local publications. Kevin’s chapbook Hey Yard Duty, Johnny Said the F Word (a chapbook of poem about teaching) was published by Finishing Line Press in 2016.