Kevin Patrick Sullivan

Poet Laureate of San Luis Obispo

Reading Poet's House, Blue Trees

Kevin Patrick Sullivan’s books include, First Sight, The Space Between Things, Under Such Brilliance and Unimpaired. His poems have appeared in such journals as Artlife, Askew, Solo, Solo Novo, Cafe Solo, Hummingbird, Lummox, Miramar, Salt and several anthologies including, Sometimes In The Open- Poems From California’s Poets Laureate; on the web at Other Voices International. He was the editor with his wife, Patti Sullivan of the anthology, Corners of the Mouth-A Celebration of Thirty Years at the Annual San Luis Obispo Poetry Festival. He was declared a “cultural asset” by the City Council of San Luis Obispo in 2001. Kevin is a poet laureate emeritus (2003) of the City of San Luis Obispo. In 1984 he co-founded and continues to curate the Annual San Luis Obispo Poetry Festival.