Linda L. Dove

Poet Laureate of Altadena Library District
2012 – 2014

Reading Fear is the Voayger That Will Outlive the Earth

Linda Dove holds a Ph.D. in Renaissance literature and teaches college writing. She is an award-winning poet whose books include, In Defense of Objects (2009), O Dear Deer, (2011), This Too (2017), Fearn (2019) and the scholarly collection of essays, Women, Writing, and the Reproduction of Culture in Tudor and Stuart Britain (2000). Her poems have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, the Robert H. Winner Award from the Poetry Society of America, and Best of the Net. She lives with her human family, two Jack Russell terriers, and a small flock of chickens in the foothills east of Los Angeles, where she serves as the faculty editor of MORIA Literary Magazine at Woodbury University.