Jacqueline Kudler is a teacher of memoir writing and literature at the College of Marin in Kentfield, California and a founding member of the nationally-recognized Sixteen Rivers Press. Her poems have appeared in numerous literary reviews, magazines, and anthologies, and the first full-length collection of her poetry, Sacred Precinct, was published by Sixteen Rivers Press in 2003. Her second book, Easing into Dark, was released in 2012. Kudler was awarded the Marin Arts Council Board Award in 2005, and the Marin Poetry Center Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010. She lives in Sausalito, California.