April is National Poetry Month, and we’re happy to share the news that Thinking Ink Press editor Keiko O’Leary is the new Poet Laureate of Cupertino, CA! Among her many roles at Thinking Ink Press, Keiko designs our instant books and flash fiction postcards, edits our poetry, and is the author of Your Writing Matters: 34 Quick Essays to Get Unstuck and Stay Inspired, which we published last August.
As Poet Laureate, Keiko is responsible for promoting the literary arts and inspiring creativity in Cupertino. She will be hosting in-person and online live events including workshops and community-focused poetry gatherings. Keiko’s two-year term began January 1, 2023 and will continue through December 31, 2024.