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Georgina Marie Guardado

Poet Laureate, Lake County

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Georgina Marie Guardado is the Poet Laureate of Lake County for 2020-2024, and the Literacy Program Coordinator for the Lake County Library. She is a Poets Laureate Fellow with the Academy of American Poets, and Poet in Residence for The Bloom where she hosts a monthly podcast and publishes weekly poetry by local authors and beyond. She has received support from the Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference, where she now serves on the Board of Directors, and the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference. Her work has appeared in The Bloom, Noyo Review, Poets.org, Humble Pie Magazine, Gulf Coast Journal, Yellow Medicine Review, and Muleskinner Review. She lives with her three rescue dogs and a t, and is currently working on her full-length poetry manuscript, The Length of Trauma Covets.