Connie Post served as first Poet Laureate of Livermore, California. Her work has appeared in Calyx, Comstock Review, Cold Mountain Review, Slipstream, Spillway, River Styx, Spoon River Poetry Review, Valparaiso Poetry Review, and Verse Daily. Her first full length book Floodwater (Glass Lyre Press) won the 2014 Lyrebird Award. Her chapbook And When the Sun Drops won the 2012 Aurorean Editor’s chapbook prize. Her poetry awards include the 2018 Liakoura Award, the Caesura Award and the 2016 Crab Creek Poetry Award.