Carolyn Ziel is a writer, a workshop leader and a member of Jack Grapes Los Angeles Poets & Writers Collective. She is committed to and loves her life as a poet and whenever she gets the chance will sign up for workshops with other poets like Ellen Bass, Richard Jones, Dorianne Laux, Joseph Millar and continues honing her craft with Jack Grapes in Los Angeles.
Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in such journals as Diverse Voices Quarterly, CRATE Literary Journal, Cultural Weekly, The Los Angeles Review of Los Angeles, Edgar Allen Poet, ONTHEBUS and FR&D. She has recently published her first collection of poetry as simple as that. She and her husband live with their two cats in Torrance and if you can’t find them there, they’re probably off for a sail; it’s as simple as that..