Maxine Chernoff

Maxine Chernoff is the author of five books of poetry including New Faces of 1952, which won the 1985 Carl Sandburg Award, the abcedarium Japan, and Leap Year Day: New and Selected Poems. Co-editor of the journal New American Writing and Professor of Creative Writing at San Francisco State University, she lives with poet Paul Hoover and their three children in Northern California.