Naomi Schwartz  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  

Education:

  • Doctoral Student, University of California, Davis, 1989
  • M.A. Creative Writing, University of California, Davis, 1985
  • Secondary Teaching Credential San Francisco State University, 1976
  • B.A. English, San Francisco University, 1973

Teaching Experience:

  • Instructor of English - University of California, Davis (1990 - 1991)
  • Instructor of English - John F. Kennedy University, Graduate Program (1988 - 1990)
  • Instructor of English - Saint Mary's College of California (1985 - Present)
  • Instructor of Composition and Literature - Galileo High School, San Francisco, Ca (1976 - 1978)

Professional Experience:

  • Owner - Goldsmith & Schwartz Antiques, San Francisco, Ca. (1970 - 1983)

Awards:

  • New Letters Award for "The Happy World." - (1992)
  • Sylvia Plath Strophic Award. - (1985)
  • Napa Poetry Conference Award. - (1984)
  • Flying Colors Prize - (1983)

Presentations:

Selected Presentations

  • Schwartz, Naomi (reading)
    St. Mary's College, Cody's Books
    (1993)
  • Schwartz, Naomi (reading)
    Cody's Books, St. Mary's College
    (1990)
  • Schwartz, Naomi (reading)
    Cody's Books
    (1988)
  • Schwartz, Naomi (reading)
    Intersection, Cody's Books, Upstairs Larry Blake's.
    (1987)
  • Schwartz, Naomi (reading)
    Black Oak Books, Cody's Books, Napa College
    (1986)
  • Schwartz, Naomi (reading)
    Cody's Books, Intersection
    (1985)
  • Schwartz, Naomi (reading)
    Lectured on George Open at the Detroit Poetry Center
    (1985)
  • Schwartz, Naomi (reading)
    Mills College, Solano College, Cody's Books
    (1984)
  • Schwartz, Naomi (reading)
    KPFA Radio Station
    (1982)

Publications:

  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""Housekeeping II: Dustings" & "The Happy World" & "Retreat"." Berkeley Poetry Review 1993: 128-132
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""Lillies"." Bridge 3.1 (1993): 172
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""Housekeeping"." American Poetry Review 20.2 (1991): 17
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""Motown and Soul"." Santa Clara Review 78.2 (1991): 138
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""Hsueh Tao"." Berkeley Poetry Review 23 (1990): 20
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""Making Time"." Pequod 26 (1989): 22
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""You and Your Angel"." Poetry Flash 189 (1988): 12
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""Angles and Pure Sound"." Berkeley Poetry Review 22 (1988): 25
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""Tomb in Chang Sha"." VERSE 5.1 (1988): 22
  • Schwartz, Naomi. "Three West Coast Women." San Francisco Chronicle. Five Finger Press, 1988
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""Still Life: Marriage"." Five Finger Review 5 (1987): 153
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""The Art in Magic"." The Threepenny Review 28 (1987): 21
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""The Poetry of Life's Details"." San Francisco Chronicle, February 15, 1986
  • Schwartz, Naomi. "." San Francisco Chronicle, June 30, 1985
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""Sorting Out the Work of Modern Poets"." San Francisco Chronicle, January 04, 1985
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""Couplets"." Five Finger Review 3 (1985): 102
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""Scattering"." California Quarterly 26 (1985): 42
  • Schwartz, Naomi. September 09, 1984. "Inventing Her Own World", San Francisco Chronicle
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""Humor and Death, Bread and Ar"." San Francisco Chronicle, August 12, 1984
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""Looking Out"." Poetry Flash, Vol. 141, 1984
  • Schwartz, Naomi. "The Peaches of My Childhood". New York, NY: Harper and Row, 1983.
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""December Letter"." California Oranges 1 (1982): 50
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""Trust" & "Lewis, Hold Yourself Close"." Solano Review Spring (1982): 31-33
  • Schwartz, Naomi. The Happy World. U.C. Davis: Swan Scythe Press
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""Some Thoughts on Composition"." Educational Perspectives
  • Schwartz, Naomi. ""Landlords: Oscar and Dolores" & "East"." Sifrut Summer: 10
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Mailing Address

Saint Mary's College of California
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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