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Elise Kazanjian

Elise Kazanjian is a poet/writer who grew up in Tian Jin, China where her father managed an American rug factory. She has worked at Sunset Magazine, at CCTV in Bei Jing, China, for August Coppola’s Audio Vision Project at SF State U, and has been a pawnbroker. Her poems/essays have appeared in Poets Eleven, New Millennium Writings, A Kind of Hurricane Press, SF Chronicle and the Marin Poetry Center Anthology, available October 2019. She is a Co-Judge in the Prose Poetry Category, Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition. She has a collection of over 150 fountain pens and mechanical pencils.