About DavisPoet.net

This website is the official blog of Allegra Silberstein, Poet Laureate of Davis, California.

Photo Courtesy Sue Cockrell at the Davis Enterprise

Contact Allegra at allegra@davispoet.net.

Allegra was born on a farm in Wisconsin near La Crosse. Her love of poetry began as a child when her mom would recite nursery rhymes and other poems while she was working. She also loves dance and has performed with Pamela Trokanski and most recently with Bob Wrenn’s World Music Ensemble.  Her work has been widely published in journals such as BLUE UNICORN, RATTLESNAKE REVIEW, YOLO CROW, IODINE POETRY JOURNAL POETRY NOW, CALIFORNIA QUARTERLY, and others.  She has two chapbooks: ACCEPTANCE (1999) and IN THE THE FOLDS (2005).

Allegra at a reading in the Cino, 1959!!!

3 Responses to “About DavisPoet.net”

  1. Marge Linder

    Allegra,
    I love your website and your dance is amazing! We were so sorry to miss your birthday poetry reading.
    Love, Marge

  2. Hi, Marge and Don,
    Thanks for viewing my web and happy new year…love, Allegra

  3. Thanks, Marge…hope to see you soon…Allegra


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