Party affiliation: Democrat
Whitman Ott McGowan, American performer, curator, poet. Recipient Big Book award Bumbershoot Seattle Arts Festival, 1991, Honorable Mention Voice award. 1994; nominee Pushcart prize, 1995. Community field video worker City and County of San Franicso, 1976, election inspector, 1994; founding member Jackson St. Neighborhood Coalition, San Francisco, 1990. Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists, American Society of Composers.
- Curator, performer Word Party at Farley's Poetry Series, San Francisco, 1989-1994. Curator Espressomental Music Series, Pasadena, 1985.
Featured performer National Poetry Week, I, II, III, XII, 1987-1993. Exhibiting poet, artist National Poetry Week III, 1989, Fest on the Fault Line, 1995-1996, Cafe Arts Month, 1994-1996. Creator public access television series H.O. Theater, Santa Monica, California, 1982.
Co-creator, emcee Expresso Yourself Open Mike Series, Pasadena, 1984-1985
Born December 14, 1950