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artist , writer , poet

Carolyn Mary Kleefeld, British artist, writer, poet. Recipient 1st prize Bay Area Poets Coalition, San Francisco, 1986, award of Excellence, Southern California Poets Pen, San Diego, 1985, Coast Weeksly 101-Word Short Story Contest winner, Monterey, California, 2005, First Place Space and Time Online Gallery, 2010, nominee Pushcart Prize, 2008-2009.

Background

Kleefeld, Carolyn Mary was born on May 11, 1935 in Catford, England. Came to the United States, 1939, parents American citizens. Daughter of Sydney Mark and Amelia (Lewis) Taper.

Education

Student, University of California at Los Angeles, 1955—1962.

Career

Kleefeld is the author of 18 books, has a line of fine art cards, and has had numerous gallery and museum awards and exhibitions between 1981 and the present, in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and other major cities. She currently lives on a cliffside mountaintop in Big Sur, California.

Works

Membership

Supporter Plowshares, San Francisco, United Way, Americans for Peace Now, PAWS, Henry Miller Library. Friends of the Library., Big Sur. Amnesty International.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, hiking, writing, painting, reading.

Connections

Married Travis Kleefeld (divorced). Children: Carla Ann, Claudia Eve.

father:
Sydney Mark Taper

mother:
Amelia (Lewis) Taper

spouse:
Travis Kleefeld

children:
Carla Ann Kleefeld

Claudia Eve Kleefeld