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publisher , poet

Patricia Elliot Dienstfrey, American publisher, poet. Fellow Ragdale Writers Retreat, 1979, 89. Member Small Press Distributors, Small Press Traffic, St. Marks Poetry Project.

Background

Dienstfrey, Patricia Elliot was born on December 15, 1939 in Montreal. Came to the United States, 1941. Daughter of Howard Lailey and Marion Frances (Cravath) Elliot.

Education

Bachelor, Radcliffe College, 1961;M.City Planning, University of California, Berkeley, 1965.

Career

City planner, William Pereira & Associations, Laguna Beach, California, 1967-1968;city planner, Marshall Kaplan Gans & Kahn, San Francisco, 1971-1972;typesetter, Daily Californian, Berkeley, 1984-1985;bookstore sales/ordering, University Press Books, Berkeley, 1986-1993;co-founder, co-director, Kelsey St. Press, Berkeley, since 1974. Curator Symposium Artists & Motherhood, New College, San Francisco, 1996. Guest lecturer Mills College, Oakland, California, 1979, 84, 95, Lick-Wilmerding, San Francisco, 1984, 85, 96.

Judge Djerassi Foundation Poetry Fellowship, Woodside, California, 1997. Poetry readings numerous venues on east and west coasts, since 1974.

Works

Membership

Member Small Press Distributors, Small Press Traffic, St. Marks Poetry Project.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: rollerblading, movies.

Connections

Married Ted Allen Dienstfrey, September 11, 1965. Children: Aaron, Andrew, Tobias.

father:
Howard Lailey Elliot

mother:
Marion Frances (Cravath) Elliot

spouse:
Ted Allen Dienstfrey

children:
Aaron Dienstfrey

Andrew Dienstfrey

Tobias Dienstfrey