Beth Paulson leads writing and creativity workshop on the Western Slope of Colorado where she has lived since 1999.  Previously she taught English at California State University Los Angeles for more than twenty years.   Her fourth poetry collection, Canyon Notes, was published by Mt. Sneffels Press in 2012. 

Other books include The Truth About Thunder (2001), The Company of Trees (2004), and Wild Raspberries (2009). Beth’s poems have been published in over a hundred literary magazines and national anthologies and have been nominated for Pushcart Prizes in 2007, 2009, and 2011 as well as Best of the Net in 2011.