Terry Ehret – biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroAmerican poet
Is Poet 
From United States of America 
Type Literature 

Terry Ehret (born 1955 San Francisco) is an American poet.


She graduated from Stanford University in 1977, and from San Francisco State University in 1984, with an MA. She is the co-founder of Sixteen Rivers Press, a shared-work publishing collective for San Francisco Bay Area poets.

She served as poet laureate of Sonoma County, from 2004–2006, where she lives with her husband.


  • 1993 National Poetry Series
  • 1994 California Book Award, silver medal for poetry
  • 1995 Nimrod/Hardman Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize
  • 2008 Northern California Book Reviewers nomination for poetry


  • Lucky Break. Sixteen Rivers Press. 2008. ISBN 978-0-9767642-6-7. 
  • Translations from the Human Language. Sixteen Rivers Press. 2001. ISBN 978-0-9707370-1-4. 
  • How We Go on Living (Protean Press, 1995)
  • Lost Body. Copper Canyon Press. 1993. ISBN 978-1-55659-057-3. 


  • Orpheus and Company: Contemporary Poems on Greek Mythology (University of New England Press, 1996)
  • Sam Hamill, ed. (1996). The gift of tongues: twenty-five years of poetry from Copper Canyon Press. Copper Canyon Press. ISBN 978-1-55659-116-7. 
  • Geri Digiorno, Bill Vartnaw, eds. (2007). Petaluma Poetry Walk 10-Year Anthology: 1996 To 2005. Taurean Horn Press. ISBN 978-0-931552-15-1.  CS1 maint: Uses editors parameter (link)