Karla Brundage's CV

Oakland

Education

Vassar College
Bachelor of Arts in English
Thesis: "A Labyrinth of Language–Exploring the Dynamic of African Literature Written in English in Christopher Okigbo's Labyrinths."
San Francisco State University
M. Ed, Education: Administration and Curriculum Development/ Credentials in Elementary Education and High School English
Thesis: "The Impact of Team Teaching in Interdisciplinary Curriculum Development and Implementation."
Mills College
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Poetry
Thesis: “Blood Lies” Poetry Collection

Professional Experience

Mission Bay Programs Director
826 Valencia

Publications

November, 2020
Alabama Dirt and Memories/Quiet lightning/ San Francisco
Published in sPARKLE & bLINK and performing in the Mix Tape reading series edited by Danielle Bero and Sage Curtis
January, 2020
The Best Time to Kill an Elephant/Literary Kitchen/ Santa Fe
Published in "Places Like Home." Edited by Ariel Gore as part of her workshop series
January, 2020
Prisms/Colossus Press/ Oakland
Published in Colossus:Home edited by Sara Biel and Karla Brundage as part of the Colossus Project for Moms4Housing
February, 2019
Our Spirits Carry Our Voices/West Oakland to West Africa/ Oakland
Published and Edited a collection of 24 poets in exchange from West Oakland to Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire. Two of my poems are included "His Other Lover" and "The Present" as well as several essays.
January, 2007
Swallowing Watermelons/Ishmael Reed Publishing Company/ Oakland

Education

Vassar college
Bachelor of Arts in English
Thesis: "A Labyrinth of Language–Exploring the Dynamic of African Literature Written in English in Christopher Okigbo's Labyrinths."
San Francisco State university
MA, Education: Administration and Curriculum Development
Thesis: "The Impact of Team Teaching in Interdisciplinary Curriculum Development and Implementation."
Mills COllege
MFA, Creative Writing Poetry
Thesis: “Blood Lies” Poetry Collection

Awards & Honors

June, 2016
Commuinty Engagement Fellow/Mills College/ Oakland
January, 2001
Fulbright Exchange/State Department