Terry Ehret

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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.[1] She is the co-founder of Sixteen Rivers Press, a shared-work publishing collective for San Francisco Bay Area poets.[2]

She served as poet laureate of Sonoma County, from 2004–2006,[3] where she lives with her husband.[4]


  • 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



  • 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. 


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