BEST WRITING TEACHER IN THE EAST BAY
"Best Writing Teacher": East Bay Express, 2006
CLIVE RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN POETRY
For Tom Quontamatteo: “Almost like dancers” completes Tom Quontamatteo’s description of horses mating in the fields at dusk. If he’d used a metaphor, that would color the horses in our minds. If he’d written “like dancers” we’d miss their essential quality, their horseness."
- Photo credit: Trudy Fisher, 2004