Cynthia Bryant was the Poetry Coordinator for Alameda County Fair in 2004 and in 2005. In June 2005 she was appointed the 4th Poet Laureate of Pleasanton and served until June 2007. Later, after returning to Pleasanton, Cynthia Bryant was appointed the 7th Poet Laureate serving 2011-2013. Published in over 50 anthologies, Cynthia’s poetry books Sojourn, Pebbles in the Shoe as well as No Time to Shoot the Poets have been accepted in the new Ina Coolbrith Circle library section in Sacramento’s State Library’s Special Collections Reading Room. Cynthia is currently the host of LAST SUNDAYS’ FISHBOWL POETRY in Monterey where she also resides with her husband Allen and fur babies, Oscar Wilde and Gracie Mae.
*Cynthia featured at the Bay Area Poets Laureate Gathering & Public Reading on September 21, 2019, hosted by the San Mateo County Arts Commission and the San Mateo County Libraries.