When I Kept Silence
Naomi Clark helped establish the first San Jose Poetry Center and acted as its director for five years in the early 1980s. Her 1988 book of poetry, When I Kept Silence, earned the 1990 Washington Governor’s Writers Award. Her collection The Single Eye won the Quarterly Review of Literature international poetry competition. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from San Jose State, and her doctorate in literature from UC Santa Cruz. She taught poetry for 14 years at San Jose State University.
Cleveland State University Poetry Center
Clark, Naomi, "When I Kept Silence" (1988). CSU Poetry Center Books. 42.