Julinda Caldwell

Alum 2011
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  • Poet, Motivational Speaker and Author

  • Resident of the Bay Area. She is a graduate from San Jose State University with a Bachelor in Sociology with a minor in African American Studies. Currently she is a graduate student at the University of San Francisco (USF). She has been able to use her college education and life experience to express her thoughts through poetry and motivational speaking.

Selected Poems

  • Rough Edges is a self published poetry book series. Currently there are 2 published of the 3 series. Ms. Caldwell began writing poetry in 2003 and speaking at several types of venues; such as Open-mics, Women empowerment workshops, Juneteenth festival; 2005.
  • Her poem The Smell of Bacon Grease was published in In Other Words; 2007; a book of anthologies.
  • Several poems have also been publish in the San Jose City College collection of anthologies from 2007-2011.

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This page last updated April 2, 2012.


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