A little about Eve
Eve West Bessier is a jazz vocalist, voice coach, and published author. She is the Poet Laureate of Silver City, New Mexico, her current home town. Eve is also a Poet Laureate Emerita of the City of Davis, California. She was born in Holland, and immigrated to San Francisco with her mom at age seven. Eve holds a Bachelor of Arts in English/Creative Writing from San Francisco State University, and a Master of Education from The University of California, Davis. Eve worked in educational research at UC Davis for eighteen years. She served as an Area Coordinator and teacher with California Poets for fifteen years, and still teaches writing workshops on occasion. Eve performs her unique mix of vocal jazz and original poetry at conferences, house concerts, art galleries, and other venues.