Katerina Canyon has been writing poetry since she was a child. Now 37, she has lived in Tujunga for the last 12 years. She is active in the community, coaching girls' basketball, teaching writing classes through the McGroarty Arts Center, and organizing both the Sunland-Tujunga Poetry Festival and local poetry slams.
She also owns a software consulting firm, Inspired Logic, where she is the voice of C.D. Caterpillar. She is a member of the Sunland-Tujunga chapter of the California Federation Of Business And Professional Women, and is their candidate for the Young Careerist award.
Katerina was heard in a brief interview with Andy Bowers on NPR's All Things Considered for September 3rd, 2001. Click here to go to the page for that day's program; Katerina is in the segment titled "Small Town Poet Laureates" [sic] Note: you will need the RealAudio player to listen. (sorry, Windows Media and QuickTime users)