6/20 Stan Morner hosted by Jan
After three years as an officer in the U.S. Air Force, Stan Morner spent
a career as a high school English teacher, most of it in the Mt. Diablo
Unified School District. Mr. Morner is a vice president in The Ina
Coolbrith Circle, a literary organization founded by California’s
first Poet Laureate, Ina Coolbrith. He has been a swimmer with the
Walnut Creek Masters Swim Team for nearly 30 years and is a member of
the Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church. Stan Morner was born in 1934
in Wisconsin and came to California when he was nine months old because
his father had been given a contract as an actor/singer with MGM. His
father, AKA Dennis Morgan, made 52 films in Hollywood as a leading man.
Stan Morner has published poetry, fiction, and essays in a number of
periodicals, including _California English, Kansas Magazine, Anais, an
Iyternational Journal, Collages and Bricolages, and The San Jose Mercury
News, Bulletin of the California State Library Foundation. _Mr. Morner
is currently working on a book concerning his family’s experiences inHollywood.